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Articles from the April 24, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 24, 2014

Aesthetics, cost hurt downtown's appeal

Second in a series of articles examining the emptying of the town’s core. Upcoming stories will include government’s role in revitalization and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 24, 2014

Mine firm will lease 100,000 acres

A state agency last week awarded Constantine Metal Resources lease rights to nearly 100,000 acres of land 30 miles northwest of Haines for mineral exp...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 24, 2014

SEABA fined $21K, put on 4 years of probation

Local heli-ski company Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures on April 17 agreed to pay more than $20,000 in fines and be placed on four years of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 24, 2014

Town cleanup effort kicks off Saturday

“Haines Community Pride Week” starts Saturday. The annual community cleanup organized by the Haines Chamber of Commerce offers prizes to residents...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Alaska's merriment master visits town, opens exhibit

An exhibit of the humorous art of Jeff Brown is featured at the Sheldon Museum through May 24. Called Alaska’s “Minister of Merriment,” Brown...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 24, 2014

Haines may be out of TV gold mining

For the first time since 2010, the Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” apparently won’t be filming gold mining operations here this summer, accord...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 24, 2014

Borough to solicit bids for helicopter noise study

At the direction of the Haines Borough Assembly, manager David Sosa will begin soliciting bids for noise studies estimated to cost between $6,000 and...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Singer, pianist set to perform Tuesday

The Haines Arts Council is rolling out the Steinway for pianist Sue Kazama and tenor Jay Query, set to perform 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chilkat Center....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 24, 2014

Incident may change school security policy

Haines School officials are reviewing procedures following an April 17 incident in which some elementary teachers mistakenly believed the school was...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Corrections

Lynn Canal Conservation’s “I love salmon because...” chalkboard won’t be going up on the old Coliseum Theater building, as the Haines Borough...

 
 Obituaries    April 24, 2014

Stecher helped sell antiques

John Stecher, an amiable retiree who helped his wife operate an antique store on Main Street, died...

 
 Letters    April 24, 2014

Homeschooled students are learning

I would like to respond to the letter to the editor titled, “Are homeschooled students learning?” that was published in the April 10 edition of...

 
 Letters    April 24, 2014

Thanks for support from community

What a wonderful town we live in. There are so many caring people here. We wish to thank you all. Our dear friends Bill and Cheryl McRoberts, Dr....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 24, 2014

Duly Noted

Grace Marie Pamela Comstock was born 12:19 p.m. Easter Sunday at the SEARHC Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka to parents Gina and Korey Comstock. She...

 
 Blotter    April 24, 2014

Police Report

Monday, April 21       A caller reported a relative was involved in a possible domestic dispute at an apartment on Main Street. Police located...