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Articles from the May 1, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Docking fees waived; RCCL returns in 2015

Royal Caribbean Cruises is returning to Haines in 2015 for the first time since 2000, when the company abruptly pulled all its cruise ship dockings, c...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Chamber drops sauna support

The Haines Chamber of Commerce board has rescinded its offer to help raise money for a sauna at the Haines pool. After months of roadblocks and resist...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Assembly starts digging into next year's budget

At its first budget discussion Tuesday, Haines Borough Assembly members and officials made suggestions including revisiting the possibility of...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 1, 2014

Swinton's quest: From above the rim to below par

As Tyler Swinton prepared for his freshman season on the University of Alaska Anchorage basketball team following a standout career at Haines High Sch...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Tour job down to Ross, Tuynman

A four-person hiring committee is set to begin interviews with the top two candidates for the Haines Borough tourism director position. Haines...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Aging event Friday

Issues of interest to aging residents will be discussed during an “Aging in Place” workshop to be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 2 at the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 1, 2014

Board names 4 finalists for superintendent position

School board president Anne Marie Palmieri said this week a new school superintendent could be hired as soon as the end of next week, but the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Borough planners OK 60-foot tower

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recently approved resident Joanne Waterman’s plan to restore the Port Chilkoot Fire Hall to its original heig...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 1, 2014

Bears launch track season in Juneau

Haines High School’s track and field teams are off to Juneau this weekend for their season-opening meet at Thunder Mountain High School. The...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Skagway ferry float's sinking boosts airlines

Local airlines are seeing a bump in business due to the sinking of the Skagway ferry dock float April 24. At press time Wednesday, ferry service...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Arts Outlook

Classical guitarist to play Classical guitarist Dimitris Kotronakis will be showing off his lightning-fast style at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    May 1, 2014

Wild Things

The annual herring run in Mud Bay started in earnest Sunday, with residents using canoes, driftnets and throw nets to haul in buckets full of the...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2014

Kelm was longtime community volunteer

Former resident Joyce Kelm, a bubbly, 36-year resident who was active in the American Legion, Lynn...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2014

Church volunteer Bieleski dies at 99

Friends and family last week eulogized Versia Bieleski as a devoted mother and church volunteer. Bie...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Community made prom night a success

The junior class of Haines High School hosted a wonderful prom on Saturday with the help of our great community. We would like to thank Nick and Kami...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Pleasure to see student art show

Stroll through all halls of Haines School to view art in several media from K-12 students. Thanks to art teacher Linnus Danner for drawing out the...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Weather, donations boosted fish event

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Sport Fish Division, would like to thank Howsers IGA, Alaska Sport Shop, First National Bank, Lutak Lumber,...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Bridge players enjoyed 'family reunion'

I would like to thank the following people for helping make last weekend’s bridge tournament such a huge success: Gregg Bigsby for his ever-popular...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Fair offers 'all-access' memberships

On behalf of the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s board of directors and staff, thanks to all who attended the Spring Fling Concert and Barbecue...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Hospice rummage sale nets $10,400

For 17 years, Mardell Gunn and Diz Kistler have led the charge for the Hospice of Haines annual spring rummage sale. Mardell’s organization skills...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Friends and family support Head Start

We at Head Start would like to thank everyone for their support for the Head Start taco fundraiser. We would like to thank HAL’s Pals for providing...

 
 Letters    May 1, 2014

Community took stand against abuse

I would like to thank everyone who participated in our fourth annual “Choose Respect” march. This year we had over 100 participants, including...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 1, 2014

Duly Noted

A group of elementary students slept at Haines School for a “peep-over” Friday, when the library’s chicken eggs were expected to hatch. Organize...

 
 Blotter    May 1, 2014

Police Report

Monday, April 28 A caller sought a welfare check on a person who had gone for a walk on Second Avenue and didn’t return. Police found the person in...

 

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