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Articles from the May 2, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Borough: 6 heli-ski violations in season

The Haines Borough recently leveled a combined $1,200 in fines against two heli-skiing companies for six permit violations in March and April.   The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 2, 2013

April nearly as cold as February; record snow

Five days of snowfall in the past week buried plans for the annual Haines Invitational track meet and caught motorists and plow drivers by surprise. T...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Culbeck to moonlight for mine firm

Executive assistant to the Haines Borough manager Darsie Culbeck will work as a camp manager for Constantine Metal Resources this summer while the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Mystery ship found on sea floor at Lutak

The origin of an apparent sunken ship recently discovered just offshore of Lutak Dock puzzled Haines Borough officials and local history buffs this w...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 2, 2013

Museum wins dibs to restore lighthouse

The Sheldon Museum has been awarded a “historic license” to restore, maintain and operate the Eldred Rock lighthouse as a historic project....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 2, 2013

Contaminated soil stops road work

Construction work at the intersection of Beach Road and Front Street was halted early this week when oil-contaminated soil was discovered at a site...

 
 News    May 2, 2013

Local media win 6 statewide awards

Haines-based news outlets won six awards at the Alaska Press Club’s annual journalism competition. Public radio station KHNS won four awards,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

BOE upholds 24 assessments

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly acting as the Board of Equalization (BOE) Monday upheld 24 property assessments recommended by contract...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Stedman: Divide in legislature is widening

According to veteran state Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, the ideological divide between urban and rural legislators is beginning to influence...

 
 News    May 2, 2013

Graduation speaker set

The Haines High School senior class has chosen vocational education teacher Darwin Feakes as commencement speaker at the May 20 graduation ceremony....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 2, 2013

Athletes endure cold, snow at Juneau track meet

Senior Patrick Henderson opened Haines High School’s track and field season right, soaring to the title in the high jump even as the fate of last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Recruiting firm may assist next chief hire

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest is looking into several headhunting firms to see if they might be up to the job of finding Haines a new police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Police: Conviction in dog-killing case is unlikely

The odds of charging and convicting a person suspected of killing one dog and wounding another last January are slim, Haines Borough interim police...

 
 News    May 2, 2013

Tour comment deadline

Monday is the deadline for the public to comment on a five-year land use permit application which would authorize Alaska Mountain Guides (AMG) to...

 
 News    May 2, 2013

Bike to School event

Bike to School Day will be observed in Haines on Wednesday, May 8. Students participating are asked to meet at designated checkpoints at 8 a.m., then...

 
 News    May 2, 2013

BLM weighs penalty for heli-ski tour

A representative for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said the agency’s law enforcement sector is investigating whether to take punitive action a...

 
 Letters    May 2, 2013

Thanks for Hospice volunteers

Thank you to whirlwind workers and community treasures, Mardell Gunn and Diz Kistler, for volunteering to once again organize, manage, and operate...

 
 Letters    May 2, 2013

Legislator supports oil tax referendum

No Prozac for me! I love my job. Alas, I’m afraid I can’t say that love affair extends to some of the legislation passed by the Alaska...

 
 Letters    May 2, 2013

Thanks for supporting film festival

Thanks to all who attended the LUNAFEST Film Festival Fundraiser April 18. Thanks to those who donated food and silent auction items, organized...

 
 Letters    May 2, 2013

Avalanche safety gear available

A big “thank you” to Lisa Roberts of “Raw TV,” producer of “Gold Rush,” for purchasing and renting avalanche safety equipment for their...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    May 2, 2013

Duly Noted

Peggy Ormasen had dinner with Layton Bennett and wife Lou recently in Seattle. Peggy said Layton is getting his medication on time, eating regular...

 
 Blotter    May 2, 2013

Police Report

Monday, April 29      A manhole cover was reported on the side of the Old Haines Highway near the post office. State road crews were advised....

 

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