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Articles from the May 9, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Lawmen chase down Utah murder suspect

A murder suspect arrested in Haines Wednesday allegedly sexually assaulted and fatally beat a 92-year-old woman 20 years ago in a Utah retirement...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 9, 2013

Discovered barge lost in 1976 job

What anyone finds aboard a sunken barge in Lutak Inlet, they can keep, Tom Paddock, Jr. said this week. “They can have it. I’m retired. I don’t...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

AP&T makes push for Connelly Lake

Alaska Power and Telephone officials are pressuring the Haines Borough to formally support the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, but...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Police: Get rid of hybrid patrol cars

The Haines Borough Police Department is looking to replace two hybrid electric patrol vehicles purchased four years ago, due to concerns about their...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

Earth Day includes chicken symposium

A chicken symposium, Farmers Market plant sale, and field trip to a local greenhouse are among the events slated for the seventh annual Earth Day Fair...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 9, 2013

Principal Stickler wins statewide recognition

Cheryl Stickler, principal of Haines Elementary School, has been named the 2013 National Distinguished Principal from Alaska.  The award is made...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Low-impact option favored at Chilkoot

Haines residents apparently have come to a general consensus about what they would like new bear-viewing infrastructure in the Chilkoot River...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

Planned monthly dances kick off

Organizer Diane Sly says she’s hoping a barn dance Saturday will become a monthly attraction that will bring families downtown and help generate...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

State rail plan meeting on May 22

An open house meeting on the Alaska State Rail Plan will be held in Haines 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the public library. A brief presentation...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

Teachers, students toast, roast Henderson at luncheon

Family members, former students and co-workers turned out Saturday for a surprise toast to Bob Henderson, 93, a community benefactor, hobby farmer,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 9, 2013

School board OKs $6.5 million

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday approved its spending plan for the coming year, including $5.5 million in general fund spending plus $1 mil...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 9, 2013

Work on veterans home soon

Construction of the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village will start any day now, said Haines Assisted Living board president Jim Studley. A ceremonial...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

Picture Point buy finalized

The Haines Borough sealed the deal April 26 on the purchase of about 5 acres of property at Picture Point. The borough intends to construct a small...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 9, 2013

Town hails 50 years of ferries

Passengers whose ferry stories spanned the 50-year history the Alaska Marine Highway System shared them at a celebration on the Port Chilkoot Dock...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Lynn Canal towns divided on road plan

Although energy, tourism and harbor issues were all topics slated for discussion during the April 26 Northern Lynn Canal Neighbors Summit in Skagway,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Closed-door session on chief's departure

The Haines Borough Assembly will hold a closed-door “debriefing” Tuesday on the process that led to the borough’s separation with former police...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

Business Digest

New taxi outfit serving town Taxi service has returned to Haines after a nine-month hiatus. Anytime Taxi and Tours, owned and operated by Viva and...

 
 News    May 9, 2013

Corrections

A photo of the Haines High School track team in the April 25 CVN omitted the name of team member Rebekah Green. A paid obituary of Frank Draeger in...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    May 9, 2013

Duly Noted

Haines Postmaster Elaine Brummett has retired after 36 years with the U.S. Postal Service. Elaine served in Haines for three years and as Skagway...

 
 Blotter    May 9, 2013

Police Report

Monday, May 6       A business on West Fair Drive reported vandals had broken the windows of a business vehicle. Officers are investigating....

 

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