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Articles from the May 11, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Date-rape druggings reported to police

Two women drinking at bars Friday night told the police they were slipped a date-rape drug in separate incidents, according to the Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Young puppeteers to stage 'Faust'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Moment of silence, apology at meeting

At a meeting that included colorful moments, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday heard the tourism director explain why she recently resigned,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly considering 'sin taxes'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 

Chilkat Inlet bonfires at issue

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee brainstormed ideas to make beach bonfires safer, backtracking on an earlier position to leave development...

 

CVN, KHNS win awards

Local media outlets won five awards at the Alaska Press Club Conference last month for reporting in 2016. KHNS won first place for best daily news...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Commission hears concerns about police, procedure

The Public Safety Commission last week discussed how complaints against police are handled and how to make sure those who brought up issues feel...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Ambulance billing hits opposition

In an effort to increase tax revenues, the Haines Borough Assembly is discussing billing for ambulance service, a charge opposed by ambulance and fire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Efforts continues for Mosquito Lake privy

The push for an outhouse at Mosquito Lake campground continued at Monday’s meeting of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. Committee chair...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly adds to budget for health care, nonprofits, library

The Haines Borough Assembly approved several of member Margaret Friedenauer’s suggested budget amendments Tuesday, adding money to non-profits,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Group will discuss trail improvments

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will host a trails workshop next month to generate ideas for trail improvements and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Constantine seeks OK for spur road

Constantine Metal Resources has put on hold a section of a road construction project that the Bureau of Land Management approved last summer and is in...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Advisory committee endorses agency call on Tier 3

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee recommended at its April 27 meeting the state Department of Environmental Conservation take...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 11, 2017

New owners say they'll keep church camp open

Rainbow Glacier Camp, a summer church camp operated in Haines for decades, is under new ownership. The 52-acre facility at Paradise Cove, including ca...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 11, 2017

Track team to host squads from Juneau

Haines High School’s younger and older track team competes in its only home meet of the season starting 2:30 p.m. Friday at Sharnbroich Field. It...

 

Don Petersen mined 45 years

Longtime Porcupine gold miner Don Petersen died May 1 following a fall at his Haines Highway home... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Heather Lende and Bryan Hinderberger were in Eugene, Ore. to watch Joanna Hinderberger compete in the 2017 Eugene Marathon. This was Joanna’s first...

 

Household votes 'no' to more police

At the Mosquito Lake School meeting to determine, if any, the degree of police service wanted by the Haines Highway community, a show of hands...

 

Highway school will hold three events

Shoppers and vendors alike crowded into the Mosquito Lake School Community Center (MLSCC) for our first Upper Valley Market of the season last...

 

Appalled at prospect of marijuana store

I would like to encourage everyone who is as appalled as I am at the prospect of a marijuana retail store across the street from our children’s...

 

Recall leaders need to shut up, step up

To the borough assembly: As a member of a somewhat infamous fraternity, I have an idea how you feel right now. You’ve made a hard decision for the...

 

Time for borough staff to mend fences

How do I thwart thee (the thoughtful, positive intentions of legitimately elected assembly members)? Let me count the ways. I’m repeating myself to...

 

Volunteers, school made health fair

We would like to thank everyone who volunteered in some way to make the health fair such a success, especially the ambulance crew and nurses who...

 

Nonprofit Summit drew 50 attendees

The Nonprofit Summit held April 27 in Harriett Hall was an enormous success. Over 50 attendees from 25 different organizations joined the six-hour...

 

Hospice rummage sale raised $10,704

Last weekend the compassionate spirit of our community overflowed. The Hospice of Haines annual rummage sale grossed $10,704.01! We have several hund...

 

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