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Articles from the May 22, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Police add 3 officers for beer festival

The Haines Borough Police Department is bringing in extra muscle to ensure the annual influx of beer lovers doesn’t get out of hand. Police chief...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Home brew guru Papazian on tap

The Southeast Alaska State Fair’s 22nd Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival is rolling out the red carpet this year for special...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 22, 2014

Graduates make emotional exit

Eddie Bryant said he didn’t think a long time before walking out on the gym floor for an impromptu dance with daughter Polly during Haines High...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 22, 2014

King salmon derby offers $21K in cash, prizes

The 36th annual Haines Sportsman’s Association King Salmon Derby kicks off 8 a.m. Saturday, offering more than $20,000 in cash and prizes to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Resident files court appeal of 26 Mile heliport decision

A resident of a neighboring subdivision filed an appeal in Juneau Superior Court last week challenging the Haines Borough’s decision to issue a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Q and A with new Haines Borough police chief Bill Musser

The Chilkat Valley News recently requested an interview with Haines Borough Police Chief Bill...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Permanent Fund investment change advances

The Haines Borough Assembly is considering whether it should raise the cap on permanent fund stock investments from 25 to 50 percent. The ordinance, w...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 22, 2014

Takshanuk spending $230K improving fish passage

A $150,000 culvert replacement at Letnikof Cove is aimed at allowing more coho salmon, Dolly Varden and cutthroat trout to reach spawning areas...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Ross is apparent choice as borough's tourism director

Pending approval by the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday, resident Leslie Ross will become the town’s new tourism director. Manager David Sosa said...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Letnikof pontoon cracks open

Repair of a structural crack recently discovered in one of the Letnikof Harbor pontoon floats could add up to $45,000 onto the project’s price tag....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 22, 2014

Battery Point trail grant may double widening

A $15,000 state grant matched by the same amount from the Haines Borough could double the length of trail improvements that have been years in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Assembly to consider new, high-ranking job Tuesday

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said this week that if the proposed community and economic development director position is not approved by the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 22, 2014

Haines Dolphins cap season with team awards

The Haines Dolphins swim team wrapped up its season last month with a meet in Whitehorse and an awards banquet. Dylan Chapell, Naomi Green, Brennan Pa...

 
 News    May 22, 2014

Chilkoot eulachon run estimated at 3.4 million

An estimated 3.4 million eulachon returned to Chilkoot River May 5-9, according to research by Takshanuk Watershed Council and the Chilkoot Indian Ass...

 
 Obituaries    May 22, 2014

DeWitt led Salvation Army; housed senior citizens

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. June 9 at the Haines ANB Hall for Haines Salvation Army...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 22, 2014

Boys track team places third among Southeast small schools

As Devin Light tries to soar to new heights at the state track and field meet up north this weekend, many of his teammates will be on their way Down...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Kayak trip triggers search by troopers

Alaska State Troopers conducted a search and rescue operation for two overdue kayakers Sunday, and eventually located the Canadians safe in Letnikof...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 22, 2014

Police Report

Monday, May 19   A caller asked for help locating the owner of a boat and trailer left on the caller’s Chilkat Trail Lane property over the winter....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 22, 2014

Duly Noted

Sarah Cohen and Chorus Bishop were married Saturday at their property on Mud Bay Road near Mount Riley. Ann Myren officiated. Cohen is the daughter of...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Let's stay dedicated, celebrate youth

May 19 marks the 11th birthday of Tlingit Park playground. This spring’s nice weather has brought a lot of users to the playground. Let us remember...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Fjordlines boosted science class

On behalf of the entire marine biology class and teacher Mark Fontenot, we would like to say thanks to Glen, Alison and Libby Jacobson of Alaska...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Preschool thanks for foundation's support

Chilkat Valley Preschool would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, for their...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Businesses boosted fourth-graders

Haines fourth grade would like to thank all the local businesses who helped sponsor our Yukon field trip and our studies throughout the year. We...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Express appreciation to teachers

If you missed the national celebration of teacher appreciation the first week in May, you can express your appreciation for our local teachers any...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Uglys made golf event happen

Every month an organized group activity is provided for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) matches and enrolled youth and volunteers. Haines BBBS...

 

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