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Articles from the May 23, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 23, 2013

Feds charge guide Martin: 5 felonies

A Haines hunting guide faces $40,000 in fines and permanent revocation of professional guiding privileges after agreeing to plead guilty to federal...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 23, 2013

THREA to drop bid for Walker Lake

A Tlingit and Haida Regional Electric Authority (THREA) board member said this week the non-profit plans to forfeit its competition with a Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 23, 2013

King salmon derby on Saturday

If anglers participating in the 35th Haines Sportsman’s Association King Salmon Derby this weekend are lucky, they’ll be catching some of the...

 
 News    May 23, 2013

'Bomb-like device' found in book bin

Haines police and troopers responded Wednesday night to a report of a bomb-like device inside the library’s book return receptacle. The device...

 
 News    May 23, 2013

Celebration kicks off summer reading effort

The Haines Borough Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program, themed “Dig into Reading,” launches at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, with a...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    May 23, 2013

Duly Noted

Haines High School graduates Royal and Patrick Henderson had grandparents and friends visiting during this week’s graduation. Grandmother Pat...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Consider options to closing pool

In response to the possibility that the pool may be closed for several months at a time, may I suggest that some of the money-saving tips sound like...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Treat cemetery with respect

The cemetery is looking nicer than ever, thanks to the efforts of the Haines Borough public works department and the caring citizens of Haines. There...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Idea would up choices for voters

We need to move beyond the inertia of “we’ve always done it that way” and do what makes sense: elect all assembly members at large with a...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Voting change in assembly plan

Your story about proposed changes to election procedures did not report that the issue was advanced by the entire assembly as a strategic action plan...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Fight on, local skateboarders

So Haines Borough cops say they’re only enforcing the laws on the books. Could the police actually be selectively enforcing town laws? Read further...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Thanks for Earth Day help

Thank you to everyone who helped make our May 11 Earth Day celebration such a success. We had a wonderful ad hoc committee, Farmers’ Market...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Connelly hydro a boondoggle

Hydropower is a great resource and one that currently provides most of our energy needs in the upper Lynn Canal. Alaska Power and Telephone’s push...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Retirement party memorable

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Head Start staff, parents, personal friends and children for the great retirement party. The...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Volunteers critical for try-athlon

Thank you to volunteers and participants of the Haines Try-athlon. I am especially appreciative to the Well & Fit Community Council and the Haines...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Haines memories are indelible

Speaking from the perspective of Haines ex-pats, we would like to take a minute to let the Chilkat Valley know that you are a wondrous place. Haines...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Generosity left family speechless

Growing up in Haines, I could never understand the pull this town had on my mom, Sue Meacock. In my 20s, I thought it must be the slower pace of...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Prayers lifted family in need

My grandma was really sick. Not an old, mean, grouchy, uncomfortable grandma. My sweet, young, funny, sugareating diabetic, full-of-life grandma, the...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Peace group boosts school effort

The Haines High School Student Council would like to thank the Haines People for Peace and the student body for their continued support of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 23, 2013

Cuts still in borough budget; next meeting on Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly held its first public hearing May 14 on manager Mark Earnest’s proposed budget, but assembly members have yet to make...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 23, 2013

Assembly, AP&T to meet June 25

An Alaska Power and Telephone official is angling to pitch the proposed Connelly Lake project to the Haines Borough Assembly at an upcoming meeting....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 23, 2013

Finish frigid for Bear track team

A season of wacky weather came to a fitting close for Haines High School at last weekend’s frigid state track and field championship in Fairbanks,...

 
 News    May 23, 2013

Assemblyman Vick looks at town trapping

Haines Borough Assembly member Steve Vick is taking up the issue of trapping in the townsite at Thursday’s Government Affairs and Services...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 23, 2013

King salmon return expected low, but inside goals

This year’s king salmon run is projected to be below average but within the Department of Fish and Game’s escapement goal, assistant area manageme...

 
 News    May 23, 2013

Screenings for youths May 30-31

The REACH Infant Learning Program and SEARHC clinics in Haines and Klukwan are offering developmental and health screenings for children from newborn...

 

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