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Articles from the May 24, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Draft slump report cites surface water

A draft engineering report says the Haines Borough should address surface water flows on the Mount Ripinsky hillside in response to a ground slump...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Veterans erect 'Moving Wall' at Fort Seward

Memorial Day will be a little different in Haines this year. Residents and veterans who turn out at the annual observance for the nation’s fallen...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Monument holds painful memories for some

Don “Bosh” Hotch stopped Tuesday while helping build the replica of the Vietnam Veterans...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Haines, Juneau unlinked under new district plan

The path to re-election for State Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, cleared a bit this week, as the Alaska Supreme Court reversed course and approved a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    May 24, 2012

Exploration of deposit stalls 2nd year

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd., which has spent about $10 million exploring the Palmer ore deposit since 2006, probably won’t work at the copper...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Pay phones needed, shop owners say

Joseph Banks, a 20-year-old student at Haines’ wilderness leadership school, stopped a news reporter on Main Street on an evening last week and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Big Brothers suffers major cut

The lead position in the Haines Big Brothers-Big Sisters organization has been eliminated due to cuts in federal grant programs in recent years,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 24, 2012

Games, waffle fest on tap for Brewfest

Entertainment following the 20th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival this weekend includes a “Sudsy Pickle Challenge” obstacle...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Lowe: New 'T' intersections unsafe

Haines Borough officials say they want to meet with state road engineers before the Department of Transportation starts working on a Y-shaped...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 24, 2012

For 34th king derby, 19K in cash, prizes

The 34th annual King Salmon Derby features more than $19,000 in cash and prizes. “It’s just such a fun community event for everybody to get out...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Hoops, XtraTuf boots at center of graduation

Speaker Mark McNamara related basketball to life and valedictorian Hannah Wing wore XtraTufs at a Haines High School commencement ceremony Tuesday...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Track teams near top at state championship

Senior hurdler Devin Braaten, notching his fastest times of the season, led the Haines boys to a third-place finish in a field of 18 teams at the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 24, 2012

Charges filed in Lutak bear kill

A 33-year-old Haines man was charged this week with shooting big game from a boat and for failing to validate his harvest ticket immediately after...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 24, 2012

Drugs seized at border station

According to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release, Dalton Cache border station officers seized a small amount of narcotics on May 19....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 24, 2012

Cleanup effort nets 159 bags, 4.5 tons

Residents collected more than four tons of garbage during the annual community cleanup this month. The total included 159 bags of trash turned in to...

 
 News    May 24, 2012

Fish and Game advisory group to meet

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will hold elections at a meeting 5 p.m. June 1. One seat on the panel is up for grabs. An...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

State Rep. Cissna seeks Young's seat

State Rep. Sharon Cissna, D-Anchorage, came through town on a recent campaign swing. Cissna is...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    Blotter    May 24, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, May 21 Road workers requested extra patrols of the construction zone on Main Street because motorists had been speeding in the area. Dispatch...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    May 24, 2012

Duly Noted

Ivy Kathryn Elliott was born Wednesday, May 16 at 1:01 a.m. in Juneau to Sarah and Brian Elliott. Ivy weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20.5...

 
 Letters    May 24, 2012

Thanks for success in junk car cleanup

I would like to offer a major thank you to all of those involved in the organization, planning and mobilization of the scrap metal and junk car...

 
 Letters    May 24, 2012

Elks Lodge closing should be a reminder

May 19th was a sad day for Haines. The Elks Lodge asset sale May 19th experienced a large public turnout which was certainly appreciated, but now...

 
 Letters    May 24, 2012

Helping hands make Jones Point shine

Go out to the Jones Point Cemetery to appreciate all the work that has been done. We thank all who grabbed a rake and bag to help, especially the...

 
 Letters    May 24, 2012

Brownies grateful for help with activities

The Haines Brownies would like to extend a big, heartfelt thank-you to many people and organizations for helping us have a great experience this...

 
 Letters    May 24, 2012

Picnickers, Uglys raise $1,000

The Uglys of Haines would like to thank everyone who attended our recent pig roast fund-raiser. Through your generosity we raised over $1,000 to be...

 
 Letters    May 24, 2012

Community lifts orphanage volunteers

We would like to thank everyone who made our spaghetti feed fund-raiser possible, especially Howser’s, Olerud’s and Mountain Market for donating...

 

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