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Articles from the May 29, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 29, 2014

Gas, stereos stolen from Mud Bay cars

One or more thieves have been targeting the end of Mud Bay Road, siphoning gas from vehicles and stealing belongings from tools to boat trailers....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    May 29, 2014

Parrot in peril: Neighbor nudges macaw to safety

A large, tropical parrot spooked 70 feet up a cottonwood tree was retrieved when a neighbor scaled an adjacent spruce and coaxed it from its perch...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 29, 2014

Planners: Consider walk at market

The Haines Borough administration is taking a second look at installing a sidewalk in front of Mountain Market as part of the Third Avenue...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 29, 2014

Is design of curbs part of problem?

There’s a pattern to recent snowplow damage to curbs built last year: Chunks have broken off at an “expansion joint,” a seam between the curb...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 29, 2014

Visibility of new sign on cruise dock a concern

The Haines Borough recently installed its new $5,000 “Welcome to Haines” sign at the Port Chilkoot Dock, but visitors might have some trouble...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 29, 2014

School board will consider budget, contract

The Haines Borough School Board meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Haines School library. Its agenda includes discussion of a proposed agreement with the tea...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 29, 2014

Edwards leading king derby

The 42-pound king salmon Mark Edwards hooked about 3 p.m. Sunday at the 36th annual Haines King Salmon Derby tried a few tricks before he reeled it...

 
 News    May 29, 2014

One-man track team places 12th at state

Devin Light single-handedly propelled Haines to a 12th-place finish at the boys’ state track meet last weekend in Anchorage, placing among the top...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 29, 2014

Merchants, police say beer festival went smoothly

From Friday’s Gourmet Brewers’ Dinner to Saturday’s Slammin’ Salmon run, last weekend’s Southeast Alaska State Fair 22nd Annual Great Alaska...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    May 29, 2014

Student writer's story wins statewide contest

Matilda Rogers took first place in the University of Alaska-Anchorage/Anchorage Daily News 32nd...

 
 News    May 29, 2014

Skagway man hurt in crash

A Skagway man was medevaced to a Seattle hospital Saturday night after being critically injured in a “dune buggy-type vehicle” accident at the...

 
 Obituaries    May 29, 2014

Broste remembered as driven, talented

Judi Broste, 68, died at home May 20 of colon cancer. Her husband Bill was at her side. She enjoyed...

 
 Opinion    May 29, 2014

Editorial

If you’ve seen us out covering stories or taking photos that haven’t appeared in these pages, please bear with us. The end of the school year,...

 
 Letters    May 29, 2014

Worries exceed making town pretty

Property assessments are extremely sky high, in fact, insane! There are few jobs locally, with the same pay rate as 15 years ago. Many more locals...

 
 Letters    May 29, 2014

Motorists: Share road with bicyclists

I am a bike rider! Yes, it’s true, I wear Lycra in bright colors, a helmet, and fancy shoes. I like a little fun between my legs. I like to think...

 
 Letters    May 29, 2014

DeWitt now in better place with Lord

I want everyone to know that my name is Betty DeWitt, the wife of Charles M. DeWitt, and I will be that until the day I die. Charles and I were...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 29, 2014

Duly Noted

Haines High School’s class of 2014 celebrated with friends and family at Dalton City after graduation ceremonies. Christy Tengs Fowler performed...

 
 Blotter    May 29, 2014

Police Report

Monday, May 26 A caller at the Small Boat Harbor reported crows and ravens in the trash. A Raven Road resident called to ask for help getting a pet...