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Articles from the May 30, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Budget amended for museum, pool

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved changes to the manager’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, including keeping the pool open year...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Brown bears out; cyclist chased

A leisurely bike ride turned serious for cyclist Jacob Tuenge Friday evening, when a brown bear chased him about 30 yards down Lutak Road. The bear...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Assembly to mull parking regs

Parking regulations for commercial development in the Haines townsite could soon be relaxed to allow adjacent, on-street parking to count toward...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Fort workshop fire damage up to $80K

An early-morning fire Thursday demolished two structures in Fort Seward and claimed about $80,000 in property, but fireman Al Badgley said the damage...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

'Muniplex' plans discussed

Preliminary diagrams for a Haines Borough “muniplex” have sparked discussion among community leaders and members of the ad-hoc Master Plan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Fishermen process surplus of eulachon

Tlingit fishermen say the recent eulachon harvest was robust enough to provide subsistence needs for another year. The smell of their success hung ove...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 30, 2013

School officials back federal law waiver

Haines Borough School District officials this week hailed a recent waiver for Alaska from federal school accountability standards under the No Child...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    May 30, 2013

Vets, residents honor nation's fallen soldiers

Around 70 people gathered at the Jones Point Cemetery Monday for a moment of remembrance and appreciation for fallen servicemen and women. Vietnam vet...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    May 30, 2013

David's 28-pounder leads king derby

Anglers fishing the first weekend of the annual Haines Sportsman’s Association King Salmon Derby turned in 15 fish – including seven caught in Chi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Home brew entries jump at 21st beer festival

A nearly 60 percent increase in entries to Friday’s home brew competition at the 21st Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival left judges...

 
 News    May 30, 2013

Dolphins net $18K

The Haines Dolphins swim team was able to exceed its $15,000 goal for the 2013 Swim-a-Thon, raising nearly $18,000.   Twenty-nine Dolphins...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Appeals board upholds most Canary valuations

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly acting as the Board of Equalization (BOE) May 21 slogged through the second round of appeals for nearly four...

 
 Opinion    May 30, 2013

Editorial

Lenise Henderson Fontenot, the Haines-based Alaska Arts Confluence and the Haines Borough deserve credit for big improvements to facades on Main...

 
 Letters    May 30, 2013

Total of heli-ski violations is unknown

The CVN headline May 2 implied there were only six heli-skiing violations in 2013. The actual number of violations is unknown because the borough...

 
 Letters    May 30, 2013

Police are trying to keep people safe

As a citizen of Haines and a student driver, I am thankful for all our police department does for our safety on and off the road. Between people...

 
 Letters    May 30, 2013

Assessments amount to manipulation

In Haines there is no elected tax assessor for the voters to hold accountable for unconstitutional or just plain stupid behavior. The tax assessor...

 
 Letters    May 30, 2013

Thanks for firefighters' quick response

We want to express our undying gratitude to the Haines Fire Department for its quick response to the fire we had early Thursday morning. I am...

 
 Letters    May 30, 2013

Consider another option for Juneau trip

A while back I had a doctor’s appointment in Juneau. I had two transportation options, take the ferry or fly (weather permitting). But what if...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    May 30, 2013

Duly Noted

Danielle Narum and Derek Livengood were married Saturday, May 25, at Rainbow Glacier Camp overlooking Chilkat Inlet. Danielle is the daughter of...

 
 Blotter    May 30, 2013

Police Report

Monday, May 27   A caller reported finding a flower pot on the beach near the Port Chilkoot Dock. She called back and reported the pot was used to...

 

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