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Articles from the June 6, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Borough pursues area crab closure

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott is drafting a letter to the Department of Fish and Game suggesting emergency closure of areas around Haines to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

State: No charges in dog killing

The Juneau District Attorney’s office has decided not to press charges against a Haines man suspected of killing one dog and wounding another with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 6, 2013

Local, live music on the rise

Live music is on the upswing in Haines. You can hear it at weddings, at the assisted living center, and between the rows of books at the public...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Earnest contract talk Monday

The Haines Borough Personnel Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Monday to discuss manager Mark Earnest’s contract. The assembly voted at its Jan. 22...

 
 News    June 6, 2013

Third Ave. project moving ahead

The Haines Borough and Chilkoot Indian Association are putting a combined $1.3 million toward Third Avenue improvements between Main Street and the...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    June 6, 2013

Craig's derby winner: 34.7 pounds

Former resident Chauncey Craig reeled in a 34.7-pound fish to win the 35th annual Haines Sportsman’s Association King Salmon Derby on its final...

 
 News    June 6, 2013

Little League, softball seasons starting up

The summer adult softball and Haines Little League seasons are starting up. Haines Little League and T-ball started May 27, but both leagues are in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Trespass charges at Viking Cove dropped

The Juneau District Attorney’s office Friday dismissed criminal trespassing charges against a Haines man involved in a land access dispute at the...

 
 News    June 6, 2013

LCCP summer theater script workshop Sunday

Lynn Canal Community Players will hold a summer theater script creation workshop starting 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Chilkat Center. Longtime actor,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Lobbyist makes case for fee

The Haines Borough’s Washington lobbyist defended his annual $43,200 fee to the assembly this week, claiming his work on finding funding for the har...

 
 News    June 6, 2013

Cozzi: Election change can't happen this year

Though Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel said she is pushing to get a change in election procedures in place for the October municipal ele...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Smoothing way to Porcupine: Borough approves road improvement work

Grading and other improvements to Porcupine Road started last week following increased agitation by commercial businesses and property owners...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

THREA secures permit for Walker hydro job

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Wednesday denied a Haines man’s preliminary permit application for the Walker Lake hydroelectric...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Borough weighs bids of headhunting firms

Two headhunting firms proposing to find the Haines Borough a new police chief have submitted bids to manager Mark Earnest, who will forward them to...

 
 News    June 6, 2013

Correction

A story in last week’s newspaper reported bear deterrence devices were avalable for rent at the Fish and Game office. The devices are available for...

 
 Obituaries    June 6, 2013

Accountant Horton traveled widely

Juanita Martin Horton, an accountant who’d seen much of the world before spending more than a deca...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Connelly a concern for fisherman

I’m a fan of hydro power and the clean energy it provides. But, as a commercial fisherman, I’m against Alaska Power & Telephone’s Connelly Lake...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Skateboarder proud to be a criminal

My name is Russell Evans and I am proud to call myself a criminal. In a society that outlaws such basic freedoms as sitting on the sidewalk to rest...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Let Patty Brown teach science

The No Child Left Behind Act calls for our children to be taught by teachers that are “highly qualified” in the field they teach. Our president...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Thanks for joining dockside flash mob

The Haines Visitor Center would like to thank all the flash mob enthusiasts who helped make the summer 2013 kickoff at the cruise ship dock a great...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Youth track coach shows dedication

Thank you to Brian O’Riley for your dedication in coaching  the Community Youth Development track team. Thank you also to Lori Giddings, Tiana...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Laws hold key to balanced budget

In October of 2003 voters here overwhelmingly supported a petition initiative that permanently codified the ideals of a balanced budget for our local...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Attorney advice needed on conflict

Today I spoke with mayor Stephanie Scott concerning the issue of Darsie Culbeck’s appearance of a conflict of interest. I was stunned to learn the b...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Haines impressed visitor with attitude

Late last month I was invited to participate in a panel discussion on port development in Haines hosted by the Haines Port Development Council. I...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    June 6, 2013

Duly Noted

David Olerud is recovering from heart surgery at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage. Daughter Sarah Swinton said that Dave will be in Anchorage...

 

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