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Articles from the June 7, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

Corps: No funding for existing harbor

Haines Borough officials say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reneged on statements that it would help fund test drilling of the sea floor for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

May wettest, 2nd coldest on record

It’s official. May’s weather was the wettest on record for Haines and the second coldest, according to the National Weather Service. The average...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

Assembly to decide budget, interim manager

The Haines Borough Assembly is expected to approve its $11.3 million budget, including setting local tax rates, and will discuss the interim borough...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 7, 2012

Hedrick crunching numbers in the Big Apple

For a smart guy, Luke Hedrick spends a lot of time thinking about the price of a can of soda. But...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    June 7, 2012

Edwards wins 2nd derby with 42-pound king

Mark Edwards of Haines hauled in a 41.9-pound king to win the 34th annual Haines Sportsmen’s Association King Salmon Derby Sunday. Nineteen fish...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

Electronics recycling this weekend

Don’t take your old computer to the dump. Haines Friends of Recycling will hold its sixth annual electronics recycling event Friday and Saturday,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 7, 2012

Assembly to revisit designation of former school lots

The Haines Borough Assembly last week reconsidered plans to proceed with the sale of lots formerly occupied by the primary school on Main Street....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 7, 2012

Acclaimed bluegrass band plays Monday

The Haines Arts Council will present the bluegrass band Blue Highway 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Chilkat Center.   Blue Highway will be traveling to...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 7, 2012

Assembly reduces proposed trailer fee

The Haines Borough Assembly last week sunk a proposal to double annual and daily launch ramp fees. “I have no problem seeing an increase in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

Rasmuson Foundation: Grants on increase

When the crisis in the U.S. finance industry occurred in 2008, officials with the philanthropic Rasmuson Foundation told potential recipients they mig...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

McDonough to chair advisory committee

Members of the upper Lynn Canal Advisory Committee to the state boards of fish and wildlife on Friday elected seated members Randy Jackson and Tim...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    June 7, 2012

Class dedicates equipment, bench

By Sara Callaghan Chapell Students, teachers and community members gathered at the Haines Elementary School playground to dedicate new playground...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

King salmon feed set for June 16

Residents and visitors are welcome at the 5th annual Lynn Canal Gillnetters’ Community Free King Salmon Barbecue 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at the...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    June 7, 2012

Swinton wins promotion's Morgan award

Families, staff and friends gathered at the Haines Elementary gym May 23 to witness the promotion of the eighth-grade class to Haines High School....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

Palmer invite for SE fair exhibit winners

Exhibit entries at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this year will get to compete against the best exhibits in the state, under an arrangement offered...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 7, 2012

Tagged brown bears shot, killed

Alaska Wildlife Trooper Ken VanSpronsen said this week that juvenile brown bears shot by residents at Beach Road and Cathedral View subdivision were...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 7, 2012

Haines Dolphins seeking new coach

The Haines Dolphins swim team is looking to expand next season. “One of our goals for next year is to increase participation and at least double...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    June 7, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, June 4 A caller reported a possible sewer line leak in front of the Sheldon Museum. The water and sewer department was advised. An...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    June 7, 2012

Duly Noted

The marriage of Lenore “Nori” Nash and Brian Pindell was celebrated on May 12 in Portland, Ore. Lenore is the daughter of Nancy and Dwight Nash....

 
 Letters    June 7, 2012

Experts made 'exploratory' a success

I would like to thank all the community members who were involved in our Exploratory Program for Haines Middle School students this school year....

 
 Letters    June 7, 2012

Fast ferry brought talent to beerfest

Thanks to the Haines-Skagway fast ferry for donating a portion of the travel for musicians playing non-profit fundraising events over beerfest...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    June 7, 2012

Commentary

Instead of an old truck, suppose I owned a Bentley, a high-performance luxury car, a sophisticated piece of equipment requiring a specialized...

 

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