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Articles from the June 13, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Budget: $12.2 million, reduction in tax rates

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly approved its $12.2 million spending plan for the coming year Tuesday, including a reduction in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Truck breakdown foils would-be thief

A would-be thief who packed his truck full of $2,000 worth of stolen lumber at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds tried to pass himself off as...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

21st KCIBR Saturday

What started out as an international celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Haines Highway has grown into one of the premiere bicycling events in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 13, 2013

Gillnetters expecting leaner season

Haines commercial fishermen say they’re expecting a dip in chum salmon prices this year and also say they’ll be watching for interception of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 13, 2013

Fisherman's effort aims to help hospital

A commercial gillnet fisherman has launched an effort aimed at raising money for the Seattle Children’s Hospital, and he’s hoping to get...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

Flag Day observance planned

Flag Day ceremonies will take place at the American Legion Hall starting at 6 p.m. Friday. “This is a great opportunity for our community to come...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Manager contract talk heats up

Discussion of Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest’s contract became heated Monday, prompting an assembly member to request police presence at the...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

Assistant conflict issue to get attorney review

 Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest said he is consulting with the borough attorney on whether assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck’s...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    June 13, 2013

Hoops court honors memory of Williamson

A Fort Seward basketball court doubles as a memorial for drowning victim Andrew Williamson. Williamson, an enthusiastic basketball player, died while...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Assembly softens crab letter terms

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to remove mention of an emergency closure to the local Dungeness crab fishery from a letter to t...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

Bury utility lines?

Utility lines strung along Main Street, Third Avenue and the waterfront are a concern for some Haines Borough Assembly members, but the path to...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    June 13, 2013

Expert plans to band local hummingbirds

Fred Bassett, a national hummingbird expert, arrives in Haines Friday, June 14 to band rufous hummingbirds. Bassett recently banded 350 rufous...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Committee chosen to oversee heli-ski map boundaries

Sixteen residents and two heli-ski companies have submitted proposals to the Haines Borough regarding alterations to the heli-skiing map.  ...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Effort looks at trapping rules in other towns

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee is moving forward with plans to regulate trapping in the townsite and will start by...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Herbicide rules raise concerns

A local conservation group is working with Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott to address the potential use of herbicides and pesticides on state...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Parking enforcement will regain teeth

Illegally-parked Haines motorists could soon see an unwelcome surprise tucked under their windshield wiper. The Haines Borough is considering an...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

Village march honors subsistence champion Katie John

Klukwan villagers on Saturday afternoon held a march in honor of Native subsistence champion Katie John. John, an Athabascan elder who won a landmark...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    June 13, 2013

Mountaineer Swift recounts early trail-maintenance efforts

There wasn’t much of a hiking culture when Paul Swift, 76, came to Haines in the early 1970s. “The town was geared to industry. Logging, mining...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

Business Briefs

Stern opens salon in home Hair Peace, a hair salon operated by Maggie Stern, opened June 3 on Helms Loop Road. Look for the sign above the garage....

 
 Letters    June 13, 2013

Statement alleging vandalism untrue

In the article in the CVN of June 6, regarding trespassing at Viking Cove, Karen Garcia reports that Sally Andersen said: “Einspruch is the only...

 
 News    June 13, 2013

Accident points to need for gun safety

A few months ago, there was an incident involving myself, a handgun and my good friend’s leg. Thankfully, no permanent damage was done, but the...

 
 Letters    June 13, 2013

Links owners make benefit a success

For yet another year, thank you, Kathy and Stan Jones, for offering your beautiful Valley of the Eagles Golf Links for the Hospice of Haines benefit...

 
 Letters    June 13, 2013

Friends help locate stolen kayak

Thank you to everyone who helped me look for, and find, my kayak. I’m impressed by the number of you who helped me as I tried to track it down....

 
 Opinion    June 13, 2013

Editorial

A friend recently commented that there was “too much government news” in our newspaper. Another reader told me he thinks the newspaper does a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    June 13, 2013

Duly Noted

Manager Susie McCartney said she has 12 vendors signed up for Saturday’s Farmer’s Market. It will be held 10 a.m. to noon under Payson’s...

 

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