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Articles from the June 19, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Sanctioned ex-cop to lead ferry security

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott is calling for Gov. Sean Parnell to rescind the hire of former Haines Borough Police Department Sgt....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

Architect tours aging behemoth

National Park Service officials last week started Port Chilkoot Co. on a path toward restoring Fort Seward’s weather-beaten barracks building,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Baskaya 'emergency hire' for development position

The Haines Borough has hired a “community and economic development special projects manager” to work for two months on tasks related to downtown...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Discussion of trailer includes removal plan

Discussion about the Haines Borough’s decision to buy a trailer and site it behind municipal offices isn’t over. Questions raised last week...

 
 News    June 19, 2014

Bike relay expecting about 1,200 riders

More than 1,200 bicyclists from as far away as New Zealand will traverse the 149-mile Haines Highway Saturday during the 22nd Kluane Chilkat...

 
 News    June 19, 2014

Blacksmith class offered to youths

Youths interested in working iron are invited to a three-day class in blacksmithing this weekend. Participants will make a coat hook, a nail and a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

Gillnet opener 'fairly good'

Commercial fishermen reeled in a “fairly good showing” of hatchery chum on the south end of the Lynn Canal gillnet fishery during the two-day...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Planners: Sell land to brewery

The Haines Brewing Company is one step closer to locating on Main Street. Both the Haines Borough Planning Commission and Downtown Revitalization Comm...

 
 News    June 19, 2014

Fireworks show still a dud

An effort to secure a professional fireworks show on July 5 has fizzled. Tourism director Leslie Ross said she contacted an Anchorage pyrotechnician a...

 
 News    June 19, 2014

'Energy roundtable' scheduled June 26

With the possibility of increased power rates looming on the horizon, Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott is convening a public “Energy...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

District staff get paid vacation

On a 4-1 vote, the Haines Borough School Board Tuesday approved a combined $12,000 in paid vacation time and raises for two school district office...

 
 News    June 19, 2014

King salmon dinner on Saturday

All are welcome at the 7th annual Haines Fishermen’s Community King Salmon Barbecue, a free meal that’s a promotional event for the region’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Chilkat Lake Road rezone petition found to be flawed

Discussion of a possible rezone of 72 acres of property near .6 Mile Chilkat Lake Road ended abruptly last week when the rezone petitioner stormed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Borough to upgrade road ends

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said the borough will pay for upgrades to the ends of Fourth and Fifth avenues following a disagreement between...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Applicants sought for economic position

Haines Borough staff posted the advertisement for the newly-created community and economic development director position on the borough website Tuesda...

 
 By Andreas Rivera Ogden Standard-Examiner    News    June 19, 2014

Murderer caught here receives life sentence

It’s been more than 20 years since the lives of an Ogden family were changed forever, and many of them were in attendance to see the man convicted...

 
 News    June 19, 2014

Manager implements more training

Haines Borough manager David Sosa is ramping up employee training, including instituting interdepartmental field trips, a three-day Supervisor’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Business Digest

Baker offers gluten-free confections What makes a good cake? According to Cambria Goodwin, owner of Confectionary Archaeology, it’s local, seasonal...

 
 Opinion    June 19, 2014

Editorial

Recent revelations about the behavior of former Haines Borough Police Sgt. Jason Joel should lead the municipality to create new policies to follow...

 
 Letters    June 19, 2014

Move borough offices into museum

It appears that with the addition of a trailer to the Haines Borough offices and the suggestion that we build yet another “muniplex” (Haven’t...

 
 Letters    June 19, 2014

Youths helped provide gift of sight

During the last few months, members of the Haines Middle School Student Council’s Community Services Committee started a campaign to collect used...

 
 Letters    June 19, 2014

Thanks for helping share 35th birthday

Thank you to everyone who came to our 35th year in business anniversary sale. We cooked 184 hot dogs and gave away half of a sheet cake. Thank you...

 
 Letters    June 19, 2014

Jobbins raised $1,251 for foundation

Natalie Jobbins participated in the National Lemonade Day here in Haines. Natalie is one of our junior raptor handlers at the American Bald Eagle...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 19, 2014

Duly Noted

Genny Szymanski and Harry Rietze were married at the Presbyterian Church Friday, followed by a waterfront reception at Letnikof Cove. Fisherman and fr...

 
 Blotter    June 19, 2014

Police Report

Monday, June 16     A caller in the Fort Seward area reported hearing a bear but not seeing it. He was told bears are an inevitable occurrence in...

 

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