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Articles from the April 28, 2016 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Borough rehires Walsh, but for EMT job

Three months after she was dismissed from the training officer position at the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department, Jenn Walsh is returning as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Two manager candidates withdraw, 2 added for interview

Two finalists for the Haines Borough manager position have withdrawn their candidacies, including Dennis Koenig, the La Jara, Colo., city manager who...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Planner graduates boot camp, earns citizenship

Haines Borough planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui is back on the job this week after more than five months in U.S. Army Reserves boot camp....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Skiers bump sales tax income in 2015

A springtime bump apparently from skiing and the Freeride World Tour helped push sales tax revenues to a five-year high in 2015. Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Eulachon harvest up on Chilkoot, Chilkat

Subsistence fishermen who netted buckets of eulachon on the Chilkoot River late last week got another chance this week along the Chilkat, including...

 

Changes coming to former salmon bake attraction

A former Fort Seward tribal house and salmon bake attraction will be seeing some improvements. Which events and public gatherings will continue to be...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Memorial planned for Jones Point cemetery

A “town memorial wall” will be added at Jones Point Cemetery as a marker for deceased residents not buried in the cemetery. “More people are doi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Avalanche claims skier wearing beacon, AvaLung, airbag

A Canadian skier died in the Haines Pass last week after being swept over a cliff and buried...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Getting medieval: Players will stage black comedy

Amanda Randles has been scrounging around for bones lately. She needs a lot of them, as they’re a key plot element in “Incorruptible: A Dark...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Young actors sought for summer theater camp

A production of Vera Morris’ “Fee Fi Fo Fum,” a romp through the Jack and the Beanstalk story, will cap the Lynn Canal Community Players’...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Chamber pushes council model for economy

The Haines Chamber of Commerce is continuing to push its goal of establishing a local economic development council, though it still needs to convince...

 

First Friday to focus on Fort Seward

May’s First Friday event will include an unveiling of Fort Seward history panels and a reception on the porch of the fort Barracks Building, and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Mining exploration out for public review

The federal Bureau of Land Management this week opened the public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment of Constantine Metal...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Police Report

Monday, April 25 A man reported a truck and skateboarders impeding traffic. Officers spoke with the individuals. A woman reported an unattended burn,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Duly Noted

Nicole Horton Holm recently flew to San Diego, Calif., to pose in a patriotic outfit for Haus of Volta’s annual pin-up calendar. Haus of Volta is a...

 

Not too late to speak out on harbor project

Think of other beautiful, waterfront cities. They had the foresight to not mix a working harbor with a scenic waterfront. We’re trying to and...

 

Research on manager finalists appreciated

Thank you to Karen Garcia and her wise and timely Facebook search of the manager finalists. Her actions prevented a community disaster. And thanks...

 

Daffodils worth more than a donation

Thank you to Karen Garcia and her wise and timely Facebook search of the manager finalists. Her actions prevented a community disaster. And thanks...

 

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