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Articles from the June 20, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

AP&T drops effort for Connelly hydro

Alaska Power and Telephone pulled the plug on the Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, surrendering its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 20, 2013

Walsh leads Haines riders in bike relay

A new generation of novice and rookie riders from Haines made its mark at Saturday’s 21st...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 20, 2013

Writer gives view of race from dead last

Freelance writer Eileen McIver pedaled a leg on The Rolling Papers, the Chilkat Valley...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Burglary spree: 28 cars rifled downtown

Haines Borough Police on Wednesday retrieved dozens of items believed to have been stolen during a downtown burglary spree Monday night. Police say...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 20, 2013

Carver aims message at youths

Master carver Wayne Price of Haines this week resumed carving a dugout canoe that languished on his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Heli-ski map group won't allow scientific information

A five-member map committee charged with recommending boundaries for next year’s heli-ski operations has said it will not allow outside...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    June 20, 2013

Expert bands 100 hummingbirds

A weekend banding project on rufous hummingbirds may provide insights into where the tiny fliers go...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Apollo not accepting insurance customers

Insurance provider Apollo Medi Trans, a company providing low-cost coverage for emergency medevac flights, is no longer accepting applications for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

400 chocolate chip cookies pinched

A thief with an apparent large appetite hit the parade grounds last Thursday, making off with 400 chocolate chip cookies and a tub of dinner rolls...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 20, 2013

King salmon catches climb, for a week

King salmon fishing improved dramatically the week after the annual King Salmon Derby, according to state biologists. According to Alaska Department...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Election ballot likely to change

The push to change local election procedures continues with the Haines Borough Assembly still split down the middle on whether to switch from a seat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Borough to estimate cost of buried wires

During a special meeting convened Friday, the Haines Borough Assembly directed manager Mark Earnest to research cost estimates for burying power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Tempting bait: Eagle hooked on fishing lure

Wildlife officials are on the lookout for a bald eagle possibly sporting some unwanted bling. The bird that apparently dove on a fishing lure in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Redistricting on assembly agenda

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott said this week she will ask the assembly whether it wants to weigh in on where Haines should fall in new...

 
 News    June 20, 2013

Residents react to Connelly Lake decision

Residents and organizations in Haines have debated the merits and drawbacks of Alaska Power and Telephone’s proposed hydroelectric project at...

 
 News    June 20, 2013

Highway closed on Friday

The Haines Highway will be closed all day Friday, June 21, starting at 7 a.m. between Canada Customs, and Mile 90, Blanchard River. The road will be...

 
 News    June 20, 2013

Court Report

Giancarlo Gomez, 33, was sentenced May 14 after pleading guilty to driving with a revoked license on Dec. 28. An officer stopped Gomez on Lutak Road...

 
 Letters    June 20, 2013

Brownies grateful for community support

The Haines Brownie Troop 4101 would like to thank the following folks for helping the girls have some big fun while earning their patches: the...

 
 Letters    June 20, 2013

Nursery donated flowers for museum

The Sheldon Museum would like to extend a great, big thank you to Chilkat Valley Farms for their generous donation of flowers to beautify the museum...

 
 Letters    June 20, 2013

Music and fish made for fun barbecue

Thanks to all who attended the Community King Salmon Barbecue June 15th at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. This annual event celebrates the...

 
 Letters    June 20, 2013

Does rate subsidy hurt case for hydro?

AP&T’s recent statement about lack of public support for the Connelly Lake project makes me wonder: Are our electric rates too low? Would...

 
 Letters    June 20, 2013

Folks made 78th birthday amazing

Wow! What an amazing afternoon and night! Thanks to all the folks who turned up for Richard Folta’s 78th birthday party June 7 at the Chilkat...

 
 Opinion    June 20, 2013

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly has decided against hiring a headhunting firm and instead will hire a new police chief itself, with the input of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    June 20, 2013

Duly Noted

About 15 residents turned out for Flag Day services organized Friday by the American Legion Lynn Canal Post #12. The ceremony included retiring 180...

 
 Blotter    June 20, 2013

Police Report

Monday, June 17 A domestic dispute was reported in the Small Tracts Road area. Officers responded and the involved people were separated. A caller...

 

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