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Articles from the June 21, 2012 edition

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 By Eileen McIver    News    June 21, 2012

Climber: Jenna Bush, not injured trio, given priority

The National Park Service escorted celebrity journalist Jenna Bush around Mount McKinley while...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Dumpster cost rocks borough

Haines Borough officials are looking for ways to cut garbage expenses in the face of increased collection fees that have doubled or more in less than...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

DOT expands downtown sidewalk job

State Department of Transportation officials said this week they’ve secured $500,000 to complete sidewalk and curb repair in conjunction with...

 
 News    June 21, 2012

Push on for a big Fourth of July parade

Organizers are hoping to drum up a rousing Fourth of July parade in Haines, as the holiday coincides with the weekly docking of the 1,440-passenger...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Climate change to bring new trees?

Record snows followed by rain in November toppled a 70-year-old yellow cedar near 1 Mile Haines Highway, a tree apparently planted by pioneering farm...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Main Street group seeks official status

The Downtown Revitalization Committee will seek to become a recognized advisory group to the Haines Borough. The loose organization of citizens and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Connelly Lake meetings scheduled

Meetings next week will give residents and resource agencies officials opportunities to weigh in on plans for the proposed Connelly Lake...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Study: Pellet heat not economic for borough

Wood-pellet heat wouldn’t be cheaper than oil for Haines Borough buildings and it’s not clear it pencils out at public buildings elsewhere in...

 
 By Joe Parnell    News    June 21, 2012

Golfers endure 'Iron Eagle'

Dr. Stan Jones said he built his nine-hole golf course in Haines because, “When you sit on the porch, you die.” In the interest of not expiring...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 21, 2012

Book pursues a different Christian 'walk'

Haines resident W. Kyle Ponsford’s first book, “The Uncommon Christian Walk,” focuses on the idea that there’s often a gap between what...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Downtown assault suspect sought

Haines police are seeking help identifying the suspect in an alleged sexual assault downtown early Tuesday morning. Police say the assault occurred...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Wicked weather slows Kluane bike relay

Teams slowed down and some scratched in the 20th annual Kluane to Chilkat Bike Relay Saturday, held in wintry weather between Haines Junction, Y.T....

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 21, 2012

McBride remembered for stories, practical jokes

During his 20 or so years in Haines, equipment operator Bob McBride liked practical jokes and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Comments sought on comprehensive plan

The Haines Borough Planning Commission was scheduled to hold a second public hearing on its draft comprehensive plan on Thursday, June 21. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, June 18 A person was taken into protective custody and transported to Juneau to receive help. A caller reported RVs parked illegally on Beach...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    June 21, 2012

Duly Noted

Anna Szymanski graduated magna cum laude from Williams College on June 2 with a degree in biology. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, a national...

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

AP&T trying to 'fast-track' Connelly Lake

A meeting has been called to review and discuss APT’s hydropower proposal for the Chilkoot.  (The meeting is at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 27at the AN...

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

Pancakes raise $2,000 for peace efforts

At our annual bike race pancake feed last Sunday, Haines People for Peace raised over $1,700 for the 2012 Chilkat Valley Peace Prize awards and our...

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

Volunteers make parks, trails fun for all

Alaska State Parks would like to thank Paul Swift, Ken Ewald, Alexandria Feit, Bud Barber, Alexandra Chapin, Johnny White, and David Swift for their...

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

Thanks to barbecuers, fair, cyclists

Special thanks to Haines’ best barbecuers for such a great job at the 5th annual Fishermen’s Community  King Salmon Barbecue and all the...

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

First Pet Health Fair a success

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank all the participants and volunteers who helped make our first Pet Health Fair a success....

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

ANS salutes scholarship winners

The Haines ANS, Camp 5 would like to congratulate the following recipients of the Haines ANS scholarships: Kimberly Lemieux, $700: Teolani Lynch,...

 
 Letters    June 21, 2012

Cold out but museum feeling warmth

It may be unseasonably cold out but we’re feeling the warmth! Flowers are in bloom at the Sheldon Museum thanks to the generous donations of...

 

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