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Articles from the June 26, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Group wins $217K grant for signs, art

New signs and window displays will be going up around Haines in the next 18 months, funded by a $217,000 grant awarded this week to the Haines-based...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

One year later, no charges in car break-ins

One year after 30 or more vehicles were ransacked downtown, the Haines Borough Police Department has yet to secure charges or convictions in the case....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Assembly OKs idea of selling land to brewery

The Haines Brewing Company has cleared another hurdle toward securing 20,000 square feet of borough-owned Main Street property. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 26, 2014

DOT says Joel hire acceptable

Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said in a press release late Wednesday that the hiring of former Haines Borough Police Sgt....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Fireworks use OK in two areas of townsite

Although there won’t be an official fireworks show this year, residents can organize their own private displays in the townsite, provided they use...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Manager to hold town hall meeting

Haines Borough residents can ask questions of rookie manager David Sosa at a town hall meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Chilkat Center...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Assembly 'very pleased' with new manager Sosa

The Haines Borough Assembly recently reviewed manager David Sosa’s first 60 days on the job, but failed to give any details on the assessment. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 26, 2014

Tlingit 'pullers' say canoe stands up to weather

Members of a Chilkat Valley-based Native canoe group say they’ll be paddling to Skagway and Katzehin following a successful voyage – including...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

DOT will discuss Juneau access at Friday meeting

The Department of Transportation project coordinator for the Juneau Access Project will speak at a Haines Chamber of Commerce lunch at noon Friday in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 26, 2014

Winds hold back relay riders

A course-long headwind slowed cyclists in the 22nd Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay Saturday, adding more than 90 minutes to last year’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Nonprofit apps due

Local nonprofits interested in receiving funding from the Haines Borough must submit their grant applications by 5 p.m. July 15. Nonprofits that...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 26, 2014

Historic church bell rings on high again

If you’re late for Sunday services in Klukwan, saying you missed the bell no longer works as an excuse. After two years out of commission, the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Board seeks to expand public library in 2 directions

The Haines Borough Public Library board is moving forward with plans to expand the library by adding a reading room on the south end of the building...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Manager fines Nelson again for violations

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is fining property owner Paul Nelson for failing to comply with the assembly’s order to remove improperly...

 
 Obituaries    June 26, 2014

Takala painted, ran 'Noah's Art'

A celebration of life was held June 14 in Clarkston, Wash. for Sherry Takala, a free-thinking artist...

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Lowe and Joel situations not comparable

When my friend Gary Lowe was “let go” a year or so ago, I sat by and said nothing.  He was getting a financial settlement he seemed satisfied...

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Retirement not an easy decision for Feldman

It has been my privilege to care for the good people of Haines for over 30 years. I have learned much, and I have made many dear friends. It is with...

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Woman's Club seeking pie donations

In answer to the ladies that asked if the Woman’s Club would accept a homemade pie at their pie booth on the Fourth of July at Tlingit Park: Yes,...

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Heli-ski audits would benefit clients

External and internal pressures on heli-ski guides and operators to sell the “steep” experience may play a significant factor in the increase of...

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Blacksmithing class interesting and fun

Pack 70 would like to thank Taffy Case and the Hammer Museum for the blacksmith course. It was extremely interesting and we all had lots of fun. We...

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Out-of-town borough hires unacceptable

After just learning that the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel hired an out-of-town person to fill what was advertised as a part-time animal control...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 26, 2014

Duly Noted

Barbara Pardee threw a “We are Sweet on Irene”-themed 90th birthday party for mother Irene Ward at Haines Assisted Living on June 15. Guests...

 
 Blotter    June 26, 2014

Police Report

Monday, June 23     Police initiated a case involving a resident who appeared to be conducting commercial tours without a permit or license....

 

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