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Articles from the June 27, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 27, 2013

Klukwan to display Whale House art

The Whale House artifacts, rarely seen masterworks of Northwest Coast Indian Art, will be displayed at Klukwan’s Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    June 27, 2013

Makeover at state fairgrounds

The east side of the state fairgrounds is getting a makeover. A recently built pavilion will give the Southeast Alaska State Fair a new,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 27, 2013

Police identify 2 burglary suspects

Haines Borough Police have identified two Haines men as primary suspects in the June 17 spree of vehicle break-ins, when more than 30 unlocked cars...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 27, 2013

Borough adopts roster-style ballot

Elections for positions on the Haines Borough Assembly and school board will no longer pit candidate vs. candidate for specific seats. Mayor...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Swimming pool cuts include daily swims

In addition to weekend closures this summer, the Haines pool will eliminate all but one evening swim and reduce the number of noon swims from five to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 27, 2013

Culbeck cleared of conflict

Haines Borough attorney Brooks Chandler says assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck should not be prohibited from working for an exploratory mining...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Access fund grows

A $10 million appropriation by the Alaska Legislature for Juneau access improvements raises to $45 million the amount the state has set aside for the...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Klukwan workshop set

Building and understanding relationships between Native and non-Natives will be the focus of a workshop in Klukwan on Friday, Aug. 2. Dan Henry will...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

14 Haines teams raced in Kluane-Chilkat relay

More than 60 cyclists registered to 14 Haines teams competed in the 21st Kluane-Chilkat International Bicycle Relay. About 1,250 riders competed in...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Borough may offer early retirement

The Haines Borough may offer an early retirement incentive program to its employees in order to recoup some of the lost funding from state and...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Haines 4th of July Preview

For Independence Day 2013, Haines offers classic town events, plus some new ones. See you at the celebration! ____________________...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 27, 2013

Vait's music appeals to attentive audience

Fans of Cat Stevens and James Taylor, take note: Seattle-based – and Alaska-born – musician Andrew Vait is bringing his folksy, jazzy, and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 27, 2013

Teachers, staff secure raises

The Haines Borough School Board on June 13 approved employee contracts that include a 2 percent raise for teachers and other district employees and a...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    June 27, 2013

Mud Bay cabin fire squelched by owner

Action by a neighbor limited damage from a fire that scorched a cabin near 6 Mile Mud Bay Road around 10:30 p.m. June 20. Ashley Hilsinger, renter of...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Borough staffers fill in as acting manager

The Haines Borough is playing musical chairs with its top position until July 3, when manager Mark Earnest will return to work from a two-and-a-half...

 
 News    June 27, 2013

Borough eyes legislative office

Haines may soon be offering its residents a faster, more effective way of connecting with legislators and gaining up-to-date information about the...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Open pool more frequently, not less

Recently, the Haines pool has been in the news concerning possible funding cutbacks, low user support and operating fewer user hours. I’d like to...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Can manager cash in unused leave?

In the June 13 edition of the Chilkat Valley News, Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest made the statement that he was “losing leave” because he...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Ward generous to community

We would like to thank Mike Ward for putting together another fun Fishermen’s Appreciation Night. His ongoing generosity and support for the...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Heli-ski firms deplete goodwill

I have been a supporter of the heli-ski industry for the last several years. But, as they say, all things must change. With the two main companies...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Race would benefit from chuckwagon

After learning there was not an Alaska-style chuckwagon in the 21st Kluane-Chilkat bike race, I felt angry at the disrespect for the riders. Both...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Neighbors rescue cabin from fire

Thank you so much to my neighbors and the fire department. Your quick response to the fire saved my cabin. You are amazing. Ashley...

 
 Letters    June 27, 2013

Organizer thankful for cycling mates

Mega thank you to Kluane bike team Infinite MPG! Riders included: Leg 1, Shaun Cornish; Leg 2, Alixanne Goodman; Leg 3, Hannah Wing; Leg 4, Peter...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    June 27, 2013

Duly Noted

Eliza Lende and Justin Dorn were married Saturday at a Chilkat State Park beach. Eliza’s parents, Chip and Heather Lende, watched from the front...

 
 Obituaries    June 27, 2013

Harrop was trucker, operator

Randy “Bear” Harrop, 57, died Saturday afternoon after suffering a heart attack at his Mud Bay...

 

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