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Articles from the July 10, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Packets available for office seekers

Haines Borough residents interested in running for mayor or assembly can now pick up candidate filing applications at the borough administration offic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Deals with rogue cops questioned

Assembly member Debra Schnabel is questioning Haines Borough agreements with a former police chief and sergeant, who resigned in exchange for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Shops cry foul over sign enforcement

Portage Street business owners are squaring off with the Haines Borough over recent enforcement of signage rules on Fort Seward’s primary business r...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Deadline for fair exhibits in 2 weeks

It’s time to frame photos and artwork and gather up school projects to exhibit at the 46th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair. Exhibit entries in...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Fort firehall open house

The owners of the renovated Port Chilkoot Fire Hall are inviting the public to an open house 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Recent improvements to the historic...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

State oil tax debate will be held Friday

Residents interested in hearing both sides of the Senate Bill 21 debate, also known as Proposition 1, can attend a forum noon Friday at the Chilkat...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Catapult project at library

The Haines Borough Public Library is seeking catapult builders to participate in the statewide “Things that Fling!” competition. People...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 10, 2014

Chum harvest spikes; red return strong on 2 rivers

The lead-up to Fourth of July proved a bounty for gillnetters in Lynn Canal, with 240 boats each averaging more than 1,600 chum or 7.4 tons of hatcher...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Soggy Independence Day celebration

The annual Mount Ripinsky Run was cancelled due to safety concerns following a two-inch rainfall, but many other Independence Day festivities went on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 10, 2014

Scouts on lookout for ladybugs

Haines Girl Scout Troop 4101 expects to be out this summer with homemade nets “fishing” for ladybugs. Their efforts – that include an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Permanent ice rink proposed

The Haines Hockey Board is proposing to construct a permanent, covered ice rink at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds, with the first phase of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Heli-ski firm fined

Five random spot checks on Alaska Heliskiing during this year’s heli-ski season found one out-of-bounds infraction. The GPS spot checks, conducted...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Sosa gives 80-day view of job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa assessed his first 80 days on the job at a town hall meeting last week, telling about 50 residents that his goals...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Arts Outlook

Cohen painting exhibit opens at museum July 18 The Sheldon Museum’s second installment of its summer Six-Week Spotlight Series opens at 5 p.m....

 
 Obituaries    July 10, 2014

Electrician, contractor gave freely to others

Allen Moore, a 15-year resident who made a mark in Haines by lending his carpentry skills to people...

 
 Opinion    July 10, 2014

Editorial

Funny how things work out. On the Fourth of July with no official fireworks display, the unofficial fireworks were glorious – and everywhere....

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Bell tower raising was a group effort

Thanks to the folks at the Chilkat Valley News for the article on the Klukwan Assembly of God Church’s bell tower. However, some added facts are...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Picnic honored people improving town

Thanks to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for the picnic honoring donors, and to Stan and Kathy Jones for the beautiful setting at the Valley...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Donated watermelons were mighty good

Thank you, American Legion and Bill Rostad, for your donation of all the tasty watermelons. Mighty good. Thank you. Wayne Walter for staff and...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Fairgrounds a great venue for big events

A big thanks to the Southeast Alaska State Fair and especially Jessica Edwards. The fair is a great venue for many big events: Lots of space, great...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Businesses helped hammering contest

The Hammer Museum would like thank Haislers, Olerud’s, Haines Home Building Supply, Lutak Lumber and museum volunteers for their continued,...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Fourth events boosted scientists

On behalf of the Young Eagle Scientists, I want to express my gratitude for the wonderful support we received from this community on the Fourth of...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Native games a success, again

The second annual Native Youth Olympic Games Fourth of July competition hosted by the Haines Borough Public Library was another great success. The...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Clinic triage system works

Not all holidays are cause for celebration. Some bring medical emergencies at the worst possible time when providers are absent and the “system”...

 
 Letters    July 10, 2014

Taco feed a great start for school

Chilkat Valley Preschool would like to thank our community for such a great show of support at our taco feed fundraiser. It’s a great start for the...

 

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