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Articles from the July 12, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Assembly supports ILP for Connelly project

The Haines Borough Assembly on a 4-2 vote Tuesday endorsed an integrated licensing process for the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Most fair exhibits due July 21

Veteran quilter Donna Walter of Haines fashioned lace from a bridal net and learned 35 new techniques to create a satin and silk quilt that will be...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Inflatable suspenders sought as memorial

Jim Szymanski said this week that he and other organizers are more than halfway to their goal of raising $20,000 for inflatable suspender collars for...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    July 12, 2012

'Uglys' shed rough image, shift to service

The Uglys of Haines started out as a drinking club, but they’ve quietly grown to support charities and events throughout the community, and built...

 
 News    July 12, 2012

Secures schools money comes through: $359K

The Haines Borough expects to receive about $359,000 in secure schools funding, following passage this week of the federal transportation bill. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Jury makes Allgood's death official

A jury of six Haines residents on June 13 unanimously found that, based on evidence presented, it can be presumed that Jason Allgood died on June 16,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Woman convicting in roadside dumping

A Haines woman was fined $300 and ordered to pay $280 restitution last week after 20 bags of household waste – including 400 pounds of food scraps...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Veterans' building in planning

Construction of a two-story apartment complex for veterans at the corner of Second Avenue and Dalton Street will begin next spring, said Dan Austin, g...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Eagle preserve 30th birthday observance set

An Aug. 4 float trip and a ceremony in Klukwan will be held to observe the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Shop fire causes borough to review policies

The Haines Borough has stepped up safety procedures and made changes to rules for after-hours use of the maintenance shop in the wake of an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

King return looks weak

Fish and Game sportfish biologist Rich Chapell this week said the Chilkat River king salmon run appears to be running short of escapement goals....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Hazardous waste event July 20

Haines residents can bring household hazardous waste products to the old city shop on Union Street starting 8 a.m. Friday, July 20. There is no...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Museum spotlights art from Klukwan

Creations by Klukwan’s Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center traditional arts program will be featured in a show at the Sheldon Museum beginning Friday,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Bike trek: Alaska to Argentina

Cyclists Dave and Sarah Dalziel stopped in Haines last week as part of their year-long bike trip from Anchorage to Buenos Aires. The husband-wife pair...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Scratched events may return next year

Two Fourth of July classic events were scratched this year, but may return next year, organizers say. The Mad River Raft Race, a homemade boat race do...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Police tactics criticized

A resident who said he was upset by Haines Borough police tactics at a July 4 concert said he’s considering taking legal action. Dean “Bear”...

 
 News    July 12, 2012

Help set up fairgrounds

The Southeast Alaska State Fair seeks volunteers to help prepare the fairgrounds at 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. Volunteers also are needed to run...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    July 12, 2012

Boyce: Friends remember fisherman and fix-it man

Friends, family and fishermen from around Southeast Alaska gathered at a potluck memorial at the...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    July 12, 2012

Duly Noted

Kaitlin Podsiki and Bryan Combs were married Saturday, July 7 in Haines. Kaitlin was escorted down the aisle of the cruise ship dock by her father, Gr...

 
 Letters    July 12, 2012

Thanks for help with mud volleyball

I would like to thank everyone who helped with mud volleyball on the Fourth of July, including Jim Schnabel, Tyler Scovill, Tammy, Allan and Natalie...

 
 Letters    July 12, 2012

Pie sale was an incredible success

The 2012 Fourth of July Haines Woman’s Club Annual Pie Sale was an incredible success. Thanks to the baking skills of our members and their...

 
 Letters    July 12, 2012

Don't leave dogs in cars for long

To most people Haines may seem breezy and cool, but to dogs left in cars it is not. It only takes intermittent sun to cause a car to get to an...

 
 Letters    July 12, 2012

Parade so good it didn't need a band

Wasn’t that the best Fourth of July parade you’ve ever seen in Haines? With the sirens, the bagpipes and the Lynn Canal Community Players, we...

 
 Letters    July 12, 2012

Thanks for making games possible

The Sheldon Museum sends out our warmest thanks to all those who helped make the Fourth of July Children’s Games possible. Special thanks to AP&T,...

 
 Letters    July 12, 2012

HARK workers most compassionate

We would like to thank Tracy Mikowski and Steve Vick from the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel, two of the most compassionate people we know. While the...

 

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