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Articles from the July 17, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Sales tax delinquents owe borough $229K

The Haines Borough is moving against three businesses that owe an estimated $229,000 in back sales taxes, interest and penalties. According to chief...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Intruders at Mosquito Lake School

Trespassers apparently have been helping themselves to the recently vacated Mosquito Lake School. Jim Stanford, a Mosquito Lake resident charged with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014

Ford resigns for patrol job in Palmer

After four years with the Haines Borough Police Department, Sgt. Simon Ford has accepted a position as a patrolman in Palmer. He leaves town July 24 a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Culbeck, 2 others vie for development job

The Haines Borough received three applications for the new community and economic development director position by Tuesday’s deadline, including one...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 17, 2014

HARK fills executive director, dogcatcher positions

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has a new executive director and a new animal control officer working out of its Small Tracts Road shelter. Executive...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Klukwan gets $50K for exhibit

Klukwan has secured a $50,000 grant to design a cultural landscape exhibit for its Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center building. The grant from the...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Residents give fire hall high marks

Residents who toured the refurbished Fort Seward Fire Hall during a Sunday open house had praise for it and owners Joanne Waterman and Phyllis Sage....

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Young actors polish for weekend shows

Audience members should expect a polished production when young actors take to the stage this weekend to present the comedy “Puss n’ Boots.”...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Waste day Friday

The Haines Borough’s annual hazardous waste cleanup event offers residents a rare opportunity to safely dispose of nasty household waste, for free....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Assembly to hear brewery deal

Haines Borough manager David Sosa and the Haines Brewing Company have reached a deal for purchase of 20,000 square feet of borough land on Main Street...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Fair seeking volunteers

The Southeast Alaska State Fair seeks volunteers to help prepare the fairgrounds on the weekend of July 26-27. Volunteers also are needed to run...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014

Barracks makes endangered list

The Fort Seward barracks building has been named to a list of the 10 most endangered historic properties in Alaska. The Alaska Association for...

 
 Opinion    July 17, 2014

Editorial

The Downtown Revitalization Committee should untether itself from the Haines Borough. Downtown revitalization – at its core – is about rebuilding...

 
 Letters    July 17, 2014

Neighbors should get to know Nelson

If you have been following the news articles in the Chilkat Valley News, you would have noticed an ongoing dispute concerning Paul Nelson, local busin...

 
 Letters    July 17, 2014

Canine companions are true friends

When you decide to get a companion (dog), you’re in for a great friend, a friend who will always be at your side and obey your commands. You do...

 
 Letters    July 17, 2014

Hospice grateful for $10,400 donation

This week, Hospice of Haines received a most generous donation from James and Barbara Puckett in memory of their dear friend Janet Harrington:...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 17, 2014

Duly Noted

Timothy Mikael “JJ” Ackerman was born 1:24 a.m. July 8 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to parents Timothy James Ackerman and...

 
 Blotter    July 17, 2014

Police Report

Monday, July 14 A caller reported an intoxicated woman stumbling along a Second Avenue sidewalk. The caller was afraid the woman might fall into...