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Articles from the August 16, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Area property sales lagging

Area property sales – which slowly rebounded following the 2008 banking crisis – appear to be slumping. Through Aug. 10, the Haines Borough saw...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Muralist Bochart makes another big scene

The town’s newest map is hard to miss. It’s a 12-by-30-foot mural representing the area from Eldred Rock to the Canadian border, with select...

 
 News    August 16, 2012

Klukwan, Inc. files for chapter 11 protection

Klukwan, Inc. officials this week said bankruptcy papers filed in federal court offer the best hope for maintaining an income stream and keeping the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Assembly: No full income reporting

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday relaxed its proposed financial disclosure reporting regulations, eliminating a requirement that would have made...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Heli-ski review set for Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly will meet as a committee Tuesday to review the past heli-skiing season and consider a host of regulatory changes. The...

 
 By Niki Ritzinger    News    August 16, 2012

Pare school board to 5 members?

Should the Haines Borough School District reduce its school board membership from seven to five? The question was raised at Tuesday’s board meeting,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Killed sow was landfill garbage bear

State wildlife officials this week said they would kill three brown bear cubs of a 15-year-old sow shot early Monday by a resident at Letnikof Cove....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Progress on bears being made, officials say

Despite the destruction of up to seven bears this year, residents involved in the issue this week said they believe progress is being made toward...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    August 16, 2012

Slide show Sunday on grads' Africa trip

There were no hot showers and no end to the dust at a Moshi, Tanzania orphanage where three Haines High School friends spent five weeks working...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Borough, Kluwan at odds over taxes

The Haines Borough is countering a claim by Chilkat Indian Village that the tribe owes no taxes on the former Chilkat Cruises Dock that it bought...

 
 News    August 16, 2012

Haines schools make AYP

All four programs within the Haines Borough School District met the adequate yearly progress goals set by the federal government’s No Child Left...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 16, 2012

White, launched Halsingland Hotel, dies at 98

Hilma White, who owned and operated the Halsingland Hotel more than 30 years and worked 20 years more maintaining the Port Chilkoot Camper Park and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 16, 2012

'Oklahoma' tryouts Tuesday, Wednesday

Auditions for Lynn Canal Community Players’ production of “Oklahoma” will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday at the Chilkat Center....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Police report

Monday, Aug. 13 A caller complained that a bear tipped over a dumpster at a food stand near Second Avenue and Willard Street at 11:30 p.m. In an...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    August 16, 2012

Wild Things

Tom Ganner, Don Chase and Jedediah Blum-Evits have noticed black-billed magpies along Haines Highway at 10 Mile and 22 Mile. Are they moving back int...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Duly Noted

Amelia Nash and Adam Richard were married Saturday on the beach at Paradise Cove. Dwight Nash, the bride’s father, served as marriage minister. Amel...

 
 Letters    August 16, 2012

Teacher grateful for support in job

Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of our community on my behalf, I look forward to being able to continue to serve for my 28th year, the...

 
 Letters    August 16, 2012

Wilde made fireworks show grand

I would like to thank Phil Wilde of Wildefire Pyrotechnics for supplying the amazing fireworks show on Pyramid Island on Friday night. Again, he has...

 
 Letters    August 16, 2012

Port development a clean business

The Haines Port Development Council continues to bring together both government and industry. We are getting good responses from leaders in mining,...

 
 Letters    August 16, 2012

Kreiss-Tomkins will bring fresh thinking

A suggestion to the citizens of Haines. As you consider contenders for the state house seat coming up, you have a great opportunity to support and...