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Articles from the August 22, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 22, 2013

Why so few assembly candidates?

With only two names appearing on the fall municipal ballot for two seats open on the Haines Borough Assembly, interest in serving on the town’s...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 22, 2013

Pampered fowl needs a friend

Talk about a lucky duck. Finnegan, a 4-year-old khaki Campbell that moved to Haines with owners Gene and Michele Cornelius a few weeks ago, watches...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 22, 2013

Chief of police job draws 4 applicants

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest is considering recasting the net after receiving only four applications for the chief of police position. Earnest...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 22, 2013

Gov. Parnell to visit

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell will make a social call to Haines Tuesday for a half-day visit, including stops at the American Bald Eagle Foundation and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 22, 2013

School district's numbers up

Classes started Tuesday for the Haines Borough School District, with an enrollment of about 263 students, 10 more than were projected last year,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 22, 2013

Sessions reveal workers' true colors

Haines Borough Fireman Al Badgley is a blue. Harbormaster Phil Benner is a red. Planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui is a green. Manager Mark Earn...

 
 News    August 22, 2013

Chamber offers 4 free web workshops

The Haines Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce are partnering to teach local businesses about the importance of social media, search engines and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 22, 2013

Borough may get help on manager hire

The Haines Borough Assembly appears to be leaning toward hiring a headhunting firm to find the municipality’s next manager, but assembly members sti...

 
 News    August 22, 2013

Peer support group for those with illnesses

Southeast Alaska Independent Living is organizing a peer support group for people with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, lupus, and other...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 22, 2013

Teacher recruits have wide histories

Four teachers representing a wide diversity of life and teaching experiences have joined the staff of the Haines Borough School District for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 22, 2013

Tighten access to public records?

The Haines Borough Assembly last week introduced an ordinance that would restrict public access to employee evaluations and applications for borough...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    August 22, 2013

Gray takes helm at FNBA branch

The Haines branch of First National Bank Alaska has a new manager following the departure of Allen...

 
 News    August 22, 2013

Bears out at Chilkoot

The state Division of Parks has three employees monitoring crowd activity along the Chilkoot River corridor, where as many as 13 bears – including...

 
 News    August 22, 2013

Firm offers alternative for medevacs

With a loss of medevac insurance through Apollo Medi Trans, non-profit Airlift Northwest might provide an alternative for some residents. For a $99...

 
 News    August 22, 2013

Court report

Martin Goldberg, 19, was sentenced June 11 after pleading guilty to first-degree criminal trespass March 10. Goldberg and another man took an Alaska...

 
 Obituaries    August 22, 2013

From hardscrabble roots, Geary carved a rugged way

Friends and family members Sunday paid final respects to Mickey Geary, a tough and competitive...

 
 Letters    August 22, 2013

Corporate personhood vote a risk

First, let me say that I support the issue of getting “big money” out of politics. The Alaska Senate already has approved a resolution “to amend...

 
 Letters    August 22, 2013

Volunteers boost inaugural bike ride

Thank you to everyone for helping make the Inaugural Haines Century Ride a success. A big thank you to Haines Venturer Scouts, Tia Heywood, Tina...

 
 Letters    August 22, 2013

Sushi volunteers roll all day

A big thanks to all who gave us a try at the Seibukan Jujutsu of Haines sushi fundraiser. Its success really made all the difference on the financial...

 
 Letters    August 22, 2013

Thanks, Pyramid Islanders

I would like to send a big thank you to everybody who made it out to Pyramid Island on Aug. 2. You made my birthday an incredibly memorable event. An...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 22, 2013

Duly Noted

Levi Samuel Ford was born 12:29 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Juneau Birthing Center to parents Jennifer and Simon Ford. He weighed 9 lbs. and measured 21.25 in...

 
 Blotter    August 22, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 19 A Mathias Avenue resident reported receiving obscene phone calls from a howler monkey early in the morning. A caller complained...

 

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