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Articles from the August 31, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 31, 2017

Police response outside of townsite under microscope

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott warned the borough assembly not to “write legislation in blood” after some assembly and community members...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 31, 2017

Shot bear found on highway

State troopers are looking for whoever shot a brown bear near Mile 17 Haines Highway. Police and troopers received several calls during the early...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Cross-country team finishes third in state division

The Haines High School cross-country team is shaping up to be a strong one as it heads into the season, coach Chandler Kemp said. The team hosts its...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 31, 2017

Lutak Dock plan downgraded

After its first choice was turned down for funding, the Haines Borough Assembly endorsed a less expensive Lutak Dock design plan with a decreased...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Dolphins swimmer becomes coach

Haines native Jackie St. Clair will take over as head coach of the Dolphins Swim Team this year....

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    August 31, 2017

Free Healthy Lifestyle classes to begin soon

SEARHC is offering a free program to boost interested residents’ health and fitness goals. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 13, SEARHC’s Healthy...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Fair income on par with last year, rides to be fixed

A “big surprise” decline in Saturday admission cost the Southeast Alaska State Fair thousands of dollars, said fair director Jessica Edwards....

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    August 31, 2017

Klukwan and Haines students head back to school

The Phrase of the Week “Yak’éi ixwsiteení!” (It is good to see you!) greeted students Monday morning at Klukwan school on their first day...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Arts Outlook

First Friday includes game show September’s First Friday celebration will feature felted mushrooms, a game show, at the Hammer Museum and a...

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Aug. 25, 1967 The installation of the cable for...

 

Golf tournament raises $2,250

The local Cancer Fund Golf Tournament, managed by the Uglys, was a great success! A special thanks to the 25 players who showed up for this great...

 

E. coli needs attention, not apathy

I am dismayed and disappointed at the cavalier response of the borough manager to the discovery of coliform bacteria in the Mud Bay “spring.”...

 

Fire victim gives thanks for heroes

I want to tell you a story. A story of heroes and good neighbors, of people who are one in the same. I have always known that I live in the most...

 

Duly Noted

There will be a funeral for longtime resident Bruce Gilbert Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Haines Presbyterian Church. Bruce died Tuesday at home. He was...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 22 A citizen reported a deceased bear at 18 Mile Haines Highway. The Alaska State Troopers were advised. A caller reported a...

 

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