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Articles from the September 6, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Connelly Lake hits eagle preserve hurdle

Developers of the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project must acquire permitting for ground-disturbing activities in the Alaska Chilkat Bald...

 
 By Sharon Resnick    News    September 6, 2012

Local fish on school menu Tuesday

Local fish will make its inaugural appearance on the Haines Borough School District’s lunch menu Tuesday. The plan is for it to be served once each...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Judge rejects tow claim against Bigfoot

District Court Judge Keith Levy ruled Tuesday that tow truck operator Paul Nelson broke no laws when he charged a Whitehorse, Y.T. resident $780 to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Settlement talk in Viking Cove lawsuit

Settlement discussions appear to be under way in a lawsuit involving use of a Viking Cove beachfront. Fred Einspruch of Haines sued property owners...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Summer wet, cold but not worse than May

Weather during each of the three summer months in Haines was colder and wetter than average, but none was as cold or as wet as May, according to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Police chief clarifies skateboard law

Haines Borough police chief Gary Lowe said this week that skateboarders who were recently cited were riding them in the driving lane. Skateboarding...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Borough pellet boiler option delayed

The Haines Borough will look to the Senior Center instead of the public safety building for installation of a wood-pellet boiler, facilities director...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    September 6, 2012

Commemorative dinner set for Sept. 11

In their first combined effort, the American Legion, Emblem Club and American Legion Auxiliary are sponsoring a community potluck dinner in...

 
 News    September 6, 2012

After 1st meet, runners look toward times

Haines runners ran well in their first cross-country meet of the season at Saturday’s Petersburg Invitational, but it’s still too early in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Survey to gauge support for facilities

A boxholder survey to be mailed next week is aimed at gathering public sentiment for the Community Facility Master Plan. The plan is intended to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

New coach to head Dolphins swim team

Robert Butker is the new coach of the Haines Dolphins Swim Team. Butker has five years’ experience team coaching at Twin Lakes Swim Club in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

School board to hear Brown's grievance

Haines Borough School Board will hear a grievance from veteran teacher Patty Brown 7 p.m. Monday at the Haines School. Brown, who has worked 17 years...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    September 6, 2012

Police report

Monday, Sept. 3 A caller reported a pickup truck with trash was attracting wildlife; the vehicle’s owner was contacted. Sunday, Sept. 2 A caller...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    September 6, 2012

Duly Noted

A memorial service for Ed Lapeyri, 73, of Haines will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the ANB Hall. Lapeyri died Monday of complications from a Saturday...

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

School numbers raise question

School enrollment in Haines this year is 280 students. The “Haines Borough School Outlook” paper, published in 1985, has a chart of the...

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

State's complacency is irresponsible

Today, from the safety of my car, I observed a group of tourists pushing the limits of a juvenile brownie at Chilkoot foraging for filleted fish near...

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

Berry has knowledge, concern for town

Dave Berry is running for a seat on the borough assembly. I know him to be an honest and caring individual. As a lifelong resident of Haines, he has...

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

Thomas is effective, delivers for Haines

Last week Iris Holmes explained the varied nature of financial support for Kreiss-Tomkins and Thomas in their campaigns to represent District 34. Her...

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

House district needs youthful optimism

When I first heard that Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins was considering a run for the state House, my knee-jerk reaction was that he was too young and too...

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

HAL residents grateful for gift of fish

Our sincere thanks to the Richard Boyce family for sharing the bounty of fresh sockeye salmon from Richard’s celebration of life gathering with us....

 
 Letters    September 6, 2012

Fjordland rescued running squad

I’m writing on behalf of the Haines Glacier Bears cross-country team to express our deep gratitude toward the crew of the Fjordland. So there we...