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Articles from the September 12, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Bear cubs dead; orphan at harbor

It’s been a rough week for bear cubs. A brown bear cub was found mauled and mutilated near the Chilkoot River bridge Saturday and a black bear cub...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

DOT OKs $90K for rail link study

The idea of a railway between Haines and Canada, a dream of some residents, has picked up some steam. The Haines Borough Tuesday directed manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Mayor Scott in hospital, says ailment a mystery

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott was medevaced to Juneau’s Bartlett Hospital Thursday night after contracting pneumonia. In an interview...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 12, 2013

Bell's close-out draws a crowd

For now, Emiglio has a new home. The diminutive, 20-something robot was among treasures snatched up...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Assembly resists tourism study

The Haines Borough’s Tourism Advisory Board is asking for nearly $30,000 to conduct two tourism impact studies – one for the summer season, one...

 
 News    September 12, 2013

Mass casualty drill treats 55 'victims'

Destiny Sargeant was wrapped under blankets, a vicious-looking burn on her broken leg, and hoarse from moaning. “They left me out there for a...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    September 12, 2013

With postmaster hire, mail office fully staffed

Genevieve Bell started work on Monday as Haines’ new postmaster. Bell, 35, transferred here from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 12, 2013

State scores landfill 93 percent

The FAA Road landfill operated by Community Waste Solutions scored a 93 during its annual state inspection July 17, an improvement over last year’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Fairbanks trooper fills local post

Haines’ new Alaska State Trooper Andrew Neason grew up listening to his grandfather’s stories...

 
 News    September 12, 2013

Exhibit will spotlight museum's art collection

The Sheldon Museum will exhibit art from its permanent collection Sept. 23 to Oct. 31. The museum will be showcasing its collection of local art...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    September 12, 2013

Fans turn out to cheer cross-country runners

Haines High School cross-country runners opened their season Sept. 7 in front of a home crowd at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. “A lot of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Candidates talk business issues

Two candidates for Haines Borough Assembly fielded questions at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Aug. 30, with topics ranging from the potential...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

'Hot Club' brings swing, jazz for Sept. 23 show

Austin-based trio The Hot Club of Cowtown has played in Oman, the Republic of Georgia, Armenia and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 12, 2013

King escapement 2nd lowest since '91

Preliminary numbers show king salmon escapement this year at the second-lowest mark since the state revised standards for the run in 1991. Rich...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Required form on Lowe lagging

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest is nearly two months overdue in filing a required form to a statewide police oversight agency regarding the resign...

 
 News    September 12, 2013

More pellet burners?

The Haines Borough is pursuing funding for the installation of more wood pellet boilers in borough facilities. The assembly Tuesday approved...

 
 News    September 12, 2013

Dentist dies from self-inflicted wound

Haines resident and dentist Dr. Patrick Smalley died Monday night from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police found Smalley at his Oslund Drive home a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Borough to review zoning fines

Recent fines leveled by the Haines Borough against residents for zoning violations ranging from raising too many chickens to failure to obtain a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 12, 2013

Local schools scored

Three of four schools in the Haines Borough School District ranked in the top half under the state’s new ranking system, called the Alaska School...

 
 Opinion    September 12, 2013

Editorial

Biologists say this fall’s coho return looks to be a strong one. That means we’ll likely see scores of Yukon fishermen camped along the Chilkat...

 
 Letters    September 12, 2013

Does CVN scare off best, brightest?

On behalf of those who volunteer time to solving issues on behalf of the public, I am reacting to your editorial last week about the quality of our lo...

 
 Letters    September 12, 2013

Successful concert at museum

The Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center wants to thank those persons and businesses responsible for helping present a fantastic musical concert on...

 
 Letters    September 12, 2013

Corruption spreads to citizenry

In a previous editorial, Tom Morphet wonders whether a lack of participation in government has us “witnessing just the collapse of our democratic...

 
 Letters    September 12, 2013

Foundations' grants become access

On behalf of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL), we would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation and Wells Fargo for their...

 
 Letters    September 12, 2013

It's easy; corporations aren't people

It is easy to see that corporations are not people and therefore should not be accorded the privileges thereof. Fred Shields...

 

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