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Articles from the July 30, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Facebook photos out alleged thieves

A Haines woman fed up with thefts from her local business recently decided to hold the thieves accountable by setting up security cameras, snapping...

 

Necessities abound at 47th fair

A 40-foot climbing tower in the shape of a trapper’s cache, a garden tour, and refurbished grounds await visitors at the 47th Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Borough to censor police study

The Haines Borough has received a draft of the $22,000 study of its police department, but the document won’t be released to the public until it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Advocate's concern is gaining ground

In the wake of concerns brought forward by a citizen advocate, Haines Borough officials are moving forward with changes to borough committee...

 

Members chosen for harbor aesthetics

Membership of an ad-hoc committee charged with “monitoring” the aesthetic design of the Small Boat Harbor expansion project is nearly finalized. S...

 

Event nets 30 tons of scrap metal

Haines Friends of Recycling collected more than 30 tons of scrap metal during its annual collection event July 17-18, according to group president...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Borough office trailer for sale

In need of a used office trailer? Contact the Haines Borough. The borough is selling the mobile office trailer that took up residence behind the...

 

Horseshoes and lots more: Fair offers at least a dozen tests of skill

Resident Bill Finlay, perennial champion of the state fair’s horseshoe pitching contest, says he can’t really explain his success, as players of...

 

Puppeteers stage 'Spare Parts' at fair

The group that brought Haines puppetry bow-legged cowboys and oversized gizmos from distant worlds returns to the fair with “Spare Parts,” the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Assembly may not dissect violation law after all

Despite last week’s recommendation from a Haines Borough Assembly committee to comb through a minor offense ordinance that has caused public...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Culbeck returns for pellet project

Former Haines Borough executive assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck is handling the municipality’s $1.2 million biomass grant from the Alaska...

 

Expect to swivel and stomp on the fair's main stage

Fairgoers can expect to swivel and stomp under Payson’s Pavilion, and even catch a performance of Flamenco dancing, entertainment coordinator Scott...

 

Need tooth bling? Vendors offer latest in fair wear

The 47th Southeast Alaska State Fair features six flavors of cotton candy, chain mail bikini tops and tooth bling. Plus, fairgoers can chow down at...

 

Collins taught senior exercise

Shirley Jean Collins, 80, who moved to Haines from California 10 years ago, died at her Senior...

 

Snowbirds push residency qualifications

Having been a resident of Alaska for over 48 years, I have seen the residency issue come up regularly. It seems strange to me that people who call...

 

Thanks to King's for painting supplies

There is one person I forgot to thank in my previous list of thank-yous to all who helped make the recent portrait workshop a great success. Bev...

 

Volunteers made recycling event possible

If anyone wants to “Find the Good” in this community, one place to look is with our nonprofits and all the wonderful volunteers that keep them...

 

Golf tournament raised cancer awareness

Valley of the Eagles Golf Links and The Wisewoman Program at Haines SEARHC Health Center would like to thank everyone who helped out with the Rally...

 

Eagle students praised for research

On behalf of the Young Eagle Scientists, I want to thank the community of Haines for supporting our participation in the GLOBE conference in Los...

 

Duly Noted

Bryan Joseph Hinderberger and Joanna Jeanne Lende were married Saturday aboard the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry M/V Fairweather, with Fort Seward as the...

 

Police Report

Monday, July 27 A caller reported motorhomes were parked on the Haines Highway to view the fish wheels. Troopers were advised. A person reported a...

 

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