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Articles from the September 13, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Victim's family: Revoke heli-ski permit

The parents of a 26-year-old man killed by an avalanche during an Alaska Heliskiing tour in March want the Haines Borough to discontinue the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Mayor, assembly not informed of request

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest on Wednesday cited a busy schedule for not informing mayor Stephanie Scott or assembly members of a request for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Sockeye a hit at school lunch

Primary students at Haines School may not know a lot, but they know what they like, and this week that included the school’s teriyaki sockeye...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Borough expands pellet heat dream

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott has said she wants at least one municipal building heated with wood in her lifetime. The borough assembly supersi...

 

Three new teachers start school in Haines

By Sara Callaghan Chapell Three new Haines School teachers have joined the staff in the 2012-2013 school year. Kristin White is the third grade...

 

'Healing Pole' to go up Friday

­­­­ The Southeast Regional Health Consortium’s domestic violence program is presenting its “Healing Pole” in front of the Chilkat Valley Ar...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Musician to conjure up Hank, Merle

West Virginia singer, songwriter and guitarist John Lilly will perform “new songs with an old soul” 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center. The...

 

Estate lawyer to offer programs Sept. 21

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation is offering two programs at the library Friday, Sept. 21 by Juneau estate lawyer BethAnn Chapman.  A program...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Teams slog through Skagway storm

The Haines boys finished close behind small-school competitors but the Glacier Bear girls had a tougher time of it during a wet and grueling...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Hydro project may require state lease

Siting a hydroelectric powerhouse and transmission lines in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve would likely fall under a lease by the...

 

Lapeyri operated sawmills, stores, motel

Friends and family members gathered at the middle school gymnasium Saturday to honor the memory of...

 

Relay draws large Haines turnout

More than 30 Haines runners joined teams in the 30th annual Klondike International Road Relay over the weekend, an apparent peak in local...

 

Editorial

It’s typical for newspapers to reveal government secrets. That’s the role of the press in a free society: To tell people what’s going on, not...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Police report

Monday, Sept. 10 A harassment charge was filed after a person reported receiving numerous phone calls from another person who’d previously been...

 

Duly Noted

Emily Ann Edwards was born Monday, Sept. 10 to Lee and Ben Edwards in Olympia, Wash. Emily weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 inches. Ben is...

 

Thanks for prayers at a difficult time

I want to thank everybody for all the love, caring and prayers that were so graciously offered to me in a very difficult time. My sister did not...

 

Cove landowner was confrontational

In response to the Viking Cove suit article I would like to say that Michael Wald either has a problem with the truth or the facts or CVN twisted...

 

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....

 

Lapeyri's message: Keep smiling

There are those who cross our paths and touch our lives in different ways. There were several people that were instrumental in my life while I was the...

 

Can't put 23-year-old in state House

All the promises and letters can not convince me to vote for a 23-year-old. I compare putting Kreiss-Tomkins in the state House to asking my nine-...

 

Thomas voted for to rebate oil companies

There’s no doubt that Bill Thomas has brought home the bacon for Haines, and we all appreciate it. The question is whether there will be bacon to br...

 

Berry engaged and informed

I served on the Haines City Council with Dave Berry for approximately seven years. During those years I found Dave to be engaged, well informed on...

 

Pyle stepped in, led class

My sincere thank you to Diana Pyle for stepping in for me with the Senior Center exercise class. Her willingness to keep the class open two days a...

 

An act of kindness at Letnikof

Over Labor Day weekend some kind person attached a life preserver to our boat’s bow rail as a bumper at Letnikof dock during windy conditions. We...

 

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...

 

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