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Articles from the September 20, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Assembly to hear report on hill slide

Property owners and Haines Borough officials are set to question experts on a mystery that’s lingered for eight months and cost upwards of $100,000...

 
 By Sharon Resnick    News    September 20, 2012

Distillery in works at Fort Seward

Irish monks called it the “water of life.” For Heather Shade and Sean Copeland whiskey is a way to make a living in Haines that will allow them...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    September 20, 2012

Moonwalker to speak at bald eagle festival

Astronaut Edgar Dean Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, will speak at the 18th annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines. Mitchell is...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Assembly hopefuls field questions

Three candidates for Haines Borough Assembly offered views on a range of local issues at a candidates’ forum last week sponsored by We the People...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Haines port 'summit' on Sept. 27

Haines Borough officials say the town won’t likely see transshipment of ore at Lutak Dock for at least five years, but members of the Haines Port...

 
 News    September 20, 2012

Neglected horses recover in Skagway, Yukon

In a twist that seems poetic justice, two horses that nearly starved to death in Haines last winter have found a new home at a Yukon hay farm. Darren...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Mayor opens 'dialogue' over plywood

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott said last week that “a dialogue has been opened” concerning Main Street’s boarded-up Coliseum Building. At...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Totem, drum raise domestic violence issue

About 100 residents turned out Friday for the unveiling of a “Healing Pole” downtown aimed at bringing awareness to domestic violence. Like...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Runners to be tested in Juneau

Haines cross-country teams rich in rookies will face the biggest test of their seasons Saturday when they compete in the Southeast regional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Mayor aims to improve communication

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott said this week she’ll hold weekly meetings with the borough manager to ensure items don’t miss her...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Singer to record show for CD

A veteran Pacific Northwest folk singer with childhood roots in Haines will perform Sept. 28 at the Chilkat Center auditorium in a concert that will...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    September 20, 2012

Family, friends honor life of cerebral palsy victim

The Haines ANB Hall filled to capacity Sept. 9 for Jeremy Hanes’ memorial service, which included a poem written by his stepfather Wayne Price,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    September 20, 2012

Murphy operated equipment, led Legion post

Pat Murphy, an equipment operator from Oregon who came to Haines to work at the Chilkoot Lumber...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    September 20, 2012

Police report

Monday, Sept. 17 A caller reported a domestic dispute under way on Second Avenue; an officer broke it up and the fighting parties agreed to separate....

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    September 20, 2012

Duly Noted

Michelle Paul, 48, of Wenatchee, Wash., died Sept. 12 on Comstock Road of undetermined causes. An autopsy had been ordered. Paul had a prior medical...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Time to restart search for next manager

The borough assembly should restart the search for a new manager. Our current one is not doing the job that he is getting paid for. Unfortunately the...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Thomas needs to reject $2 billion for oil

To get my vote in this next election I’d have to hear from state Rep. Bill Thomas that he would reject Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell’s plan to give ben...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Age doesn't equal candidates' worth

I don’t believe age should be the defining factor in determining a person’s worth. I know many young people who are disciplined, intelligent,...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Upcoming concert to be recorded live

Tracy Spring will be playing a concert at the Chilkat Center on Friday evening, Sept. 28.  I’d like to invite you all to come to this special...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Foundation helped pay for 'hope bags'

Hospice of Haines extends our heartfelt thank you to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its generous 2011 grant of $1,000. You helped us...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Cub Scouts uphold a charitable tradition

When Karl Ward died 15 years ago, Greg Podsiki brought Boy Scouts of Troop 70 to move wood from the wood lot to my front porch as a tribute to...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Communication can always be improved

No one can deny that we can always improve our communication one with the other in almost any venue you can imagine. Timely and accurate...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Greene has integrity for assembly

Jono Greene has good, honest integrity and would serve well on the assembly. Scott Rossman...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Town pitched in during family tragedy

A huge thank-you to Jim Moran and Bill McRoberts at the American Legion for your hours of dedicated efforts to help John Binger and I fly affordably...

 
 Letters    September 20, 2012

Company's guides are well-respected

On March 13, 2012, there was an avalanche which claimed the lives of a guest Nickolay Dodov, 26, of Truckee, Calif. and an Alaska Heliskiing guide, Ro...

 

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