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Articles from the September 26, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Cozzi elevated to interim manager

Clerk Julie Cozzi will take the helm of the Haines Borough for up to three months while the assembly looks for a new manager to replace Mark Earnest....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 26, 2013

History on tap this weekend

Interested in cattle drives along the historic Dalton Trail? How about the story of Carl Heinmiller and the revival of northern Tlingit art? Or the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Paper trail follows chief hopeful

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest has shortlisted his favorite candidates for police chief from 16 to four, but at least one of them has...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Voters urged to follow instructions on ballot

Haines Borough officials are urging residents to carefully follow ballot directions when casting their votes Tuesday. Voters will elect two assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Begich weighs in on highway

State officials and organizations are weighing in on the proposed improvements to the Haines Highway, and a local environmental group is looking to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Pro-Juneau Road group brings presentation to town

A pro-Juneau Access road group convened in Haines Sept. 16, privately inviting locals to come and hear why the present ferry system is unsustainable...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    September 26, 2013

Glacier Bear runners head to Region V championship

Haines High School’s cross-country teams were a bit short-handed at a meet in Juneau last weekend, on a course that may have seemed a bit longer...

 
 News    September 26, 2013

Change to benefit veterans

“Round Up,” a program to benefit the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village and Wellness Center, will be held at participating stores around town...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 26, 2013

Journal ranks town in top 12 in country

Executive Travel magazine has named Haines among 12 of “America’s Best Small Towns.” The brief write-up in the upscale, bimonthly magazine descr...

 
 News    September 26, 2013

Haines moose hunt harvest at 14 bulls

As of Tuesday evening, 14 moose have been taken in the Haines area’s Tier II subsistence moose hunt, said Department of Fish and Game area wildlife...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    September 26, 2013

White a merit scholar semifinalist

Haines High School senior Eli White has been named a semifinalist in the 59th National Merit Scholarship program, the first local student to achieve...

 
 News    September 26, 2013

Salvation Army seeks Thanksgiving support

The Haines Salvation Army is asking for immediate donations of cash, non-perishable food and volunteers to help with meal service during the Thanksgiv...

 
 News    September 26, 2013

KHNS meets Friday

The annual membership meeting of public radio station KHNS will be held 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Haines ANB Hall. Besides elections to the station’s...

 
 Obituaries    September 26, 2013

Chaplain Fairall heeded call

Ben Fairall, a retired police chaplain from Penryn, Calif., who volunteered around town after moving...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Meth more dangerous than bears

I moved to Haines to escape the crime and drug-infested Lower 48. I used to live in a small town in Idaho. Then meth moved in. With meth comes crime...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Tribe's position wasn't properly vetted

I would like to express my deep concern in regard to Chilkoot Indian Association’s half-page ads to vote “no” against the proposed change to...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Initiative a waste of time, money

The fact that we should take away the rights of corporations is just wrong. While it is true that corporations aren’t human beings, that truism is...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

It's simple; corporations aren't people

I have to wonder: Why is it that the Haines Chamber of Commerce and Chilkoot Indian Association are for corporate personhood? Both of these groups...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Initiative is about your values, rights

The initiative on the local ballot is about your values and rights. If you value subsistence fishing holes and feel a better design that would allow...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Alaska Native tribes are not artificial

Argument: Alaska Native tribes are not artificial! They do, in fact, have a long, tragic history in their struggle to obtain recognition and equal...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Counseling service grateful for grant

On behalf of Lynn Canal Counseling Services (LCCS), we would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Campbell, Lapham use common sense

If you would like to support responsible candidates that are critical thinkers, open to ideas, use common sense and good judgment, then check the box...

 
 Letters    September 26, 2013

Support Miller for school board seat

Last fall, when the school board appointed Ardy Miller to a vacant seat on the school board, I didn’t know her, but her experience as a teacher and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 26, 2013

Duly Noted

Scott Brewington and Jackie Haddock-Swift were married Saturday at the Presbyterian Church. Crystal Badgley officiated, and Haddock-Swift’s son...

 
 Blotter    September 26, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 23 Police initiated a case for a hit-and-run vehicle accident in a business parking lot near 1 Mile Haines Highway. A caller reported...

 

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