Articles from the November 5, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Canal plane crash injures 4 residents

A Haines resident was critically injured when a private plane carrying four people went down in Lynn Canal south of Eldred Rock Wednesday afternoon. M...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 5, 2015

Board drops plan for preschool

In a decision fraught with tears and recriminations, the Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Monday against moving forward with a memorandum of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 5, 2015

21st eagle festival hosts war veterans

The American Bald Eagle Festival will host two veterans from recent U.S. wars as part of its six-day celebration of America’s bird. “To me,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Jury acquits Hart of felony charge

After more than three hours of deliberation Wednesday, a jury found Ted Hart not guilty of a felony weapons charge. In August 2014, the state charged...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Seniors concerned as borough takes reins at center

Faced with a recent change in management, users of the Haines Senior Center are coming together to make sure the Haines Borough knows how important...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 5, 2015

Pellets replace woodstove that burned free wood

The Haines Senior Center lost a low-cost heat source when the Haines Borough replaced a large woodstove in the building in late summer with a pellet...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Proposal would more than double heli-skier days

Following last week’s dispute about the distribution of heli-ski user days, Haines Borough Assembly member George Campbell is seeking to more than...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Pellet group formed

The Haines Biomass Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting next week to decide how to move forward with the Haines Borough’s large pellet...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Sosa, Griffiths: Use headhunter to hire police chief

The Haines Borough will hire another interim police chief when current interim chief Robert Griffiths leaves the job on Nov. 23. Manager David Sosa...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Eagle festival offers avian art class

In drawing or painting birds of prey, it’s important to know physiological differences for rendering an accurate portrayal. That’s the idea behind...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Music-themed films on center's big screen

The Haines Arts Council is kicking off its new winter film program with a screening of “This Ain’t No Mouse Music!” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Try your hand at weekly drawing sessions

Casual and serious artists alike can brush up on their drawing skills at weekly practice sessions organized by Donna Catotti. The sessions are held...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Scenic film festival Nov. 13

What would Planet Earth post about humans on its social media profile page? “Earthbook,” one of 10 short films set to be screened at the Fifth...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 5, 2015

Hilltop subdivision clears first planning hurdle

The Haines Borough Planning Commission unanimously approved initial design of the 72-lot Hilltop subdivision at its Oct. 15 meeting, after hearing...

 

Durr runner-up at Ketchikan tourney

Senior Zane Durr plowed through his 152-pound bracket at a wrestling tournament in Ketchikan last weekend, but was denied in the championship match....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 5, 2015

Friedenauer seeks noise study action

The Haines Borough is one step closer to deciding how its $41,300 helicopter noise study should be used, if at all. At last week’s assembly...

 

Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 2 A caller reported excessive smoke from several authorized, controlled burns around town. The Haines Volunteer Fire Department was...

 

Duly Noted

The Halloween costume contest at the Fogcutter Bar brought out dress-up enthusiasts to compete in both the men’s and women’s categories. Nicholas...

 

Would 17 students impact school

So let me get this straight: In spring 2015 the Haines Borough School District superintendent and the school board unanimously agreed to allow the...

 

Volunteers made book fair go smoothly

Thank you once again to the school community for the wonderful support given to the book fair this fall. I would like to thank Barb Blood, Steven...

 

Thanks for help with harvest festival

The Haines High School volleyball team would like to thank everyone that helped to make the harvest festival fundraiser successful. Without the...

 

Editorial

Before we go any further in discussions of the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel, Senior Center or Chilkat Valley Preschool or get into the proposed or...

 

Jeff Shields, former Chamber president, dies in Wisconsin

Former Haines Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Shields, 60, died of cancer Monday in Viroqua,...

 

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