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Articles from the October 3, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Campbell, initiative win borough vote

Haines Borough voters struck a blow against corporate personhood and elected George Campbell to the Haines Borough Assembly in Tuesday’s election, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Rejected ballots a concern

Some voters who did not mark a preference on all portions of Tuesday’s ballot were surprised when the tally machine spit their ballots back out....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Counselor running for governor

Haines resident and Alaska Constitution Party chairman J.R. Myers filed his letter of intent Monday to run for Alaska governor in 2014. Myers, 50,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 3, 2013

Big Brothers revived; meeting on Thursday

The Big Brothers Big Sisters program has been revived in Haines, starting with a presentation Thursday, Oct. 10, for prospective adult volunteers and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 3, 2013

Kemp takes long road to college

Chandler Kemp took the idea of “biking to school” to another level, cycling more than 2,000 miles from Prince Rupert, B.C., to San Francisco to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Pile-driving on dock to start soon

The rebuilt Port Chilkoot Dock will sit three to five feet lower in the water than the existing structure and will be supported by one-eighth as many...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 3, 2013

Glacier Bear pair qualifies for state

Haines High School juniors Keegan Sundberg and Zayla Asquith-Heinz posted top-six times at the Sept. 28 regional competition in Sitka to qualify for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

DDF in middle of pack at debut

The Haines Drama, Debate and Forensics team had a middling debut performance at its home meet Sept. 20-21, but coach Amanda Randles said it is just a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Commission: New manager should choose police chief

The Haines Borough Public Safety Commission doesn’t want Mark Earnest making the final decision on who gets the police chief job. The commission...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Contaminated soil may slow land sale

Contaminated soil at the old primary school lot is presenting a problem for the potential sale of a 1.2-acre parcel to a statewide hotel chain. After...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 3, 2013

Moose run-ins: Stomping, chasing

Carry a bright flashlight and don’t talk to an angry moose. That’s the advice of 40-year-resident Deb Marshall after being stomped Sept. 19 near...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 3, 2013

No time to get gun, hunter charges bear

Don Nash didn’t have time to get off a shot against a bear that charged him while he was moose hunting last week. So he charged it back. “I ran...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 3, 2013

KHNS eyes joining consortium

Members elected four new KHNS board members and heard a lively discussion on joining a Southeast radio consortium at the station’s annual...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Michael Mao dance at center Tuesday

The “jaw-dropping” modern dance group Michael Mao Dance is coming from the bright lights of New York City to the humble Chilkat Center stage at 7...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 3, 2013

Rocky Horror to benefit junior high volleyball

Haines residents can get in the Halloween spirit on Oct. 26 by dressing up and attending a screening of the international cult classic “The Rocky Ho...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 3, 2013

Celebrating Alaska's authors

A host of local programs will be held in observance of Alaska Book Week, Oct. 5-12. The week is a statewide celebration of Alaska’s authors and...

 
 News    October 3, 2013

Barn dance at ANB Hall Oct. 12

Second Saturday barn dances are back. The dance series that launched last spring has resumed after an August hiatus. “It’s a barn dance, not a...

 
 News    October 3, 2013

Two moose left after being shoot

Wildlife troopers are looking for information on two moose that were shot and left to rot during the Tier II subsistence hunt near Haines. One moose,...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    October 3, 2013

Wild Things

The autumnal equinox has just passed and the days are getting shorter. Flocks of summer birds are moving south now with their young ones. Skye Posey...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 3, 2013

Duly Noted

Friends from Haines and Skagway partied into the night together after Knikki Cinocco tied the knot with John Briner of Skagway at Skagway’s Jewell...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    October 3, 2013

Editorial 1

Voting machines that reject ballots on which preferences aren’t marked for each question smack of the nanny state and need to be fixed. Voters...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    October 3, 2013

Editorial 2

Juneau residents advocating a road up Lynn Canal have some explaining to do before people in Haines take their cause seriously. Specifically, they...

 
 By Mike Case    Letters    October 3, 2013

Frustrated by lack of enforcement

This morning as I was exiting the post office to turn left, I was approached by a bicycle going the wrong way. As I slowed down and swerved to avoid...

 
 By Lucy Harrell HAL resident and Janice Studley chef    Letters    October 3, 2013

Thanks for sharing gardens' bounty

On behalf of the residents of Haines Assisted Living (HAL), we would like to take this opportunity to thank our caring community for the sharing of...

 
 By Alan Haines    Letters    October 3, 2013

Earnest short list questionable

Mark Earnest, what the heck are you thinking?  How do you justify putting someone on your short list for police chief with the same (apparent)...

 

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