Articles from the October 1, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Helipad permit sought at 35 Mile

The manager of Coastal Helicopters has filed for a conditional use permit to site a helipad near 35 Mile Old Haines Highway. Michael Wilson, general...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Sitka airline offering service to Juneau

A third airline is offering local service. Sitka-based Harris Aircraft Services Inc. last week began offering daily flights between Haines and Juneau...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Assembly candidates: Question and Answer

The "grid" format of this part of the CVN website does not allow for publication in this space. To see the grid, including photos of assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

HARK, Sosa hit standoff in talks

Contract negotiations between the Haines Borough and Haines Animal Rescue Kennel ground to a halt last week, with the two sides blaming each other...

 

Municipal election on Tuesday

Voters, take note: The town’s polling location for Election Day, Tuesday, Oct. 6, has moved from the American Bald Eagle Foundation to the Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Skull fragment unearthed at 7 Mile

Workers digging into some delivered soil at the American Bald Eagle Foundation this week at first thought they’d found a coconut shell. Then...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 1, 2015

Subsistence fishing extended through Oct. 11

Residents who haven’t gotten their subsistence fish can take a deep breath. Due to a late-season abundance of sockeye returning to Chilkat Lake,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Drug collection event cancelled

Due to a lack of support from the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Haines Borough Police Department has canceled its participation in the popular...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 1, 2015

More than a rebuild: Model A put together from scratch

Like the hero of the 1976 hit song by Johnny Cash, Gene Kennedy spent seven years putting together a 1929 Ford Model A panel delivery truck “one...

 

Bradford narrowly misses qualifying for state meet

Four seconds separated Haines High School senior Casey Bradford from a berth at the state cross-country meet in Anchorage. The Glacier Bears ended up...

 

Without chaperone, team forced to sit out meet

The Haines High School cross-country team scrapped its trek to Ketchikan last month due to lack of a male chaperone to accompany the squad. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 1, 2015

School board candidates provide views on issues

Two current members and one newcomer are seeking three seats on the Haines Borough School Board in Tuesday’s municipal election. Candidates were...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Interim police chief meets with public

Haines Borough interim police chief Robert Griffiths addressed a wide range of topics at Tuesday’s town hall meeting, including recent department...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Moose hunt closed; uncertain count cited

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game ordered an emergency closure of the Haines area moose hunt this week, citing concerns about exceeding the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Arrest for cocaine at U.S. border

A Haines man convicted in 2011 of attempting to import Ecstasy through the Dalton Cache border was arrested Saturday for trying to bring cocaine...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 1, 2015

Superintendent pay to be advertised up to $115,000

Haines Borough School Board members agreed to offer a salary range of $105,000-$115,000 for a 260-day contract for its next superintendent Tuesday,...

 

Friends of the Pool too meet Oct. 8

An organizational meeting of the Friends of the Haines Pool is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at the assembly chambers. The meeting grew out of one...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Museum launches winter film series

Don’t forget to BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) to the Sheldon Museum’s new “Pajama Night” movie screenings this month. Sheldon Museum...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Songwriters team up for tour

A trio of Canadian singer/songwriters hailing from three different regions is making its way to Haines Oct. 11 to perform at 7 p.m. at the Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

StoryCorps will visit to interview residents

Two representatives from the Juneau Public Library are traveling to Haines Oct. 16-18 to interview locals for StoryCorps, a national oral history...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

Area authors to be 'checked out' at library event

A handful of local authors will make themselves available to be “checked out” at the library this Saturday in celebration of Alaska Book Week....

 

Kathy Phillips enjoyed books, gardening, pets

Katherine Jean "Kathy" Phillips died in Haines on Sept. 16 at age 57. She'd been suffering from...

 

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 28 A caller reported an injured bear about one mile past the ferry terminal on Lutak Road. Ferry terminal personnel and the state wildli...

 

Duly Noted

Helen Tengs celebrated her 89th birthday this week. She spent Sunday having brunch with daughter Christy Tengs Fowler and niece Wendy Bergstrand....

 

Would minor offense ordinance jeopardize the disabled?

It’s my concern that the minor offenses ordinance that was passed is going to cause problems for handicapped people. They are going to have more...

 

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