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Articles from the October 10, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Election contested; ejected ballots cited

Haines Borough school board candidate Ardy Miller filed paperwork Monday to contest the Oct. 1 municipal election. On the notice of election contest,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 10, 2013

Tender Neptune sinks in harbor

A private salvage crew that included frogmen on Wednesday used 24 inflatable “lift bags” to right and begin to refloat the 76-foot commercial...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Fishing gear pinched in separate incidents

Two incidents of stolen fishing gear in the past week have police warning locals and visiting fishermen to keep a close eye on their belongings. Two...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Faster service thrills cell phone users

The wait is over. As of Monday, AT&T customers in Haines have seen faster service on their cell phones in the form of 3G and 4G networks. Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Fruit flies take wing, bugging homeowners

One day, they were just there. Five, six, seven fruit flies hovering noiselessly around Susie McCartney-Nelson’s kitchen. The same thing happened...

 
 News    October 10, 2013

Honor festival taps 11 Haines students

Eleven Haines High School music students have qualified for the Southeast Honor Festival. “It’s the largest number ever. It’s great. We have...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 10, 2013

Freshmen prospects buoy wrestling, volleyball squads

The Haines High School volleyball and wrestling teams open their seasons at tournaments this weekend. The volleyball squad will compete in Wrangell...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Canvass tips school seat to Doddridge

Of the 49 outstanding ballots from the Haines Borough’s Oct. 1 election, clerk and election official Julie Cozzi determined 36 could be counted....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Four residents qualify for business 'boot camp'

Of nearly 60 applications submitted by aspiring entrepreneurs around Southeast, four Haines residents have reached the semifinals of the Path to...

 
 News    October 10, 2013

Summer weather warm, not dry

Following a long, cold spring that kept snowmen standing into May, Haines saw a warmer summer than average, toppling a few temperature records. A...

 
 News    October 10, 2013

Twenty apply to be next borough manager

The Haines Borough has received 20 applications for the manager position, which will be vacated by Mark Earnest Tuesday. Some applicants list their...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 10, 2013

Asquith-Heinz 26th at state's top meet

Haines High School junior Zayla Asquith-Heinz finished 26th at the girls’ cross-country championship in Anchorage last weekend, posting a time...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 10, 2013

After 35 years, Nelson exits borough

Friends, co-workers and taxpayers turned out Sept. 25 to recognize retiring Haines Borough staffer Sue Nelson. Nelson worked most recently as...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    October 10, 2013

Homeschooler Mackowiak named merit semifinalist

The National Merit scholarship isn’t only for youths in public school. Homeschool student Sasha Mackowiak of Haines recently was named semi-finalist...

 
 News    October 10, 2013

Tlingit language class offered

Tlingit Language Class starts up again Tuesday after its summer hiatus. Students of all ages and levels of ability are welcome.   Joanne Elsie Spud...

 
 News    October 10, 2013

Seized moose a treat for senior lunches

Patrons of the Haines Senior Center’s lunch program will soon be reaping the benefits of a moose hunt gone awry. Fish and Game area biologist Stepha...

 
 Blotter    October 10, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 7 A person reported a horse loose near 1 Mile Haines Highway. The owner retrieved it. A caller reported a loud shot or fireworks at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    October 10, 2013

Duly Noted

Sam Edwards had an uncomfortable trip back to Tacoma, Wash., last week after working for Chilkat Guides at Glacier Point this summer. Edwards and...

 
 Opinion    October 10, 2013

Editorial

Assembly and school board turnover from the recent municipal election and pending changes at the top of the borough and police department provide us...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Close commercial crabbing in Southeast

I recently testified at the Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Board meeting regarding the current Dungeness crab management plan for Southeast Alaska...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Haines hosted conference well

On behalf of the Alaska Historical Society and Museums Alaska Board of Directors, we would like to extend an emphatic thank you to the community of Ha...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Thanks also to the banjo player

Whoops! In our thank you letter last week from Hospice of Haines, we forgot a very important thanks to musician Eric Holle for his terrific fiddle...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Neptune cooperation laudable

I applaud the community of Haines and the fishing fleet for their cooperation over the past few days. Don Axelson and his crew kept what could have be...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Recipient grateful for donations

A fundraiser was held Sept. 20 at the American Legion to assist with the expenses for my recent hip replacement surgery. The evening was a huge...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Response was professional

I would like to thank the Unified Command – U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, SEAPRO, Phil Benner and his harbor...

 

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