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Articles from the October 15, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Public outcry prompts minor offenses reboot

After receiving a petition signed by 650 residents, the Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to nullify its Sept. 22 decision to adopt the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Gregg beats out Lapp for assembly

It’s Tresham Gregg by a nose. Gregg beat out candidate Jerry Lapp for a Haines Borough Assembly seat by only 12 votes, according to Tuesday night’...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Wings of Alaska sold to Gustavus-based airline

SeaPort Airlines, former owner of Wings of Alaska, is closing its Haines terminal doors Friday. But Fjord Flying Service, which purchased Wings Oct....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

State denies appeal of giant timber sale

Plans to clearcut about 900 acres of old-growth forest near the Klehini River moved one step closer to fruition last week when the state denied the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Haines man indicted on 8 sex abuse charges

A 23-year-old Haines man was indicted by a Juneau grand jury last week and arrested on eight felony charges, including five counts of enticing a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Author Lende earns award nomination

The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences announced its nominees for the 2015 Voice Arts Awards on Oct. 8, and the list predictably includes celebrities...

 

Glacier Bear wrestlers gear up

The 2015 Haines High School wrestling team features four athletes with state tournament experience. Three of those state grapplers are seniors:...

 

Cameron was artist, partner in ministry

Presbyterians are planning a community memorial service for Haines artist Miriam Cameron on Nov. 10...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Picture Point improvements face Dec. 31 deadline

The Haines Borough is moving forward with plans to install a pavilion, stone fireplace and stairway at Picture Point, developments public facilities...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Fossman retires from pro hoops, becomes firefighter

Kyle Fossman has decided to permanently bow out of professional basketball, electing instead to settle down in Haines with his wife and start an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

7 Mile debris determined to be 'hazardous waste'

Cleaning up the site of an illicit rifle range near 7 Mile Haines Highway became a little more complicated – and probably a lot more expensive –...

 

Stigen all-tournament in Juneau

The Haines High School volleyball team faced seven different Southeast foes at the annual Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza (JIVE)...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Heavy rains trigger slides, close highway

As surely as the sun will rise tomorrow, the slide zones near 19 Mile and 23 Mile Haines Highway will continue to dump debris on the landscape below,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Workshop will teach art and craft of storytelling

Afraid of public speaking? That’s okay, local author and historian Dan Henry likes a challenge. Henry will lead a storytelling workshop beginning...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Martha Redbone Roots Project show Sunday

It’s not every day that Haines is visited by a woman whose many hats include indigenous cultures activist, women’s rights advocate, and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Library to host First Nations hip-hop band

Vision Quest, a First Nations hip-hop group from Whitehorse, Y.T., is headlining the library’s two-day celebration of the launch of its new...

 

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 12 A caller reported concerns about a relative who had not made it through the U.S./Canadian border before the nightly closure. Troopers...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Unveiling of storyboard game Oct. 21

The library is holding two days of musical performances, weaving demonstrations and traditional food tastings next week to celebrate the release of...

 

Haines residents, animals need HARK

How can you call it negotiating in good faith with Haines Animal Rescue Kennel when you don’t pay for the service that was rendered? I would like...

 

Teachers should look again at preschool

It is distressing to learn that teachers oppose siting the preschool in the Haines School because of money, i.e., lack thereof, and space. Perhaps...

 

Move wave barrier to solve permit issue

Perhaps an answer to the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 408 permit problem: According to a Chilkat Valley News article by Karen Garcia, any...

 

Thanks for help with KHNS art opening

The KHNS 35th anniversary art opening and annual meeting was a great success! Thank you to the many volunteers, businesses and individuals who...

 

Highway doesn't need 55 mph standard

The Chilkat River/Haines Highway corridor is a destination, a place to go to, to spend time in, an attraction and asset to our community, not a place...

 

Duly Noted

Charlie Lou Katzeek was born at 4:23 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Hannah Blilie and Tom Katzeek. She weighed seven...

 

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