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Articles from the October 18, 2012 edition

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 News    October 18, 2012

Tour shuttle may be exempted from tariff hike

In a joint meeting last week, the Haines Borough’s Ports and Harbors Advisory Committee and Tourism Advisory Board recommended tabling until March...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 18, 2012

Damp tour season recovered, a bit

A drop in highway traffic and unusually cool weather dampened the early visitor season in Haines, but numbers recovered a bit later, according to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 18, 2012

Coho fishing stirs concerns about trash, waste

The annual fall migration of fishermen to Haines is generating complaints about roadside trash and human waste. Natasha Coleman, who lives near 25...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 18, 2012

Presenter connects fish, forest

Alaska poet John Haines said the land gets into everything. Amy Gulick’s message is that in Southeast Alaska, salmon get into everything and most...

 
 News    October 18, 2012

Thomsen leads wrestlers at first match

Led by what coach Dennis Durr called a “dominating performance” by senior Jimmy Thomsen, the Haines Glacier Bear wrestling team opened its season...

 
 News    October 18, 2012

Moose hunt bags 22 bulls

Area hunters took 22 moose, including three illegal kills, during the recent, three-week susbsistence hunt. The harvest included 11 bulls with spiked...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 18, 2012

Ferry documentary traces system's roots here

In 1988, an ailing Steve Homer of Haines posed for a Chilkat Valley News photographer aboard the ferry Malaspina, above a sign announcing the 25th...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    October 18, 2012

Best prep musicians to perform Tuesday night

The Southeast Honor Music Festival for choir and concert band will be held in Haines this year beginning Oct. 21. It culminates with a concert 7 p.m....

 
 News    October 18, 2012

'Zen cowboy' will perform Sunday

Singer-songwriter Chuck Pyle, billed as “the Zen Cowboy,” performs 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Chilkat Center. Pyle’s songs have been...

 
 News    October 18, 2012

Howsers wins Chamber's top award

Howsers Supermarket won Business of the Year and Alaska Mountain Guides received the Community Service Award at Saturday’s Haines Chamber of...

 
 Obituaries    October 18, 2012

Aukerman, 91, followed adventure to the end

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Life Center Tabernacle for Dick...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 18, 2012

Scout officials, youths dedicate camp upgrade

Resident Norm Smith recalled a Boy Scout campout in the early 1960s, when a Scout leader took him and others out to Chilkoot Lake in an old school...

 
 News    October 18, 2012

Two Haines women menaced in Juneau

Two Haines women said they felt threatened by a motorist who came at them early Sunday morning at the Costco parking lot in Juneau. To make a ferry co...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    October 18, 2012

Wild Things

By Pam Randles Noble Anderson saw four sea otters swimming in Portage Cove. Usually we see river otters in our waters foraging for starry flounder...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    October 18, 2012

Police report

Monday, Oct. 15 A caller reported receiving a harassing phone call from out of state. Police investigated. The caller later reported the issue was...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    October 18, 2012

Duly Noted

Tom Heywood was in San Francisco when son Kee Heywood shot a weekend of footage for his first film, entitled “Phantom-Limbed.” The scenes were fil...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    October 18, 2012

Editorial

Fall fishing in Haines is a long tradition and growing attraction. We can make it just right by addressing basic needs. Garbage cans and restrooms...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

School speaker decision unfathomable

Wow! I think I have heard it all. The idea that salmon and forests are interdependent is somehow controversial seems beyond bizarre. Couple this with...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Support Thomas for state House seat

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is the federally recognized sovereign Indian tribe for Haines, Alaska. The tribe received a legislative grant...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Private property is paramount at beach

On the beach issue, some folks simply pulling their boats and trailers across private property is way out of line. I know I don’t need the fun and...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Lumberyard supported town garden

An enormous thank you to Chip Lende and Lutak Lumber for the generous donation of materials for the new Community Garden toolshed. We are so...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Dr. Feldman's advice was critical

All too frequently we read about someone who has passed on from an accident, old age, or just by being in the wrong place. How about those whose lives...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Beach bonfire not vendetta

I believe Mrs. Andersen’s claims of being “vandalized six times” and littering and rude behavior are really just make-believe. And nobody was ha...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Legion provided exceptional memorial

I would like to thank the American Legion for the exceptional memorial and graveside services they held for Murph (Pat Murphy). It was a beautiful...

 
 Letters    October 18, 2012

Fifth-graders thankful for firewood

The fifth-grade class would like to thank the Haines Sportsman’s Association for sponsoring the raffle for a cord of firewood.  An extra-special...

 

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