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Articles from the October 31, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Assembly: No early favorites for manager job

Three members of the Haines Borough Assembly who met Tuesday to interview the top four borough manager candidates via Skype afterward expressed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Designers consider Picture Pt.

Plans for development of the Picture Point Wayside are under way, with the design team estimating they will have a preferred alternative ready by spri...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

Fort distillery delivers 1st spirits

The first bottles of locally made spirits have won some favorable reviews, following a debut last weekend in liquor stores and drinking...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Reffing: Recruits needed for hard job

Haines School officials are recruiting for what may be the hardest job in town to fill. Due to a lack of local basketball referees, school activities...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

Dad makes clutch delivery in Juneau

Expectant parents Heather Smith and Matt Hunter of Haines figured they were ahead of schedule, moving into a Juneau hotel room 12 days before...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Pill roundup tops expectations

An older couple walking by a fire near the police station Saturday smelled marijuana. “Hey, I know what that is. What are you guys doing?” the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

Cycling magazine features area

A six-page article about the Golden Circle route in the October-November issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine paints a glowing portrait of pedaling the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Borough explains new car tax

Haines vehicle owners have expressed confusion and frustration over the recent passage of a $22 biennial motor vehicle registration tax, but...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Scott seeks mayors' support for highway

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott is pushing for the Southeast Alaska Conference of Mayors to write a letter supporting the Haines Highway...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

DOT outlines airport project plan

About 20 residents with questions ranging from dropping off airline passengers to fisheries impacts attended an Oct. 21 meeting on a $5.7 million airp...

 
 News    October 31, 2013

Fisherman says road work hurt setnet site

Klukwan resident Marvin Willard said dumping of fill by state Department of Transportation crews at 23 Mile Haines Highway has diverted a stream and...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 31, 2013

Wrestlers approach home dual

Senior Walker Blair led the Haines High School wrestling team at a Wrangell tournament last weekend, posting a runner-up finish with a 3-1 record at...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

Warm weather ties records downtown

Snow in town by Halloween – at least a dusting – is shorthand for when winter starts in the Chilkat Valley. On Monday, not even the...

 
 News    October 31, 2013

Dolphins to dive in this weekend

About 20 Haines Dolphins will make their season debuts this weekend at a meet in Whitehorse, Y.T. “This is a really low-key meet,” said coach Robe...

 
 News    October 31, 2013

Spikers in Juneau

The Haines High School volleyball team traveled to Metlakatla last week for a tournament. This weekend, Nov. 1-2, junior varsity and varsity squads...

 
 News    October 31, 2013

Eagle festival nears

Volunteers are needed to help with the 19th Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, Nov. 11-17 in Haines. This year’s event will include a live release of a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Speakers at 2nd meet

The Haines Drama, Debate and Forensics team picked up steam at its second meet of the season, held at Mount Edgecumbe in Sitka Oct. 11-12. One...

 
 News    October 31, 2013

Court report

Ronald L. Jimmie, 55, was sentenced Sept. 10 after pleading guilty to driving under the influence on June 20. An officer pulled Jimmie over in the...

 
 Obituaries    October 31, 2013

Former resident Rudd dies at 90

Maxine June Rudd, 90, a former Haines resident who served as a World War II flight instructor, died...

 
 Opinion    October 31, 2013

Editorial

It’s not surprising that Haines Borough Assembly members who interviewed four finalists for the manager position Tuesday weren’t particularly...

 
 Letters    October 31, 2013

Borough accepted flawed report

If I’d known that an election worker was going to misrepresent the truth, I would have researched when the election investigation hearing was...

 
 Letters    October 31, 2013

Thanks for pumpkin and keep reading

Once again, the Great Pumpkin didn’t rise out of the pumpkin patch and fly through the air with a bag of toys. He did, however, spend a couple of...

 
 Letters    October 31, 2013

Disappointed in negative article

I am very disappointed that you should print negative articles on someone you don’t even know, and then do not provide an avenue for them to...

 
 Letters    October 31, 2013

Assembly action penalized taxpayers

I am a registered voter and I will be making notes of the Haines Borough Assembly members who voted to penalize me, a law-abiding, taxpaying citizen...

 
 Letters    October 31, 2013

Holly Jolly Follies set for Dec. 22

I’m helping produce the Holly Jolly Christmas Follies this year, as Sue Waterhouse has decided to take a year off. If you and/or your crew has a...

 

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