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Articles from the November 7, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    November 7, 2013

School phone system hit by fraudulent calls

Alaska Power and Telephone officials are investigating a series of unauthorized overseas phone calls originating from a Haines School phone number....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Bill for election contest at issue

The Haines Borough Assembly will decide Tuesday who is responsible for the estimated $10,000 election investigation bill: the public, or school board...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    November 7, 2013

That's no guy in a bear costume

A hungry brown bear made Halloween a bit scarier for residents at the end of Mud Bay Road. The bruin dragged Melina Shields’ Halloween monster...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 7, 2013

Eagle release among draws at 19th festival

Release of a rehabilitated bald eagle, new research on migration patterns of Chilkat eagles, and tales of a week spent living in an eagle’s nest wil...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Assembly mulls last candidates standing

With one manager candidate clearly eliminated and one withdrawn from the race, the Haines Borough Assembly will decide Tuesday how it wants to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

New Haines cop hired; can't work solo until June

Military police officer Travis Marshall will travel from Wasilla to join the Haines Borough Police Department Dec. 30, bringing the force back up to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Outfits of all kinds welcome at Doll Fair

Boys and girls shouldn’t put their Halloween costumes in the closet just yet.   Saturday’s 36th Annual Doll Fair is costume-themed, and both...

 
 News    November 7, 2013

Tables available for bazaar

Haines Community Education’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 in the elementary school gym and cafeteria. Organizer John...

 
 News    November 7, 2013

Free sessions on e-commerce

The Consortium for Digital Learning is returning to Haines for another round of free classes to teach locals about e-commerce, digital publishing...

 
 News    November 7, 2013

Backlog occurring at dental clinic

Due to a backlog of appointment requests, officials with the medical clinic in Haines are asking dental patients seeking routine cleanings and...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 7, 2013

Glacier Bear volleyball moves into Lynn Canal series

After a trek to Metlakatla for a regional seeding tournament Oct. 25-26, the Haines High School volleyball team is playing much closer to home. Last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Library savings debated

To come fully under the umbrella of the Haines Borough as a department, the library has to close its private savings account. The problem is, that...

 
 News    November 7, 2013

Group seeks election changes

We the People of Haines says it wants “comprehensive election reform” in the wake of irregularities that occurred during the Oct. 1 municipal...

 
 News    November 7, 2013

Rod's collects cards for vets

Alaska Rod’s is putting a Haines spin on the Red Cross’s “Holiday Mail for Heroes” program by collecting a box full of holiday cards from...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Business Briefs

Handyman offers odd-job services Josh Benassi is back in business after a year-long hiatus from his handyman company, “Josh of All Trades.”...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Arts Outlook

Pianist to bring Nordic sound The Haines Arts Council is rolling out the Steinway for Canadian pianist Derek Yaple-Schobert, whose classical melodies...

 
 Obituaries    November 7, 2013

Former resident Cook dies in Valdez at 66

Former resident Barbee Nan Cook, 66, died Oct. 25 in Valdez. "She had a great, big heart. She met...

 
 Opinion    November 7, 2013

Editorial

People say things don’t change much in a small town, but events in Haines last weekend demonstrated that’s not always the case. Saturday’s open...

 
 Letters    November 7, 2013

There's no excuse for animal abuse

Over the weekend an incident happened at Deishu Drive concerning an old dog and his master, both who just moved to Haines since the loss of their...

 
 Letters    November 7, 2013

Friends make light work of winter chores

I wish to thank Carla Chavez and her boyfriend “Bear” Lari for helping me to stack my wood, and Bruce Gilbert and Vinnie Simkins for splitting...

 
 Letters    November 7, 2013

Thanks for help after sinking of tender

We would like to express our gratitude to the community of Haines for its support after the tragic sinking of our beloved Neptune. For going above...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 7, 2013

Duly Noted

Mark Brouwer was on an evening stroll in the Nevada desert Oct. 20 with wife Jennie and 3-month old daughter Anna when he felt a little jab on the...

 
 Blotter    November 7, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 4 A Mud Bay Road caller reported a bear had broken a window in her shed and was attempting to get in. Police responded but the bear had...

 

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