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Articles from the November 12, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Assembly OKs Sosa exit plan

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved outgoing manager David Sosa’s request to be let out of his three-year contract...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Pilot details crash ordeal

The pilot of a four-passenger plane that crashed into Lynn Canal last week said the survival of those on board hinged not on one person or decision,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Nonprofit funding cut again

Haines Borough Assembly funding for local nonprofits dropped again this year, from $94,300 last year to $76,100 approved at Tuesday’s meeting....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Eagle preserve book takes stand on mine

Resident Joe Ordonez doesn’t duck conflict in his new book, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Taxi shutdown strands visitors

Eagle-watchers arriving at the ferry terminal and airport were left in the lurch this week when the only company providing local taxi service stopped...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

After 18 years, fire chief resigns

Members of the Haines Volunteer Fire Department elected a new chief Monday, with 17-year department veteran Greg Palmieri stepping up to fill the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Sosa looks back on performance

In an interview this week, outgoing Haines Borough manager David Sosa said his biggest accomplishments were working with staff to update policies and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Preschool to consider 2 options

Chilkat Valley Preschool officials say they’ll be looking at alternatives – including acquiring the Haines Borough’s Human Resources Building,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Fish and Game office expecting cuts in '16

The job of managing commercial fisheries in Haines could become tougher next year, as the local department faces deep cuts. A $90,000 cut to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Community foundation gives $18K to 14 nonprofits

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded more than $18,000 to 14 local nonprofits this week, including to new applicant the Haines Avalanche...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

All four Haines speakers qualify for finals at DDF meet

Though only four Haines High School students competed at last weekend’s Drama, Debate and Forensics home meet, all four took a piece to finals,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Coroner to probe death downtown

An autopsy will be conducted on Jay Proetto, a 67-year-old Haines man found dead Saturday afternoon near an alley off Main Street. He had been seen...

 

KHNS to drop PRI programs

Public radio listeners will hear some new shows starting in 2016. The station’s Community Advisory Board and staff have recommended against buying...

 

Chamber officials review past year

Expanding tourism by attracting large and small cruise ships could soften the blow to the community from reduced state spending resulting from...

 

Haines wrestlers place in top half at Anchorage meet

Haines High School wrestlers finished in the top half of a 43-team field at an Anchorage tournament last weekend. The Glacier Bears placed 20th...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Report: Plane's gas gauge dropped to zero

A preliminary report released this week by the National Transportation Safety Board indicates the fuel gauges dropped to zero before a plane carrying...

 

Senior Center offers vital services

I would like to say how important the Senior Center is to me and most of the seniors who come for senior lunch at this building. I will list the activ...

 

DDF meet boosted by 50 volunteers

The Haines Glacier Bards would like to thank everyone who helped make our 2015 Drama, Debate and Forensics tournament a success. Over 50 members of...

 

Hurt feelings started with false promises

After reading Mr. Brian Elliott’s letter to the paper this week and reading Mr. Tom Morphet’s article regarding the Chilkat Valley Preschool, I...

 

CVP board grateful for school site effort

We wish to extend our gratitude to the teachers, board, staff and administrators of the Haines Borough School District for the effort put forth to...

 

Duly Noted

Sailor Jane Morris was born at 10:21 a.m. Nov. 1 at the Bellingham Birth Center to parents Lesley Rostron and Colin Morris. Rostron is a Haines High...

 

Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 9 A caller asked police to perform a welfare check on a resident. Police were unable to make contact. The man called police to say he...

 

Retired ranger served as volunteer

Friends this week remembered Jay Proetto as a man of many interests who took a genuine interest in...

 

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