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Articles from the November 14, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Haines man found dead near fairgrounds

A canine search team from Juneau found the body of 26-year-old Haines resident Jonathan Ward Wednesday morning near the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Thefts of cash strike two borough facilities

Thefts at two Haines Borough facilities over the past three weeks have kept police department staff busy interviewing suspects and following leads....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Highway slides challenge DOT

For years, the Alaska Department of Transportation has struggled with what to do about the expensive and unsafe slide areas at 19 Mile and 23 Mile...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 14, 2013

Tourism bounces back after slow start

A cold spring brought a slow start to the 2013 tour season, but the season rebounded in July and August to finish with numbers on par with last year....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Residents, borough warm up to possible sauna at pool

In an attempt to increase usership and revenue at the pool, the Haines Borough is setting up exercise equipment in the facility’s solarium and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Borough drafting tech, social media policy

A photo posted to the Haines Borough Police Department’s Facebook page on Halloween has brought the issue of drafting a social media policy for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Developer dumps subdivision plans

A Juneau developer has scrapped plans for a 20-lot subdivision above Lutak Road, citing a sluggish Haines housing market and high development costs...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 14, 2013

Haines Dolphins win big at Whitehorse competition

The Haines Dolphins aren’t exactly “amateurs,” as a few of them took home cash prizes following the season-opening meet in Whitehorse, Y.T.,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 14, 2013

Haines School advances in tech contest

When Haines High computer teacher Sam McPhetres received an email from Samsung soliciting applications for the “Solve for Tomorrow” contest three...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 14, 2013

Wrestlers top Skagway

An impromptu Haines-Skagway wrestling dual on Saturday drew a big crowd of Glacier Bear fans to the elementary school gym. Co-coach Dennis Durr...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

Borough will cover election costs

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to cover the $11,556 election investigation tab, relieving school board candidate Ardy Miller, who conte...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

AT&T cells down over weekend

Some AT&T customers in Haines were unable to use their cell phones over the weekend due to a power outage and generator failure at the company’s...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    November 14, 2013

Knutson loved poetry, skydiving

A memorial service for longtime resident Lowell "Knute" Knutson will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, at...

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

'We the People' out of line

Dana Hallett, a member of the “We the People” group, stated in a recent article, “Some people are uncomfortable at going to vote (at the...

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

Firing of lifeguard handled improperly

My daughter-in-law Patricia Peters, a Red Cross-certified lifeguard and water safety and swim instructor, was given a notice of termination in the...

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

Experience key in manager hire

The Haines Borough’s need for professional, experienced leadership is great. The borough assembly should seek out an experienced, professional...

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

Head Start parking lot smoothed out

I would like to thank Kenny Waldo and Roger Schnabel for helping us start our school year out on a smooth note by working on our parking lot. Roger...

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

Donations made fundraiser a great success

My husband and I would like to thank the wonderful members of our community for helping to make Royce’s benefit dinner and auction a great success....

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

Scouts consistently help out

For the 16th time, I thank the Scouts for moving wood from the lot to my porch. Greg Podsiki brought Troop 70 in 1997, the year my husband Karl Ward...

 
 Letters    November 14, 2013

Be more conscientious about recycling

Friday, Nov. 15, is America Recycles Day. It can be a day to re-evaluate how we are disposing of our waste. Statistics indicate the average American...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 14, 2013

Duly Noted

Going in for their routine veterinarian appointments, some Haines pets have been greeted by a National Geographic film crew. J.R. Myers’ cats,...

 
 Blotter    November 14, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 11 A caller reported rocks in the middle of 2 Mile Lutak Road. Police responded and removed the rocks. Firefighters investigated a plume...

 

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