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Articles from the November 16, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Manager urges litigation for land

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel recommended the borough assembly challenge the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ attempts to withhold a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Dolphins swimmer sets meet records

All 10 Haines Dolphins swimmers who competed in Whitehorse earlier this month at the Ryan Downing Memorial Swim Meet broke personal records. Dolphins...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Foundation awards community grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation grant award celebration and Chilkat Valley Preschool open house drew more than 100 people last Thursday evenin... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Borough to take over new bridge in Excursion Inlet

The Neva Lake Bridge in Excursion Inlet is open to traffic again after the U.S. Forest Service replaced the structure. The previous wooden bridge, loc... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Fit for business:entrepreneurs attend boot camp

Three Haines food entrepreneurs got drilled in a business boot camp last month as part of a regional business competition. Perma Food-Scaping’s...

 

DDF competes in Skagway

The Haines Drama, Debate, and Forensics team competed against teams from Skagway, Thunder Mountain, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Mount Edgecombe in their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

University to weigh in on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to hold two more public hearings as it works to define “resource extraction” in borough code after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Planning commission revisits zoning conflicts

The Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed rezoning Takshanuk Watershed Council’s heavy industrial zoned property after previous commissioner...

 

Senior Center hires new site manager

Caroline Hankins is already seeing positive results as the new Haines Senior Center Site Manager after her first week on the job. Hankins replaces...

 

Public hearing for ADA project

The Haines Borough will hold a public meeting Monday, Nov. 20, to present a proposed Americans with Disabilities accessibility project to improve...

 

Annual Thanksgiving dinner canceled

The community Thanksgiving dinner that The Ministerial Association has sponsored for the past few years has been a good opportunity for friends to...

 

Beitner will be missed

Sad to read the harsh headline and to learn that Ed Beitner is no longer with us. I encountered Ed frequently along the Chilkoot. He was always warm...

 

Dividend donations add up for library

The Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library would like to thank everyone who elected to make a donation to the library through the Permanent...

 

Thanks for random act of kindness

We would like to thank whomever that did something generous for our family! We are touched by the kindness. Larry Sweet Jr. and fa...

 

Water contamination a concern

The letter in the paper describing the burning of plastics and other material releasing toxic smoke at times could enter our own Lilly lake water...

 

Harbor spending falls to tax payers

Here we go again. Another one million taxpayer dollars that will need to be spent on the New Harbor Expansion Project. And according to those in...

 

Duly Noted

Mary Folletti gave birth to a 10 pound, 22.5 inch long baby boy with her wife, Roz Cruise, at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital on Nov. 7, at...

 

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