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Articles from the November 20, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

AP&T reports theft of $6,000 from office

An Alaska Power and Telephone employee reported $6,000 in cash stolen from the downtown business Thursday morning. Darren Belisle, AP&T’s power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Crash caps rise in car crimes

Haines Borough Police are investigating a joyride gone awry this week, the latest in a series of vehicle riflings and thefts that started a month ago....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Sosa drops policy on disclosing employees' histories

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa will not pursue a proposed policy aimed at discouraging the borough from entering into nondisclosure agreements...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Class plumbs history of village at Klucktoo

Local histories of a Native village known as Klucktoo say it was destroyed by a mudslide in the 1890s and abandoned, but a recent review of historic...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

O'Connor takes over Public Health office

The Haines Public Health office is holding an open house starting 1 p.m. Tuesday for residents to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Landfill scores 91 in state review

The Community Waste Solutions landfill has scored 91 percent on its annual state inspection. That’s slightly lower than last year’s score of 93...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Repair of school roof to be bid next spring

Voters rejected bonding for a $1.8 million roof replacement for the Haines School, but the borough will go ahead with a $60,000 repair project funded...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Sosa: Open area to heli-ski event

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said he’ll recommend the assembly approve use of out-of-bounds area for a snowboard and ski competition this sprin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Berry out at Chilkoot tribe

Chilkoot Indian Association tribal administrator Dave Berry has been let go from the position. Tribal council members and staff are staying mum on...

 

Wrestling tournament in Haines this weekend

Wrestlers from more than 10 high schools are expected at this weekend’s tournament in Haines. Competition opens about 3 p.m. Friday at the Haines...

 

Mayor sets office hours

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill has set office hours from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hill said residents and assembly members can find...

 

'Future Engineers' program at public library

After winning more than 10,000 Lego bricks through an Association for Library Service to Children grant program, the Haines Borough Public Library...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Speakers win 2 events at Wrangell

The Haines Glacier Bards picked up steam at their Drama, Debate and Forensics meet last weekend in Wrangell, finaling with five pieces and claiming...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Court Report

Carl Taylor, 72, pleaded guilty Oct. 30 to driving under the influence on July 21. Police received a report Taylor was driving under the influence...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Community Thanksgiving 1 p.m. at school cafeteria

All residents and visitors are invited to a community Thanksgiving celebration sponsored by area churches, starting 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27 at the...

 

Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 17 A resident at 3 Mile Haines Highway reported finding the door of their pick-up truck open. No items were missing, but the caller...

 

Eagle festival draws more than 300 visitors

The 20th Alaska Bald Eagle Festival was a success, drawing 303 guests, up from 271 in 2013, said American Bald Eagle Foundation executive director...

 

Only one assembly meeting left in 2014

The Haines Borough Assembly has only one more meeting left on the docket in 2014. Due to holidays and more than a half-dozen staff and assembly...

 

Duly Noted

Nearly 100 people attended the fundraiser for Rita Brouillette and Frank Hickman Saturday at the Senior Center. Rita and Frank are expecting a...

 

Jackson still feels unwelcome in Haines

It’s been 11 years since I was proven innocent of the crime I never did, but I have almost five years in prison and three-and-a-half years on...

 

'Emergency hire' was no emergency

According to merriam-webster.com, the definition of “emergency” is “an unexpected and usually dangerous situation that calls for immediate actio...

 

Express your interest in Lutak Dock

The Lutak Dock is very important to the Haines region and has been since it was built in 1953. It is the economic engine that fuels the Haines...

 

Ski contest will showcase magic of area

Congratulations to Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures for working hard to bring the Freeride World Tour (FWT) competition to Haines this coming...

 

DDF team thankful for local support

The Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team along with coach Amanda Randles would like to thank the following folks and businesses for...

 

Editorials

Christmas lights already strung around town are a welcome sight. It’s been gray around here since June and the weatherman says we’re in for more....

 

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