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Articles from the November 22, 2012 edition

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 Letters    November 22, 2012

Volunteers made pet photos a success

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank “Santa Mike” for coming to town and posing with local area pets during this year’s...

 
 Letters    November 22, 2012

Act on ideas in comprehensive plan

I recently attended a public session of “Talk Alaska” at the library, a variation on “Community Matters.” During the discussion, the group...

 
 Letters    November 22, 2012

At least 42 participated in turkey shoot

The Haines Sportsmans Association held our annual fall turkey shoot last Saturday and it was a great success. The weather proved to be bright and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 22, 2012

Studley: Plans for veterans building taking shape

A design committee is being formed to plan the $6.2 million Soboleff-McRae Veterans Wellness Center at Second Avenue and Dalton Street, project...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 22, 2012

Lutak Dock on CIP 'wish list'

Sitting atop the draft “wish list” for the Haines Borough’s capital requests to the Alaska Legislature is about $2-2.5 million in upgrades to...

 
 News    November 22, 2012

Holiday mailing deadlines approach

Haines post office reminds customers to mail early this holiday season. First-class and priority mail to locations in the Lower 48 should be...

 
 News    November 22, 2012

Haines to host 1st wrestling regionals

The Haines Glacier Bears wrestling team will host a regional championship meet for the first time Nov. 30-Dec. 1. Head coach Dennis Durr said about...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 22, 2012

Borough OKs $700K for roads at 25 Mile

The Haines Borough Assembly recently approved a $700,000 contract with Southeast Roadbuilders for road improvements in the Chilkat Lake area. The...

 
 News    November 22, 2012

Salvation Army seeking 'adoptions' of families

Besides seeking bell-ringers to work at donation kettles, the Salvation Army this year is recruiting families, businesses and groups to “adopt a fam...

 
 News    November 22, 2012

Facilities meet

The Haines Borough’s Facilities Master Plan Steering Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Haines High School open area. Jason Gamache, an...

 
 News    November 22, 2012

'Macbeth' play here on Dec. 1

Shakespeare returns to the local stage after a long absence when Juneau’s Theater in the Rough brings “Macbeth” to the Chilkat Center for a...

 
 News    November 22, 2012

Village dedicates 2 totems for women

About 100 residents and visitors turned out for the dedication of two 10-foot totems Saturday at Klukwan’s ANS Hall. Lani Hotch, executive director...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    November 22, 2012

Wild Things

It’s eagle month. November is the time when we see the greatest number of eagles visiting the Chilkat Valley. And there can be some surprising...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 22, 2012

Bears toughen up against Craig

Despite a disappointing, unusually error-riddled performance Friday, the Haines Glacier Bears volleyball team rallied Saturday to give the Craig...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 22, 2012

CIA office: $2 million pricetag, more access

Instead of climbing a narrow, dimly lit wooden staircase to access the current Chilkoot Indian Association offices, tribal members will have...

 
 Blotter    November 22, 2012

Police report

Monday, Nov. 19 A caller requested assistance contacting a relative who was on a fishing boat on the south side of Sullivan Island. She had not heard...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 22, 2012

Moonwalker: Seek peaceful civilization: Lunar trip inspired 'ecstasy'

Man’s destiny is to find a way off of Earth and colonize new planets before the sun expires, Apollo 14 astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell told a capacity...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 22, 2012

Accuracy claim of survey in question

A Juneau-based professional survey manager this week questioned the stated accuracy of a recent Haines Borough facilities survey. The $9,000 contract...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 22, 2012

Apparent House win for Kreiss-Tomkins

The see-saw race for the District 34 House seat continued Monday when Democratic challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins recaptured the lead, gaining 28 vo...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 22, 2012

Power issues hurdle for pellet plant plan

Power supply issues have sent plans for a Chilkoot Indian Association-owned wood pellet production plant back to the drawing board. A feasibility...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 22, 2012

School considers art room noise

Making the Haines School art room quieter may cost the school district up to $214,000. The district last year moved art instruction from a specially...

 
 Letters    November 22, 2012

Town turns out to support speakers

Once again, Tim Shields (DDF Drama Coach) and I gratefully applaud the support the Drama, Debate, and Forensics team enjoys in this community. It’s...

 
 Opinion    November 22, 2012

Editorial

A photo posted during her remembrance ceremony in August showed a teenage Harriett Jurgeleit and her younger sister hiking on a ridge of Mount Ripinsk...

 

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