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Articles from the November 26, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 26, 2015

Consultant commutes from Mexico

The Haines Borough paid biomass consultant Darsie Culbeck more than $3,600 in October, including $75 per hour for 16 hours traveling to and from his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 26, 2015

Hill to serve as manager?

After about 45 minutes behind closed doors, the Haines Borough Assembly’s Personnel Committee voted 3-2 to recommend Mayor Jan Hill serve as acting...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 26, 2015

Skiers rally against road rule

Erik Stevens has lived in Haines for five years, and every year he hears about someone getting hassled by the police for skiing on the road. “Every...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 26, 2015

Park brings delay to telecom cable

Alaska Power and Telephone’s plan to install a submarine cable for the purpose of boosting Internet service in the Upper Lynn Canal has hit a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 26, 2015

Tour season: Ships up, Canadians down

Tourism-related businesses in Haines report mixed returns in 2015, with tour operators benefitting from a jump in cruise passenger numbers but...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 26, 2015

Heliport appeal request Tuesday

Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures co-owner Scott Sundberg claims the Haines Borough Planning Commission erred in denying his permit application...

 

Red Kettle kicks off holiday drive

For the Haines Salvation Army, the season of giving begins Friday, Nov. 27, when the red kettle is posted at Howsers downtown. Bell-ringers are only...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 26, 2015

Site preschool at Senior Center? Seniors lukewarm, don't want to lose space

Following a proposal made by the Haines Borough, a working group will look at the possibility of Chilkat Valley Preschool sharing an expanded Haines S...

 

Former Skagway cop joins police force

The Haines Borough Police Department has hired officer Brayton Long, bringing the current force up to four. Long was sworn in Monday. Sgt. Josh...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 26, 2015

Leaders to consider procedure changes

The Haines Borough Assembly is slated to introduce an ordinance Tuesday that would change the person responsible for preparation of the agenda from...

 

Volleyball season ends with losses at Region V

The Haines High School volleyball team wrapped up its season last weekend with two losses at the Region V tournament in Skagway. Coach Cassie Miller...

 

Dolphins qualify for Southeast Champs

The annual Southeast Champs meet is in Ketchikan this year, but the distance isn’t daunting members of the Haines Dolphin swim team. First-year coac...

 

Town Thanksgiving 1 p.m. at cafeteria

The Haines Ministerial Association is sponsoring the annual Community Thanksgiving celebration, 1-3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at the Haines School...

 

Safe house raised $624 on chocolates

For the second year, Becky’s Place Haven of Hope, a local safe house for women and children, was asked to host the “Chocolate Extravaganza”...

 

Thanks for supporting art teacher

We would like to thank everyone who donated, helped out and organized and attended the taco feed/art auction fundraiser for Linnus Danner. It was...

 

Wiley, Whiterock helped bring dig to life

We would like to thank Anastasia Wiley and Scientific Resource Surveys for sharing her expertise with our community. Not only did she conduct the dig...

 

Art teacher overwhelmed by support

I want to thank everyone who helped plan and put on the fundraiser for me: the school staff, the cooks, and dishwashers for the taco dinner and the...

 

Tread lightly in the bald eagle preserve

Due diligence is especially required to ensure future generations enjoy the same benefits the Chilkat River corridor provides for both visitors and...

 

Editorial

It’s right that we set aside time each year to reflect on our blessings. As Alaskans parked in God’s country, we probably should offer...

 

Duly Noted

James Boon Ackerman was born Nov. 19 at Anchorage’s Alaska Native Medical Center to parents Sue and Tim Ackerman. James weighed seven pounds and...

 

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 23 A person reported suitcases near the entrance of Tlingit Park. Police retrieved them and contacted the owner to reclaim them. An...

 

Former planning chair Thomsen enjoyed sports, travel

Former planning commission chair Dawne Thomsen died Nov. 14 in Logan, Utah of lung cancer. She was 8...

 

Lowden remembered as skilled mechanic

Longtime Haines mechanic Bob Lowden, 64, died Nov. 16 of prostate cancer at a hospice care home in...

 

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