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Articles from the November 28, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

New fee considered to pay for better 911

Haines Borough staffers are considering a monthly service charge on local cell phones and land lines to help pay for the nearly $500,000 Enhanced-911...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

Manager prospect will visit next week

Haines Borough manager candidate David Sosa will travel from Hampstead, N.C., to Haines Dec. 4-6 for a public meet-and-greet, assembly interview and...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 28, 2013

Volleyball squad gets hometown welcome

The Haines High School volleyball team posted a 1-2 record at a downsized regional tournament the Glacier Bears hosted last weekend. “It was really...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

Burger and a G&T at 33 Mile?

Patrons of the 33 Mile Roadhouse may soon be able to sip gin and tonics with their burgers. Owner Robbie Harris is applying to the Alcoholic Beverage...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 28, 2013

'Vanya' a humorous look at gloomy people

Lynn Canal Community Players will stage the Tony Award-winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” Dec. 6-8 at the Chilkat Center audito...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 28, 2013

Hackers accessed voice mail

A caller who apparently hacked the Haines Borough School District’s phone system may have accessed the system through a default password to an...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Learn to carve, or practice skills

Interested in trying your hand at Native carving? An upcoming, four-session class sponsored by Community Education will offer students the chance to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 28, 2013

Tank farm advisory board back in action

Following a three-year hiatus, the community Restoration Advisory Board for the clean-up of the U.S. Army tank farm site on Lutak Road will meet Dec....

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Auction to benefit KHNS

Public radio station KHNS is hoping to raise $5,000 through an on-air auction Friday, Dec. 6. The auction will start online at the station’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

DDF squad nets gain with serious material

The Haines Drama, Debate and Forensics team is experimenting with more serious material, a strategy that is reaping rewards, said coach Amanda Randles...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

Seeking better phone service from borough

The Haines Borough is trying to make it easier to get a live person on the phone. Members of the public and borough officials have complained about...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Exhibit seeking old toys

The Sheldon Museum is putting out a call to residents for pre-1980s antique toys to be used in its annual holiday display. The museum has already coll...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

Scott apologizes for brief report time

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott apologized to members of the assembly and the public Nov. 12 for the administration’s failure to have the elect...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

DNR, University ink forest pact

A recent memorandum of understanding that allows the state Division of Forestry to develop timber sales for the University of Alaska on Haines State...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Plenty of options for turkey day

There’s no such thing as being without an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner in Haines. Three local churches have opened their doors to offer a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

Foundation awards $10K in local grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded more than $10,000 in grants to local organizations Friday for projects ranging from new sound...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

Vehicle tax will buy new truck

Following passage of a motor vehicle registration tax, the Haines Borough will purchase a $50,000 Freightliner flatbed truck to use for transporting...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Fort lighting scratched

The annual Lighting of the Fort holiday observance is taking a season off. Annette Smith, who has helped organize the event for 10 years, said she...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Marching band talent sought

Musicians, including students, are wanted to perform during the holidays as the Haines Community Marching Band. Organizer Tom Morphet said he’s...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Wrestlers heading to regional tourney

Freshman Charlie Bower earned his best result of the wrestling season last weekend in Juneau, landing a runner-up finish at 106 pounds. “That shows...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Lobbying for ferry terminal parking

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott said she hasn’t heard on a request for a waiver from the no-overnight-parking policy at the Haines ferry...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Falvey seeks support for health model

A former Haines resident this week launched a crowd-sourcing effort to support his new model for health care. Orion Falvey, a 2008 Haines High School...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Court report

David C. Hotch, 46, was sentenced Oct. 24 after pleading guilty to driving under the influence on Oct. 20. An officer pulled Hotch over near 4 Mile Ha...

 
 Opinion    November 28, 2013

Editorial

You can work off some of your Thanksgiving feast with a walk around town Friday. It’s the biggest shopping day of the year, and a chance to get...

 
 Letters    November 28, 2013

Re-sell auctioned items at full retail

My husband and I donate artwork to virtually all the local fundraisers. It usually goes cheap and we are happy that someone “got a deal” and the...

 

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