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Articles from the November 29, 2012 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Medevac flights may cost patients more: Apollo-Guardian contract renewal at center of issue

The cost of an emergency medical flight out of town may be going up. Beginning May 2013, insurance provider Apollo Medi Trans will not cover 100...

 
 News    November 29, 2012

Enlarged rink a big attraction

Cold, dry weather has created ideal skating conditions at the rink at the Southeast fairgrounds. More than 70 residents turned out for a “community...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 29, 2012

Eligibility numbers threaten 'sack supper'

A declining number of Haines School students qualifying for free or reduced-charge meals could spell the end of a popular “sack supper” program...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Competing outfits vie for hydro job

Two Southeast developers are interested in constructing a hydroelectric operation at Walker Lake, but who gets first priority is in the hands of the F...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Thomas seeks recount

State Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, filed a recount request for the House District 34 election Tuesday. Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka was...

 
 Letters    November 29, 2012

Borough could adopt heli-ski standards

Is our borough being mistaken for a federal bureau? While our borough policies may help us regulate the heli-ski industry’s impact on local...

 
 Letters    November 29, 2012

Keep dirty mining trucks in Canada

  Haines, wake up! The Chilkat River bridge needs attention! Since when? The powers that be in Haines evidently are dealing with the possibility of...

 
 Letters    November 29, 2012

Thanks for wishes and prayers

A big thank-you for all the well wishes and prayers while I was down in Seattle last week. I am home and doing well now. Special thanks to the Haines...

 
 Opinion    November 29, 2012

Editorial

A local motor vehicle tax to help clean up junked vehicles isn’t a bad idea, but critics seem to be saying they’d like to see the Haines Borough...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    November 29, 2012

Duly Noted

Evan Frank White was born Friday, Nov. 23 to Kristin and Frank White. A snowstorm swirled around Juneau and birth attendants feasted on turkey and mas...

 
 Letters    November 29, 2012

Take plea from victim's family to heart

In the Nov. 22 edition of the Chilkat Valley News my friends had two paid advertisements on pages 4 and 9. I wish you all to know that we are from a...

 
 Letters    November 29, 2012

Year-round customers 'bread and butter'

I would like to express my appreciation for Tom Morphet’s recent editorial regarding our residents that “stick” for the winter. Our business is...

 
 Letters    November 29, 2012

Watch the line on public comments

There is a line between public comments critical of a public employee’s job performance and comments about the person her/himself. During recent...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Players to stage 'Dixie' comedy

A local production of “The Dixie Swim Club” is pushing a couple of Haines performers out of their comfort zones. The play will feature actress...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Car tax encounters opposition: Assembly wants more details on proposal

Haines Borough Assembly members and residents expressed misgivings about a proposed motor vehicle registration tax Tuesday. The assembly postponed a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 29, 2012

Bond passage clears way for breakwater, dredging

A ports and harbors construction bond approved by voters in the statewide election Nov. 6 will fund breakwater construction and dredging work to expan...

 
 News    November 29, 2012

Kites, bubbles join Fort Seward lighting

“Haines people are always late, but the cannoneer operates on Greenwich Mean Time,” said Annette Smith, as a warning to those who would show up...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    November 29, 2012

School district launches new discipline program

A new discipline program in Haines Schools is aimed at setting clear and uniform standards for student behavior, as well as identifying and keeping...

 
 News    November 29, 2012

Deadline for cookie, candy event Dec. 7

Tammy Jobbins said she’ll be whipping up something new for the Chamber of Commerce Cookie and Candy Contest, held annually at the Haines Visitor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Electric fence planned at landfill

Community Waste Solutions and the Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation are partnering up to construct an electric fence around the CWS building to deter...

 

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