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Articles from the October 20, 2016 edition

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 By John Stang    News    October 20, 2016

Police seize meth, cocaine after sting

Police arrested one of Haines’ leading marijuana advocates for selling cocaine in a sting operation on Oct. 12. Court documents say police also...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Governor hears opposition to road

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker told a Haines crowd he will make a decision on the controversial Juneau Access Project during his term, but gave no hint on wh...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2016

Swollen list of voters adds context to turnout

Ever wonder why Haines’ voter turnout percentages seem low? Local elections officials reported the official turnout for the recent municipal...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Planners uphold decision on harbor

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week upheld a land use permit for the harbor expansion, but one appellant said he’ll appeal that decisio...

 

Week of music begins Monday

A week of music will culminate with performances by the top student musicians in the region Wednesday, and a show by an internationally acclaimed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Citizens weigh in on harbor trail

Public participation topped concerns voiced by citizens attending an Oct. 12 planning workshop on the Portage Cove Interpretive Trail and Harbor...

 
 By Torrey Larson    News    October 20, 2016

Habra scales back school lunch invite

Haines school superintendent Tony Habra has cut back on a proposal floated a few days ago to invite the public to try out lunches at the school’s...

 

Parks seeks trail fix

The state plans to seek $43,405 in federal money to overhaul battered parts of the Seduction Point trail in Chilkat State Park. The state has until...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    October 20, 2016

Victory over Metlakatla tops JIVE tourney play

Haines’ volleyball team returned from a weekend of exhibition matches at the Juneau JIVE tournament. In the morning, the Glacier Bears played one...

 

Foot of snow in town near daily record for October

The longest October dry spell on record for Haines was followed Sunday by one of the month’s largest, one-day dumps of snow. By the time it stopped...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    October 20, 2016

Bears matmen aim to drop weight

Haines’ wrestling team returned from its season-opening match in Petersburg last weekend with some bumps, some bruises and a plan. Cut some weight....

 

City league hoops start on Friday

Men’s and women’s city league basketball starts this weekend. Men’s games start at 6:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday in the high school gym. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Planners seek stronger voice

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week unanimously endorsed wording of a draft ordinance that would give the group earlier input and review...

 
 By om Morphet    News    October 20, 2016

Walker: Dividend check cut necessary to preserve fund

Saying he wanted to “fix Alaska,” Gov. Bill Walker defended his cuts and told a standing-room crowd at the Chilkat Center lobby Friday to pressure...

 

Thankful for help, but can handle dogs

A week or so ago I hurt my back really bad trying to do all those things necessary for winter. I’ve never known such pain. I want to thank...

 

Nix the national election and start over

You know, the U.S. Congress could save this country a great deal of time, trouble, and money if it would just declare this coming November election...

 

Thanks for help with winter preparations

I’d like to thank Jake Bell and Allen Jones for all the work they have done at my house. Jake got the wood sorted and put in my woodshed, dumped an...

 

Beware of what you wish for

What will a $19.5 million grant buy you? It will buy you a half of a harbor without a single, legitimate public hearing. What is next? Probably a...

 

Duly Noted

Kat and Ted Cheney welcomed a fifth member of their family, baby boy Taylor, on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital. Taylor...

 

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 17 An alarm company reported an alarm from a Main Street business. The business was contacted and it said it would respond to the alarm...

 

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