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Articles from the October 22, 2015 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Borough will fight planned ferry cuts

Haines Borough officials are organizing a community response to a planned reduction in ferry service that tourism director Leslie Ross describes as...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Museum name change not yet final

Should the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center go by a different name? The museum’s board of directors favors such a move, but it will wait to hear...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Youths crowd swim after donor pays for pool time

A private donation providing free admission boosted the numbers of youths taking advantage of a new swim at the Haines pool. Pool manager RaeAnn...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

More than 2 decades gone, city league hoops return

By Tom Morphet After a departure that lasted two decades or more, regular city league basketball games have returned, with four men’s teams...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

King's Store to close 5 months

By Tom Morphet King’s Store will close for five months starting Oct. 31, and a winter closure may become permanent, owner Bev Jones said this week....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Funding passes 'tipping point'; center to open May 14

By Tom Morphet A determination that federal trail-building funds could be used for a visitor’s center helped trigger funding that in mid-May will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Grapplers earn spots at finals in Wrangell

Two Haines grapplers reached the finals of a Wrangell tournament last weekend, but each finished as a runner-up. Sophomore Cameron Merklin-Bauer (126...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Volleyball notches a victory in Petersburg

The Haines High School volleyball team picked up one win at a seven-team Petersburg tournament last weekend. The Glacier Bears topped Skagway, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Hearing Wednesday on revised highway expansion

The state Department of Transportation will hold public meetings in Haines and Klukwan Oct. 28 on the draft revised environmental assessment of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Reclclers consider 're-store'

Haines Friends of Recycling board members will meet early next year to consider the future of a “Re-Store Sale,” an effort to sell used materials...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Committee brings on McDonough, Poinsette

Tim McDonough and Derek Poinsette were elected last week to the State’s Fish and Wildlife Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Committee. Five other seats on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Klukwan opens preschool

A new preschool program at Klukwan School has attracted between five and seven students and is a “win-win” for the Chatham School District,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Borough explores economic development options

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee on Wednesday endorsed exploring a shift that would put its economic development efforts under a...

 

Duly Noted

Longtime Haines School art teacher Linnus Danner was awaiting surgery at an Anchorage hospital early this week after suffering a broken leg in a bicyc...

 

What would Ray Manaker say?

What would Ray Menaker say? The level of volunteer commitment shown by Ray and Vivian Menaker was extraordinary. As my editor in the early 1980s, Ray...

 

Quilters gave group 'amazing support'

We would like to thank the Ripinsky Rippers quilting group once again for their amazing support of Becky’s Place Haven of Hope, our local “safe...

 

Candidate's message: Stay involved

I would like to thank all the residents of Haines who work here and live here for your support in our local election. I would encourage you to stay...

 

Please respect bears at Chilkoot

Did you see the picture in the Chilkat Valley News recently of the fishermen fishing elbow to elbow on the Chilkoot River? What I didn’t see was...

 

Police Blotter

Monday, Oct. 19 A caller reported that as he was stopped at a Main Street stop sign around 10:30 p.m., another vehicle ran the stop sign. School...

 

Editorial

It’s time to do away with the Chilkat Valley Preschool and have the Haines Borough School District start offering a preschool program to area...

 

Editorial

That King’s Store is struggling should be a concern for our community. The store offers valuable services and products that make life here better...

 

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