Articles from the December 21, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Hard harbor basin remains an issue for contractor

The Small Boat Harbor contractor responded this week to PND Engineers’ rebuff of their claim that the harbor dredge basin was harder than described...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 

Young athletes wrestle in state tournament

Haines High School wrestling coach Ben Bard said although his team didn’t place in the state competition, the athletes represented Haines well....

 

Talks linger on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission can’t come to a consensus on how resource extraction should be defined in code, pushing discussions to at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Assembly supports cocktails in letter to state

The Haines Borough Assembly is supporting distilleries’ rights to serve cocktails. The assembly voted unanimously last week to send a letter support...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 21, 2017

Glacier Bears trounce Craig

Hoops fans will get their first look at the Glacier Bear basketball squads at a home opener series against Metlakatla starting Jan. 15. Last weekend,...

 

Students learn civics in mock trial

Haines high schoolers turned the hallway into a courtroom Thursday as they suited up for a mock trial to charge a fictitious robber. Mark...

 

Committee suggests more meetings for more efficiency

Haines Borough Assembly members suggested a new “overwhelming” ethics code go to a committee of the whole for review and decided to experiment...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

HEDC hires new director

The Haines Economic Development Corporation hired Margaret Friedenauer as its new part-time executive director. Friedenauer will work about 20 hours...

 

Harris Air announces local flights

The CVN learned late Wednesday night that Harris Air will operate out of Haines. No representative from the airline was available for comment. The...

 

Holly Jolly Christmas Follies

The Snowflake Ballerinas, the Electric Wing Dancers and the rest of the crew entertained and awed...

 

Police Report

Wednesday, December 13 A key found on Main Street was turned in to police. A water/sewer alarm was activated on Fair Drive. A message was relayed to...

 

Haddock was Uglys founder and family man

Family and friends will celebrate Gates Haddock's life on what would have been his 50th birthday, Ne... Full story

 

Hotch was beloved life-long Klukwan resident and elder

Life-long Klukwan resident Rachel Hotch was remembered Dec. 4 for her kindness, sense of humor and her support of others. Hotch, 87, died in her sleep... Full story

 

Thanks for helping STEM click

Members of the Redneck Robo Hobos of Haines just returned from the first appearance of a Haines team at the Juneau Jamboree since 2011. This program...

 

Thanks for all the Christmas cheer

Haines Assisted Living would like to thank all the groups that came into our facility to “Spread Christmas Cheer!” Over the past few weeks, our...

 

All I want for Christmas is open gym

Dear Santa, Is there any chance you could come by our little town in Alaska and get the school to open the gym during Christmas break so people can...

 

Duly Noted

Almost 100 people came to a homecoming reception for artist Tia Heywood’s exhibition at the Sheldon Museum. The exhibit was Heywood’s senior show...

 

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