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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 Letters    September 19, 2013

Connelly Lake project won't hunt

The ducks will never be lined up for Connelly Lake. Stop shooting and call off the bird dog. Thom Ely...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Borough looks at own Connelly hydro permit

The Haines Borough is looking into filing for a preliminary permit for the Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, recently dropped by private company...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Money issues sank Connelly Lake plans

Difficulty securing funding from the state-operated Alaska Energy Authority appears to have been the key factor in Alaska Power and Telephone’s deci...

 
 Opinion    July 5, 2013

Editorial

People often say they don’t know art, but they know what they like. People who know art call Klukwan’s Whale House artifacts “the crown jewels...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

AP&T drops effort for Connelly hydro

Alaska Power and Telephone pulled the plug on the Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, surrendering its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...

 
 News    June 20, 2013

Residents react to Connelly Lake decision

Residents and organizations in Haines have debated the merits and drawbacks of Alaska Power and Telephone’s proposed hydroelectric project at...

 
 Letters    June 20, 2013

Does rate subsidy hurt case for hydro?

AP&T’s recent statement about lack of public support for the Connelly Lake project makes me wonder: Are our electric rates too low? Would...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Connelly a concern for fisherman

I’m a fan of hydro power and the clean energy it provides. But, as a commercial fisherman, I’m against Alaska Power & Telephone’s Connelly Lake...

 
 Letters    May 23, 2013

Connelly hydro a boondoggle

Hydropower is a great resource and one that currently provides most of our energy needs in the upper Lynn Canal. Alaska Power and Telephone’s push...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 23, 2013

Assembly, AP&T to meet June 25

An Alaska Power and Telephone official is angling to pitch the proposed Connelly Lake project to the Haines Borough Assembly at an upcoming meeting....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

AP&T makes push for Connelly Lake

Alaska Power and Telephone officials are pressuring the Haines Borough to formally support the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, but...

 
 Letters    April 18, 2013

Salmon can co-exist with hydro plant

Rob Goldberg is concerned that a road, a bridge, a penstock, a dam, a powerhouse and a transmission line to Connelly Lake hydro site will affect the... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 11, 2013

AP&T seeks 'alternative' licensing for Connelly

Alaska Power and Telephone is pursuing the alternative licensing process (ALP) for the Connelly Lake project despite the Haines Borough expressing... Full story

 
 Letters    April 11, 2013

Apply Schubee test to Connelly Lake

The engineering report on the potential of Schubee Lake as a hydropower site doesn’t tell us much that’s new. A stream gauge wasn’t used to... Full story

 
 Letters    April 11, 2013

Integrated process best for Connelly

ce again Alaska Power and Telephone has announced that they will seek a licensing process, this time the alternative licensing process that is... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 4, 2013

AP&T: Studies rule out Schubee Lake hydro

Alaska Power and Telephone officials said this week the company is ruling out pursuing Schubee Lake as an alternative hydroelectric project to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Mine summit helpful, borough officials say

Haines Borough officials recently returned from a Canadian mineral exploration conference. Assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck and assembly...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Stop demonizing development, LCC

Lynn Canal Conservation said the road to Juneau would be an eyesore. But would not a vertical, two-mile-long pipeline, powerhouse, dock complex at Sch...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 17, 2013

Connelly Lake facing obstacles

Funding issues, local opposition, and permitting hurdles are grinding the progress of the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project to a slow...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Hydro project may require state lease

Siting a hydroelectric powerhouse and transmission lines in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve would likely fall under a lease by the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Connelly Lake hits eagle preserve hurdle

Developers of the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project must acquire permitting for ground-disturbing activities in the Alaska Chilkat Bald...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Assembly supports ILP for Connelly project

The Haines Borough Assembly on a 4-2 vote Tuesday endorsed an integrated licensing process for the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project. The...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Connelly poor choice for fish, power

Alaska Power and Telephone does not seem to know or care about the valuable salmon runs that feed the people, wildlife and forests of Haines. At the...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Will AP&T study climate change effect?

Recent news on the flooding on the Chilkoot River got me thinking, especially after I witnessed so much water running over the top of the weir on...

 

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