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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 11, 2014 

Chilkat king return looks like record low

Preliminary numbers suggest king salmon escapement to the Chilkat River will be the lowest since records have been kept in 1991. This year’s return...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014 

Assembly OKs Culbeck for new job

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday accepted the manager’s recommendation to hire Darsie Culbeck as the new community and economic development direc...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 11, 2014 

Feldman looks back on 30 years as local doctor

More than 30 years after arriving here on the rumor of work, Dr. Len Feldman is closing his local practice. The last day he’ll see patients at his M...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014 

Assembly moves toward creating motorized-use area

After rejection by the Haines Borough Planning Commission in February, plans for a motorized recreation area in the townsite have resurfaced at the ur...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 11, 2014 

Fair's carousel sturdy, but not a rarity

The old-fashioned carousel at the Southeast Alaska State Fair isn’t that old or that unique, and it’s not worth as much as some have previously...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014 

Apparent theft at recycling site

Someone looking for quick cash cut the locks on a nonprofit’s donation boxes last week. Haines Friends of Recycling board president Melissa Aronson...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Tank farm meeting

A meeting of the Lutak tank farm Restoration Advisory Board will be held 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Chilkat Center. The local board, which advises on the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014 

Borough targets impound lot

Haines Borough staffers are looking into developing an impound lot for securing junked, abandoned and illegal vehicles.   Manager David Sosa said...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    September 11, 2014 

Two dozen turn out for glacier disc golf contest

About 25 people competed in the Raven’s Bowl Disc Golf Tournament Aug. 29-31, with courses at Glacier Point, Mud Bay and the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Winds, hill challenge Glacier Bears at debut

Haines High School cross-country teams ran with partial squads at their season opener meet in Skagway Sept. 5, bringing up the rear in an...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Revenues up at 2014 SE state fair

Gate receipts were up 4.7 percent and overall income increased 6 percent at the Southeast Alaska State Fair, executive director Jessica Edwards told...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014 

Sosa to attend manager event

In addition to attending informational sessions on budgeting and economic development, Haines Borough Manager David Sosa can golf and groove at the...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Runners on Klondike

Nearly 30 Haines runners participated in last weekend’s Klondike International Road Relay, a 110-mile run from Skagway to Whitehorse, Y.T. About 170...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Another sink hole opens at Lutak

A fourth sink hole has opened up at the Lutak Dock, a reminder that the Haines Borough structure is in serious need of repair or replacement. The...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Marks to lead Arts Confluence

The Haines-based Alaska Arts Confluence recently elected new president Michael Marks to its board. Former president Carol Tuynman stepped down to...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Court report

John Charles Flory, 23, pleaded guilty Aug. 12 to driving under the influence on May 23. Police saw Flory inside a parked vehicle on Beach Road. When...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Grants to nonprofits $94K, lowest since '09

The Haines Borough Assembly last week authorized $94,300 in funding for local nonprofits, nearly $33,000 less than the amount requested and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Report honestly on ex-employees?

Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel last week submitted for the assembly’s consideration a policy statement that would discourage the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Proposal would change waste management

The Haines Borough is looking at getting into the waste management business. Assembly member Debra Schnabel recently submitted a draft solid waste man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

Summer rain tops record set in 1956

Only four-hundredths of an inch of rain fell Thursday, but that was enough to clinch an all-time record for wet summers in Haines. Between June 1 and...

 

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