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Articles from the November 13, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Summit to explore fix of Lutak Dock

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is bringing a facilitator from the University of Alaska Anchorage to Haines Dec. 4-5 to help “facilitate the conve...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Candidate volunteers for top job

A Haines retiree has volunteered to perform the duties of a community and economic development director for free. Joe Poor, a former state and tribal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

Student building jetboat designed for local rivers

Haines High School senior Jordan Badger is building a 17-foot aluminum jet boat using a design crafted for local river conditions that’s inspired...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

Forecasters: Expect winter to be warmer

Summer’s especially soggy weather continued into fall, and rain may be the norm for the winter. According to the National Weather Service,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Assembly opposes Juneau road plan

The Haines Borough Assembly is remaining firm in its opposition to the proposed East Side Lynn Canal Highway. The assembly voted 5-0 at its Oct. 28 me...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Chief gives report: Backpedals on using 'S-word'

Haines Borough Police Chief Bill Musser backtracked on previous statements about suicide at the Nov. 3 Public Safety Commission meeting, saying it is...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

New home for a mom on wheels

Chun Williamson thanked John Katzeek for the keys to her new home Friday, and told him he could bring her a burger. It was an old joke between...

 

Cozzi, Stuart contract talks underway

The Haines Borough Personnel Committee met in two closed-door sessions in recent weeks to discuss contract renewals and performance of two borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

Findings of goat study Monday

Of the estimated 1,500 mountain goats that range in the Chilkoot and Chilkat drainages, there are seven, geographically discrete sub-populations,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Assembly OKs 11 percent rate hike

After most than an hour of discussion behind closed doors, the Haines Borough Assembly on Wednesday voted to accept a settlement with the Alaska Power...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

District seeks tighter budgeting

The Haines Borough School District is changing how it budgets, aiming for greater transparency and accountability. Under new superintendent Ginger...

 

Foundation nurses, releases boreal owl

American Bald Eagle Foundation staff last week returned to the wild a boreal owl they nursed back from a “severe state of shock.” Resident Sarah...

 

Marijuana supporters stood alone

I am not only very pleased with the passing of Measure 2 but also a bit overwhelmed by all the rhetoric around town. It seems everybody and their...

 

Thanks to residents for caring attention

Thank you, Haines, for your love to me and my children, grandchildren and their families after the death of my husband, their father and grand- and...

 

Hoops players made Haines proud

We would like to say “thank you” to all the Haines junior high basketball players, coaches, and champions who came to participate at the Boyd...

 

No one cares gym is closed Sunday

Adult basketball players asked to use the gym on Sunday and guess what the answer was? If you guessed “no,” then you would have guessed...

 

Duly Noted

If you don’t have a working carbon monoxide detector in your house, get one. Matt Davis’ parents, John and Peggy Davis, died last month of...

 

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 10 A Tower Road resident reported $60 worth of hamburger meat missing from her freezer. An officer investigated. A person came to the...

 

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