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Articles from the March 7, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

Sex crime response team lacks equipment to function

A sexual assault response team that would allow victims to be examined and treated without leaving Haines is stalled by lack of forensic equipment....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Officials to discuss tax increases in face of state budget cuts

Along with tax increases and spending cuts, the Haines Borough Assembly will consider raising the borough’s tax cap during budget discussions...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Woman welcomed home with drug charge

A 62-year-old woman who moved back to town last month was welcomed with a felony drug charge from the Haines police for a crime she allegedly...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

School board considers jobs, programs as cuts loom

Last week a school board work group discussed best and worst case scenarios in response to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget, including layoffs...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Glacier Bears defeat Craig in tournament's first game

Fourth seed Haines Glacier Bears dominated fifth seed Craig Panthers at the Southeast regional 2A...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

GAS committee pulls stakes from tents in draft housing ordinance

The Government Affairs and Services Committee advanced a recommendation to the assembly on a substitute ordinance for employee housing that would...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Bards bring home top places from state

The Haines Glacier Bards sent five students to the state Drama Debate and Forensics competition in Anchorage last month, where three of them placed...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

Group forms to keep golf course in public use

Four residents interested in forming a Friends of the Golf Course volunteer group to maintain and run the Valley of the Eagles golf course as a...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Guest commentary

For those who bemoan — and criticize — the fact that the state has drawn on savings to the sorry tune of almost $16 billion over the past six...

 

Cobb was a veteran, athlete and eligible bachelor

Former resident Dale Cobb, 83, died Dec. 2 at his home in Sun City, Arizona of heart failure, reports his wife Maureen. The Cobbs retired to Haines in... Full story

 

Thanks for the presentation turn-out

Thanks to all those that came out Monday night to hear Gregg Erickson’s presentation on Industrial Mines in Small Communities. As our community...

 

There's no such thing as a small drug issue

I applaud Sue Folletti for speaking out about the drug problem in Haines in last week’s issue. She couldn’t have said it better. Sharon Resnick...

 

Erickson provided much needed balance

Thank you Takshanuk Watershed Council for bringing Gregg K. Erickson to Haines so that the community could hear about the potential economic impacts...

 

Forum drew largest attendance yet

The Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee would like to extend our appreciation to the speakers and the audience which attended the forum last...

 

Prompt thanks for our Instant Pot

The Haines Senior Center would like to thank the Ripinksy Rippers for their very generous donation of an Instant Pot! We’ve already made some...

 

We have no intent to operate a gravel pit

Rest assured my family has no interest in establishing an active gravel pit on our Mud Bay property. We would like to continue utilizing the gravel...

 

Museum exhibits stand out

Kudos to the Haines Sheldon Museum. Two outstanding current exhibits you won’t want to miss. One commemorating 75 years since Japan invaded Attu on...

 

Thanks for installing our dish washer

Dishes at the Haines Senior Center are looking shiny, and getting cleaned more efficiently, thanks to the brand new dishwasher! Thank you to the...

 

Maydole did not invent the adze-eye

I wish to point out a gross misconception perpetuated in your article of Nov. 1, 2018 entitled “Hammer Museum receives hammer boon.” Specifically,...

 

Erickson provided quality information

Juneau economist Gregg Erickson’s presentation was a valuable discussion of changes Haines and Klukwan will face if a large industrial mine goes...

 

Duly Noted

The 2019 Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament was held last weekend in Haines. Four men’s teams and two women’s teams competed. Women’s All...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, February 26 Investigation continues into a report of a violation of a protective order. A water/sewer alarm was activated on Skyline Drive....

 

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