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Articles from the April 9, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Legislature cutting local jobs, services

The Haines Division of Forestry office was apparently eliminated and the future of public radio funding and the ferry schedule hanged in the balance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Details cut from borough budget

The devil is usually in the details when it comes to the Haines Borough’s budget. But the devil may be harder to find as manager David Sosa’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Conservation groups appeal big timber sale

Lynn Canal Conservation and two other conservation groups on Monday appealed the state’s Baby Brown timber sale, a planned clearcut of about 900 acr...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Sosa: Hire state lobbyist for $45K

One year after the Haines Borough Assembly cut from its budget a $43,200 federal lobbyist position, manager David Sosa is proposing to spend $45,000...

 

Editorial

Hiring a lobbyist to work the Alaska Legislature would amount to adding yet another high-level position at the Haines Borough at a time when the...

 

Editorial

It’s a disservice to taxpayers that spending details previously included in the Haines Borough budget have been left out this year. The budget is...

 

Many helped to stage health fair

We would like to thank everyone who volunteered in some way to make the health fair such a success. John Hagen, thank you for the donation of the...

 

Archery Club hails its top shooters

The Haines Archery Club would like to congratulate our best shooters this year at the State of Alaska Archery Competition. Nora Prisciandaro placed...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines School Community Education program is looking for feedback. Coordinator John Hagen is hoping to hear from former Glacier Bears, but the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Watershed council gets 50 acres, office, river frontage

With help from a national conservation nonprofit, the Takshanuk Watershed Council has acquired 50 ac...

 

Weekend classes on canning, preservation

Free food preservation classes, entrepreneurship workshops and pressure canner gauge testing will be offered in Klukwan and Haines this weekend,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Chamber questions scope, cost of harbor expansion

The Haines Chamber of Commerce says that a financial plan for improvements to the Small Boat Harbor should be in place before construction starts....

 

CYD hoops posts wins at tourney in Juneau

Three Community Youth Development basketball teams posted top-three finishes at the Mike Jackson Memorial Shootout in Juneau last month. Four Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Mining forum digs into questions of regulation

Government mining agencies defended their regulation of the industry while watchdog and conservation group representatives said additional...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

State to begin work on ferry dock rebuild

The state last week began work on the new $15 million ferry dock, a project that will make the facility look like its Auke Bay counterpart in Juneau....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Preschool may stay put, after all

Chilkat Valley Preschool leaders have told Haines Borough officials they may be interested in the government gifting them the Human Resources...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

HARK garners most support from 'givers'

Nearly 400 Alaskans gave more than $20,000 to 10 Haines nonprofits this year through the state’s Pick.Click.Give program, which allows people to don...

 

Reed will lead Hammer Museum

Ashleigh Reed has been hired as first executive director for Main Street's Hammer Museum. Reed will...

 

Biologists make king closures official

The state Department of Fish and Game this week made official closures to conserve king salmon. The agency has outlined the closures in recent weeks....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Borough may cut ad spending

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is proposing to drastically reduce the municipality’s spending on advertisement of public meetings, borough jobs...

 

Police Report

Monday, April 6 A Fourth Avenue resident reported a person may have taken personal identifying information from another resident. The caller wanted...

 

Klukwan history books published

The village of Klukwan is celebrating the completion of nine locally written books on Chilkat Tlingit culture, a project funded by a 2011 Library Serv...

 

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