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Articles from the May 5, 2016 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Guns drawn: Cops give account of Small Tracts run-in

A Haines Borough police officer who allegedly drew his gun on a resident last week said he was responding to coming around a house and seeing a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Assembly keeps faith in search firm

Haines Borough Assembly members have mixed feelings on the performance of the headhunting firm they hired to find the municipality’s next manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Thomas claims role in saving sewer funds

The Haines Borough Assembly received an update from lobbyist Bill Thomas last week, and interim manager Brad Ryan has included funding for the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Freeride's partner search will plumb deep pockets

Haines has a strong calling card for hosting extreme ski events like the Freeride World Tour, but gaining the level of sponsorship sought by the...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Village culture center to open May 14

The public is invited to the celebration of the grand opening of the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center and Bald Eagle Preserve Visitor Center....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Assembly rejects manager's $50K spending cap

An ordinance that would have increased the Haines Borough manager’s emergency spending limit to $50,000 was dead on arrival last week when an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Few changes for draft borough budget

After several committee meetings and hours of discussion, it doesn’t seem like Haines Borough Assembly members will be proposing many changes to int...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

'The Haines 50' on exhibit at museum

A new summer exhibit at the Haines Sheldon Museum packs the history of the Chilkat Valley into 50 objects, ranging from prehistoric fossils to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Options sought for Bug Lake park privy

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee is looking for alternatives to provide an outhouse at Mosquito Lake campground. Due to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Cleanup season reveals pockets of dumped garbage

The spring cleanup season this year coincided with discoveries of dumped trash and trashed areas. A retired teacher with a heart condition hauled...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Second surge hikes eulachon count

The Takshanuk Watershed Council will be revising its estimate of the eulachon run to Chilkoot River following a resurgence of spawning there last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Comment sought on Corps 408 permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comment on the Haines Borough’s application for a “408 permit” for the Small Boat Harbor ex...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

No report yet on bear mauling

More than two weeks after a brown bear attacked a University of Alaska Southeast professor near Mount Emmerich, details remain scant on the specifics...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Small squad holds own at Sitka track meet

With only four athletes, the Haines girls’ track team came within a handful of points of second place at last week’s Sitka Invitational Track...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Chamber study quantifies nonprofit contributions

The financial impact of local nonprofits has come to the fore of political discussions in recent years, as state and federal funds dwindle and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 5, 2016

Police Report

Monday, May 2 A caller reported a boulder in Lutak Road past the ferry terminal. State road crews removed the boulder. A person reported an abandoned...

 

A final touch for the waterfront wall?

Well folks, looks like the steel, sheet-pile, vertical wall wave deflector is the final answer! Maybe for the final touch for the wall, we could...

 

Thanks for help with Nash fundraiser

We would like to express our sincere appreciation for all who helped make the Nash family fundraiser a tremendous success. We were overwhelmed by the...

 

Mew remodel improves view of raptors

The American Bald Eagle Foundation is grateful for the generous grant from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation. Our mew remodel to allow public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    May 5, 2016

Editorial

I participated in the 16 Mile cleanup Saturday. I wasn’t planning to spend an hour scooping bullet casings, metal junk and half-burnt copies of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 5, 2016

Duly Noted

Stories and slides from the life of former publisher, assembly member and community activist Ray Menaker were shared at a Chilkat Center memorial...

 

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