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Articles from the May 12, 2016 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Village cultural center opens Saturday

State museum officials, clan and tribal leaders and experts in Northwest Coast Native art are expected to attend the opening of the Jilkaat Kwaan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Assemblyman's absences at issue

The Haines Borough administration is grappling with how to deal with complaints about assembly member George Campbell’s continued physical absence...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Meet police chief, manager candidates

It’s a big weekend for the Haines Borough, with candidates for two of the municipality’s top jobs coming to town for closed-door interviews with a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Borough to help fund bear monitor

Following another rough season of tense human-bear interactions along the Chilkoot River corridor, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

HARK workers mourn Morpheus, greeter kitty

After three years in residence, Morpheus the shelter cat has finally left the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel. The roughly 19-year-old shorthair with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Uglys to help cancer patients

Uglys of Haines will hold a pig-roast fundraiser May 21 they’re hoping will become an annual event to aid cancer patients in the Chilkat Valley. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Teacher seeks district's apology in dismissal

The Haines Borough School Board will hold an “informal non-retention hearing” starting 6 p.m. June 28 to consider the dismissal of kindergarten...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Students choose Newton as speaker

By Tom Morphet Suzanne Newton will give the commencement address at Haines High School graduation May 24. “I think she’s funny and a really good...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Home track meet starts Friday

Fans get one last chance to see several seniors compete in the Haines Invitational Track Meet starting 2:30 p.m. Friday with high jump at Karl Ward Gy...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Wellness Center opens; donor Harrell honored

When you go to the dentist at the new SEARHC clinic, you’ll be able to see your sore tooth live on TV. An oral display filmed with a pen-sized...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Public health nurse office jobs here to be eliminated

The regional manager for the state’s Public Health Nurse program this week said two full-time Haines positions will be eliminated and the public...

 

Officer Long quits borough police force

Haines Borough interim police chief Josh Dryden said officer Brayton Long’s recent resignation was not solicited by the department, and was not a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Alten lays out play for museum worker bonuses

The Haines Sheldon Museum Board is investigating the legality of a proposed “staff bonus program” that would supplement museum employee salaries...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Picnic to spotlight preschool's plans

Supporters of a project that would expand the Haines Senior Center with an addition to the building for Chilkat Valley Preschool say they’re about...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 12, 2016

Police Report

Monday, May 9 A caller reported someone had removed a log blocking a temporary road. The construction company doing work on the road was contacted. A...

 

Local waste management system dysfunctional

Spring cleanup gives Haines an annual reminder of how our so-called “system” of waste and recycling management is antiquated and...

 

Potential nicknames for wave barrier

The Haines Borough Assembly decided to ask due diligence to leave the room; no cost benefit analysis, a fake waiting list, no public referendum, and...

 

Hospice rummage sale was a whopping success

For the 19th year, the Hospice of Haines Mega Rummage Sale was a whopping success, earning $8,000 to help our direct-service volunteers assist...

 

Man alleges beating by police

I’ve been very quiet since March 30 about a beating I took from cop Brayton Long. He told me to go to my apartment. After a talk, next thing I know...

 

Students grateful for travel support

We would like to thank the Uglys of Haines, the American Legion, Alaska Marine Lines, and the Haines Chamber of Commerce for their generous donations...

 

Candidate event should be public forum

I’m hoping the Haines Borough Assembly will rectify a shoddy, demonstrably flawed borough manager selection process by facilitating the coming...

 

Duly Noted

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill recently honored water/sewer operator Scott Bradford for receiving the Small Wastewater System Operator...

 

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