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Articles from the June 25, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

E. coli in water; state orders boil order

Don’t drink the water, unless you’re getting it from somewhere other than the Haines Borough’s distribution system. The public water system...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

Deadline for harbor job not set in stone

A July 2017 deadline for construction of a planned expansion of the Small Boat Harbor isn’t as hard and fast as some supporters have suggested,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Drop in salmon prices a blow to fleet

A major drop in prices paid to fishermen soured the opening week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet season. Blame it on a storm in the global...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

Rasmuson group to visit next week

Haines is rolling out the red carpet in its small-town way for 24 board and staff members of the Rasmuson Foundation next week. The statewide...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

No penalty for Jewell breaking contract

The Haines Borough School Board considered but chose not to pursue a penalty against departing superintendent Ginger Jewell for breaking a three-year...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

Cruise ships get half-price fees

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday agreed to waive 50 percent of docking fees for every new and existing cruise ship that visits the Port...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

Blaze levels Chilkat Lake home

Jon and Mary Cummins could only watch as their Chilkat Lake home burned down Sunday night. The couple tried to put out the growing fire with a garden...

 

Staff will align code, policy on agenda

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to have manager David Sosa and clerk Julie Cozzi ensure code and policy are aligned when it comes to how ite...

 

Borough committee members needed

Residents are needed to fill 11 vacant seats on five of the Haines Borough’s advisory committees. Three seats are open on the Parks and Recreation...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Asquith, Lendes top local riders in KCIBR

Haines riders finished near the front and at the very back of the 23rd Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay Saturday. Resident Jenn Walsh won her t...

 

DMV to reopen July 20

The Haines Department of Motor Vehicles office will likely reopen on July 20, state DMV director Amy Erickson said this week.   DMV’s Southeast...

 

Fisher's adventure: Bohemian, classicist, society wife

Liz Fisher, an East Coast legal secretary who in midlife adopted a footloose lifestyle and landed...

 

Editorial

In his 1989 book “The Lost Continent,” writer and social observer Bill Bryson goes looking for small-town America. His grim findings included Winf...

 

Maintain integrity of Front Street

Front Street is a small, community enclave important to the town’s diversity and integrity. When I turn off Main Street and enter Front Street I...

 

Helicopter noise study results predictable

The results of the helicopter noise study at the 26 Mile residential area came out exactly as predicted. Helicopters make noise at a level that...

 

Duly Noted

Brandy Brown and Aaron Peters were married Sunday at Moose Meadows on Seduction Point Trail. The groom’s aunt, Patricia Peters, officiated. Maids...

 

Police Report

Monday, June 22 A Tower Road resident reported someone stole approximately 200 gallons of heating fuel over the past month. Police are investigating....

 

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