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Articles from the August 2, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Man dies during Alaska Excursions canoe tour

A Nevada pastor celebrating his wedding anniversary with a cruise to Alaska died at Glacier Point Monday after a canoe capsized during a trip with...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Local board challenges Fish and Game, breaks Open Meetings Act

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials rejected this week a request from the local Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Commitee to stop all fill and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Man arrested after pulling gun on citizen

Police arrested a 36-year-old Haines man early Sunday morning for allegedly slashing a car’s tires and pulling a gun on a pedestrian who attempted...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Controversial art piece wins ribbons in Haines

Beth Bolander’s wearable art piece “Doragon,” which was pulled from a runway in Juneau in February for what some criticized as cultural...

 

AP&T rate payers could save money pending state commission decision

Haines residents may see a drop in electrical rates and/or a rebate if a recommendation from the state attorney general’s office is adopted. The Reg...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly to consider transportation plan

As Haines’ population ages, the borough and local human services organizations expect demand for accessible transportation to rise, putting...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly delays manager evaluation

Haines Borough Assembly members needed more time to provide feedback for manager Debra Schnabel’s first evaluation. Assembly members were recently t...

 

Arts Outlook

Book signings part of First Friday Book signings, live music, paintings and sidewalk chalk will make August’s First Friday a fun summer evening....

 

2018 Fair Contest Results

Southeast’s Got Talent Youth Winner: Phoebe Snow Desetoff and Maya Poirier, Whitehorse Adult Winner: Samantha Clay, Haines Singer/Songwriter...

 

Unchecked empires tend to grow

Two words come to mind when I found out the manager wanted to change the charter to allow areawide police (I won’t say service as that’s not...

 

Fair takes many helping hands

I wanted to say thank you to the crew at the Southeast Alaska State Fair for all the hard work that was put in to make this a very successful and fun...

 

Be open to change, open the gym

I was doing a bit at the talent show of the fair and I kind of messed up and ran out of time before finishing my song, “Giant Steel Wall in the...

 

Volunteers make the fair sing and dance

A special thank you to all of the businesses and individuals who donated food, lodging, transportation, and their time helping pull off this year’s...

 

Happy 50th to fair supporters

Congratulations to the Southeast Alaska State Fair board and to all the volunteers for a wonderful (sunny!) 50th anniversary fair! Especially noted...

 

Duly Noted

Lucy-Anne Bieberich was born to Sylvia and Chad Bieberich, at 3:50 a.m. on July 31, 13 days past her due date and four hours before her scheduled...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 24 Police responded to a suicidal person in Klukwan. A water/sewer alarm was activated on Piedad Road. The Haines Volunteer Fire...

 

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