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Articles from the September 8, 2016 edition

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Painted bears cause concern

Are the bears green with envy? Celebrating St. Patrick's Day? Trying for a punk rock look? Two green-splashed bears puzzled Haines locals and tourists...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Magistrate in office one week per month

A full-time, on-site Haines magistrate is the latest casualty in a long series of public service cuts brought on by Alaska's budget crisis. Following...

 

Gym floor still drying

The Haines School gym floor may have to be refinished again because the coating applied last month is still not completely dry. The gel-like coating...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 8, 2016

Candidates start to stake out positions on Haines issues

All six Haines assembly candidates are sick of debating helicopter skiing. Keeping basic infrastructure up to snuff iscc a big worry, along with the...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Borough seeks trail proposals

The Haines Borough released a request for proposals for the Portage Cove Interpretive Trail on Tuesday, ending a period of uncertainty about the...

 

School board approves mentorship program

The Haines School Board approved a mentorship program for superintendent Tony Habra Tuesday at a reduced cost to one proposed last month. The Alaska...

 

Pink harvest down

This year’s surprisingly low pink salmon harvest is not expected to significantly affect raw fish tax funds to the Haines Borough. “No place did...

 

Quick end to west Chilkat goat hunt

Hunting season for mountain goats will close at midnight Thursday for the western shore of the Chilkat Inlet, from the Kicking Horse River to the...

 

Hunter training and archery instruction courses offered

Kirk Lingofelt, statewide hunter education coordinator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will lead a hunter training program field day from...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Another avian power outage

A crow caused a seven-minute electricity outage in Haines and Skagway Monday afternoon after running into power lines above the Bamboo Room. Sonny...

 

New EMTs bring experience

Tim Holm and Trina McCandless are the new emergency medical technicians-firefighters for the Haines Borough and fire department. Holm was hired for a...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    September 8, 2016

Glacier Bear runners off to good start

The Haines cross-country team opened its season last Saturday with mixed results. The boys team finished eighth out of 11 teams at the Jack Eddy...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Chisel centennial

When Terry Pardee bought the Chisel Building, he heard rumors that the place was haunted. “There was supposed to be a spook running around in there...

 

Tlingit apps combine tradition and technology

The Sealaska Heritage Institute developed and released two free apps last week to help people learn the Tlingit language. According to a SHI press...

 

Nicole Edwards CD release concert

A Yukon musician with Haines connections will release her fifth album at the Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse this month. Nicole Edwards’s CD titled...

 

Chief to read from memoir

Glen Klinkhart, Haines’ temporary police chief, will hold a talk about his true crime memoir “Finding Bethany” and police forensics at 7 p.m....

 

Skits laugh at history

“Skits-O-Frenia – The Historical Hysterical Histrionics Skit Festival” will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center. The...

 

Chilkat Auto Nears Third Year Of Service

Bill Wilson’s Chilkat Automotive is nearing its third year of service. “I deal with everything to do with auto repair, new and old,” said Wilson...

 

La Loft sells women's clothing in all sizes

Since May 1, Janet Hayes has been operating her clothing store, La Loft, at the corner of Second Avenue and Main Street. Hayes, a six-year resident...

 

Cheechako Tacos serves made from-scratch Mexican food

Cheechako Tacos has been open for 73 consecutive days. Owner Gregory Cooper knows the exact number because he has worked every one of those days. The...

 

Burruss, hunting guide, was known for his great attitude

Haines friends and family will gather privately to celebrate the life of local guide and carpenter J...

 

In Loving Memory of Carole Ann Dixon

Carole Ann Dixon passed away in her home in Portland, Oregon on August 17, 2016, surrounded by her...

 

Code Review Commission needs members

Our community is in need of seven individuals to step up to serve on the Code Review Commission. The Minor Offenses Ordinance brought to light the...

 

Harbor expansion project is a scam

Dear Editor (whoever you are these days): I went to the harbor this past Friday and Saturday, Labor Day weekend. Beautiful weather. Holiday weekend....

 

Thank you to trustworthy mechanic

Thank you Bill Wilson of Chilkat Auto for your excellent service. I appreciate having a trustworthy mechanic. And I’m sorry that I’m leaving town...

 

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