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Articles from the October 2, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Vote Tuesday on leadership, school bonds

Haines Borough voters will elect a mayor and two new assembly members and decide four ballot propositions in Tuesday’s municipal election....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 2, 2014

Eagle foundation seeks room for collection

American Bald Eagle Foundation founder Dave Olerud says his organization has been gifted a significant attraction, but it may take closing a section o...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Thefts reported at airport, boat harbor

Thefts of cash and property are continuing around town. The Alaska Seaplanes office and boat owners at the Small Boat Harbor are the latest victims....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

DOT: Road will boost economy

After crunching numbers, updating studies and considering an additional alternative, the Alaska Department of Transportation is still convinced buildi...

 

Assembly member injured in boat fire

Haines Borough Assemblyman George Campbell is “fine” and will likely return to town early next week after treatment at Harborview Medical Center...

 

Changes at Klukwan School

Klukwan School students have rafted the Chilkat River and helped butcher a moose since classes started Aug. 25. The school, with 13 students,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 2, 2014

School board candidates give views of district

Incumbents Anne Marie Palmieri and Brian Clay are unopposed as they seek re-election to three-year terms on the Haines Borough School Board. A third,...

 

Bag limits for coho doubled

The Department of Fish and Game this week doubled bag limits on coho fishing, citing one of the strongest Chilkat runs in recent years. Anglers can...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Ballot questions on school upgrades, 40 percent

Four ballot questions will be considered by voters Tuesday, the first involving an election policy and the subsequent three on whether to bond for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Candidates sound off at forums

Haines Borough Assembly and mayor candidates faced questions ranging from solid waste management to heli-skiing at recent forums. Assembly candidates...

 

18 named honor music students

Eighteen Haines student musicians have been selected to perform at the 2014 Southeast Alaska Honor Festival. That’s up from 11 who qualified last ye...

 

Suicide prevention class

Haines school counselor Lindsey Moore and Lynn Canal Counseling Service case manager Kelsey Taylor attended the second annual training workshop for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Arts Outlook

Authors to celebrate Alaska Book Week The Haines Borough Public Library is celebrating Alaska Book Week by gathering local authors for a roundtable...

 

Editorial

It’s not this newspaper’s practice to tell residents how to vote, but because the Haines Borough has made only marginal efforts to promote passage... Full story

 

Develop in appropriate places

In his letter to the Haines Borough Planning Commission regarding their approval of three heli-pads at 10 Mile that appeared in the Sept. 25, 2014...

 

A vote for Erny is a vote for integrity

How do you evaluate an assembly candidate? One of the things I like to look for when evaluating a candidate is how much they have given back to the...

 

Airport is the spot for helicopters

Drew Degen is superbly correct with well-written detail regarding the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s conditional use permit issued to John...

 

AP&T donating for 'Light the Night'

Hospice of Haines shares its appreciation to Alaska Power and Telephone for its generosity in donating its time and efforts in setting up for our...

 

Heliport site is unsafe

Thanks to Drew Degen for his commentary. No one makes compliments regarding Mr. Floreske and his business dealings with those unfortunate residents wh...

 

Jackson has balanced view

I am writing this in support of Ron Jackson for assembly. I believe Ron will be a thoughtful addition to the assembly who will consider all...

 

Scouts thankful for tour

The Brownies, Juniors and Girl Scouts of Haines would like to thank Rainbow Glacier Adventures and Joe Ordonez for a fun afternoon of river rafting...

 

Duly Noted

Dr. Dan Hart retired from his raptor curator position at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. Chloe Goodson is the foundation’s new raptor curator....

 

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 29 The harbormaster reported two boats were broken into at the Small Boat Harbor. An officer is investigating. One boat owner moved his...

 

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