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Articles from the October 25, 2018 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly advances 30K design for new chambers in library; Mayor breaks 3-3 vote

Should the Haines Borough spend $30,000 on a library addition design for assembly chambers that would ultimately cost upwards of $430,000 to build?...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Timber sale negotiations further delayed

The University of Alaska’s negotiated timber sale contract negotiations have been delayed until spring 2019. “Due to ongoing field work remaining...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Police restricted to town; manager wants 'borough' decal off police vehicles

The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to direct the Haines police to serve only the townsite, unless the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Jack Smith stands guard on FAA Road

Standing in his driveway on a rainy Saturday, a miniature cigar hanging between his lips while...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Committee considers reducing Chilkoot tour capacity

Haines Borough officials are trying to learn how many guided tourists visit the Chilkoot Corridor each day in an effort to better manage the stretch...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Volleyball squad sharpens skills at Craig tournament

The Glacier Bears varsity volleyball team competed in the south seeding tournament in Craig last weekend. Teams from Wrangell, Petersburg, Skagway,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly split on utility hook up process

A landowner’s request to hook up water and sewer on Mathias Avenue has shined a spotlight on a safety lapse the borough had overlooked, and brought...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Committee starts new buy local campaign

“By Haines: think, hire, shop” decals displayed in shop windows around town are part of a new campaign driven by the 'buy local' committee that...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Parks and Rec considers mini-libraries

'Take a book, leave a book' is the premise behind the national nonprofit organization Little Free...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly nixes pot tax

In a 5-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly repealed the $5-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana in an unconventional way, by reducing the tax to $0 per...

 

Musicians join other students at Honor Fest

Haines high school sent 12 students to the Southeast Alaska Honor Festival in Petersburg this week. The festival gathers outstanding student...

 

Arts Outlook

Portland dance group to perform Seven performers from BodyVox, a contemporary dance group from Portland, Ore. will perform at the Chilkat Center at 7...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Traveling Princess Sophia exhibit heads to museum

The Haines Sheldon Museum will open a 100th anniversary commemorative exhibit, “Titanic of the North: S.S. Princess Sophia,” on Friday, Nov. 9. A...

 

Public safety building chosen for grant

The assembly unanimously selected the public safety building proposal among the three contestants for the Community Development Block Grant fund. The...

 

Proud vet was voice of the valley

There will be a memorial service for James "Jimbo" Stevens, Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Klukwan...

 

Hoag was lifelong educator with interest in history and travel

Retired teacher Kate Saunders said her mother, Eleanor Mathilda Hoag, 95, died Sunday, Sept. 30,...

 

Thanks for Fall Festival help

Many thanks to Edie Granger, Natalie Benassi, Vija Pelekis, and Julie Korsmeyer for their help with our Children’s Fall Festival on October 20 at...

 

The Chilkoot River is not Disneyland

Encounters with bears on the Chilkoot River are not to be taken lightly. People in the area still don’t comprehend this is not Disney. The bears...

 

We don't want to destroy anything

An opportunity to work together We explore our world we fish in boats on the waters we hike the hills to look for fortune we bike float to find...

 

Vote for fish, Stand for Salmon

Vote for the fish on November 6 because they can’t vote for themselves. The foundation of our ecosystem and our economy is salmon. The seafood...

 

Walker supports Begich, so should we

Governor Walker, compelled last week to bow out of the race to run Alaska for another term, was a life-long Republican until his party went so far...

 

Duly Noted

Lisa Flory and Randy Sykes were re-married at their home in Haines on October 17. Chris Douglas was their marriage commissioner. Phyllis Sage was...

 

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