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Articles from the January 22, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Break-ins at library and thrift store

The Haines Borough Public Library and Salvation Army both took a hit last week when someone broke into the buildings and stole several hundred...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Cost of helicopter noise study soars

The cost of a noise study to monitor the impacts of a heliport near 26 Mile Haines Highway has ballooned from a Haines Borough staff estimate of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Dispatch still can't trace phone calls

The Haines Borough Police Department’s $500,000 Enhanced-911 and dispatch services project has hit “a significant roadblock for completion,” acc...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

Gym open three mornings

The Haines Borough School District has opened the Karl Ward Gym, weight room and showers from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

'Mud Bay Institute' goes up in a cloud of memories

A bonfire amid a slushy downpour Tuesday finished off the “Mud Bay Institute,” a ramshackle, beachfront cabin on Chilkat Inlet that provided...

 

Why no town observance of MLK Day?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a state and national holiday. I am confused why our town does not recognize this holiday. Haines Borough offices and...

 

Missing the point of church, library

Perhaps you miss the point of the Salvation Army, maybe even the public library. By breaking in and stealing from what appears to be innocuous,...

 

Volunteers give dance studio a facelift

Big thanks are due to the Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts member Kerry Cohen and crew for recent volunteer work at the dance studio at...

 

Camp's classes were outstanding

Thanks to everyone who attended the Haines Music and Dance Camp. About 75 people turned out on Sunday to take advantage of classes in everything from...

 

Join effort to save highway school

Thank you to all who have supported Mosquito Lake School. This is an exciting time for everyone who is interested in the future of the school...

 

Medical crews, friends saved the day

On behalf of my family and me, I would like to send out many thanks for the people who took great care of me during my recent medical event. I would...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines School music department wants to make you a pizza for Super Bowl Sunday. School music director Kristy Totten said they are prepared to mak...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Leaders question dock-seeing plan

The Haines Borough Finance Committee at its Monday meeting scrutinized manager David Sosa’s request for $100,000 in Lutak Dock funds, with the...

 

Music, dance campe draws 75

The first Haines Music and Dance Camp drew 75 paying participants, an encouraging turnout, said organizer Sue Libenson. Fourteen musicians and...

 

Fuel distributor chairs dock group

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa has appointed Fred Gray as the chair of the Lutak Dock “core group,” an advisory group tasked with guiding what...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

Fairbanks truck driver wins Alcan crown at 111 mph

A 52-year-old Fairbanks truck driver averaged a speed of 110.6 mph to win Saturday’s Alcan 200, topping a field of 25 racers. Racing in his fourth A...

 

Police still pursuing dumpster case

Haines police are still trying to make a case with video footage of 11 people allegedly dumping household trash in municipal dumpsters at the Small...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

Decision on sale of school delayed

The Haines Borough likely won’t be selling Mosquito Lake School this summer, manager David Sosa said this week, after withdrawing his request last...

 

Fossman's career enshrined at gym

Less than a decade after leading Haines High School to its first boys’ basketball state championship, Kyle Fossman became the first Glacier Bear to...

 

Injuries sideline girls' starters

  The Glacier Bears girls varsity lost Friday’s game against Craig, 55-26, without the services of leading scorer Kayley Swinton and fellow...

 

Court Report

Carl Taylor, 73, pleaded guilty Dec. 16 to violating a protective order on Sept. 1. A woman called police to report Taylor was at her Small Tracts...

 

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 19 A business owner reported someone broke into his sheds on West Fair Drive. The owner and an officer went to the property and assessed...

 

Corrections

Brennan Palmieri’s name was left out of last week’s Haines School honor roll announcement. Palmieri earned honors in the sixth...

 

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