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Articles from the December 3, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Cozzi will serve as acting manager

After a half-hour of Haines Borough Assembly deliberation over whether to appoint mayor Jan Hill as acting manager, Hill called an abrupt recess,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Assembly supports denial of heliport

It appears there will be more heli-skiing litigation on the Haines Borough’s horizon. Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures co-owner Scott...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Raptor center shift puts "birds first"

Birds used in demonstrations at the American Bald Eagle Foundation now have a say in the matter. Following a decision in June, the natural history...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Constantine seeking more site development

Constantine Metal Resources is proposing to expand its exploratory drill operations at the Palmer Project site, which would include construction of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Superintendent search extended

The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Monday to extend its search for a new superintendent after hearing that the two candidates that met...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Joint proposal for senior center

Two nonprofits have reached an agreement that would allow both seniors and preschoolers use of the Haines Senior Center, but it will be up to the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Police let officer go

After three months on the job, Ryan Rutland is no longer working as an officer for the Haines Borough Police Department. Acting police chief Josh Dryd...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

'First Friday' event to include inspired art display, maps

Felted birds, intricate Upper Lynn Canal cartography and framed paper dioramas are just a few of the works on display at First Friday openings, from...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

assemblyman takes up museum name change

A tense exchange at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting revealed there may be more to the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center’s name change...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Specialist's review offers clues about skull, bone

Examination by a forensic specialist provided more clues about the origins of a skull and other bones from a Haines Highway gravel pit, but a more...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Swath of hillside lets go, blocks Lutak

Debris from a large landslide blocked 5 Mile Lutak Road for at least seven hours early Monday, but that wasn’t the half of it, said Matt Boron,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Couple settles into leadership of Salvation Army efforts

For Kevin and Serina Woods, lieutenants at the Salvation Army Corps, it’s been a long distance to Haines, and not just in miles. Kevin was a drug ad...

 

Marching band practice Sunday

The Haines Community Marching Band will hold a rehearsal 1 p.m. Sunday at the Chilkat Valley News office for its performance in the Dec. 12 holiday...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Klukwan center nets $300K grant

Notification on Monday of a $300,000 “top-off” grant from the Murdoch Charitable Trust moves the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center another step toward...

 

Crash survivor says prayers were heard

Like so many before me, I am compelled to put my heartfelt thanks in print for all to hear. The events of the last few weeks have been overwhelming...

 

Borough lucky to have Culbeck's expertise

In the last paper, I read the details of a contract between Darsie Culbeck and the Haines Borough for services regarding biomass energy implementation...

 

Use biomass grant to assess geothermal

Before we pay much more for the biomass, how about calling a couple of geothermal installers for estimates on heating Haines Borough buildings?...

 

Borough meetings could use prayer

What is the most important piece of the puzzle to help Haines Borough maintain its integrity? The citizens of Haines must maintain a voice in...

 

Time for AT & T customers to speak out

I have spoken to many people and heard from others about the service, or lack of, from AT&T. November has been particularly bad, with no Internet...

 

Businesses, elves made library bright

The Friends of the Library wish to thank all of those people who helped make our annual Lighting of the Library a success once again. Special thanks...

 

Duly Noted

About 250 people attended the annual Lighting of the Library fundraiser at the Haines Borough Public Library Saturday. Attendees bid on small trees...

 

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 30 A person reported a mudslide on Lutak Road. Troopers, police and state road crews responded. Police arrested a 45-year-old Haines man...

 

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