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Award-winning author of Alaska stories to visit Haines

...Kane, Heather Lende and Seth Kantner, among others. Moustakis will be in Haines Sept. 18-20, hosted by the Haines Borough Public Library, and in Juneau Sept. 22-24, hosted by the University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau Public Libraries...
AMHS reform urged at SE conference

...canceled.Kensinger was a speaker at the Southeast Conference meeting who presented his vision for the ferry system.Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill said on Tuesday that her trip to Prince Rupert for the three-day conference would have taken a week...
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Juneau man is temporary Haines schoolmaster

Rich Carlson, a Juneau retiree, has been named the interim superintendent of the Haines Borough School District.The news was first reported by the Chilkat Valley News in its July 9 edition.Carlson's career includes 12...
Statewide creative writing contest winners include Southeast residents

...Nonfiction 7-9: "Our Deep Cuts" by Lillianna Benassi, Haines Borough School, Haines (HM);? Poetry 7-9: "The Last...winner); "Our Deep Cuts" by Lillianna Benassi, Haines Borough School, Haines (HM); "My Journey to Kenya...
The business of beer

...Fair - and that event stretches across four days to the festival's two.Leslie Ross, tourism director for the Haines Borough, said the festival is comparable to having a large cruise ship in town, "except they stay," she said of the visitors...
Empire Editorial: Legislature's logjam puts control in hands of cities, boroughs

...why couldn't Haines manage its state forest better than the state?He argues that turning over the forest to the Haines Borough makes logical sense. Given legislators' pattern of action this year, we can't say we disagree.While the Alaska...
Music to a poet's ear in the Round and book signing, 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, Haines Borough Public Library.SkagwayCraft talk, reading, and signing, 3 p.m., Sunday, March 22, at Skagway Public LibraryFor...
What's happening this week

...HAINESPoetry reading and book-signing with Jeremy Pataky, author of "Overwinter," 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, Haines Borough Public Library. Free. There will also be a Reading-in-the-Round, with Haines poets sharing their work. Haines...
Easier access has economic side effects

...departments would be in charge of emergency response, since the entire length of the highway would fall within the Haines Borough.If an east-side highway is constructed, Alaska State Troopers and Capital City Fire-Rescue would be responsible...
My Turn: Saving lives is everyone's first priority

...the road. In 2003, a Skagway resolution came out against it, and in 2004, Skagway residents voted against it. Haines Borough resolutions from 1997, 2004 and 2006 all came out against this road, and in 2014 they sent a letter to the legislature...


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