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State withdraws helicopter regulations near Haines into the trash. ... This is a slap in the face from the Murkowski administration," Haines Borough Assemblyman Norm Smith told the Chilkat Valley News. Heliski operators will not need permits to conduct business on state land next spring...
Whitaker wins Fairbanks race

...Borough Assembly member Stephanie Scott was re-elected to her seat over challengers Leonard Dubber and Herb VanCleve. Norm Smith won a four-way race to fill a vacant Assembly seat. Scott and Smith each won more than 40 percent of the vote, eliminating...
Large crowd shows up for anti-road presentation

...governor still has the power to stop this road, and she needs to hear from you," Bjorum said. Haines Borough Assemblyman Norm Smith also gave a speech against the road. "I think the public is being misled on this whole thing. I don't think we are...
Compassionate activism needs volunteers

...dropped wallet returning, but think how well Alaska will do next year with the bigger picture of compassion documented. Norm Smith of Haines will receive a $25 gift certificate from Glacier Restaurant for submitting "Out of the Woods" as the name...
Bring back ferry connection

...back our connection to Skagway, and give us back our daily, "on time" ferry service. I will not take this lying down. We need to scream about this to the top of our lungs. This is not the last you will here from me. Norm Smith Haines
Ferry service a good thing for Southeast

Why change a good thing such as keeping the ferries on the same route? I commend Mr. Norm Smith (June 17) from the Haines community. The ferries have always been a part of our growth in our own community that brings "connection...
Haines: Man confesses to 30-year-old arson

...was innocent and knew damn well I was. I was set up." Losing the school hit the town hard, said longtime resident Norm Smith, who worked an eight-hour shift on the volunteer fire crew the day of the blaze. "People were running around with...

Norm Smith, 50yr resident
Crabby over fishing regulations

...the totem (Lynn Canal). The commercial decimation continues in Icy Straits, Excursion Inlet and the like. Before fish and game has nothing left to manage, maybe we should put it in charge of the mosquitoes! Cheers! Norm Smith Haines


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