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New air carrier to test Haines market

January 11, 2018 Harris Air started flying from Haines to Juneau last month, filling the gap left by Wings of Alaska. Harris Aircraft Services President Scott Harris said the company made plans to move into Haines after Wings shut its doors last March. "As things changed in the Juneau market we sta

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Superintendent applicants up to 11

January 11, 2018 The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent by the end of February. Interim superintendent Rich Carlson said, as of Tuesday's school board meeting, 11 people applied for the position. He said he expects between 13 and 15 applicants by the close of the applica

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Rafting tour permit heads to COW

January 11, 2018 The Haines Borough Assembly scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss a Rainbow Glacier Adventures request to increase the passenger limit of their rafting tours and rafting's effect on salmon populations. Tour company owner Joe Ordonez said the cruise ship company Uncr

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New resident to lead Spanish club for all ages next week at library

January 11, 2018 Spanish speakers and aspiring learners can immerse themselves in conversation or just learn the basics at the inaugural Haines Spanish language meeting this month. New Haines resident Sue Chasen said she had the idea to start a Spanish language club after recently helping a home sch

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New Legion mural honors veterans across time and service

January 11, 2018 Merrick Bochart's latest mural strays from the landscapes she typically creates. She wanted to depict the "human side" of military service members. Natalie Helms photo. Artist Merrick Bochart said she wanted to represent "the human side" of servicemen and women and veterans in the n

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Hard harbor basin remains an issue for contractor

December 21, 2017 The Small Boat Harbor contractor responded this week to PND Engineers' rebuff of their claim that the harbor dredge basin was harder than described in the project's bid documents. Pacific Pile & Marine first notified the borough in July of differing site conditions in the harbor b

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Recipient of 2017 Helen B. Clark Award chosen

Tim Salter, the director of senior programs in the community, was announced the winner of the 31st annual Helen B. Clark Award for Skagway Community Service. The award was announced during a presentation at the Recreation Center's Ugly Sweater Dance on Dec. 16. Reading from a compilation of nominati

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Skagway's robot masters take Champions Award at Juneau Jamboree

Local FIRST LEGO League teams Prickles and Lily Inc. came away from the Dec. 9 Juneau Robot Jamboree as winners, with each team scoring an award at the competition. "I feel that we did put our best effort into this, it took us actually a really long time to get our project done, and I'm pretty happy

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Elkins man faces charges after fleeing crash

ELKINS - An Elkins man is facing half a dozen charges after allegedly driving drunk during the afternoon, wrecking his vehicle and fleeing into below-freezing water. Nicholas Edward Anderson, 26, is charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated driving under the influence, one misdemeanor count o

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Man accused of misdemeanors assumes brother's identity, gains a felony charge

Two men are housed in the Central Regional Jail, facing allegations of fraud and forgery in unrelated incidents. Leonard Allen Carroll, 28, of Clarksburg, was charged with forgery of a public document, a felony, by a member of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP). The criminal complaint alleges th

THE WESTON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 17:29:15

TICKET: Pop-punkers excited to headline at Joe N' Throw after warm local reception

FAIRMONT - Though she hasn't been on stage at downtown Fairmont's Joe N' Throw, Maleri Tustin enjoys it as a hangout-spot fot her and her friends. The lead singer and guitarist of the Morgantown-based female pop-punk band Before I Sleep, is excited for her first headlining experience in the venue, h

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-01-18 08:50:00

Elkins, Price honored by state program

Submitted photo Elkins Mayor Van Broughton, left, and Elkins Make it Shine coordinator Melodee Price display awards from the statewide Make it Shine program. ELKINS - The city of Elkins and a community volunteer have been honored by the West Virginia Make it Shine program. Elkins was one of seven c

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Judge rejects mans plea to obscene matter felony charge

CLARKSBURG - A judge has rejected a 31-year-old Flemington man's guilty plea to felony distribution and display to a minor of obscene matter. The court decided the allegations and the indictment to which the defendant entered the plea didn't sufficiently match. A judge has rejected a guilty plea by

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:00:00

Upshur man pleads to drug possession

Ronald L. Winneberger, 46, of Route 5, Buckhannon, was charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance/Methamphetamine and felony conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance/Methamphetamine by Deputy J.R. Moran, of the Lewis County Sheriff's Department on March 27, 2017 . According to Moran'

THE WESTON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 17:47:43

Performance Entertains at Arts Center

The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Erika May, known as E. May, of Dryfork, performs as part of the Brown Bag Concert Series Wednesday at The Arts Center, located at 2 Park St. in Elkins. The Brown Bag concerts take place at noon the third Wednesday of each month. Beverly man sentenced in four-w

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Crime, rundown residences addressed

ELKINS - The opportunity to discuss local issues, including crime and dilapidated houses, with local elected officials drew more than 30 people out in snowy weather to attend a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the Elkins Depot Welcome Center. Randolph County Commissioners Mark Scott and Mike Tay

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

A day in the life of a Corbin Public Works employee

CORBIN - Public Works employee Tyler Love started work at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Snow was just beginning to fall, but weather forecasters were giving totals that the Corbin Public Works Department wanted to get a head start on. Love was behind the wheel of one of the four trucks, the City of Corbin

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 02:30:00

KSP: Father shoots son during fight

MCKEE, Ky. (WTVQ) - A fight between a father and son leads to a fatal shooting in Jackson County. Kentucky State Police say they were called just after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday to a home on KY-89 North. Troopers say they found 44-year-old Jason R. Gabbard, of McKee, dead from a gunshot wound when they arr

WTVQ - 2018-01-17 15:49:35

Former Corbin BOE member, car salesman Reasor dies at age of 98

A former member of the Corbin Board of Education, local car salesman and prominent Corbin citizen passed away last week at age 98. Former Corbin Board of Education member Baker Reasor died Jan. 9. Baker E. Reasor, who died January 9 in Clarksville, Tennessee, was laid to rest Sunday in Corbin During

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-17 16:09:53

Man dies after dirt bike hits truck

The operator of this dirt bike, Jacob E. Brothers, 25, of East Bernstadt, became the county's first traffic fatality of 2018 after colliding with a pickup truck at the intersection of Farris Jones Road and Ky. 1394 on Sunday afternoon.Photo Courtesy Laurel County Sheriff's Office The county's first

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-01-17 16:13:00