Day: November 3, 2017

New member joins school board

The Haines School Board has a new member. Michael Wald will fill a seat left open after the October election where three candidates ran for four open seats. After incumbents Brian Clay, Sara Chapell, and Anne Marie Palmieri were re-elected, the board requested letters of interest to fill a one-year appointment. Michael Wald, who’s lived in Haines for the last eight winters, was the sole applicant. Wald has two children in the Haines School. He has a background in science and environmental education, and runs a guiding company out of Fairbanks in the summer. “I’m not applying to be...

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KHNS News – Nov. 3, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/03Newscast.mp3 New member joins Haines School Board, Skagway assembly will hold weekend retreat to address tideland negotiations with railroad, and a compost entrepreneur makes waste her business in...

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Skagway assembly will hold weekend retreat to address tidelands negotiations with railroad

The Skagway Assembly will meet outside of city hall chambers this weekend. The group is holding a retreat to help find a solution for the future of the waterfront. At a regular assembly meeting Thursday night, one thing was made clear: Skagway needs to move forward – with or without a new tidelands lease with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The assembly retreat is open to the public. It’s scheduled for Saturday, November 4, at 7 p.m. at the new public safety facility. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/03SkagBAwINTRO.mp3 Skagway and White Pass are trying to come to an agreement on waterfront land use....

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