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Articles from the January 5, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 5, 2012

Snowfall at border tips 1-day mark

It takes more than a couple feet of snow falling in a day to surprise residents who live near the U.S. border station at 42 Mile, where colder...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 5, 2012

Borough: Heliport would violate permit

The Haines Borough will send a letter to Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures informing them that use of a heliport at 26 Mile for commercial helic...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 5, 2012

House party busted; Four minors charged

Four minors were charged with underage drinking following the police bust of a party at an Allen Road residence at 3 a.m. New Year’s Day....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 5, 2012

Assembly committee edges toward Center roof repair

A committee of the Haines Borough Assembly took a baby step toward funding a Chilkat Center roof repair at a Dec. 27 workshop. The borough recently...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

Connelly hydro would improve fisheries

When starting a fire this morning I glanced through a letter expressing opposition to the construction of a power plant using water from Connelly...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

Haines, Skagway could share dispatch

Concerning a recent question of expanding emergency dispatch services in Skagway, why not have Skagway and Haines share one dispatch system for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

SEABA offers best alpine skiing in world

For the last two years I’ve been able to come to Haines to helicopter ski with Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures. I’m 49 years old...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

Generosity expanded holiday's offerings

The Salvation Army would like to thank the community of Haines for helping make the holidays possible for a lot of people. We would like to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

Parents vital for teaching speech

Children are ready to learn by imitation and exploration as soon as they are born, and it is adult influence that sets the tone to enrich their...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

Foundation, check-off boost museum

As 2011 comes to an end, the Sheldon Museum staff and board have much for which to be thankful. High on the list are grants from the Chilkat Vall...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    January 5, 2012

Duly Noted

Retired Alaska State Trooper Roger Maynard credited teammate George McCament with determining that gift shop hostess Sue Veneer killed Malcolm Melee...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    January 5, 2012

Opinion

Let’s hope the Haines Borough Assembly will decide to fix the Chilkat Center roof without too much more deliberation. Facilities director Brian... Full story

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    January 5, 2012

Smith's legacy spanned from battlefield to classroom

Near the end of his life, he was honored by U.S. military brass as a hero for helping liberate Nazi death camps, but to a generation of Haines...