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Articles from the January 6, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 6, 2011

Demand for a rec center? Potential usestudy proposed

Borough facilities director Brad Maynard has prepared a request for MRV Architects of Juneau to measure demand for a community recreation center that...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 6, 2011

Rescuers reach for fallen Ripinsky hiker

A team from Haines and Skagway early today climbed within shouting distance of a fallen hiker who’d spent 12 hours braced against a tree on a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 6, 2011

Skaters survive fall through ice

Tim McDonough said he and wife Ann Myren will be wearing new Canadian-made ice spikes on future skating outings following their fall through the ice...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 6, 2011

West side residents seek better water, rates

Former customers of Crystal Cathedrals Water and Sewer System say they want their old water source back and are skeptical of a new Haines Borough...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

Artist thanks for help with show

I’d like to thank the people who helped make my recent show possible: Georgia Giacobbe at the Chilkat Center, the Haines Arts Council, Gina...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

Why not an Alaska-owned refinery?

Five-dollar-per-gallon gas is predicted for the lower states? What’s in store for Alaskans? If domestic terrorism on oil refineries interrupts...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

Kelsall shows no signs of damage

In response to Eric Holle’s views on logging, habitat destruction from slides is complicated. Mud, snow and timber slides have different...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

Chilkat Center shined during show

Much has been written about our Chilkat Center Arts building. I know we need five million dollars worth of upgrades. Nonetheless, it’s a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

HAL designers, trustees negligent

HAL designers and trustees are negligent and so is the borough planning commission. Sure, HAL is a "good project," but what about the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

Watershed council building bridges

Partnerships and collaborations are essential to any non-profit’s success.  Takshanuk Watershed Council would like to thank the Chilkat...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 6, 2011

Language restrictions are off base

This week I was speaking to someone whose spouse works at the Kensington mine. I was appalled to hear that the employee was not allowed to wish their...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    January 6, 2011

Opinion

Two weeks’ vacation was enough time for the editor to clean out the cubbies of his desk, unearthing scraps of notes, mementos, and bits of...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 6, 2011

Hess to seek administrative appeal

Karen Hess will pursue her appeal of last fall’s municipal election as an administrative appeal instead of a civil suit. "We filed an admin...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Chilkoot corridor work postponed

A planned meeting to discuss designating a portion of the Chilkoot Lake watershed a state recreation site or state recreation area has been postponed...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 6, 2011

Thomas: Projects money may drop; Slimmer governorbs budget, cruise tax cuts the cause

Loss of cruise ship head tax revenues and a leaner proposed spending plan by Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell will likely equate to a drop in state spending...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 6, 2011

Dennis husband and wife to lead ANB,ANS

The Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood installed their new officers last month at the ANB/ANS Hall. Husband and wife team Raymond...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Permit delays safe school path

Plans for a safer route to school this winter were blocked in part by difficulty securing a state driveway permit to place a culvert in the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Coeur to pay $170K fine for Kensington pollution

By Jonathan Grass Juneau Empire Coeur Alaska will pay a $170,000 penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve Clean Water Act violations...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Woman's Club event aims at new recruits

If you’re a woman with an idea for a community improvement or are just interested in a way to lend a hand, the Haines Woman’s Club is look...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Assembly adopts rogue tour rule

The Haines Borough Assembly on Dec. 28 approved an ordinance that creates a waiting period for tour applicants with dodgy histories and rejected a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 6, 2011

Carlson offered job as tourism director

Borough manager Mark Earnest has offered the tourism director position to a 2001 University of Alaska-Southeast graduate who worked as a naturalist fo...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Alcan 200 to close road Jan. 15

Haines Highway will be closed Saturday, Jan. 15, from Mile 42 to Dezadeash Lake for the Alcan 200 snowmachine road race. The closure has been set for...

 
 By Don Nash    News    January 6, 2011

Hoops opener at home Friday

Glacier Bear basketball starts officially this weekend with a boys’ team homestand against the Petersburg Vikings. Varsity games start at 7:30...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Chamber vote

Brenda Jones and Ned Rozbicki have been elected as new members of the Haines Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Jones, Rozbicki and Evangeline...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 6, 2011

Downtown revitalization effort set for Jan. 26 kick-off

A meeting will be held Jan. 26 to begin work toward downtown revitalization. The meeting time and location are pending. At the request of Haines...

 

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