Articles from the January 10, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    January 10, 2013

Heli-ski requests pass cap

Alaska Mountain Guides, a company that has previously conducted its heli-ski operations mainly out of Skagway, is looking to move those operations to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 10, 2013

Adventure, faith at center of Hertz book

Erwin Hertz says he realizes the stories in his recent memoir defy belief – but he believes, and...

 

Scheele: 'If you're not going to go for it, why bother?'

After seven months of wrangling the logistics, permitting and compliance of a big construction project in Nome and Unalakleet, Jade Smith Scheele and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 10, 2013

Borough trims plans for PC Dock

The Haines Borough is scaling back its design plans for the Port Chilkoot dock renovation so it can remain within the $6 million project budget,...

 

Fish art project coming to library

The Haines Borough Public Library will soon feature a large-scale art installation courtesy of the town’s more artistically-inclined teenagers....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 10, 2013

National heli-ski group focuses on standards

The Haines Borough’s heli-ski season is just around the corner, and in the wake of an accident that killed two people last spring, concerns about...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 10, 2013

Sex questions? Nurse to offer teens answers

Between friends, the media, and the Internet, teenagers are inundated with information about sex typically limited to half-truths or myths. Public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 10, 2013

State reviewing jetboat decision

The State of Alaska is reviewing methodology that determined last fall that a commercial tour operator was not violating wake restrictions while...

 

Ferry land sale deal finalized

Three Haines Borough-owned parcels near the ferry terminal will be sold to state after months of price negotiations. The state initially appraised the...

 

Barnett water tank to be replaced by summer

A decades-old, leaking wooden water tank on Barnett Drive will be replaced by a new steel tank by next summer. The Haines Borough Assembly recently...

 

Three cameras to be installed to watch docks

The Haines Borough will install three surveillance cameras at the Lutak and Port Chilkoot docks as part of a Department of Homeland Security grant...

 

Schedule for Earnest review

Haines Borough assembly members have received evaluation forms for manager Mark Earnest and will submit the completed forms to the mayor by Jan. 15....

 

Moose, dogs entangled in traps

A young cow moose that was reported trapped in a snare set for a wolf along the upper Chilkat River Jan. 3 was destroyed and donated to the Haines Vol...

 

Counseling office opens

Liana Shull is now offering family, marriage and individual counseling services to adults and children through Intertidal Counseling Services,...

 

Classes focus on websites

A local website specialist is seeking to share his expertise with Haines artists interested in either breaking into the online market or increasing...

 

Thrift store is changing

The Salvation Army thrift store has expanded hours and improved organization of items to better serve customers. Located on Union Street at Fifth...

 

Conservation group politicizes board

On Dec. 14, the Haines Fish and Game Advisory Board had three members up for re-election. On Dec. 13, Lynn Canal Conservation sent an ‘alert’...

 

NRA view on gun violence is extremist

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is now on record: the public should pay for armed guards in every U.S. school to ensure that children and...

 

Thanks for Year in Review article

Thank you and the CVN staff for gathering stories from 2012 and putting together the Year in Review article in the Dec. 20 edition. For me it did a...

 

New Year's wish for the Chilkat Valley

To the editor and to all in our beautiful valley and elsewhere, this is my New Year’s wish. We are now facing the challenges of a new year and...

 

How do skiers know if guide is stoned?

In response to the statement from state trooper spokesman Lt. Dial (Dec. 13 CVN, “Troopers Won’t Re-visit Heli-ski Probe”): “If Liberman...

 

Keep pool open for swims, therapy

May everyone have a positive, happy new year in spite of the negativity in our country. I am concerned about the negativity currently circulating in...

 

Support for early childhood grant

Haines is fortunate to have Jeanne Kitayama dedicated to contemporary research on early childhood learning including academics, emotional, social,...

 

Thanks for help with masquerade ball

On behalf of the staff and Board of Directors of KHNS and Lynn Canal Broadcasting, thank you everyone who attended the New Year’s Masquerade Ball....

 

Duly Noted

A group of Haines High School alumni got together for a hike and snowshoe up Mount Ripinsky between Christmas and New Year’s. They included Fran...

 

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