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Articles from the January 13, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 13, 2011

Assembly OKs study of rec use; MRV to conduct local interviews

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday authorized $14,442 for MRV Architects of Juneau to measure the potential use of a community recreation center...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 13, 2011

Make way: Heaviest load eyed for road

Shipment of a huge electrical transformer will test local port facilities and may help demonstrate that Haines can serve as a transport hub for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 13, 2011

Rescued hiker recounts ordeal on Mt. Ripinsky

One day away from a two-week holiday in San Diego, Keith Hutchins was braced against a sheer face on Mount Ripinsky, playing mind games with himself...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 13, 2011

Alcan racers ready, snow or no

The Alcan 200, the longest snowmachine road race in North America, returns for its 42nd running 10 a.m. Saturday. "We’ve got some real...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 13, 2011

Hiker 'truly blessed' by efforts of rescuers

From the bottom of my heart, I would like to thank Scott Sundberg, John Binger, Sean Gaffney, C.J. Jones, Dave Swift, Roy Josephson, Greg Palmieri,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 13, 2011

Letter on Kensington was off base

After last week’s letter to the editor, I was very happy to discover that my information about Kensington mine’s language policy was...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 13, 2011

Schulze family thankful for kindness

On behalf of the entire Schulze family, I would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to all of you who have helped or offered to help us during...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 13, 2011

Guard chopper crew deserves salute

Some 30 years later, a salute means as much to me now as it did in Vietnam – honor and pride. A buddy and I still salute each other on the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 13, 2011

Logging, fish decline well-documented

In response to Dave Werner, clearly dams, bad fisheries management, high seas gillnets, etc. caused serious harm to salmon in the Pacific Northwest....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 13, 2011

Volunteers needed to host Winter Games

The Haines Dolphins swim team will host its annual Winter Games Jan. 21-23. Racing is scheduled to start 6 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    January 13, 2011

Memorial held for Phillips

A memorial service for Ambrosia "Amber" Rose Phillips was held Tuesday at the Haines ANB Hall. Phillips, 30, died at the home of her father,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 13, 2011

Hess case briefs due in February

A lawsuit filed in Superior Court against the Haines Borough and assembly member Greg Goodman will proceed with a series of briefs due by...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 13, 2011

Heli-ski discussion Tuesday

Both the Haines Borough’s heli-skiing work group and Haines Borough Assembly committee-of-the-whole are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 13, 2011

Variance may be revisited

Union Street resident Mike Denker is asking the Haines Borough Planning Commission to reconsider its decision to grant Haines Assisted Living a second...

 
 By Don Nash    News    January 13, 2011

Glacier Bears split weekend series with Petersburg

The Petersburg Vikings and Haines Glacier Bears split the conference opening series both away for the girls and at home for the boys. In Haines,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 13, 2011

Open gym expanded

The Haines School has added one night of basketball to its open gym schedule, but more gym hours for community use may have to wait for a joint...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    January 13, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 10 A caller reported a vehicle parked on Main Street that had been there longer than the one-hour time limit. An officer was advised and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 13, 2011

Woman charged with arson

A 56-year-old Haines woman was charged with felony arson and transported to Lemon Creek jail following a blaze at an FAA Road house Tuesday that...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 13, 2011

Point acquisition hits questions, criticism

Real estate agent Jim Studley said Picture Point owner Roger Beasley is interested in working with the Haines Borough to acquire two scenic pullouts...