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Articles from the January 20, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 20, 2011

Haines Sanitation permit, contract up

Haines Borough and State of Alaska officials will be taking a closer look at Haines Sanitation operations in coming months, as two documents vital to...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 20, 2011

Alcan racers run miles of asphalt

The average speed of Saturday’s Alcan 200 winner dipped below 100 mph as frigid temperatures and scant snow cover challenged the field. Jarrid...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 20, 2011

Skate injury leads to a life without taste, smell

Maggie Stern doesn’t eat at restaurants so much anymore. And she no longer buys fancy spices. Stern, a 42-year-old Haines hairdresser, fell on...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 20, 2011

Winds up to 61 mph smack town

Three days of high winds wreaked havoc last weekend, falling trees, damaging buildings and cancelling the sailing of the ferry Aurora up Lynn Canal....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

We're selling our oil, not 'taxing' oil firms

Our governor wants to lower the price we charge for our oil at the same time that oil and gas prices are going up because of decreased supply and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

Delta Western's donation aids pet care

I would like to thank Delta Western for its continued donation of office space for my veterinary clinic in Haines. The company’s generous...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

Sportsmen give to Juneau class trip

The fifth-grade class at Haines Elementary School would like to thank the Haines Sportsman’s Association for its generous donation of $300 to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

Volunteer officials make meet happen

Many thanks to USA Swimming Officials John Clark and Max Mertz (Juneau); Nelle Green, Ron Horn, Andrea Nelson, Ayse Haxton, Anne Marie Palmieri, and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

Legion Auxiliary help not unnoticed

I would like to thank those of you for the volunteering and donations that we had this past year. You have not gone unnoticed. Without volunteering,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

New mom grateful for support

First and foremost I would like to apologize for the tardiness of this letter to the community. I would like to thank the community for the generous...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

Users of old gym solicited

Haines Borough facilities director Brad Maynard is hoping to hear from potential users of the old school gymnasium and classrooms. Meetings will...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 20, 2011

Candidates sought for award

Nominations for the Alaska First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Awards are due February 21. The honor recognizes volunteers who demonstrate...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 20, 2011

Next school project: Locker room rebuild

Haines Borough and school district officials are working on a plan to rebuild the locker rooms in the school gymnasium and swimming pool. Project dire...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 20, 2011

Friends bag squirrels, make hat

A distinctive, squirrel-skin hat seen around town is the result of collaboration by a group of friends and a lesson about use of wild critters. The...

 
 By Don Nash    News    January 20, 2011

Flashy Sitka hoops squads blast past Glacier Bears

The Haines boys’ varsity basketball team took early leads in games against Sitka last weekend, but succumbed to the more experienced Wolves both...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 20, 2011

Rescue chopper lost visibility against side of Ripinsky

As they lowered rescue swimmer Craig Powers 120 feet to pluck injured hiker Keith Hutchins off a Mount Ripinsky cliffside, U.S. Coast Guard crewmen lo...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 20, 2011

Student speakers reach final round at Ketchikan

All 10 Haines High School participants in a Drama, Debate and Forensics tournament last weekend in Ketchikan made the finals in at least one event....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 20, 2011

Scouts resume push to finish camp

The Haines Venturer Scouts have requested additional legislative funding for a Boy Scout camp on Mud Bay Road. Greg Podsiki, director of both the camp...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 20, 2011

Court Report

Angela Widell, 45, of Haines was convicted Jan. 4 of harassment for a Nov. 19 incident when she punched a woman multiple times in a Main Street bar....

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    January 20, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 17 A caller reported having problems with two employees they just fired in town. An officer was advised and determined the individuals...