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Articles from the January 27, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 27, 2011

Spike in bear kills puts focus on hunt

The state Department of Fish and Game will be watching the spring brown bear harvest, as the number of kills has exceeded the state’s guideline...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 27, 2011

Assembly renews SEABA permit

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted 6-0 to renew a commercial permit for Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures (SEABA) following lengthy...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 27, 2011

Best educated town, per capita, in Alaska?

The Haines Borough has the highest per capita number of college graduates in Alaska, according to information published this week by The Chronicle of...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 27, 2011

Downtown group takes 1st steps

A half-dozen downtown business and property owners met Wednesday to reap "low-hanging fruit" identified in the Haines Borough’s...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 27, 2011

Don't encourage squirrel-killing

  I was saddened to read in last week’s edition of the Chilkat Valley News the story of the squirrel killings. When we were children we...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 27, 2011

Miles made Haines a better place

Dennis Miles, you were the very best of us. Ever quick with a smile, a joke and always easy to laugh. Intelligent, focused and driven, but forever...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 27, 2011

DDF thanks for fund-raiser help

Once again the Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team had a successful dinner fundraiser thanks to the generosity of our community. Food...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 27, 2011

Book aims at solving conflict

Sixty copies of the book "Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most" have circulated throughout Haines in recent weeks....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 27, 2011

Denker to appeal HAL variance

Union Street resident Mike Denker said he’ll appeal a 5-1 decision by the Haines Borough Planning Commission last week that reaffirmed a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    January 27, 2011

Opinion

Ice creepers always seemed to me designed for the elderly or feeble. Then I fell last week three times on a single trip home. Aging, they say, is...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    January 27, 2011

Entrepreneur Miles remembered for energy, humor

Dennis Miles, a colorful and energetic businessman who made friends of customers at his Main Street furniture store, died Sunday of an apparent heart...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 27, 2011

Fish run pushes up gull numbers in annual Audubon count

Numbers of gulls nearly tripled to 1,425 during the annual Audubon bird count, possibly due to a run of fish in Chilkat Inlet. "Several thousand...

 
 By Don Nash    News    January 27, 2011

Bear girls shut down Wrangell, lose 2 to Skagway

Not unlike the tugboat they rode in on, the 2A state champion Skagway girls’ basketball team powered into Haines this week. The Panthers...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 27, 2011

DeHart new health nurse

Elsa DeHart is the new public health nurse in Haines. DeHart, who worked the past three years as a public health nurse in Kodiak, replaces Monica Acto...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    January 27, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 24 A caller requested extra patrols of their Fourth Avenue apartment complex after an early-morning knock on their door. State road...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 27, 2011

Dolphins make mark at Games

The Haines Dolphins swim team had more than 30 participants in the annual Winter Games last weekend at the Haines swimming pool. "We measure...