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Articles from the February 3, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 3, 2011

Rec center meetings set Friday, Saturday

Residents interested in a community recreation center proposed for the old elementary gymnasium are encouraged to attend a 5 p.m. meeting Friday in...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Winter low in white stuff

 Business has been slow at the town’s ski shop, following two months of low snowfall. "It’s more like a water-ski...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 3, 2011

Borough offered terms for Point

Owner Roger Beasley has offered the Haines Borough up to three acres at "Picture Point" and is willing to carry a note for the purchase...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 3, 2011

Referee Clay fits the mold

Haines was under its basket, struggling to make a comeback in the third quarter of Saturday’s boys’ varsity basketball game against the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Miles thankful for community support

Thank you, Haines, for all the support; calls, cards, flowers and many hugs. Thanks to the Klehini Valley and Haines fire departments and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Young hunters should keep up the spirit

  It is rare that I feel the need to respond in writing to the current debate in the letters to the editor, but I take umbrage with Dixie...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Don't make Juneau's mistake at Point

I am the owner and developer of the Lynnvista Subdivision, which is directly across the road from Picture Point. I am writing to encourage the Haines...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Proposed heli-ski rules are expansionist

As there are expansionist ideas in the proposed heli-ski ordinance, I propose the following contractionist ideas. Instead of expansion to three...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Picture Point is marketed to the world

Testimony regarding the purchase of Picture Point at a recent assembly meeting made me realize that more public information is needed. The major...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Miles accepted people

There is no doubt Dennis Miles was a redneck. He also accepted people for who they are, treated everyone fairly and used humor and salesmanship to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Avalanche course thanks

Last week, 13 Haines School students completed a three-day, Level 1 avalanche course. Students learned to evaluate snow avalanche hazard by...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Bring Picture Point to a vote

I find it interesting that a certain handful of folks are expressing opposition to the purchase of Picture Point by the borough. If assembly members...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 3, 2011

Equal protection a must

On Jan. 20, the planning commission once again voted to approve an "after-the-fact" variance. During this meeting, the commission provided...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 3, 2011

Funding future shaky, school officials say; Sunday gym hours sought

Haines Borough School Board president Carol Kelly this week painted an uncertain picture of future school funding, pointing to resistance from the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

School to target lagging young readers

Efforts by the Haines School to get all its students up to grade-level proficiency for reading by the third grade will include bringing in a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Rozbicki elected top leader of Chamber

Ned Rozbicki is the new president of the Haines Chamber of Commerce. Rozbicki, 43, has lived in Haines 20 years and works as an independent insurance...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Chilkat Valley bJeopardyb Sunday

If the Super Bowl doesn’t rate as your idea of a fun Sunday afternoon, the Sheldon Museum has an alternative – Chilkat Valley Jeopardy, a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Shop local effort set

A subcommittee of the Haines Downtown Revitalization Committee and the Haines Chamber of Commerce began planning this week for an April promotion...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Faulty valve trips power

Failure of a hydraulic proportional valve that controls the speed of turbines shut down the Goat Lake hydro power plant in Skagway early Jan. 20,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 3, 2011

Borough accelerates port work for potential bond

In preparation for "an emerging opportunity" to secure Lutak Dock funding, Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest has requested to speed up the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 3, 2011

Carlson to start March 1 as tour director

Tanya Carlson will return to Alaska as the Haines Borough’s tourism director. Carlson, a product developer for Holiday Vacations in Wisconsin,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 3, 2011

High school DDF squad preps for state competition

Ten members of Haines High School’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team traveled to Juneau last weekend for their final tournament before this...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Heli group still seeks consensus

A proposed helicopter skiing ordinance is set for a third public hearing at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting. The heli-skiing season...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 3, 2011

Winter triathlon set for Saturday, Feb. 12

Haines Animal Rescue Kennel and the Southeast Alaska State Fair will host the free "Hooves and Paws Winter Tune-up" Saturday, Feb. 12, with...

 

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