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Articles from the February 17, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 17, 2011

Letnikof users wary of tour using float

Citing concerns expressed by other users, members of the Haines Borough’s Harbor Advisory Committee on Tuesday asked for more details about...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 17, 2011

Skagway makes rec center work

As MRV Architects of Juneau proceeds with a study to measure demand for a potential Haines community recreation center, the Skagway Recreation Center...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 17, 2011

English teacher wins $19K for high-tech idea

Haines High School English teacher Rene Martin has secured a $19,200 state grant, including a $10,000 award toward new technology in her classroom, fo...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    February 17, 2011

Town a 'lifeline' when artist needed restart

  Artist and gallery owner Debi Knight Kennedy believes in intuition. Her first connection to Haines came in 1980, when a friend from Juneau...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Editor should be ashamed of himself

In response to Tom Morphet’s pseudo-commentary, I would like to point out the BS in his opinion! He seems to think that these businesses will...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Food stand appealing, provides choices

I am writing this letter because I want to clear up some misconceptions about us. When we first planned on opening up our business we looked around fo...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Let entrepreneurs do their own thing

Concerning your comments about the "burger mobile homes or pizza shacks on wheels," you as the newspaper editor are truly showing your...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Draft ordinance abandons consensus

I believe the people of Haines want our local businesses to succeed. What is misunderstood is the role of balanced, deliberative planning and doing...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Appreciating Tlingit language program

This morning I was listening to KHNS and "Tlingit Time." I was once again impressed and very grateful. I would like to thank the radio...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Open new areas of valley to heli-skiing

Having attended and recorded every helicopter-skiing work group committee meeting, I would like to suggest the Haines Borough areas, starting at the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Museum grateful for 'Jeopardy' support

"One of the deepest impulses in man is the impulse to record: to scratch a drawing on a tusk or keep a diary, to collect sagas and heap cairns....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 17, 2011

Community center would benefit area

Is it too late to build a community center instead of a recreation center? If possible, could a community center and a recreation center be built? I...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 17, 2011

Major heli-ski issues up in air

With less than a week until possible adoption of a revised helicopter skiing ordinance, a mayor-appointed work group has yet to reach consensus on...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 17, 2011

Borough buys 'lawn tractor' for $18K

The Haines Borough Assembly on Feb. 8 authorized the purchase of a lawn tractor from Bigfoot Auto Service for a cost not to exceed $17,985. It...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 17, 2011

Thomas' APOC issues iced until session ends

The Alaska Public Offices Commission last month filed a complaint against state Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, for improperly transferring campaign...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 17, 2011

'Poker Ride' canceled

This weekend’s snowmachine "Poker Ride" has been canceled. "The weather conditions are just not conducive this year," said...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 17, 2011

Hotch tourney starts Thursday

The Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament is set for a four-day slate of games next week at the Haines School. Organizer Larry Sweet said nine...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 17, 2011

Light clinches Haines' Triple Threat victory

Haines High School freshman Devin Light drained two free throws late to seal the win that closed out the annual Triple Threat Tournament last weekend...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 17, 2011

Hamilton accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

A phone message from Sen. Lisa Murkowski this month alerted Haines High School senior Blake Hamilton of his acceptance into the United States Naval...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 17, 2011

State parks pulls float at Chilkat

A little more than a year after a new float was installed at a Letnikof boat launch, a similar float on Chilkat Inlet has been removed. State parks...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 17, 2011

Piano concert Tuesday

Classical pianist Tien Hsieh will perform in Haines at the Chilkat Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22. Hsieh has swept away audiences across America,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    February 17, 2011

Woods grew up here, died in Oregon at 87

Former resident Rosalyn Francis Woods, remembered as a talented cook and pastel artist, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 15 in Waldport, Ore....

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    February 17, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Feb. 14 An officer responded when a caller reported their vehicle was stuck on Mud Bay Road because of high snowdrifts. Public works...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    February 17, 2011

Former resident Bromagen dies at 62

Former Haines resident Francis M. Bromagen, died unexpectedly Feb. 9 at his home in Union City, Ind. He was 62. Bromagen lived in Haines in the early...

 

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