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Articles from the February 23, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2011

Public squeezed out at assembly meeting; Chambers doesn't hold half turnout

The Haines Borough Assembly needs a new home or improvements to its current chambers, leaders said after Tuesday’s meeting, where more than 40...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2011

State plan for boat put-in opposed

State parks officials say they’re seeking a creative solution to a controversial plan to replace a Chilkat River boat launch area near 25 Mile...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 23, 2011

Denker, HAL to discuss settlement on variance

Calling for new permitting requirements to stem "after-the-fact" variance requests, Haines Borough Assembly members Tuesday hammered out a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 23, 2011

DDF's Bowman wins state speaking award

The Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team won titles in two events at the state competition in Anchorage last weekend. Senior Chris...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

Don't throw such big rocks, Morphet

I recently read the comments from Mr. Morphet in reference to the new business in the Haines Borough. Okay, this is how I look at it. First off,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

SEABA, the heliport answer is still 'no'

Two years ago, many residents at 26 Mile signed a petition stating that we don’t want a heliport in our neighborhood. SEABA, you followed...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

Injury victim grateful for friends, prayers

I’d like to express appreciation for community support during my recent injury. Friends helped in many ways, with cards, good wishes, tasty...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

Heli-skiers need to do the right thing

If heli-skiers disturb the wildlife, where is the gain? If they disturb human residents, where is the gain? The essential part of doing the right...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

Kudos for standing up for democracy

In light of events in Wisconsin, Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Algeria, Libya and now Morocco, we celebrate the courage of those who stand peacefully and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

Scouts challenged to be better citizens

The Venturer Scouts are grateful to the many people of Haines who donated to and participated in our dinner and auction. With your help, we were able...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    February 23, 2011

Pets are great motivators for fitness

A heartfelt thanks to those who volunteered at the Hooves and Paws Winter Tune-Up on Feb. 12. Thanks for helping set up, clean up, time triathlon...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2011

Assembly, school to talk funding Tuesday

The Haines Borough School District will be seeking a larger borough contribution to schools this year. School board and borough assembly members meet...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 23, 2011

Attorney Folta pens novel 'Raven'

When Richard Folta returns to Haines in early March, he’ll have a book to promote. Folta, a 75-year-old attorney and second-generation Alaskan,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 23, 2011

Piers sought at Chilkoot

The state Division of Parks is pushing ahead with a request for bear-viewing platforms along the Chilkoot River, regional superintendent Mike...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 23, 2011

Goodman suit goes to judge; Ruling expected in election challenge by April or May

A lawsuit filed in Superior Court against the Haines Borough and assembly member Greg Goodman is ready for a judge’s decision. Z. Kent Sullivan...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    February 23, 2011

Town's 1st state trooper dies at 86 in California

The first state trooper stationed in Haines, who later rose to the position of deputy commissioner of the state Department of Public Safety, died...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 23, 2011

Lady Bears win 2, boys lose 2; regionals Wednesday

The Haines Lady Glacier Bears sent off seniors Abby Jones and Jolene Lemieux with two wins over Mount Edgecumbe last weekend. Haines topped the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 23, 2011

Downtown group talks power lines, trailers

The downtown revitalization committee will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rusty Compass coffee shop on Main Street. At its Feb. 17 meeting, the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 23, 2011

Hamilton, St. Clair lead Dolphins

Blake Hamilton of the Haines Dolphins swim team placed third overall at the Great Alaska Open in Juneau last weekend. Hamilton, 18, was first in the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 23, 2011

Assembly advances 2,600 skier days

Following more than an hour of comments at a Haines Borough Assembly public hearing Tuesday, members advanced a revised helicopter skiing ordinance...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    February 23, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Feb. 21 State road crews were advised of a call that a driveway culvert was about to overflow on Small Tracts Road. Sunday, Feb. 20 An...