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Articles from the February 23, 2012 edition

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Local parents, educators rally behind funding bill

The Haines Borough School Board, parents and supporters are spreading the word far and wide - in letters, on Facebook and on blogs - that school...

 

Study: Chilkoot Watershed a diverse habitat

A recently completed comprehensive fish study of the Chilkoot watershed found a diverse and healthy habitat for several species of fish, including...

 

Assembly moves to make GPS data public for ‘spot checks’

Under a proposed ordinance up for adoption Tuesday, global positioning system data for helicopter skiing submitted to the Haines Borough is public...

 

Pup dogged by cliff, gets helping hand

Despite his name and breed, Klondike, a Bernese Mountain Dog, found himself in a precarious...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 23, 2012

Briefs

Harbor policing ordinance clarified The Haines Borough Assembly last week removed the words “peace officer” from an ordinance to clarify...

 

Funds set for center roof study

The Haines Borough Assembly has slated $50,000 for a Chilkat Center roof engineering study and $75,000 for a borough-wide facility master plan. The...

 

Bears clinch last home win

A ferocious Haines defense sparked by an all-senior starting lineup wore down Mount Edgecumbe on...

 

Support, not rivarly define sisters on court

The younger siblings agree: the hardest part about being on a team with your older sister, or...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    February 23, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, Feb. 20 A reported altercation near a Second Avenue business was an argument between siblings on their way to school. A case was initiated...

 

Duly Noted

Andrea Hedrick and Herky Deppner were married Dec. 30, 2011 in a sunset ceremony on Canova Beach in Melbourne, Fla. The bride is the daughter of...

 
 By Bill Kurz    Letters    February 23, 2012

Borough should stick to basic services

Watching and listening to the many borough meetings that I attend and video record, it has become obvious that the borough government needs to get...

 

Golf Olympics score fun

Thank you to everyone who helped with the golf Olympics: Judy Ewald, Marianne Rasmussen and Toni DeWitt for helping run the events; Jenny Lyn Smith...

 

Dog walkers braved winter

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to commend our crew of dedicated volunteer dog walkers for all their hard work this winter. Through...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 23, 2012

Haines Winter Games

Results for Haines Winter Games events: Golf event: First place adults pitching, Margaret Hagen...

 
 By John S Hagen    News    February 23, 2012

Winter King Salmon

Jason Shull takes his boat, Cape Decision, out winter King Salmon fishing last week in Lynn...