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Articles from the February 27, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Summit to provide business outlook

More than 50 speakers representing 19 segments of the Haines economy are slated to present at the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Man ran into burning home to save friend

Haines resident Luke Marquardt ran into his family's burning home to save a friend's life during an...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    February 27, 2014

Olympic torch may come back

It's been nearly 30 years since Haines funded former resident Nadine Price's trip to Seattle, where...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 27, 2014

Fossman sets UAA hoop records

Haines High School graduate Kyle Fossman burned up the University of Alaska Anchorage record books Saturday during a blistering shooting performance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Downtown effort to get new life?

The Downtown Revitalization Committee is one small step closer to coming back to life following years of stagnation. Last March, the planning...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Kreiss-Tomkins: 'Unsavory options' ahead

Speaking to the Haines Chamber of Commerce Feb. 15, state House Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, painted a dire picture of Alaska’s finances...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Mountain film fest March 7

Seven adventure films are coming to the silver screen Friday, March 7, when the Mountain Film Festival returns to Harriett Hall. The annual event...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Assembly considers broadcasting its meetings

Residents not inclined to venture out to observe the goings-on of their local government may soon be able to tune in to Haines Borough Assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

DDF team competes at state championship

Nine students traveled to the state Drama, Debate and Forensics championship in Anchorage Feb. 13-15 for their final competition of the season....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 27, 2014

Boys notch 6th straight victory

Haines High School sent off its basketball seniors in style, with a pair of varsity wins against conference rival Wrangell on Saturday. The victory...

 
 News    February 27, 2014

Community swim meet

The Haines Dolphins will host a community swim meet starting 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8. The entry fee is $2 for adults and $1 for students. There...

 
 News    February 27, 2014

Church camp mulls options

Rainbow Glacier Camp officials may look to attract campers from the Lower 48 to maintain enrollment at the Gospel summer camp at Paradise Cove. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Canadian crooner to play March 8

The four-piece Ruth Moody Band is making a stop in Haines Saturday, March 8, during the folk group’s jaunt across Alaska. The show, sponsored by...

 
 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Berg, family lived 8 years at Glacier Point

Robert "Grizz" Berg, a tinkerer and mechanic who lived with his family eight years at Glacier Point...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Boxed in: Tradition uses steam on wood

Eight students participated in a bentwood box-making class taught by Wayne Price during the weekend, with each student producing up to three of the tr...

 
 News    February 27, 2014

Corrections

A story in last week’s CVN about the draft school district budget said a projected deficit of $572,000 included closing Mosquito Lake School. The...

 
 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Leo Jacobs Jr. remembered for pool game, trivia skills

A memorial service for Leo John Jacobs Jr. will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Haines ANB Hall,...

 
 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Brooks waitressed at Space Needle

Friends and family celebrated the life of Catherine E. "Kitty" Brooks Friday at the Haines ANB Hall....

 
 Opinion    February 27, 2014

Editorial

Participants in the upcoming economic development forum might consider these points: 1) The economic and social issues facing our town are not unique...

 
 Letters    February 27, 2014

Yukon angler impact is potentially huge

Phil Goldberg’s recent letter concerning the reciprocal fishing agreement with the Yukon was right on. The local advisory board’s vote to rescind...

 
 Letters    February 27, 2014

Dinner saw biggest ever turnout

The Takshanuk Watershed Council would like to thank all those who came out to the third annual Chilkat Forest Investigators Mushroom Dinner...

 
 Letters    February 27, 2014

Thanks to volunteers at Winter Olympics

Thanks to all who participated Saturday in the 2014 Haines Winter Olympics at the fairgrounds. We had seven delicious chili cook-off entries, and...

 
 Letters    February 27, 2014

Consider helping Venturer Scouts dinner

The Haines Venturer Scouts are working hard to raise money to go on an exciting adventure in Australia this summer. We will be white-water rafting,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 27, 2014

Duly Noted

Bentley Thomas Baltzell was born 10:51 a.m. Feb. 19 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Hannah Dobbins and Dillon Baltzell. He...

 
 Blotter    February 27, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Feb. 24         A local agency representative reported a theft of wood, then called back later to say the wood had been paid for....

 

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