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Articles from the March 3, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 3, 2011

Theater building for sale; After 80 years as owner, Gross family pulls plug

The Coliseum Theater building, a Main Street landmark since 1918, is for sale by Gross Alaska, Inc., the Juneau-based family business that has owned...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 3, 2011

Hike proposed in freight rates

The Haines Borough is considering exponential rate increases for using Lutak Dock, under a proposed ordinance set for a second public hearing...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    March 3, 2011

Bracelet finds way to carver's daughter

A silver bracelet created by the late Tlingit carver George Lewis perhaps more than 23 years ago was recently returned to Lewis’ family, but...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 3, 2011

Juno wins Hotch tournament

An undersized Haines Merchants team advanced to the finals of the Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament Sunday, but fell 137-81 to a powerhouse...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 3, 2011

TV's 'Gold Rush' miners head to the Yukon

 Todd Hoffman and his mining crew are moving to Canada. Friday’s "Full Disclosure" epilogue of "Gold Rush: Alaska" on t...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Heli-ski opponents won't get peace

I have been listening to people gripe and reading people’s gripes about the heli-ski industry. It is downright sickening. We...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Make only working group's changes

As a member of the Haines Heli-ski Working Group, I want to share some thoughts. People need to know that the ordinance before the assembly is not a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Give second heli-ski permit to AMG

This place we live in has a valuable commodity to offer tourists coming to Haines. It is an opportunity to heli-ski in a setting like none other. Peop...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Now writing down SEABA's promises

I am one of about a hundred residents of the 26 Mile neighborhood where SEABA recently admitted they are intending to base their heliport operations....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Films help out watershed council

The Takshanuk Watershed Council presented the Winter Wildlands Backcountry first film festival last Friday (Feb. 25) at the Fort Seward Lodge. This...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Contributors make Bigs' program go

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit charity and depends on a wide range of support, much of it local. On Saturday, Feb. 19, our matches enjoyed a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Parnell's plan is a giveaway for nothing

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed giving a tax break to the oil industry which would cost the state nearly $2 billion a year. The break’s...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

Thanks for finding reminder of father

In 1987, my father, George Lewis, carved a silver bracelet. Recently, Jim Shook was tossing his fishing line to and fro when he spotted this...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 3, 2011

We squabble as others dream of Haines

In the midst of a cold, windy winter, and our annual squabble, it is nice to hear what Haines means to others. My niece Marie Glanz has visited here...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

School seeks new gym floor pad

Fixing persistent leaks in the roof over the center of the high school and addressing a drainage issue there will consume the remaining school...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Area bear study opposed again

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee on Friday again quashed a move to encourage the state to study the brown bear population in the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Website records snow conditions

Resident ski guide Erik Stevens has launched a website aimed at helping backcountry users in Haines to identify and avoid avalanches. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 3, 2011

Manager will seek assembly direction on trailers

Haines Borough manager Mark Earnest said he would turn to the assembly or possibly the planning commission for direction on the question of...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

First planner: Commercial trailers weren't anticipated

Planners who wrote local laws restricting trailers and mobile homes to designated "parks" didn’t anticipate they would be used as...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Swim-a-Thon Saturday

Next up for the Haines Dolphins Swim Team is Saturday’s annual Swim-a-Thon. From 9-11 a.m., kids will add up the total number of lengths they...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Earnest: Budget will be 'uncomfortable'

The Haines Borough budget for the coming year will amount to "putting a size 9 foot into a size 8½ shoe," borough manager Mark...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Minutes for committee meetings?

Should records be kept of meetings of Haines Borough Assembly subcommittees, borough boards and other advisory groups to the local government? Bill...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Haines, Skagway meeting Monday

The Haines Borough and Municipality of Skagway assemblies are set to meet Monday at a joint work session in Skagway. Haines Borough Assembly members...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    March 3, 2011

Bender: Trucker, gillnetter dies at 85

Oliver U. Bender, 85, former resident of Haines, died in his sleep Friday Feb. 18 in Kamiah, Idaho. He was born in Wickes, Ark. on Oct. 13, 1925 to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Borough will rejoin revolving loan effort

The Haines Borough Assembly last week voted to authorize continued participation in a regional revolving loan program operated by the Juneau Economic...

 

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