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Articles from the March 8, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 8, 2012

Troopers investigate cop's care of horses

The veterinarian who treated three ailing horses belonging to a Haines Borough police officer said the animals in mid-January were suffering...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Heli-Skiing Guide Dies Avalanche

A heli-ski guide died and a client was critically injured after being caught in an avalanche Tuesday morning during a heli-ski tour near Chilkat...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Season snow record set

If you notched a tree or took a photo of the high-snow mark five years ago, you may not believe it, but Haines has set an all-time record for a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 8, 2012

HARK event offers to 'chip' dogs

“Pelly,” a husky mix that resident Marnie Hartman adopted in Whitehorse, Y.T., came with an implanted microchip that stored contact information...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 8, 2012

Local GOP for Romney

Mitt Romney won the Presidential Preference Poll of local Republicans on Tuesday, when turnout was a third of the 2008 total. Residents cast 39 votes...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 8, 2012

Harbormaster to leave April 1; apply by March 29

Haines Borough Harbormaster Ed Barrett submitted his resignation last week. “I wish the organization and the community well,” Barrett wrote in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 8, 2012

Motel sought for veterans’ home

Haines Assisted Living is negotiating to buy the Thunderbird Motel as the site of a possible veterans’ home in Haines. Purchase would be funded by...

 
 By George Figdor    Letters    March 8, 2012

Heli-ski law impedes goat research

The headline this week should have read, “Assembly enacts ordinance to block research on wildlife populations in Chilkat Valley.” After agonizing...

 
 By Bob Henderson    Letters    March 8, 2012

Change laws to ensure horse care

Who has the responsibility for the humane care of horses? One would think that Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would. They handle dogs and cats...

 
 By Teri Winge    Letters    March 8, 2012

Thanks for help with Asian dinners

I would like to thank Yuko Hays for going above and beyond to help us at the American Legion Asian dinner, making the sushi, donating her time and...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    Letters    March 8, 2012

Volunteers made Olympics a success

Community Youth Development, Well and Fit Community Council, and the Southeast Alaska State Fair would like to thank Haines Borough, Alaska Mountain...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 8, 2012

Glacier Bears’ hopes quashed at tourney

Both Glacier Bear basketball teams met similar fates in Ketchikan last week, routing Wrangell and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Clinic expansion set

The Haines clinic is set for a 600-square-foot addition this year, including four offices and expanded physical therapy space. “It will be nice to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

School sidewalk job in schedule for 2013

Students appear likely to again be walking between traffic and a snow berm getting to Haines School...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 8, 2012

Assembly OKs GPS spot checks

The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved an ordinance for spot checks of global positioning system data to monitor compliance with helicopter...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 8, 2012

Boat owners off the hook for shoveling 'fingers'

The harbormaster’s office will be responsible for clearing snow off “finger” floats at the small boat harbor as the result of action last week...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Borough leaders nix trip to D.C. to lobby

A Haines Borough contingent won’t be making the trip to Washington, D.C., this spring. “There are so many things that need to be tended to here...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Weather cancels Murkowski visit

A “roundtable” discussion with Sen. Lisa Murkowski at the American Bald Eagle Foundation was canceled last month due to weather that prevented...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    March 8, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, March 5 A caller told police a motorist had repeatedly driven drunk. An ill person reported as missing was located at a residence and taken...

 
 By John Hagen    News    March 8, 2012

Afloat in a Duct-Tape Boat

Haines High School sophomore Jacob Malone paddles his duct-taped vessel to the end of the pool and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Biathalon Action

Jerry Erny, Tara Bicknell, Grant Moore and Shane Horton scramble in transition from riding to...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    March 8, 2012

Duly Noted

Alijah James Thompson was born Feb. 6 to Dawn Shannon and Levi Thompson in Whitehorse, Y.T. Alijah weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 22 inches....