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Articles from the March 10, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 10, 2011

Assembly OKs 2,600 skier-days

After a fifth public hearing to discuss a revised helicopter skiing ordinance, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted an ordinance that would...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 10, 2011

Shareholders voting on large distribution; Tap into Klukwan's biggest trust?

Klukwan, Inc. shareholders will vote in the next three weeks on whether to liquidate more than half of the corporation’s general income trust,...

 
 By Don Nash    News    March 10, 2011

Haines girls, boys fall at Region V tourney

The Haines Glacier Bear girls came within a game of a trip to the state tournament before losing to the Sitka Wolves Saturday afternoon at the Region...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 10, 2011

'Neon' lampfish light up waters

  A surge of northern lampfish this week attracted thousands of gulls and dozens of seals to Chilkat and Chilkoot inlets. "It’s like...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 10, 2011

Good neighbor finds, returns $140

I want to publicly thank Bernadette Maust for being such a good, honest, kind-hearted person. She found my wallet on the golf course and returned it...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 10, 2011

Proposed dock fees a disaster

The proposed fee increases for the Lutak Dock will be a disaster for the businesses and residents of Haines, as Alaska Marine Lines will have no...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 10, 2011

Beware chem-trails and bio-tech giants

It was encouraging to see how many people came to the Haines public library for the evening showing of the independent documentary...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 10, 2011

Borough incompetent on heli-skiing

Thanks to the borough assembly and manager for incompetently managing heli-skiing. During 2010, SEABA violated their tour permit. The penalty for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 10, 2011

Girls' hoops team grateful for support

The Haines High School Glacier Bears girls’ basketball team would like to thank the American Legion for helping us run a raffle to help fund our...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 10, 2011

Planners may take up tighter building regs Commercial structures ID'd

The Haines Borough Planning Commission may take up the question of modified trailers, along with commercial building standards, acting commission...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

New tourism director starts job

Haines Borough tourism director Tanya Carlson arrived in town a week ago, filling a position that’s been open for five months. Carlson worked...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Downtown group mulls district lines

The downtown revitalization committee last week discussed physical boundaries of an improvement district. The group’s next meeting is 5:30 p.m....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Don Young to give talk

U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, will address the Haines Chamber of Commerce during a special meeting set for noon Friday, March 25 at the American...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 10, 2011

Longshoreman Potter was kind, calm, arts supporter

A memorial service is scheduled 10:30 a.m. Saturday for longtime resident Roger Potter, who died Sunday in Anchorage of renal failure. He was 60. Pott...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 10, 2011

Paintball, ski biathlon set for Saturday

The first Takshanuk Biathlon is scheduled for noon Saturday at Chilkoot Lake. The event combines an approximately 5K cross-country ski race with...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Students to stage comic play on gods

Haines School junior high students will perform "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza" 7 p.m. Friday, March 18 at the Chilkat Center...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Cheerleader dinner will fund state travel

The Haines High School cheerleaders placed second among 3A teams at the Region V high school basketball tournament Saturday in Juneau. "This is...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Swim-a-thon net nearing $17,500

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team still are collecting donations for their annual Swim-a-Thon fundraiser through Friday, March 18. "After...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 10, 2011

Chamber: Dock fees will hurt retail trade

Haines business leaders say they’re afraid that a proposed jump in fees at the borough-owned Lutak Dock would be passed directly to local...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 10, 2011

Skagway, Haines mull joint projects

Hydropower and transportation were two items on what Mayor Jan Hill called a "limitless" list of potential areas for collaboration between t...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Sisters take awards for music and hoops

As Jolene Lemieux competed on the court for the Lady Glacier Bears last weekend at the Region V high school basketball tournament in Juneau, sister...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

TV show prospects Haines return

The Haines Borough might again strike reality TV gold this fall. Christo Doyle, a Discovery Channel executive producer for "Gold Rush:...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 10, 2011

Tourney set for March 14

The 2011 March Madness Alaska State Basketball tournament will draw a total of 64 high school basketball teams in boys’ and girls’...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 10, 2011

Bradfords lead Dolphins' effort

The sibling duo of Casey Bradford, 13, and Brittney Bradford, 11, represented the Haines Dolphins swim team at a Fairbanks meet last weekend, and...

 

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