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Articles from the March 15, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 15, 2012

Heli-ski guide, client killed in avalanche

A heli-ski guide and a client died after being caught in an avalanche Tuesday morning during a heli-ski tour near Chilkat Lake. Alaska State Trooper...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 15, 2012

Manager assistant approved

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved hiring a full-time executive assistant to manager Mark Earnest, a position that would cost an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 15, 2012

Officer in horse probe placed on paid leave

Haines Borough police chief Gary Lowe this week placed officer Cassandra McEwen on paid, administrative leave, beginning March 10. McEwen is the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 15, 2012

Gardening conference blooms this week

The Greater Lynn Canal Garden Conference will spring up in Haines this weekend for the first time. Speakers from around the region, including Alaska...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 15, 2012

Thomas holds ground against increase in school formula fund

State Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, hammered on the need to limit spending at a Friday Chamber of Commerce meeting attended by local school officials...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 15, 2012

Thomas says he wants to be Speaker of House

State Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, told the Haines Chamber of Commerce last week he wanted to serve six more years in the Alaska Legislature and would...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 15, 2012

Domestic violence group in gear

Besides a march Friday on Main Street, the Domestic Violence Task Force in Haines is creating a moving display to bring attention to the issue and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 15, 2012

Cameras at docks trigger concerns

Are security cameras around Haines waterfront locations a good security measure or an example of Big Brother government infringing on the privacy of...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 15, 2012

Asbestos work increases cost of school gym floor

The Haines Borough School District is seeking an additional $250,000 from the State of Alaska for the high school gym floor replacement project, owing...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 15, 2012

Mayor alters process for funding requests

To avoid “awkward” requests for Haines Borough letters to support outside funding for local organizations, mayor Stephanie Scott said she would...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 15, 2012

Reporter Bicknell leaving KHNS

Tara Bicknell plans to leave her post as news and public affairs director for KHNS by early April. “I don’t have anything specific lined up, and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    March 15, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, March 12 A message was relayed to a relative regarding a family death. A complaint was made about a snowplow damaging a trailer downtown. Poli...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    March 15, 2012

Duly Noted

Elias Glabek Ryan was born Feb. 15 to Jolanta and Brad Ryan in Portland, Ore. Elias weighed 8 lbs., 10 ozs. and joins big brother Atlin. The family...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 15, 2012

Russ Murray dies at 76

Haines Borough maintenance man Russ Murray was buried at Jones Point Cemetery March 9, which former...