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Articles from the March 17, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 17, 2011

Census: Population grew 5% since 2000; Town bucking trend in Southeast

The Haines Borough’s population has increased nearly 5 percent since 2000, according to 2010 U.S. census figures released Wednesday....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 17, 2011

Sales tax revenues hold steady

Reports to the Haines Borough show sales tax revenues held steady in 2010, compared to calendar year 2009. The borough collected $2.60 million in sale...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 17, 2011

Lapp looks back on 33 years at 33 Mile

  When Kathi and Jerry Lapp took over 33 Mile Roadhouse in 1977, the place was lit with propane lights, the gasoline pump out front was operated...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 17, 2011

Woman OK after moose stomping

A Haines woman said she felt lucky she suffered only minor injuries after being stomped by a moose on Rutzebeck Lake Road Sunday night. Jane Pascoe...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Team's kudos for Cohen and Shields

We would just like to send out a gracious "thank you" to the Haines High drama, debate and forensics coaches, Tim Shields and Gershon...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Big rummage sale needs patrons' help

For 14 years, the residents of the Chilkat Valley have been extremely generous making the Hospice Rummage Sale a huge success. The $9,300...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Businesses support hoops broadcasts

The KHNS Staff and Board of Directors would like to thank the following businesses for underwriting the broadcast of the basketball games. In...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Entries span from Vietnam to aliens

On behalf of the Sheldon Museum, I would like to thank volunteer judges, Lisa Andriesen and her seventh- and eighth-grade students who participated...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Biathlon help will help hire local youth

Nearly 50 people braved the real winter weather to enjoy a biathlon on Saturday, although paint ball guns didn’t do well in the low...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Quake proves nuclear power not safe

In September of 1979, notable, tree-hugging hippie musicians Jackson Brown, Graham Nash, Bonnie Rait and John Hall organized Musicians United for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Willard thankful for help during illness

I would like to thank the staff at the SEARHC clinic for all the help I got, and Glenda Strong for letting me use her cell phone while I was in the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 17, 2011

Big Brothers grateful for race donations

Thank you Dan and Joanna Egolf and crew at Alaska Backcountry Outfitter for contributing, cross-country ski packages so that "Littles" in...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    March 17, 2011

Opinion

The Haines Borough Assembly meets as a committee 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to consider businesses operating out of modified trailers downtown. Three such...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    March 17, 2011

Duly Noted

Helen Burrows, 95, died peacefully Feb. 26 at an assisted living facility in Seaside, Ore., following a stroke. Her granddaughter LaZell Hammons was w...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 17, 2011

Assembly to revisit dock rates Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday is set to have further discussion on proposed exponential rate increases for using Lutak Dock. "I think...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 17, 2011

Sunday open gym: $3K per year; School board OKs job to increase early reading skills

Opening the Karl Ward Gym each Sunday for two hours would cost the Haines Borough School District $105 per session, or about $3,000 per winter...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 17, 2011

District seeks citizens' push for education funding bill

School district officials are hoping residents will support a three-year school funding bill recently introduced in the Alaska Legislature. A...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 17, 2011

Signs more than a pole in ground; Finding way not so obvious to newcomers here

The Haines Borough Assembly in a 4-2 vote March 8 authorized $14,052 to MRV Architects of Juneau for final design on a signage project that aims to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 17, 2011

History Day winners named

The Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center has named 2011 History Day winners in Haines. First and second place-projects qualified for the state contest i...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 17, 2011

Ordinance would require hearing for new heli-ports

The Haines Borough Assembly on March 8 advanced an ordinance that would make heliports a conditional use in the general use planning and zoning...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 17, 2011

Discovery confirms 2nd season at Porcupine

A Discovery Channel executive producer has confirmed that "Gold Rush: Alaska" filming will return to the Haines Borough. The reality TV...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 17, 2011

Roof bid under budget

The winning bid for roof maintenance and replacement at the Haines Senior Center came in nearly $25,000 under budget. The Haines Borough Assembly on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 17, 2011

Deep freeze takes out hydrants; Problems may continue despite warmer weather

A plummeting frost line has made as many as 20 percent of fire hydrants inoperable, prompting the Haines fire department to consider new response...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 17, 2011

Bracelet's return is a 'blessing,' to woman

The daughter of Tlingit carver George Lewis has been reunited with a bracelet her father made for her in 1987. Verna Adams, 64, of Humeston, Iowa,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    March 17, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, March 14 A caller reported a large amount of water on a road in Highland Estates. A local business charged a person $45 for test driving a...

 

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