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Articles from the March 22, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 22, 2012

Heli-ski firm not releasing accident data

One week after an avalanche claimed the lives of a heli-ski client and guide, key details of the March 13 accident are missing, including its precise...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 22, 2012

Salt corrosion taking toll at pool

The Haines Borough should reconsider the salt chlorination system at its swimming pool in the wake of the failure of a stainless steel tank there that...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 22, 2012

Report says import LNG for Yukon mines

The potential for shipping ore from the Yukon Territory through Haines is slim unless trucks can back-haul liquid natural gas from here on return...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 22, 2012

‘We the People’ works to promote ‘bottom-up’ democracy

“We the People,” a local group that grew out of last fall’s Occupy Wall Street protests, may soon be advocating for increased polling by the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 22, 2012

Area fertile in agricultural history, still holds promise

Haines miner Fred Meyer grew a field full of cabbages where a gas station stands today on Second...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 22, 2012

Borough facilities chief resigns after 8 months

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brian Lemcke will be leaving the position effective May 1. A local bar owner and former construction...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    March 22, 2012

Focus and creativity led designer Nash to dream career

It took a couple of casts for Corrie Nash, the youngest child in a Haines fishing family, to hook a...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    March 22, 2012

Duly Noted

Charlie Everett Blood was born to Matt and Holly Blood on March 14. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandmother Barb Blood had left Fairbanks after a...

 
 By Dixie Hayes    Letters    March 22, 2012

Horse care case raises many questions

The recent case of animal cruelty is the worst I ever heard. The saddest thing of all, it was by one of our own police officers, someone who was...

 
 By Donna Catotti and Rob Goldberg    Letters    March 22, 2012

Account established for skier’s family

Nick Dodov died here recently in an avalanche while fulfilling a dream of heli-skiing in Alaska (with friends who were hosting him). We want to thank...

 
 By Lowana Drurey    Letters    March 22, 2012

Officer on paid leave was rewarded

It does not take five months to discover a starving animal walking in its own feces! What does not make any sense to me is our chief of police Gary...

 
 By Merrill Lowden    Letters    March 22, 2012

Kindnesses do not go unnoticed

I would like to express my gratitude for the many kindnesses shown by my Hemlock Estates neighbors and friends throughout Haines, Mosquito Lake and...

 
 By George Campbell for the organizers of the Haines Garden Conference    Letters    March 22, 2012

Garden conference bloomed here

We wish to thank you for the overwhelming support of the garden conference. With more than 50 people in attendance, including folks from Juneau, we...

 
 By Kathleen Menke for We the People Haines    Letters    March 22, 2012

Public input efforts appreciated

Recently, Ron Jackson, on behalf of the Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, posted planning maps in the Haines Borough Public...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 22, 2012

Borough juggles planning tasks

Confused about all the planning going on at the Haines Borough? The assembly is working on a “strategic plan,” a brief, “to-do list” of...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 22, 2012

Does harbormaster need more power?

After considerable discussion, the Haines Borough Assembly has dropped the idea of making its harbormaster a “peace officer.” That puts the local...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Borough may drop disaster title for slump

The Haines Borough has been asked to rescind a request for a state emergency declaration related to sloughing of the Mount Ripinsky hillside at Lutak...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 22, 2012

‘Choose Respect’ puts spotlight on abuse issue

Leona Santiago, who grew up in Front Street’s Raven House, recounted her experience of abuse from...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Local videos will show on public TV across state

The Chilkat Valley is featured in four short public service announcements that will appear on public television in Alaska. “Non-Point Pollution,”...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

CIA settles with Carnahan

Former Chilkoot Indian Association administrator Jim Carnahan said that he has settled his lawsuit against the Haines-based tribe. Carnahan said his...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Borough taking executive assistant applications

Applications for the Haines Borough’s new permanent, full-time executive assistant to the borough manager are due 5 p.m. Monday, April 9. The...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Voc ed building to get improvements

The Haines Borough is planning improvements to the Haines School vocational education building, located at the corner of Old Haines Highway and Allen...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Dance troupe to perform

Contemporary dance troupe Thodos Dance Chicago will perform 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at the Chilkat Center. Haines Arts Council President Tom Heywood...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Timber sale comments due next week

Comments on a planned timber sale above 13 Mile Haines Highway are due March 31. Approximately 800,000 board feet will be cut on 40 acres on a bench...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Two local teams in Gold Medal semis

The Haines Merchants and Klukwan Masters combined for a 4-0 record at the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau this week and have advanced to to...

 

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