Articles from the March 26, 2015 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

Freeride at last: Skies open for skiers

A 10-day wait for clear skies paid off for organizers of the Freeride World Tour, who held their international, big-mountain skiing and snowboard comp...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015

Elks Lodge building to be fitness center

Haines chiropractor Dr. Chris Thorgesen has purchased the former Elks Lodge building on Main Street and plans to transform it into a fitness center....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

Police will investigate rogue artist

The owners of the boarded-up Coliseum Theater on Main Street this week said they were pursuing criminal charges against a Haines man who attached an...

 

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 

Duly Noted

Fred Shields and Greg Horner performed the song “Mr. Blue” at Sunday’s Northern Lights Showcase, a tribute to former resident DeWayne Blackwell,...

 

'Guerrilla artist' apologizes

I would like to apologize publicly to Dorain Gross and owners of the building on Main Street in Haines for putting up my panels on their building...

 

Haines went to pot long ago

In response to Lt. Dave Kyle’s letter in last week’s CVN, I decided to take my response straight from the book from which he preaches and...

 

Motorists: Use care around bikes

Ride your bike! Okay, I got that out. Now, I observed a truck passing three kids on bikes this week in front of the school. After the truck passed,...

 

Harbor job won't include slips

I wonder if people realize that there will be no new slips or floats in the coming harbor expansion? We didn’t have enough money for those. We had...

 

Thanks to help at library event

A huge thank you to all those who helped make our Lucky LEAP a success. Thank you to the bakers of delicious desserts, some to eat that evening and...

 

What is the future of our fish?

What is the future of our fishing for our foods to provide for ourselves and family? Our waters and rivers need more protection and especially...

 

Uglys gave boost to dinner

I would like to thank everyone who attended the American Legion’s spaghetti dinner and dessert auction last Saturday. A very special thank you to...

 

Weather aside, hockey club grew

Spring is here and the skating season is officially over. Even with unpredictable weather, there was a great turnout with more skaters than ever. ...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

NSRAA cuts incubation boxes

Haines fishermen are questioning a recent decision by Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (NSRAA) to suspend a chum incubation-box...

 

Senior exercise group launched

Dr. Dave McCandless has launched a “Senior Exercise Club” at the Haines Senior Center, weekday mornings from 8 to 10 a.m. McCandless said the...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015

Blaze claims shop $50K in tools, gear

Carpenter Scott Carey was putting his life back together this week after a Saturday night fire destroyed his workshop on Chilkat State Park Road and...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015

Smithsonian exhibit to show here

What types of food traditions make Haines distinct compared to other small towns in the United States? A new exhibit, “Key Ingredients: America by...

 

Klukwan Chilkats fall to Hydaburg in Gold Medal final

A slow second half doomed the Klukwan Chilkats on Saturday in the “C” bracket final of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. Hydaburg...

 

Dale was tough, tender-hearted

Nellie Dale, a tough but caring bartender and longtime volunteer for the American Legion Auxiliary,...

 

Dolphins aim to raise $17K in Swim-a-thon

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team are aiming to raise $17,000 at their annual Swim-a-Thon fundraiser on Saturday, April 4. Swim-a-Thon is the...

 

School's advocates make case

Advocates of Mosquito Lake School will meet Monday with borough manager David Sosa. The school’s supporters acknowledge they don’t have 10...

 

Police Report

Monday, March 23 A pedestrian walking near Second Avenue reported being charged by one of two moose in the area. The caller was concerned as the moose...

 

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