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Articles from the March 29, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Connelly Lake gets 1st permit

Characterizing concerns about the Connelly Lake project as either premature or not applicable, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on March 19...


Earnest to leave June 15

Staff turnover reached the top of the Haines Borough this week, as manager Mark Earnest submitted his resignation, effective June 15. “We’re...

 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Coordinates put avalanche inside heli-ski zone

Coordinates provided to Alaska State Troopers last week by Alaska Heliskiing put the site of the company’s March 13 fatal accident five miles...

 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Dryer fire washed out by passerby

Summer worker Peter McDonald didn’t have enough dirty clothes for a wash, but he stopped at the...

 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Cash-strapped Christian station KRSA may go off air after April

Operators of the Christian radio station serving Haines say they’ll turn off the signal at the end of April if there’s not a major change in...

 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Motel closure stings tour effort

Haines Borough Tourism Director Tanya Carlson said recent closure of the downtown’s Thunderbird Motel will create a pinch in available housing,...

 By CVN Staff    News    March 29, 2012

HFR launches new scholarship

Haines Friends of Recycling is launching the Bill Aronson Memorial Scholarship for study or training in energy-efficient construction or renewable...

 By CVN Staff    News    March 29, 2012

Haines skis Buckwheat

Eighteen Haines skiers participated in the 26th annual Buckwheat Ski Classic Saturday afternoon at...

 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Mining season starts up early

The mining season in the Porcupine district started early this year. Teen-age miner Parker Schnabel, whose family’s Big Nugget Mine has been... Full story


New console aimed at better 911 service response

The Haines Borough is seeking a federal grant to purchase and install a new dispatch console that would improve response to 911 calls. “Thank goodne...

 By CVN Staff    News    March 29, 2012

‘Treasure Island’ planned; sign-up for theater camp

“Treasure Island” will be performed by members of Lynn Canal Community Players’ Summer Youth Theater Conservatory. The conservatory is a...

 By CVN Staff    News    March 29, 2012

Haines teams fall in Gold Medal finals

The Haines Merchants and Klukwan Masters met similar fates in championship games of the Gold Medal...


Music Ambassador

Strumming a 1941 Gibson guitar, Fairbanks musician Earl Hughes played an impromptu solo concert in...


Duly Noted

Longtime Chilkat Lake resident Dave Ward died about 10 p.m. Monday at his Chilkat Lake home. His wife Toni and brother-in-law Roger Keller were at...


Police Blotter

Monday, March 26 A caller reported two intoxicated people passed out in front of a motel. An employee was notified and said the people had left. A...

 By Doris Ward    Letters    March 29, 2012

Seed exchange was fruitful

A small but lively group of gardeners swapped seeds at the library March 22. Thanks to Mardell Gunn and other master gardeners, lots of seeds and...

 By Greg Podsiki    Letters    March 29, 2012

Accused cop worthy of town’s support

Small towns can be wonderful and they can be downright cruel. I know a woman in this town who has been knocked down, kicked, and threatened. There...


Who polices the police?

In regards to recent letters to the Chilkat Valley News, one can only wonder about the caliber of officers of the Haines Borough Police Department. I...

 By Ed Buyarski    Letters    March 29, 2012

Conference rejuvenated gardeners

The garden conference was a success, bringing together speakers and gardeners in Haines March 16-18. Enthusiasm for learning about past and present ag...

 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    March 29, 2012


By many measures, the Haines Borough School District is doing a good job. It’s keeping up with “No Child Left Behind” standards and addressing... Full story

 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

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