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Articles from the April 3, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Train line price tag in billions

A group of Haines and Whitehorse residents are confident building a railroad from Carmacks, Y.T., to Haines is possible – so much so that they...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Budget would shift jobs, add to office

Haines Borough interim manager Julie Cozzi released her draft $12 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday, which includes a proposal to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Heli-ski safety under scrutiny

Following the deaths of three Haines heli-ski guides in as many years, the Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Section is investigating measures...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Assembly looks to up investment in stocks

Should the Haines Borough invest more of its $8 million permanent fund in the stock market? The borough assembly’s finance committee agreed March...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Superintendent finalist bows out

The Haines Borough School District is again shopping for a superintendent. The district’s lone finalist for the job, Ted VanBronkhorst of Unalakleet...

 
 News    April 3, 2014

SEARHC offers after-hours help line

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium patients have a new option for after-hours medical advice. SEARHC is offering a “nurse triage line”...

 
 News    April 3, 2014

Church officials say heating fuel missing

Sacred Heart Catholic Church parishioners say they believe someone has been siphoning heating fuel from its storage tank. Parishioner Dick Flegel...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Corps OKs heliport fill at 10 Mile

The Army Corps of Engineers recently approved a Haines developer’s request to fill more than 1,400 cubic yards of wetlands to build three helipads n...

 
 News    April 3, 2014

Forest Service offers $175K for projects

Residents have until April 30 to submit proposals for natural resource-related projects to be funded by the Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Cost sinks Katzehin cabin move

Local plans for improvements to a landing strip and cabin on U.S. Forest Service land at Katzehin Flats stopped due to procedural costs, according to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Assembly: No harbor dump trailer

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rejected purchase of a $12,500 dump trailer for the Small Boat Harbor, despite appropriating funding for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Budget hearings set

Residents interested in how the Haines Borough spends its money can attend upcoming budget meetings, including an introductory presentation by chief...

 
 News    April 3, 2014

Correction

A story in last week’s CVN reported a $25 million price for dredging the harbor and building a 700-foot breakwater. The $25 million price tag...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Arts Outlook

Classes will teach 'found art' Packrats, hoarders and anyone with an eye for the underappreciated can transform their old clocks, Barbie dolls and...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    April 3, 2014

Wild Things

We have oodles of signs of spring in Haines. The daylight returns, the temperatures warm and, boom, the birds arrive, the bears come out, and the...

 
 Obituaries    April 3, 2014

Art Jess volunteered, kept faith

  A cross-section of Haines, Klukwan and Skagway residents filled the ANB Hall for Art Jess's...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Canadian fishermen support town

Haines proponents of rescinding the reciprocal fishing license agreement with the Yukon Territory should be careful. Your community doesn’t live on...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Jess inspired, made time for others

I’m saddened by the passing of Art Jess, but even more inspired by his legacy. He was a model for me – a keen listener, broad thinker, patient...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Jess had a passion for peacemaking

Haines People for Peace is greatly saddened by the news of Art Jess’ death on Saturday, March 22. Art was a pillar in the community in so many...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Thanks to SEABA for offering class

During the winter months, eighth grade students at the middle school, led by Jon Gellings of Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures, dug their way...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Pioneer loves its Canadian visitors

In reference to the titillating article about an occurrence at the Pioneer Bar, we love and welcome our Canadian visitors. We’ve had plenty of...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Thanks for help with pet fashion show

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all the community members, local dogs and volunteers who participated in our recent pet fashion...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Friends made sea burial possible

The family of Art Jess wishes to express our heartfelt gratitude to all the wonderful people who helped make his memorial and sea burial possible. It...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 3, 2014

Duly Noted

Jackie Haddock-Swift and Scott Brewington returned from their Las Vegas honeymoon, during which they stayed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, met a drug...

 
 Blotter    April 3, 2014

Police Report

Monday, March 31      A caller reported suspicious activity on Deishu Drive regarding drugs. Police took a statement.      A person...

 

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