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Articles from the April 5, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    April 5, 2012

Cop: ‘I made a mistake’ with horses

In an interview this week, Haines police officer Cassandra McEwen said she would plead guilty to three misdemeanor animal abuse charges filed against...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 5, 2012

July 4 fireworks display in limbo

The future of the annual, Fourth of July fireworks display was in question this week, following a 4-1 vote by the Haines Borough Assembly March 27...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 5, 2012

Permit sought for Walker Lake hydro

Developer John Floreske Jr. is seeking a preliminary permit for a hydro-electric project at Walker Lake. The plant would generate 3,600...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 5, 2012

Haines Junction residents, travelers left without grocery store

Stores in Haines could now advertise they offer Interior-bound motorists the last groceries for 400 miles. Madley’s, the sole grocery store in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 5, 2012

Elks Lodge in danger of closing

A meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, April 13 is aimed at determining if there’s interest enough to keep open the Haines Elks Lodge. It’s the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    April 5, 2012

Benner hired; Lemcke here longer

The job shuffle at city hall continued this week with the temporary hire of Phil Benner as harbormaster, and a four-month extension for facilities...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    April 5, 2012

‘Backroads Alaska’ campaign aims to entice more cruise ships to Haines

Haines Borough Tourism Director Tanya Carlson last week said the new “Backroads Alaska” campaign aims to bring additional cruise ships to the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Local Democrats to caucus on April 14

The local Democratic Party caucus will be held April 14, 10 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center. The event is open to registered Democrats and voter...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Chamber selects Knudsen for office manager position

Jamie Knudsen is the new office manager of the Haines Chamber of Commerce, taking over the job from...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Eleven vie for harbor job

The Haines Borough received 11 applications for the vacant harbormaster position as of March 29, according to clerk Julie Cozzi. Harbormaster Ed...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Borough drops ‘disaster’ for slump

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rescinded a February disaster declaration for sloughing of the Mount Ripinsky hillside at Lutak Road. Borough...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Assembly wants to eBay equipment

Can the Haines Borough dispose of surplus equipment through an online auction site like eBay? As members of the Haines Borough Assembly on March 27 di...

 
 News    April 5, 2012

Haines Emblem Club installed its officers

The Haines Emblem Club installed its officers Sunday. Pictured are Gary Stigen, junior past...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Budget discussions set

The Haines Borough Assembly has scheduled meetings and public hearings for review of the fiscal year 2013 budget. All meetings will be in the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Investigation into possible guiding violations continues

Lt. Steve Hall of the Alaska State Troopers in Juneau this week said an investigation in connection with a seizure of guiding equipment and records...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    April 5, 2012

Wild Things

By Pam Randles Birds are arriving for spring. Pigeon guillemots and surf scoters have come from the open ocean to breed. The guillemots, with their...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    April 5, 2012

Ward ‘one we could all depend on’

A memorial service for longtime resident and retired state Department of Transportation engineer...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Skiers, boarders go big at Chilkat Pass

The 13 entrants in Sunday’s Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Contest tested their mettle at Three...

 
 News    April 5, 2012

Palm Sunday

Interim harbormaster Phil Benner, right, and Wayne Walter carry palms offered at the Blessing of...

 
 News    April 5, 2012

Bowl for Kids

Koa Doddridge helps reset pins for bowlers during the annual spring bowl-a-thon for Big Brothers...

 
 News    April 5, 2012

Ripinsky Romp

Laurie Dadourian and Sandy Barclay snowshoe down Mount Ripinsky recently....

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    April 5, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, April 2 A large rock causing a traffic hazard was reported at 2 Mile Lutak Road. A 911 hang-up call was determined to be a misdial, and...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    April 5, 2012

Duly Noted

Jean and Ron Smith spent their winter in Sun City, Ariz. where they caught up with many Haines friends. They spent Thanksgiving with Nancy and Ken Ser...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 5, 2012

Commentary

They say you’re a geezer if you spend your day wondering why things aren’t as good as they were back when you were a kid. Call me King Geezer, the... Full story

 
 By Harriet Brouillette    Letters    April 5, 2012

‘Judge not lest ye be judged’

Regarding officer McEwen: Wow! What happened to the Haines I grew up in? Have we changed so much that we think it is okay to crucify one of our own?...

 

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