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Articles from the April 10, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly mulls spending limit hike

Should the Haines Borough manager be allowed to spend $25,000 without assembly approval? The assembly discussed the question Tuesday of whether to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Fort firehall to reach new heights?

Fort Seward residents Joanne Waterman and Phyllis Sage are seeking a variance that would likely make theirs the town’s tallest building. Waterman...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    April 10, 2014

Residents recount varied tourist experiences in Cuba

Residents who traveled in Cuba during the winter describe the Communist nation as a place of crumbling infrastructure and pollution, but also of rich...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly postpones helicopter noise plan

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday postponed directing the manager to craft a plan for monitoring the impact of helicopter operations near 26 Mile...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly balks at privately-funded sauna plan

The Haines Borough Assembly voted in January to deny a request for a publicly-funded community sauna, and Tuesday it also voted to deny a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Rogue at the harbor: Lock on crane cut 4 times

At least one person doesn’t want to shell out the $50 annual fee for use of the Small Boat Harbor crane, and instead has decided to repeatedly cut o...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly OKs 2 river tour permits

On 5-1 votes, the Haines Borough Assembly approved a new tour permit for Haines Rafting Co. and expanded tours for Rainbow Glacier Adventures at its...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Purpose vexes downtown group

The Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization Committee March 27 voted to adorn the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street with picnic tables and...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Mammography van on way

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium’s Wisewoman Women’s Health Program in partnership with the Breast Cancer Detection Center will...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

State triples bag limit for kings

Southeast fisheries biologists expect a strong return of king salmon this season, and bag and possession limits for Alaska residents are increasing...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Business briefs

Port Chilkoot distillery now producing gin The Port Chilkoot Distillery of Haines has issued its first batch of gin, as 500 bottles were recently...

 
 Obituaries    April 10, 2014

'Butterfly Man' Philip dead at 82

Kenelm “Ken” Philip, known to residents as “The Butterfly Man of Alaska,” died March 13 at age 82. Philip was a summertime visitor to Haines,...

 
 Letters    April 10, 2014

Committee's concern was lost income

After reading the CVN article on the Haines Borough Assembly’s vote to request state Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins to remove a bill rescinding the Yukon...

 
 Letters    April 10, 2014

Are homeschooled students learning?

Back in Baltimore in the 1940s, if a child didn’t show up for school, a truant officer would make a visit to the home to establish the reason for...

 
 Letters    April 10, 2014

Incredible support for Venturer Scouts

The Haines Venturer Scouts would like to thank the community of Haines for the incredible support for the Outback Dinner and Auction at Harriett...

 
 Opinion    April 10, 2014

Editorial

The Chilkat Valley News extends a welcome to new Haines Borough Manager David Sosa and his family. Sosa arrives at a critical juncture in our...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 10, 2014

Duly Noted

Daniel Johnston is back in Haines after a five-month trip that included two-month stays in India and Sri Lanka. He kicked off his trip with a visit...

 
 Blotter    April 10, 2014

Police Report

Monday, April 7     Police received a protective order to be served on a Haines woman.      A caller reported a tree down at 6 Mile Haines...