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Articles from the April 12, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    April 12, 2012

Draft budget fills $580K gap

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest on Tuesday proposed using increased property taxes, a variety of cuts and reserves to fill a $579,000 hole in the...


Sales tax revenues up 1 percent in 2011

Haines Borough sales tax revenues increased 1 percent in 2011 compared to 2010, with retail showing the strongest gains and restaurants and bars...

 By Tom Morphet    News    April 12, 2012

Downtown paving to start soon

The town’s busiest intersections are about to get busier. Main Street from Front Street to Allen Road will be paved this summer, as will Second...

 By Tom Morphet    News    April 12, 2012

McEwen sentenced in local court

Haines police officer Cassandra McEwen was sentenced to a 60-day suspended jail sentence and to not own, possess or have custody of horses for five ye...


Loss of visa work program not big impact to local processors

A State Department proposal to eliminate seafood processing from a visa program that brings thousands of foreign students to Alaska may not have a...

 By CVN Staff    News    April 12, 2012

Business Briefs

Zumba studio waltzes onto Main A new dance studio on Main Street offers a range of Zumba classes. Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program...

 By Tom Morphet    News    April 12, 2012

State fair names headliners

Lightning-fast banjo and guitar solos, reggae and classic, country swing will be heard on the main stage at the 44th annual Southeast Alaska State...

 By CVN Staff    News    April 12, 2012

Planners to revisit primary school lot

Four years after the Haines Borough Assembly agreed to keep the Haines primary school building to see how land there would fit into a downtown plan,...

 By Brenda Jones    Letters    April 12, 2012

Time to plan for Community Clean-up

Community Clean-up is scheduled for May 5th through May 14th. The Haines Chamber of Commerce is organizing a community Cinco de Mayo Festival to kick...

 By Tom Heywood    Letters    April 12, 2012

Thodos group dances to full house

The Haines Arts Council was so pleased to see a full house at the Chilkat Center for a beautiful and inspiring performance by Thodos Dance Chicago....


Bigs bowled over by support

Thank you to everyone who solicited pledges, pledged, donated, volunteered, and participated in the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event. I believe...

 By Steve Vick    Letters    April 12, 2012

Dinner nets funds for furry friends

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all those who attended our annual member meeting and stir-fry dinner. The night was a great...

 By Gary Lowe    Letters    April 12, 2012

Tele-communicators vital to community

Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety tele-communicators. Communications officers are...


Duly Noted

Friends at the Pioneers of Alaska’s Sunday meeting sang “Happy Birthday” to Layton A. Bennett in anticipation of his 93rd birthday Thursday,...


Library Week

Eric Holle entertains library patrons at the Haines Public Library during Music In the Stacks...


Assembly considers appointments

Members of the Haines Borough’s government affairs and services committee last week debated the role of special elections in filling assembly...

 By CVN Staff    Blotter    April 12, 2012

Police Blotter

Sunday, April 8 A caller reported unsupervised, small children at the skate park. A parent picked up the children, and police referred the incident... Full story


Spring Harvest

A minus four-foot tide Sunday morning sent residents to local beaches for subsistence harvests....

 By CVN Staff    Weather    April 12, 2012


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 By CVN Staff    Church    April 12, 2012

Church Services Directory

Church services for Haines: (directory of advertisers) Haines Baptist... Full story