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Articles from the April 14, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2011

Scooper finds a lot to doo

Maggie Stern went for a treasure hunt of sorts Tuesday, prospecting for nuggets left behind by the town’s dogs during winter. A walk around...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2011

Shareholders OK $12.6 million payout; Klukwan checks go out April 21

By a margin of 79 percent, Klukwan, Inc. shareholders have approved a $12.6 million payout from the company’s general income trust. It’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2011

Hostetler to move on; fair names new chief

Ross Silkman is the new executive director of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. Silkman is a nine-year veteran of the tourism industry who moved to Hai...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    April 14, 2011

Weishahns' life at the Milky Way Way

A recent conversation at Milky Way Farm started with a tally of loss. Three years ago, Smoky was ill for the first time in her life; three days later...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

Don't exploit our homes for your gain

Regarding the heliport proposal off Chilkat Lake Road: Not in my backyard! Keep the helicopters at the airport, where they belong. We were not...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

CIA should serve members, not favorites

As a CIA member, I’m upset to have the council single out contracts to an individual for their own profit. Shame on you. In this day in age,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

Voicing a vision for a community center

In the coming weeks, they’ll be doing a community survey. Its title is a “comprehensive survey” and I disagree with the title...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

Borders touched many, in so many ways

I didn’t think I could explain why my eyes welled with tears upon hearing the news about Ellen Borders, but I can. I grew up in Haines...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

Hostetler an extraordinary leader

I was at the fairgrounds to pay my membership and Kelly Hostetler invited me to see the number one exhibit for this year’s Fair: Harriett Hall....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

HARK appreciates business donations

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank the local businesses and individuals who helped support us during our recent membership...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

Derby grows with community support

I would like to thank Tony Malone, Ed Barrett, The American Legion, and the Haines Borough School for their support in the Pinewood Derby this year....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

Big Air entrants are courageous warriors

Thanks to the contributors of the great community of Haines, the16th annual Olen Nash Memorial Big Air was a success again! Thirteen local...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    April 14, 2011

Duly Noted

Spring continues to make its appearance, despite bouts of blustery winds and snow. Melina Shields joined Kelly and Les Hostetler for a hike to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Express catamaran to return

    Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Tours plans to operate the catamaran Chilkat Express between Haines and Skagway this summer, providing anoth...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Deep freeze: Frost line still down

A deep frost continues to hamper utility services around town. At least 18 water lines are frozen around town, Haines Borough water and sewer operator...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Bridge delays

Expect delays crossing the Klehini River bridge at Porcupine Crossing May 5-6 due to a review of the structure by inspectors with the Alaska...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Pin based on artist's lovebirds

Jenny Lyn Smith of Haines is the local artist who created the design on the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s “Think Haines First” pin....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

'Nobility' invited for royal wedding party

Dukes, duchesses, earls, barons and countesses of the Chilkat Valley are invited to the royal wedding of Prince William of Wales to Katherine...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Trailer homes escape taxes

    The Haines Borough Assembly may look at reimposing property taxes on mobile homes.     Mobile homes previously were...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    April 14, 2011

Picked, clicked groups net $16K

Ten local nonprofits have received pledges totaling $15,650 through the 2011 Permanent Fund Dividend’s “Pick. Click Give.” program....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Joel resigns police post

Officer Jason Joel resigned from the Haines Borough Police Department effective April 4. Joel served in the department five years and said this week...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Exhibits on logging, federal 'Title IX'; History Day winners raising money for trip to D.C.

History Day research projects qualifying for national competition in Washington, D.C. include ones on mankind’s predisposition to violence, the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Violinist Apap, trio to perform April 23

Gilles Apap, an electrifying violinist and musical innovator whom famed virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin called “a musician for the 21st century,”...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Skies clear for 16th annual Big Air

Thirteen participants braved the jump in Sunday’s Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Contest at Three Guardsmen Mountain in British Columbia....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    April 14, 2011

SEABA seeks planners' OK of heliport at 26 Mile

Members of the Haines Borough Planning Commission on Thursday were slated to consider a conditional use permit for a 26 Mile Haines Highway heliport...

 

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