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Articles from the May 5, 2011 edition

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 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 5, 2011

Poppies help rehabilitate injured vets

As many of you know, Poppy Day was May 1. Poppy cans are placed around town, at local businesses, from May 1 until July 1. The poppies, which grew wil...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 5, 2011

Apple trees will be available for residents

It appears we may now have apple trees donated by Costco available to Haines residents. The original plan was for strategically planting these trees...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 5, 2011

Donations boost traveling Vietnam wall

The Haines Elks Lodge would like to thank everyone who donated to the Vietnam Traveling Wall Fund, and everyone who purchased a raffle ticket for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 5, 2011

Source clarifies residence ownership

I have a minor correction to the obituary of Robert E. Lee which appeared in the April 28 issue of the Chilkat Valley News. I did not inherit the...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    May 5, 2011

Wild Things

Seals, sea lions, and whales are chasing fish at the mouths of our rivers. Dozens of birds surround us – some residents, some summer migrants,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 5, 2011

Assembly votes 4-2 for new signs

Haines Borough Assembly member Scott Rossman on April 26 again voiced his disapproval of awarding a contract to an out-of-town business for Haines sig...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

Renovated hall to debut at 'Fling'

Seattle’s "Bucket of Honey" will play at the annual Spring Fling community barbecue and dance, starting 6 p.m. Saturday at the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

'Spotlight' to shine on Parnell, Cassidy

The Sheldon Museum opens its fourth season of Six-Week Spotlight exhibits on  May 6 with a reception starting 5 p.m. celebrating a fiber arts...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2011

Survivor gives account of truck wreck over cliff

State trooper Josh Bentz said Saturday he was still investigating a spectacular wreck that sent a pickup truck over a 30-foot cliff on a switchback...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

'Tourism night' May 11

The Haines Visitor’s Center will present a "Night for Tourism" on Wednesday, May 11, at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. "The...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

Track teams near top in opener

Stellar field events and a few good runs lifted the Haines track team at last weekend’s Juneau Invitational track meet. The Glacier Bear boys...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

A royal nuptial roast

Restaurateur Chisty Tengs Fowler was "Lady Christine, Duchess of Hollandaise," and public radio reporter Tara Bicknell was "Baroness...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 5, 2011

Juneau the focus of redistricting meeting in Haines

A Wednesday visit from representatives of the Alaska Redistricting Board centered on what to do with Juneau as new district lines are drawn across the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    May 5, 2011

Police Blotter

Sunday, May 1 A caller requested help with an elderly man with dementia who had become very confused. Officers responded and took the man into...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

Main Street loses gift, flower store

The move of a gift store and flower shop off Main Street may leave two large buildings vacant on the town’s main commercial block during the sum...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 5, 2011

Taiyasanka blaze doused

Wildland firefighters boarded two skiffs April 28 to battle a blaze at Taiyasanka Harbor. "It was a couple acres in size, and we kept it out of...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    May 5, 2011

Duly Noted

High school sweethearts Mellie Lindsey and Clint Flora shared their vows in front of friends at a commitment ceremony on Saturday, April 23. Growing...