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Articles from the May 10, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Assembly: Vote on APOC disclosure rules, again

Undeterred by three defeated attempts in the past seven years, Haines Borough Assembly members again are taking steps to exempt the municipality from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Springtime weather topsy-turvy

April showers bring May flowers, or whatever. A scant .51 inches of rain fell in Haines last month, making it the fourth driest April on record,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Bird banding a long-haul effort

Migratory birds were the focus of bird-banding training last month in the Chilkat Valley, sponsored by the Ts’ats’ee Bird Observatory. “We got...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Industy, skiers revisit safety issues

The deaths of two heli-skiers in an avalanche here has generated safety discussions among firms conducting the tours and among backcountry skiers....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Autopsy finds THC in guide's blood

A toxicology report on a heli-ski guide involved in a fatal avalanche March 13 found marijuana-based THC in his blood at higher than background...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Borough grants may stay at 2011 levels

By Tom Morphet Facing a room full of advocates for local non-profit organizations, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday backed away from a manager’s...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Crew builds 9 tide pools at Lutak

A crew coordinated by the Takshanuk Watershed Council last month installed nine tide pools near Picture Point as part of the Haines Borough’s enviro...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Summer reading program starts May 25

Reading to dogs and learning to play a recorder are among the new offerings at the public library’s Summer Reading Program, said children’s...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Hearings next week on comprehensive plan

Residents can weigh in on the Haines Borough’s draft comprehensive plan at two town meetings next week. Each meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Downtown group OK with sale of 2 school lots

Downtown Revitalization Committee members agreed April 30 that recent action by the Haines Borough Planning Commission to classify two westward...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Athletes shine on home track

The Haines High School track and field teams hosted their annual home meet last weekend. The...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 10, 2012

Court Report

Stephannie M. Quinn, 26, of Juneau was sentenced March 27 after pleading guilty to driving under the influence on Sept. 21. Quinn came to the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Economic development wording axed

Mayor Stephanie Scott on Tuesday broke a tie vote of the Haines Borough Assembly to adopt an ordinance that removes code language mandating the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

District trying out iPads for students

Bulky textbooks might soon be a thing of the past at the Haines School. Sam McPhetres, technology coordinator, and assistant Margarette Jones last...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Man charged in poaching of pregnant cow moose

A 31-year-old Haines man this week was charged after allegedly poaching a pregnant moose found at about 38 Mile Haines Highway. State troopers on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Dinner to benefit classmates' orphanage trip

A spaghetti dinner Friday night at the Haines School will benefit three classmates’ trip to volunteer for a month at an orphanage in Moshi,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Duly Noted    May 10, 2012

Duly Noted

Parker Schnabel isn’t the only Haines miner mucking about on prime time television. Creighton Lapp, a 1996 Haines High School graduate, has been...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 10, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, May 7 Police were informed about an abandoned vehicle on Haines Borough property on Mathias Avenue. A caller requested a phone number for a...

 
 Letters    May 10, 2012

Chinese national was most qualified applicant

I’d like to clarify some things about the hiring of the new planning and zoning technician. Tracy Cui was the most qualified applicant for the job....

 
 Letters    May 10, 2012

Thanks for generosity, links owners

Thank you Kathy and Stan at Valley of the Eagles Golf Course for supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters. This locally owned business allows all our...

 
 Letters    May 10, 2012

Supporters bought lemonade in the rain

We would like to say “thank you very much” to the community for all of your support and encouragement with Lemonade Day Alaska. Only in Haines is...

 
 Letters    May 10, 2012

Zumba teacher is upbeat, encouraging

I want to publicly thank Jacklynn Ruggirello for providing our community with a Zumba Gold class. She is an upbeat, encouraging, patient teacher and...

 
 Letters    May 10, 2012

River cleanup netted 4,000 pounds

Takshanuk Watershed Council would like to thank all volunteers for coming out to the Chilkat River Cleanup and making it a success! We managed to...

 
 News    May 10, 2012

At the hop

Third-graders Kieley Thomas and Brennan Palmieri dance at a hop held for K-5 students at the Haines...

 

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