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Articles from the May 15, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Hotel, tour ships spell hope for shop owners

Last in a series of articles examining erosion of the downtown core. Previous stories examined the role of government in revitalization, renewal strat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Assembly endorses new office in trailer

The Haines Borough is looking to buy a 450-square-foot trailer to use as extra office space despite having an empty desk at the administration buildin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Kreiss-Tomkins calls rookie term 'gratifying'

With only a few months remaining in his first term, rookie House Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, said he has no intentions of stopping. During...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Techie living abroad is board's choice for superintendent

The Haines Borough School Board last week voted to offer its superintendent position to Virginia...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

Preschool target site shifts to church

The Chilkat Valley Preschool is planning to site its new building on Presbyterian Church property on First Avenue instead of at the Haines School,...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

Science highlighted in summer reading event

The library’s annual summer reading program kicks off 11 a.m. Friday, May 23, with food and activities at the public library. “This year, it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Assembly gives $8K for sled hill

With the future of a favorite winter recreation site in jeopardy, the Haines Borough Assembly stepped in Tuesday to ensure the sledding hill on Mount...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Blaze in roof vexes firefighters; origin undetermined

The origin of a fire in the roof of an Oslund Drive house that caused $75,000 or more in damage May 8 is still under investigation, Haines Borough...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

'Check out' a person

Meet the people you think you know at the Haines Borough Public Library’s third annual Human Library event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Instead of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Park ranger position open after Kroes promotion

Ranger Preston Kroes gave notice last month that he’d be leaving the position in May or early June to take the chief ranger position in state parks...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Kindergarten shifting to full-day schedule

Kindergarten at Haines School will shift to a full day, starting next year. One hour and 45 minutes will be added to the school day, a change that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Planners want consideration

Several members of the Haines Borough Planning Commission asked for more support from the assembly during a joint meeting of the two bodies last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

AP&T customers: Don't penalize us for conserving

Dozens of Alaska Power Company customers testified at a recent Regulatory Commission of Alaska hearing in Haines, railing against the company’s...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 15, 2014

Glacier Bears win 10 events at annual home meet

A year after late-season snowfall canceled Haines High School’s annual home track and field meet, the Glacier Bears had another opportunity to host...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

Constantine seeks to rebuild road

Public comments close Monday on an application by Constantine Metal Resources to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rehabilitate 2.5 miles of road...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

Court Report

Vicki L. Gardner, 45, was sentenced April 29 after pleading guilty to driving under the influence and reckless endangerment on April 2, 2013. An...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

Correction

A story in last week’s CVN reported Kim Sundberg’s day camp was for girls. The camp is for boys and girls....

 
 Obituaries    May 15, 2014

Tate, motivated by faith, maintained summer camp

A celebration of the life of JA Tate will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Presbyterian Church. The...

 
 Opinion    May 15, 2014

Editorial

An old friend remarked to me the other day she’d lived here long enough to remember when greenies supported tourism and rednecks were against it....

 
 Letters    May 15, 2014

Is your driving a license to kill?

After four of our local seniors crashed into the post office, I am always so relieved to hear when any senior citizens in this town relinquished the...

 
 Letters    May 15, 2014

Disgusted by Dear's audacity

I was disgusted to read the article regarding John Dear and furious to find out that he was allowed to speak in school without notification to...

 
 Letters    May 15, 2014

Family grateful for concern, compassion

On behalf of my family, we are grateful for this compassionate community. When something tragic happens in this small town, everyone is ready to lend...

 
 Letters    May 15, 2014

Real purpose of the double-bitted ax

I follow with interest Joe Parnell’s column, and I got a laugh out of the advice he got on his way to Alaska, about fighting off the bears with a...

 
 Letters    May 15, 2014

Thanks for making Earth Day a success

A huge thank you goes out to everyone involved in this year’s celebration of Earth Day on Saturday, May 10. Informative displays and various...

 
 Letters    May 15, 2014

Hats off to Gunn's volunteer army

Congratulations to Mardell Gunn and her army of volunteers for another successful Hospice Sale, and many, many thanks to Mardell for her many years...

 

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