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Articles from the May 20, 2010 edition

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 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    May 20, 2010

Seeking Doctor Phil; Restaurant owner hopes TV host takes shine to tunes

Christy Tengs Fowler has been a songwriter most of her life, but it took "Dr. Phil" to spur her to follow her dream of recording a country...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Hill breaks tie, rejects raises for borough leaders

The Haines Borough Assembly May 11 voted 4-3 against giving themselves a $50 per meeting raise, with a $500 per month raise for the mayor. Under the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 20, 2010

Former mayor gives away the farm

Former Haines Borough mayor Bob Henderson will donate his 14-acre farm to the American Bald Eagle Foundation for use rehabilitating eagles. The proper...

 
 By Kristin White    News    May 20, 2010

Youth group leaves on mission to Africa

Kangundo is a small agricultural town in the mountains of eastern Kenya, just 36 miles west of Nairobi, the country’s capital, and not far from...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 20, 2010

Look to constitution for guidance

Let’s remove another topic that breeds conflict. Thomas Jefferson stated in debate when framing the U.S. Constitution, "Let no more be...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 20, 2010

Alaska needs rational resource policy

What is it called when we bribe ourselves? Most agree bribery is, at least, unethical if not immoral. Bribes usually work on people desperate or greed...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 20, 2010

Reading program grateful for donors

A big thank-you from the library’s summer reading program to three groups: the Emblem Club for their generous donation so we could add...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 20, 2010

Thanks to volunteers, walkers

We would like to say thank you to all the walkers and sponsors of the Chilkat River Walk on Saturday, May 15. Thank you especially to: Mark McCready...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 20, 2010

Books help those with mental illnesses

In an effort to provide informative, helpful resources to the entire community, Lynn Canal Counseling Services applied for and was awarded a $500...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 20, 2010

Reader appreciates paper's dedication

The departure of Jessica Edwards from your staff reminds me to tell you that I appreciate the endurance of this publication. It seems to me that your...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Expanded king derby starts May 29

 The early morning bite might be right for anglers to hit the jackpot during the 32nd King Salmon Derby. Fishing opens at 4 a.m. May 29 — t...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Beer festival to feature 15 breweries

The gourmet beer dinner at the 18th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival already is sold out. "We have more inquiries from out...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Hittin' the highway for a cause; About 50 turn out for trek from Klukwan to Haines

 When her hips started hurting about 14 miles into Saturday’s Chilkat River Walk, Phyllis Viche said she thought about the pain suffered...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Borough, tribe seal deal to swap utility, road work

The Haines Borough will pay for water and sewer mains in the Chilkoot Indian Association’s new subdivision in exchange for money to maintain...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Downtown paving job waits until at least 2011

If you spill your coffee driving down Third Avenue, you might consider a bib. Resurfacing of downtown streets – recently a high priority for...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Assembly debates annual grants to non-profits

The Haines Borough Assembly May 25 is slated to adopt its $11 million operating and capital budget, and will consider amending it to include as much...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Fairweather climbers to speak at museum

 Members of an eight-member climbing team that recently took on Mount Fairweather will speak 7 p.m. Friday at the Sheldon Museum. Speakers will...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Options discussed for Safe Routes to School

A crossing guard program and relocation of a flashing light may be immediate steps for improving student safety. The school district’s Safe...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Former teacher calls graduating class 'kind and caring'

Haines High School graduated 19 seniors Tuesday at Karl Ward Gym in a ceremony punctuated by tears, hugs and basketball metaphors. "Like in a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 20, 2010

Glacier Bears qualify 15 for state track meet

 Haines boys’ and girls’ teams each placed second behind Sitka at last weekend’s regional track championship in Juneau, where...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    May 20, 2010

Police Blotter

Monday, May 17 A caller reported the Port Chilkoot Dock rest rooms were not locked during the night. A caller reported construction zones on Third...