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Articles from the June 9, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 9, 2011

Dock parking ban irks locals

The Haines Borough put together a parking plan for Port Chilkoot Dock this week after residents reacted angrily to warning tickets they received for...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 9, 2011

Eleven seek assembly seat

Eleven people applied for an interim appointment to fill Greg Goodman’s vacated Haines Borough Assembly seat. John Brower, Dave Canipe, Debora...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 9, 2011

King derby nets a slew of salmon

The 33rd annual King Salmon Derby concluded Sunday with a whopping one-day take of 41 kings. Resident Bob Piper, with his 39-pound catch, edged his...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 9, 2011

Survey: Rec center wanted most

Survey results presented at Friday’s Haines Borough comprehensive plan town hall meeting showed strong support for a community recreation center...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 9, 2011

Percent tax important for tourism

I felt obliged to respond to Ms. McGuire’s proposal to abolish the 1percent dedicated tourism and economic development tax. Numerous studies hav...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 9, 2011

Cathedral Peaks, not Picture Point

Instead of spending half a million dollars to purchase Picture Point and another one or two million in federal tax dollars developing the two acre...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 9, 2011

Alaska was Dennis Miles' destiny

My mother and I wish to thank the many friends of Dennis Miles for their kind words and support of his wife, Mary, after his sudden death at the end...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 9, 2011

Borough needs to fix 'nasty scars'

Who would believe our borough would intentionally create a "downtown blight" area? Have you observed the "eyesore" left when our...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 9, 2011

Thanks for benefit dinner and auction

A big thank you for everyone that helped out and donated items, tours and baked goods for Linda Anderson’s benefit dinner and auction last...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 9, 2011

River Walk raises more than $1,000

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Cancer Travel Fund and the participants in the Chilkat River Walk. In spite of that crazy wind blowing after...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2011

Thomas backs Parnell's tax plan

In a recent interview, state Rep. Bill Thomas explained his support for Gov. Sean Parnell’s plan to roll back taxes on companies that explore fo...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Borough seeks interest for revived committee

The Haines Borough is accepting applications for its re-established Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee through 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. The...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    June 9, 2011

Wild Things

May’s migrations were especially interesting this year. The cow moose and two calves moved from the school have been seen and appear healthy....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Rabbits on the run: Population booming

Burgeoning numbers of feral rabbits are munching local gardens and prompting calls to borough and animal control officials. Some residents, however,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

New ABEF paving a combined effort

The estimated cost of the American Bald Eagle Foundation’s new asphalt parking lot paved last month is about $250,000, according to Roger...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Olerud's Market getting facelift

Olerud’s Market Center is sprucing up its storefront. The grocery and apparel store on Main Street is renovating its exterior to add new...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Taxi service offers electric alternative

A new taxi service is offering an electric alternative to gas transportation. The Z Taxi pedicab offers service throughout town, including to the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Shtumpa begins bike trailer sales

Local T-shirt design company Shtumpa is now offering bike trailers for sale under the name Shtumpa Metal Works. Brothers and business partners Kevin...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Sea Princess call canceled for 14th

The June 14 Sea Princess docking in Haines is cancelled, according to Princess Cruises. "Operational setbacks" are forcing the ship to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Bike relay registration ends Friday

Registration for the 19th annual Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay ends Friday. As of last week, about 1,100 riders were signed up for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Coast Guard unit invites public to meet and greet

A special Coast Guard unit in Haines for the next few weeks is inviting the public to visit its boats at the Small Boat Harbor on Saturday, noon to 4...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Bluegrass Lynch coming Monday

The Haines Arts Council is hosting the Claire Lynch Band in concert on Monday, June 13 at 7:30 at the Chilkat Center for the Arts. Lynch is a...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    June 9, 2011

Restored sloop sails again

After more than a decade on land, the 83-year-old sailboat Manu Kai is back in the water. Terry Jacobson launched the Manu Kai (meaning "sea...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Hershey meet draws 80 youngsters

The Hershey Track Meet, an elementary school classic for students age nine to 14, had about 80 Haines students participate, said physical education...

 

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