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Articles from the June 10, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 10, 2010

Fair gets borough funds for hall work Last-minute budget plea nets $175K

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved its $11.7 million budget for the coming year, including a $175,000 appropriation to the Southeast Alas...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 10, 2010

Veto ax kills fair funds, dock sale Residents opposed funding source for requests

 Some residents opposed $2 million in state funding for Klukwan’s purchase of the Chilkat Cruises dock and vessel and $277,000 for...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Second pipeline firm to give plans Tuesday

Representatives of one of two companies vying to build a natural gas pipeline paralleling the Alaska Highway will speak with Haines Borough leaders 5...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 10, 2010

Eagle foundation chief: Thowing knives, beheading rats

She took first prize in a knife- throwing contest, shoots a black-powder rifle, and is fairly handy with a javelin, too. Despite this, Cheryl...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 10, 2010

Thanks for kayak training program

 I would like to thank Alaska Mountain Guides for putting on a three-day kayak training for Haines locals. I appreciate their generosity and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 10, 2010

Generosity makes garden bloom

The Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center would like to extend our warmest thanks to Chilkat Valley Farms for brightening our lives with their...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 10, 2010

Wallet loss will make woman suffer

On June 1, 2010 an individual found my wallet on Main Street in front of Chilkoot Gardens (now Alaska Side) gift shop. This individual stole $950...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 10, 2010

Trail volunteers help Battery Point, Riley

Alaska Division of Parks would like to thank volunteers who gave time Saturday improving Battery Point and Mount Riley trails during National Trails...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 10, 2010

Blame for oil spill goes all around

Every thinking person is concerned about the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. Alaskans have had a unique vantage point when it comes to oil...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Top candidate for job at harbor turns it down

The Haines Borough will re-advertise its harbormaster job after its top candidate for the job – Ed Barrett of Whittier – turned down an of...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    June 10, 2010

Duly Noted

Bernd Ingold died May 2 following stroke complications. He was 68. He and wife Karin came to Haines in 1989 from Switzerland to build a vacation home...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Group proposes pedestrian signs

A committee appointed to develop new pedestrian signs for the borough has determined 13 locations for them and as many as 21 landmarks they’ll...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Borough officials lobby in D.C.

The Haines Borough recently spent $7,500 sending three leaders on a lobbying trip to Washington, D.C. The money was well spent, according to mayor...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Student safety group to meet

A brown bag lunch meeting is scheduled at noon, Tuesday June 22 in the assembly chambers for members of the Safe Routes to School committee. Borough...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    June 10, 2010

Puppets, mosaics highlight exhibit at museum

The Sheldon Museum’s Six-Week Spotlight series opened Friday with collections from Haines artists Debi Knight-Kennedy and Sharon Svenson....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Police say break-ins at school continued

Haines police are investigating a break-in at the mothballed elementary school by teenagers May 29. But the school has apparently been broken into so...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

'Drop-in' softball games offered

Although there may not be a formal women’s softball league this year, there will still be games Thursday nights at the women’s diamond at...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

DeWitt wins king derby

Resident Toni DeWitt didn’t have to go far to win top prize in the 32nd Haines King Salmon Derby. DeWitt hooked her 33.4-pound Chinook about 60...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

School board to consider $250K roof above basketball courts

Hopes for a outdoor covered basketball court and play area near the Haines School are still alive. School board members and superintendent Michael...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 10, 2010

Menaker taught by example, launched local efforts

A memorial will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Haines Assisted Living for Vivian Menaker, a 55-year Haines resident, teacher and conservationist who...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Former butcher joins Haines police force

A familiar face from behind the meat counter is the new man behind the badge. Simon Ford, who has worked here five years as a grocery store butcher,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    June 10, 2010

Police Blotter

Monday, June 7 An officer responded after a caller reported a vehicle ran through a stop sign at Young Road. A caller requested information on a...