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Articles from the June 12, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Thomas won't run

Haines residents will take to the polls in November to elect a state senator and House representative. Due to redistricting, Rep. Jonathan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Fireworks show may not happen

Fourth of July fireworks displays in the Upper Lynn Canal appear to be fizzling.   Municipal officials in Haines and Skagway have failed to find a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 12, 2014

Fort tower goes up, up, up

Contractor Dave Ricke restored a bit of the original Fort Seward skyline Tuesday, erecting a 60-foot tower modeled after one built for the U.S. Army...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Glass ordered off Skyline lot

After more than a year of neighborhood friction, the Haines Borough Assembly has stepped in to force local business owner Paul Nelson to remove...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 12, 2014

School-library trail planned

Haines Borough School Board members and borough officials envision maintaining a winter walking trail between the Haines School and public library, in...

 
 News    June 12, 2014

Theater camp discount extended

The $25 preregistration discount for Lynn Canal Community Players’ Summer Youth Theater Conservatory has been extended until June 20. The camp is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Fair entertainment will feature Colorado quintet

The Southeast Alaska State Fair will once again have three stages abuzz with a mix of homegrown musical talent and national headlining acts,...

 
 News    June 12, 2014

Assembly chambers to get mikes, speakers

The Haines Borough Assembly chambers is getting a facelift, including a designated microphone for audience members wishing to address the assembly....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Downtown committee identifies list of projects

The Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization Committee is trying to get the ball rolling on several small projects, including installing a bike barn on...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Mine study may include tribes

The Haines Borough Assembly is moving forward with plans to conduct stakeholder meetings and community forums on the potential development of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 12, 2014

Three grades fully proficient in reading

Haines students in grades three, four and five scored 100 percent in recent “standards based assessment” tests for reading. The 2013-14 test resul...

 
 News    June 12, 2014

Ross hired as tourism director

The Haines Borough Assembly recently confirmed manager David Sosa’s recommendation to hire resident Leslie Ross as the new tourism director. Ross...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 12, 2014

Stevens makes step from aerospace to open spaces

First in a series of feature stories profiling residents who’ve moved to Haines in recent years. Do you need help printing from your email at the...

 
 News    June 12, 2014

Tour shuttle: Not for residents

Haines residents shouldn’t try catching a ride on the Haines Borough’s shuttle, as manager David Sosa has clarified the shuttle is only for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Assembly returns 'muniplex' to agenda

At the request of Haines Borough Assembly member Joanne Waterman, the borough is reviving discussion of building a new “muniplex” to house the...

 
 News    June 12, 2014

Road to boost forestry

Planned restoration of a historic mining road in the upper valley will make it easier for local loggers to reach timber there, forester Roy Josephson...

 
 Opinion    June 12, 2014

Editorial

Dave Ricke’s crew made the raising of the Fort Seward fire hall hose tower look easy Tuesday. The tower is an impressive addition to Fort Seward...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

LCC's presenters worked for mines

In the June 5 issue of the CVN, Mayor Stephanie Scott is quoted as “perceiving bias in several of the (informational mining) presentations”...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Making the museum's grounds flower

The Sheldon Museum would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Chilkat Valley Farms for its generous donation of flowers for the museum grounds and to...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Volunteers collected 6 tons of electronics

A big thank-you to our team of 21 volunteers from Haines Friends of Recycling that provided over 110 hours of volunteer time June 6 and 7 to recycle...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Talk on crowd-sourcing for non-profits

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation thanks Steve Vick for his excellent presentation on crowd-sourcing for nonprofits. Thanks also to the Haines...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Byer: Serving district was great honor

As my time as Haines superintendent comes to an end I want to thank you for a wonderful seven years. I’ve never forgotten whom I serve first –...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Mayor's statement contradicts message

If the mayor believes “there is no amount of money that is worth community cohesion,” why then did she feel it necessary to publicly disparage...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Eagle scientists delay trip to India

The Haines Young Eagle Scientists are postponing attending the conference to present their research until 2015 due to difficulties in obtaining...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 12, 2014

Duly Noted

Former resident Sherry Takala died June 5 at her daughter’s home in Asotin, Wash. Sherry is the former owner of Noah’s Art, a beached barge in...

 

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