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Articles from the June 14, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Earnest back on job; hiring process halted

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-1 Tuesday to retain manager Mark Earnest, reactivating a contract that gives him the borough’s top job for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Assembly OKs $11.3 million budget

Haines Borough Assembly members Tuesday unanimously approved the government’s $11.3 million spending plan for the coming year. They raised the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Three-year eulachon study ends

The final year of a three-year study on eulachon runs in the Chilkat Valley documented an estimated return of 7.1 million of the smelt-like fish to...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 14, 2012

'Grandma?' Phone scams target seniors

Two elderly Haines residents were targeted two weeks ago as part of a scam in which the caller pretended to be a grandson in trouble and desperately...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Sidewalks, curbing may be expanded

State Department of Transportation officials this week said they’re hoping to secure money to expand curb and sidewalk replacement work adjacent to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Freight delay strands groceries

Retailers in Haines say inconsistencies in freight delivery are costing them money and time. An official with shipper Alaska Marine Lines said the...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    June 14, 2012

Chilkoot bears hungry, unafraid

Two brown bears shot and killed under defense of life and property provisions have state officials reiterating the importance of securing potential...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    June 14, 2012

KHNS on-air marathon will seek $70K

Public radio station KHNS will kick off its annual, on-air fundraiser Friday, June 22 with a broadcast from Skagway and continue to pitch for local...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Business Briefs

Inside Passage Quilting, a new shop near the cruise ship dock in Fort Seward, opened last month. Owner Linda Axsom said her business offers long-arm...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Business Briefs

Jim Strong offers hydro-seeding through his company, “J.B. Strong Hydroseeding Service.” Hydro-seeding is basically a seed, fertilizer and mulch...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Business briefs

Scientific Resource Surveys, Inc., a Haines-based archaeological firm, is offering a three-week course, “Basics of Archaeology and Stewardship.”...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Murkowski: Funding will be tight

The outlook for federal funding of programs like public radio and Big Brothers Big Sisters isn’t good, U.S. Sen Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Federal problems overshadow visit

Federal issues overshadowed local ones during a daylong visit by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on June 1. “The reality of what’s happening t...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 14, 2012

Officers take posts at police, troopers

Three new lawmen are on the job. Recently hired Haines Borough police officer Adam Patterson grew up in Indiana, but has lived in Haines for the past...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 14, 2012

A chilly ride forecast for Kluane

If you’re driving, slow down. If you’re pedaling, bundle up. That’s the advice of organizers in advance of the annual Kluane to Chilkat Internat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Residents to Fish and Game: Protect wild red runs

Residents at a June 6 meeting in Haines said they were afraid the state was repeating mistakes of the past, including boosting fishermen elsewhere at...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 14, 2012

Gardeners battle surge of dandelions

Haines may see more dandelions in years to come. Some Haines residents are saying there’s a growth boom this year. “Instead of here and there,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, June 11 An out-of-state caller was trying to locate a family member who was having trouble using their credit card for lodging. A welfare chec...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    June 14, 2012

Duly Noted

Mark Sogge and Cecily Stern attended daughter Caitlin Stern’s doctoral thesis defense at Cornell University’s Department of Neurobiology and...

 
 Letters    June 14, 2012

Know real story behind sidewalk repair

I was disappointed to read the negative comments from the newspaper editor, the contractor, and others about the Main Street rehabilitation project....

 
 Letters    June 14, 2012

Haines port only needs advertising

The board members of Haines Port Development Council are, for sure, an odd combination. All three have been on opposite sides of many issues in...

 
 Letters    June 14, 2012

Mom appreciated homeschool art show

I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Sheldon Museum for making the Chilkat Valley Homeschoolers’ Art Show a big success. Jerrie...

 
 Letters    June 14, 2012

Words not enough thanks for crash response

We would like to thank everyone who came and helped last week when our loved ones were in a car accident. Words cannot express how thankful we are to...

 
 Letters    June 14, 2012

Show tolerance for teen-age bears

Three summers ago, 10 cubs were born to bears that frequent the Chilkoot River.  This year, they have all “graduated” and are on their own. They...

 
 Letters    June 14, 2012

Thanks for help with pickle challenge

The Haines Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following business for their support with the 2012 Sudsy Pickle Challenge: Fogcutter Bar,...

 

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