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Articles from the June 23, 2011 edition

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 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    June 23, 2011

Independent tour operators moved off dock; Draft plan changed to offer space at visitor's center

By Margaret Friedenauer Local independent tour operators are no longer allowed at the Port Chilkoot Dock to sell to cruise ship passengers in a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 23, 2011

Cyclists come within minutes of breaking record

The Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay started with a tailwind on June 18 – and hopes that a record might be broken. But with only eight...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 23, 2011

Expert: Assembly violated code

According to a government specialist with the Alaska Division of Community and Regional Affairs, the Haines Borough Assembly "should have...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    June 23, 2011

Local crab goes to market

On June 22, a planeload of fresh Dungeness crab flew from Haines to Washington state, destined for dinner plates throughout the Pacific Northwest....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Borough meeting a mockery

Last Monday I attended the so-called borough special meeting to seat the interim assembly person until the October election. The headline for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Assembly actions inexcusable

Regarding the recent decision by the Borough Assembly on filling the vacant seat, I am absolutely appalled and disgusted at the decision of some...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Rezoning for heliports not solution

Many of us are disgusted with what went on at the recent Borough Assembly meeting. There’s a certain group in this town who feel they know...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Sponsors make barbecue a success

A huge thank-you to Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Excursion Inlet for the donation of 1,000 pounds of fresh king salmon for our free King Salmon...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Memorial Wall tour canceled

Due to the tragic injury to a key operator and family member, the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Traveling Wall has canceled their tours to Alaska...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Thanks to Hammer Museum

My thank-you letter to individuals and businesses that supported the Beer Fest in May omitted an important name. Thank you to Dave Pahl and the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Great crew at checkpoint 7

Once again I would like to thank my great crew at checkpoint 7 of the bike race. Julie Ferrin, Inez and Autumn Gross, Jenny Smith, Kathy Warner, Don...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Better and fairer ways than tourism tax

While it may be argued that the benefits of tourism trickle down to everyone in the Borough, it is patently obvious that some reap considerably...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 23, 2011

Make Haines beautiful

Develop our old school complex into a downtown information center with a multipurpose community use complex, beautiful park, community information...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 23, 2011

Assembly to discuss tour tax

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill said the borough’s 1 percent municipal sales tax for tourism promotion and economic development will be on the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 23, 2011

Bike event policed for open containers

Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay organizers said Saturday post-race festivities drew stricter law enforcement this year, but police chief Gary...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 23, 2011

ATV ordinance takes shape

By Krista Kielsmeier The Haines Borough Assembly on June 14 introduced an ordinance that would permit the operation of all-terrain vehicles on...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 23, 2011

Borough approves cruise study

The McDowell Group of Juneau will conduct a $19,900 Haines cruise passenger study this summer. The Haines Borough Assembly on June 14 approved the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 23, 2011

Radar sign deters speeders

Motorists earlier this month got their first glimpse of a new radar trailer that electronically displayed their speed on a sign. The trailer is meant...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    June 23, 2011

Delta Western lease still in negotiations; Additionally, fuel pumping at harbor temporarily taken over by borough

Haines Borough is still awaiting a signature by Delta Western executives to finalize a successor of lease for the Lutak Fuel Facility. "I think...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 23, 2011

Gillnet season opens with optimism

Gillnetting season opened over the weekend with strong prices and high hopes among fishermen. "I’m optimistic because in the past...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    June 23, 2011

von Stauffenberg led notable life in Haines

Erich von Stauffenberg died June 15 in Bartlett Hospital of liver cancer. He was 78 years old and had lived in Haines about 35 years. In the 1980s he...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 23, 2011

Salvation Army to welcome new pastors

Lieutenants Mark and Lisa Davey are departing Haines after Sunday’s service at the Salvation Army and will head to the Mat-Su Valley....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 23, 2011

Eagle, raven rescued, sent to raptor center

The American Bald Eagle Foundation recently sent an eagle and a raven to the Juneau Raptor Center. Raptor handler Ed Podgorski and intern Matt Wilson...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    June 23, 2011

Norman Blank led the 'quintessential' Haines life

Longtime resident Norman Blank died Sunday, June 12, at home from complications of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 80 and had been active up until the...

 

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