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Articles from the June 23, 2016 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Firewood company quits town

A timber company based in Haines Junction, Y.T., is ceasing sales in Haines following a dispute with the Haines Borough. Dimok Timber office manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Borough sets Seward's contract terms

Haines Borough manager Bill Seward started on the job this week, though he got a taste of local politics sitting on last week’s assembly meeting....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 23, 2016

Injured moose calf on the mend

Things are looking up for Ladybug, a moose calf apparently orphaned during a bear attack in Anchorage in late May and brought to Kroschel Wildlife Cen...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Off-trail hike leads to fall, rescue

Private businesses, government agencies and local volunteers participated in a joint rescue effort at Chilkoot Lake Saturday after a woman hiking up...

 

Researchers share early results

Alaska Natives who express a strong ethnic identity identify more strongly with clans they belong to than with their home communities, two...

 

Triathlon open to youths, adults

Looking for an incentive to get off the couch? The first AKtive Triathlon is only three weeks away, so start training now. The July 16 event, which...

 

Maintenance trips up campsite privy plan

An idea by a local biologist for establishing an outhouse at Mosquito Lake recreation site has hit a hurdle. The Division of State Parks recently noti...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Price up, harvest low for fleet

Gillnetters are earning a little more for their salmon this season, but harvested fewer fish than expected during the season’s first opener. “On...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Harbor project Q&A scheduled

Haines Borough public facilities director Brad Ryan will lead a presentation and field questions about the Small Boat Harbor expansion project at...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Volunteers needed to help Battery Point

Alaska State Parks is making a final push to complete improvements on the Battery Point trail and needs volunteers to help it happen Saturday. Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

A vote for agencies to determine Tier 3

While its members can’t decide if they support designating the Chilkat River as an Outstanding National Resource Water, the Upper Lynn Canal Fish...

 

Free workshop for festival skits

A free workshop led by Dan Henry July 7-9 aims at helping residents develop skits for September’s Historic Hysterics Skit Festival. The festival,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

'Bully-proofing' workshops set

Bullying isn’t something that just happens in schools, or among middle-schoolers. And it doesn’t always look like a student being pushed into a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Dock busking issue will go to Seward

It appears that one of the first decisions for new manager Bill Seward will be whether musicians can perform in public here, and where. Longtime...

 

Blackwell logged, owned restaurant

Dan Blackwell, a trucker, logger, and restaurateur died June 7 at Wildflower Court in Juneau of hear...

 

Duly Noted

Neil Strauss, former New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Ear Magazine writer and author of several New York Times best sellers, brought a group...

 

Editorial

On the scale of things, planning commissioner Donnie Turner’s “shut up” T-shirt was not particularly newsworthy and I was hoping to not publish...

 

Thanks, Ice, for your display of courage

I was particularly taken with a photograph in a past CVN issue depicting “Ice” Wangyot running in a track meet. This stunning photo captured a...

 

Lighten up on crosswalks, T-shirt

Here we are, living in one of the most beautiful places on earth, a place where we walk the streets any time of day or night (watching for the...

 

Community supports school activities

A long overdue “thank you” to the entire Haines Borough. This community will step up and support extracurricular school activities faster than a...

 

Thanks for mountainside rescue

On Saturday, June 18, one of our first-year guides was exploring Chilkoot Lake on a personal trip. She was hiking up one of the creeks on the east...

 

Dock was also paid by grants, head tax

In response to last week’s article, specifically to J.R. Churchill and the petition to repeal the 1 percent sales tax that funds the tourism...

 

Town, fleet came through with picnic

Thanks to the more than 2,000 residents, visitors, and KCIBR participants who attended the Community King Salmon Barbecue June 18 at the Southeast...

 

Police Report

Monday, June 20 The magistrate served a protective order on a Haines resident who was stalking another person. A Comstock Road resident reported a...

 

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