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Articles from the July 1, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 1, 2010

Mine firm increases search investment Constantine to spend $2.5 million

 Constantine Metal Resources is increasing spending on exploration of the Palmer deposit this year. Company president Garfield MacVeigh said the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Letnikof launch for Danish craft

Richard Cook says his new fishing boat feels right in the water. Cook’s is the most recent wooden vessel crafted by Haines boatbuilder Joey...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Fourth show a blast to hail the past 100 years

A big fireworks show is set for the nation’s birthday party in Haines this weekend, enhanced to mark the 100th anniversary of municipal incorpor...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Kensington mine starts production

Miners at the Kensington are producing gold. "In terms of production, we’re just starting up, but ore is moving through the plant and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 1, 2010

Hall story not slanted or misleading

Karen Hess’ June 24 letter condemning the CVN lead article about two borough employees writing letters against cruise ship head-tax funding of...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 1, 2010

Thanks for help with centennial banners

On behalf of the Centennial Committee, I would like to thank Bill McRoberts, Alaska Indian Arts, and Ron Horn for their donations of images for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 1, 2010

Thanks for a successful salmon feed

Another wonderful bike event and highly successful fish feed. Wow! Approximately 850 people ate kings, salmon that is, all free! Our fleet provides...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 1, 2010

Uglies grateful for help with fundraiser

The Uglies of Haines would like to thank all of you who attended our fundraiser this past weekend. Your support made it possible for us to donate...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 1, 2010

Duty of Native people is to take pride

It is our duty as Native people to take pride in who we are. We must protect our way of life and traditions or all will be lost if we don’t act...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    July 1, 2010

Opinion

The banner project of the Haines Centennial Committee is a slam dunk. These colorful flags brighten and help define our downtown core while keeping...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    July 1, 2010

Millhand views town 34 years later

Bob Deck left Haines in 1976 and didn’t come back until 2004. The town looked the same, but things were different. "Now there are a lot of...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    July 1, 2010

Fisherman remembered for insights, adventures

Several hundred friends and family members celebrated the life of fisherman John Michael "Mike" Saunders with a salmon barbecue on the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Fair exhibits due late July

The deadline for entering exhibits at the Southeast Alaska State Fair is only about three weeks away. Most exhibits can be dropped off at Harriett...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

TOWN, ECONOMY BOOMING AT TIME OF VOTE

The City of Haines was born amid a surge of economic growth and civic activity, according to records at the Sheldon Museum. In the years after white...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Control, money led to vote on creating city of Haines

Why did the settlers of the Chilkat Valley vote to create a City of Haines 100 years ago? Stories told for years by old-timers averred that the need...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

A BIG CELEBRATION in 1910

Writers at the Haines Pioneer Press weren’t timid about using superlatives, but the Fourth of July celebration on 1910 may have been one for...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Classmates running Division I collegiate track

Two former Haines High School classmates competing in Division I track say they’re achieving a childhood dream. Chandler Kemp, 20, runs indoor...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Trooper seizes 8 fish pots

Wildlife trooper Ricky Merritt recently seized eight illegal crab and shrimp pots between Haines and Skagway. The pots were missing biodegradable,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    July 1, 2010

Police Blotter

Monday, June 28 Police responded after a caller reported a person broke into their Fourth Avenue residence and was breaking things. A caller reported...