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Articles from the October 9, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough voters like Hill, Jackson, Case

Haines Borough voters on Tuesday elected residents Ron Jackson and Mike Case to the assembly and chose Jan Hill for the mayor’s seat, according to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough plans downtown ice rink

The basketball court at the former elementary school site will be transformed into a downtown ice skating rink this winter. Haines Borough Public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

Mine summit leans to port partnership

A private-public partnership to restore the Chilkoot Lumber Co. dock as an ore terminal was floated as a potential model at the Haines Port...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

School extends paid vacations

The Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Tuesday to give as much as six weeks of annual paid vacation leave to three janitorial and maintenance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Gallery to replace Buckshot on Main

At the same time a Main Street shop owner is packing up to move to Skagway, a Skagway shop is coming to Haines to fill the empty spot. Joanie Wagner a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

Bee gone: Event unpopular, drain on staff

The Haines School spelling bee has been squashed. Principal Cheryl Stickler said the loss of bee sponsorship by the American Legion and declining...

 

Elementary school wins national award

The Haines Elementary School has been named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School, one of only three schools in Alaska and 337 in the United States to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

Sundberg runs 29th at state championship meet

Glacier Bear Keegan Sundberg placed 29th of 129 runners at Saturday’s state cross-country championship near Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The...

 

Spikers start season with Wrangell tourney

The Haines High School volleyball team, under the direction of first-year coach Gina Randles-Comstock, will travel to its first tournament of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Dental clinic to add two chairs

Haines’ SEARHC dental clinic is expanding – and likely moving downtown – to accommodate residents left without a private practice to go to for...

 

Chilkoot park re-opens

Park ranger Tom Kain said the Division of Parks has re-opened Chilkoot Lake State Wayside to accommodate fall visitors. The campground will be open,...

 

Two state qualifiers lead wrestling squad

The Haines High School wrestling team features two returning state qualifiers on a 10-grappler squad that opens its season this weekend in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Brewery construction pending

The Haines Brewing Company has signed a contract with the Haines Borough for purchase of 20,000 square feet of Main Street property. The assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Local social worker earns spot on statewide ballot

Haines social worker and Alaska gubernatorial candidate J.R. Myers will appear on the ballot this November, the first time an Alaska Constitution...

 

Editorial

Congratulations to the winners of Tuesday’s election and thanks to all the candidates who ran. A campaign is a great opportunity to hear ideas from...

 

Program to teach oil portrait painting

Reading CVN’s candidate interviews, I saw many references to the arts as potential economy for Haines. We think of ourselves as an arts community,...

 

Duly Noted

The Doddridge family’s pet bearded dragon lizard Sheika has been getting adventurous. Jessie Badger said the 15-inch lizard has twice shown up at he...

 

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 6 A caller in the Fort Seward area reported a bear had broken into a garbage containment building and made a mess. Police, wildlife...

 

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