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Articles from the July 3, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Camera captures late-night dumpers

Since it was installed three months ago, a motion-activated camera at the Small Boat Harbor has caught 11 people dumping household trash in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Foundations plan bear festival

Two local nonprofits are pairing up to launch a Haines festival dedicated to celebrating the town’s bears. The Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation and t...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Bruins not around - yet

Got brown bears? If you do, you may be the exception, as wildlife officials and residents say the numbers of bruins typically spotted around town and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Chilkat Center lands $86K for upgrades

The Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts last week secured an $86,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation to go toward the foundation’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 3, 2014

Juneau Road document looms

A 45-day public comment period on the revised Juneau access plan – including a public meeting in Haines – will happen this summer “for sure,”...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Library prizes sought for 'Read to Feed' program

Donations are being sought so young readers can help people in the developing world. Each year, students reading five books or chapters in the Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 3, 2014

Removal of books, supplies at school spurs concern

The recent removal of textbooks, library books, art supplies and furniture from Mosquito Lake School won’t diminish the likelihood of the school...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Haines High grad reels in two more Emmy Awards

Rich Cooper has won his second and third Emmy Awards. Cooper, an Anchorage-based film producer who grew up in Haines, was director of photography and...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

United Way offers grants

United Way of Southeast Alaska is accepting Community Impact grant applications for projects or organizations that demonstrate community needs...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Haines final results for KCIBR

Finishes by residents in the Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay included: Men’s 2-person teams: 22 teams total: Placed 5th: Kluane Climbers:...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 3, 2014

For CVN columnist, yet another bad day at the races

Chilkat Valley News reporter and columnist Eileen McIver, who reported on the newspaper's performanc...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Borough legal bill $70K last year

The Haines Borough spent about $70,000 on legal services in the past year, including $11,500 on the 2013 election investigation and $7,000 on the appe...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

KHNS raises $55K

Public radio station KHNS raised more than $55,000 and registered 442 memberships during its annual marathon fundraiser June 23-27. Though the...

 
 Opinion    July 3, 2014

Editorial

Independence Day is the better name for the holiday we celebrate this week. It marks the day in 1776 that 13 colonies declared themselves free from...

 
 Letters    July 3, 2014

Proud to see Haines boat at Celebration

I was very proud of the Haines/Klukwan canoe, when they came into the 2014 Celebration. I am just old enough to remember the last of the old-time dug...

 
 Letters    July 3, 2014

Garcia's story a service to community

Kudos to Karen Garcia for her stories on the police investigation of Haines’ year-old vehicle break-ins. The diligence of her research and clarity...

 
 Letters    July 3, 2014

What exactly defines a 'local,' anyway?

I write in response to the frequently aired notion that hiring a Haines resident into a borough job is preferable to hiring someone from “out of...

 
 Letters    July 3, 2014

Ski club grateful for fundraiser cruise

The Haines Ski and Hike Club would like to thank Alison and Glen Jacobson for donating the fascinating Whale Watch Dinner Cruise as a club...

 
 Letters    July 3, 2014

Thanks for the team effort, riders

Team Gato Gordo’s Revenge – Alison Maksymchak, Adam Anderson, Noble Anderson, Alixanne Goodman, Brittany Price, Tyler Ehrlich, Walter Clayton,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 3, 2014

Duly Noted

Leon Glen Rogers was born at 7:04 a.m. June 17 to parents Laura and Manuel Rogers. The couple rented a place on North Douglas, where Laura delivered....

 
 Blotter    July 3, 2014

Police Report

Monday, June 30 A caller reported a domestic violence incident on Deishu Drive. Police responded and arrested a man for assault. ...