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Articles from the July 5, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Bear monitor quits; state rethinking job

State parks officials say they hope to have one or more monitors along Chilkoot River by the month’s end to replace Shannon Donahue, who for the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Fisherman Dick Boyce presumed drowned

Haines commercial fisherman Richard “Dick” Boyce was presumed drowned after falling off his gillnet boat early Wednesday morning near Mab Island,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 5, 2012

Moose 'sign' wet concrete

On the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard, movie stars leave handprints in wet concrete. On Main Street in Haines last week, a cow moose and two calves...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 5, 2012

CVN ownership changes hands

Editor and lead reporter Tom Morphet bought the Chilkat Valley News effective July 1, but don’t expect to see big changes in the paper. The look of...

 
 News    July 5, 2012

Fair seeks entries for 'wearable art'

The Southeast Alaska State Fair is seeking submissions for its wearable art show, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at Payson’s Pavilion....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 5, 2012

KHNS fund-raiser reaches $60,000

KHNS raised $60,184 during this year’s fundraising drive. Kay Clements, general manager, said that while the drive officially ended on Friday, the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Chum catches strong in second week

Gillnetters netted 120,000 hatchery chums during a three-day opening in Lynn Canal last week, as a record number of boats – 135 from all around...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Teachers drop option for contract changes

The Haines teachers’ union won’t seek additional pay or benefit increases this year. As part of a two-year contract negotiated last year, the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

After 36 years, baseball tournament returns

A Little League baseball tournament last held in Haines in 1976 is back, starting with games July 17 at the Southeast fairgrounds. Organizer and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

District says savings may buffer enrollment drop

Haines Borough School District will carry over a $562,000 fund balance into the next year, superintendent Michael Byer told the school at a meeting...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Records fall in Mount Ripinsky run

Mount Ripinsky Run champion Chandler Kemp of Haines on Wednesday chopped a whopping 44 seconds off the race course record he set three years ago in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Tow truck bill rankles visitors

A visitor from Whitehorse, Y.T. who paid $780 to reclaim his trailer after a dispute with tow truck operator Paul Nelson is seeking redress through...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Original play seeks young actors

Student playwright Savanna Wilson is looking for actors, a lighting technician and volunteers to help with her play, “Land of the Masks,” set for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    July 5, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, July 2 A caller reported a parked RV was obstructing the view of traffic on Main Street in an unsafe way. An officer determined there was no...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    July 5, 2012

Duly Noted

Friends gathered on scooters for a Saturday jaunt to 33 Mile to celebrate the birthday of Pam Sloper recently. Ladies rented the scooters in town and...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Craig wood heat project is economic

Your June 21, 2012 story on the feasibility of wood heat conversion in Haines merits some clarification as it relates to the reference in the story...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Hoorah for new flags on Main Street

Wow! Flags on Main Street! Maybe there’ll be a marching band in the parade. What a wonderful Fourth of July! Joan Snyder...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Connelly poor choice for fish, power

Alaska Power and Telephone does not seem to know or care about the valuable salmon runs that feed the people, wildlife and forests of Haines. At the...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Will AP&T study climate change effect?

Recent news on the flooding on the Chilkoot River got me thinking, especially after I witnessed so much water running over the top of the weir on...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Clinic staff knowledgeable, courageous

I wanted to take a moment to thank Dr. David McCandless, Dr. Julia Heinz, and the Haines medical clinic for their kindness and support during my...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Scouts had a blast on mountain trail

I want to thank everyone at Takshanuk Mountain Trail for the awesome experience Pack 70 had in June. It was a great opportunity for the scouts to...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

History Day participants grateful

Thanks to all who donated their time, energy, and money to fundraising for National History Day. We greatly appreciate donations from the school...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Speak out for, or against, Connelly Lake

To everyone in Haines who eats, catches or sells salmon, including subsistence, sport, charter, and commercial fishermen, and wildlife tour operators:...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2012

Mayor supports ILP process for Connelly

I’ve given a lot of thought to Goat Lake Hydro’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process (TLP) instead of the Integrated Licensing...

 

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