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Articles from the July 5, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Money issues sank Connelly Lake plans

Difficulty securing funding from the state-operated Alaska Energy Authority appears to have been the key factor in Alaska Power and Telephone’s deci...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Neighbors' dispute stumps borough

Haines Borough officials this week said they have no legal recourse to remove seven large overturned stumps lining the roadway near the intersection...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2013

Partial curb repair may be norm

Construction of new sidewalk along Old Haines Highway will include replacing only sections of deteriorating sidewalk on the road’s opposite side,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Muniplex cost: $8.6 million

An Anchorage-based architect estimates a new “muniplex” including Haines Borough offices, a fire hall, police station and assembly chambers would...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    July 5, 2013

Harvey, Sundberg lead skate contest

Randy Harvey and Keegan Sundberg took top awards at the Mike’s Bikes and Boards Skateboard Competition Saturday. Seven skaters entered and about 50...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2013

Locals to speak at garden conference

Residents George Campbell, Ed Buyarski and Melissa Aronson will speak at the Southeast Alaska Garden Conference, to be held in Skagway for the first...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Assembly retains parking rules

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will have to go back to the drawing board to address parking requirements, as the assembly on June 25 struck...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    July 5, 2013

Survey: Seniors get enough food

A recent survey in Haines found 96 percent of senior citizens felt they had enough to eat but only 57 percent were satisfied with the variety of...

 
 News    July 5, 2013

Sunshine brings out crowds on 4th

Another Chandler Kemp record in the the Mount Ripinsky Run and the longest parade in memory marked the 2013 Haines Independence Day celebration....

 
 News    July 5, 2013

Heli map committee seeks 22 changes

The Haines Borough’s ad-hoc heli-ski map committee is recommending 22 alterations to the current boundaries, including the expansion of areas in...

 
 News    July 5, 2013

Donations of toys sought

Lynn Canal Counseling Services is asking for gently used toys for resale as a fundraiser at the Southeast Alaska State Fair. Toys for children of any...

 
 News    July 5, 2013

Business Briefs

Mosquito Lake cabins available The grand opening of Swan View Cabin Rentals was June 16. Joe Ordonez, owner of Rainbow Glacier Adventures, and his...

 
 News    July 5, 2013

Correction

A story in last week’s CVN about a July 6 golf benefit to help defray hospital expenses of 4-year-old Jema Bentley listed a Portland, Ore., address...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    July 5, 2013

Wild Things

Last week’s spectacular thunderstorm was another exciting weather event in a season that has seen fires, floods, landslides and volcanic eruptions a...

 
 Opinion    July 5, 2013

Editorial

People often say they don’t know art, but they know what they like. People who know art call Klukwan’s Whale House artifacts “the crown jewels...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2013

Fine fishermen for keeping kings?

Speaking only of subsistence gillnet users, better known as residents of Haines: Should a white or red king salmon come into contact with our...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2013

Skateboarding a healthy activity

I’m writing this letter in support of skateboarders. As long as they stay away from the busy downtown area, I see nothing wrong with them enjoying...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2013

Free concert exhibits local talent

We are blessed that so many talented folks share their gifts.  The free concert at the Presbyterian Church Saturday night was a diverse program...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2013

Time to end mobster-style government

I attended what I believed to be a meeting on whether or not Mark Earnest should be kept on as Haines Borough manager June 10. Turned out that his...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2013

Foundation thankful for support

The volunteer Chilkat Valley Community Foundation advisory board members would like to thank everyone who made the annual celebration of our donors a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    July 5, 2013

Duly Noted

Alexis Trout and Royce Dombrock of Haines were married Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Haines. Church elder Dave Berry...

 
 Obituaries    July 5, 2013

Penwell, 51, was devoted parent

Friends and family gathered at a graveside service for Robin Penwell Friday, June 28, at Jones...

 
 Blotter    July 5, 2013

Police Report

Monday, July 1 A caller requested a welfare check on a drunken person at a Young Road residence. Officers and an ambulance crew responded, but the per...

 

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