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Articles from the July 7, 2011 edition

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 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

Town booms for festive Fourth of July

Fourth of July in Haines began with a chilly morning, blossomed into a bright, warm day and ended with a light drizzle as fireworks lit up the sky....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    July 7, 2011

Single car crash kills one; Alcohol suspected; 3 DUIs issued

A one-vehicle accident early on the Fourth of July killed Jonathan Michael Graham of Haines just two weeks after his 21st birthday. Graham was...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    July 7, 2011

Harbor grapples with confusing fuel prices

By Margaret Friedenauer Haines and Skagway - only 13 miles of water separate the two towns, but they are a world apart in gas prices. Or are they?...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    July 7, 2011

Ford family helps Civil Air Patrol take flight

When officer Simon Ford isn’t patrolling the streets for the Haines Borough Police Department, he’s the commander for the new Civil Air Pa...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Change stigma of counseling

"Depressed people think they know themselves, but maybe they only know their depression," stated Harvard psychiatrist Mark Epstein. When I...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Ugly's fundraiser a success

A hearty thank you to all those who attended our The annual Ugly’s community fundraiser party. Your generous donations will help sponsor...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Apology - of sorts - to Vick

I need to apologize to Mr. Vick for erroneously including him in with the members of the borough who voted to violate borough code.  As far as...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Event not a circus for clown

I want to thank Blythe and the Sheldon Museum for doing such a wonderful job of children’s activities for the Fourth of July. In years past,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Folks get hands dirty for volleyball

I would like to thank everyone who helped with mud volleyball: Lyle Huff for discing the mud; Allan, Tammy, Natalie and Lindsey Jobbins; Teena and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Community brings bliss to wedding

Thank you to all who celebrated with us at our wedding reception June 25. We are grateful for the potluck dishes, the presents of fresh salmon and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Pyro crew sparkles on the Fourth

I would like to thank my pyro crew for participating for a phenomenal performance this year: Scott Brewington, Dave McDermaid, Dave Routh, Rex Roth,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Kudos to Cub Scout Pack 70

American Legion Post 12 wants to express its appreciation and respect to Cub Scout Pack 70 for its participation in the Fourth of July flag raising...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Holiday events "spectacular"

The Haines Chamber of Commerce greatly appreciates all the folks who helped make the Fourth of July events a spectacular success. We would like to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Fundraiser the work of many

We want to thank everyone involved with the District 5 fundraiser held June 27th, 2011 in Skagway/Dyea. Thank you for supporting our Congressman Don...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    July 7, 2011

Next ATV ordinance hearing delayed

The second public hearing for an ordinance to permit the operation of all-terrain vehicles on borough streets and roads has been set for Tuesday,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

Borough hires interim public facilities director

Brian Lemcke returned to work for the Haines Borough this week, as the new interim director of public facilities. Lemcke, a former city councilor who...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    July 7, 2011

Wild Things

The fish are running, the birds are singing, and it isn’t raining. Between April and June of this year we have only had 3 inches of rainfall....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

Big Brothers Big Sisters director announces his departure

Burl Sheldon on Tuesday shared his plans to depart as the director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Upper Lynn Canal by early September. Sheldon in an...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    July 7, 2011

Reality show to bring "dangerous waters" to viewers; Show chronicles jet ski trip through Inside Passage, beyond

There are several ways to get from Seattle to Haines: fly, drive, ferry or even bike. But there’s one way that few have tried until now. Jet ski...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

KHNS surpasses goal in pledge drive

KHNS FM public radio station for Haines, Skagway and Klukwan surpassed its goal during its membership drive, raising a record $67,895 in pledges. The...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

Fair seeking young artists

The Southeast Alaska State Fair is looking for dedicated artists age 10 to 19 to assist in the creation of murals to hang behind the main stage at...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

Hot lunch available to local elders

The Haines Senior Center reminds local elders age 60 and older that they are invited to the center at 33 Mission Street for hot lunch, Monday through...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    July 7, 2011

Graham was friend to many, brought fun and humor to life

Known to family and friends as a jovial guy with a bushy beard and big heart, Jonathan Michael Graham died July 4, 2011 in a single-vehicle accident...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    July 7, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, July 4 Ambulance and fire crews and police responded to a one-vehicle accident that killed Jonathan M. Graham, 21, of Haines. Police said...