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Articles from the July 21, 2011 edition

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 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    July 21, 2011

Recall effort initiated

Update, Thursday, July 21 4 p.m.: Haines borough clerk Julie Cozzi on Thursday afternoon rejected the application for the recall of assemblyman Steve...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    July 21, 2011

Former cop charged with felony perjury; Kennedy accused of lying about DUI

A former Haines Borough Police Department officer has been charged with perjury for allegedly lying under oath as a witness in a Haines DUI and...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    July 21, 2011

Former 'wild child' finds success

Former Haines resident Deltina Hay recently signed a five-book deal with Linden Publishing. Following the success of her first book, "The Social...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Laphams grateful for support

Thank you just doesn’t seem to express our feelings for our family and friends here in Haines for the prayers, food, cards, phone calls, and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

ATV ordinance has benefits

During the upcoming borough assembly meeting of July 26 the fate of the borough code permitting ATV usage on the streets in your neighborhood and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

ABEF kids programs soar

Hats off to the American Bald Eagle Foundation for an awesome children’s program! As someone who has worked with youth in a variety of ways, I...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Cooperative marketing is key for town

When Haines dedicated funds to promoting tourism and economic development, we created a fund for protecting our future; much like stacking wood for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Say no to recall effort

What a waste of time and energy. We’ve been there, done that, appealed all the way to the Alaska Supreme Court, divided the community, cost...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Thank you to Legion volunteers

I would like to thank several people for helping us with the American Legion/American Legion Auxiliary Independence Day float: Jack Smith, Bill and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Town suffering 'economic cannibalism'

I was shocked this spring with the prices of both state and federal fees and store items. I understand the need for the businesses and state and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Show visitors Haines' sparkle

Mr. John Binkley’s, president of Alaska Cruise Lines Inc., presentation at the chamber luncheon said although the cruise ship industry will not...

 
 By CVN Staff    Duly Noted    July 21, 2011

Duly Noted

  Steve and Jamie Knudsen welcomed daughter Madyson Paige on July 8. She was born in Juneau with grandmother Shari Wallers, aunt Jeanette Baker,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Assembly holds grievance hearings

Haines Borough Assembly members met for more than five hours Tuesday to address grievances former facilities director Brad Maynard filed against...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Candidates begin filing for election

Three candidates have filed to run for mayor of the Haines Borough as of Wednesday morning. John Brower and Stephanie Scott will challenge incumbent...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    July 21, 2011

Rec center could make October ballot

A vote to measure demand for a community recreation center could join a potentially crowded ballot in October, but a decision on the future of the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Ready for a love of Fair?

The 43rd annual Southeast Alaska State Fair kicks off July 28 and fairgoers better begin strategically planning the four days in order to pack in as...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Rain, rain, don't stay away

Haines is not experiencing the usual and near-constant bouts of rain Southeast Alaska communities are known for in the summer. The National Weather...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

High school cross-country season set to get underway

Haines High School cross-country running practice begins 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Sharnbroich Field. Coach Liam Cassidy said runners are reminded...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Mayor wants youth voice on rec committee

Mayor Jan Hill has designated one seat on the Haines Borough’s revived, seven-member Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to be filled by a...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    July 21, 2011

Old mining drill to get spit and polish

The Haines Borough Assembly at its July 12 meeting approved a resolution to pay Dave Pahl of the Haines Hammer Museum $18,800 to restore the Keystone...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Sealaska creates Tlingit language tools

Sealaska Heritage Institute has released flash cards, an audio CD and an online interactive tool designed to teach the Tlingit alphabet to children....

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    July 21, 2011

Victor M. Palmer Jr. found gold, God in Haines

There will be a memorial service for long-time resident Victor Palmer on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Palmer died July 14, two days...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    July 21, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, July 18  A caller reported a bear near the American Bald Eagle Foundation. A caller reported a dispute between a male and a female on a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Unattended campfires result in department response

  The Haines Volunteer Fire Department in the past week responded to two calls for fires in the woods near Fourth Avenue. “If you’re...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Court Report

Lauren Dagostino, 32, of Haines was convicted July 14 of furnishing alcohol to a minor. Dagostino was fined $500 and ordered to pay a $50 surcharge. O...