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Articles from the July 22, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2010

Bear control: Group wants garbage law Issue will go to assembly Tuesday

In the wake of continuing police call-outs for bears in garbage, some residents are pushing the Haines Borough to adopt tougher regulations on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2010

'Reality miners' seek fortune -- or fame

A group of would-be miners being filmed for a Discovery Channel reality TV show have been the talk of the town since arriving in May, but they’r...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2010

Borough workers get 3 percent-plus raise

The Haines Borough Assembly last week unanimously approved a three-year contract with its employees’ union, including an immediate 3 percent...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Fair exhibits due Saturday

Photographers, artists, crafters, writers, painters, cooks, woodworkers, recyclers and gardeners have only a few days to get their exhibits in to the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 22, 2010

Have the courage to hear both sides

As most of you know, I have lived in the Porcupine for 17 years. This winter, as I face seven and a half months of snow, I find myself looking...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 22, 2010

AP&T steps up with Hospice donation

For the second year, Alaska Power and Telephone has generously donated $250 to the cancer travel fund. Three years ago the Wisewomen at SEARHC had...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 22, 2010

Contributions boosted Bigs' visitor

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Upper Lynn Canal was honored to host Flossie Spencer, our Alaska Native/Native American Mentoring Initiative Director,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 22, 2010

Fortunate to have friends in Haines

I have always considered myself fortunate to have been raised in Haines.  Being "home" the past six years has been a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 22, 2010

Grants help keep residents independent

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) would like to extend a huge thank you to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation and the Douglas Dornan...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 22, 2010

Thanks for the phone calls and love

Although Pete has assured me that he does not want to make med-evacs a routine for us, I know that it may happen again. If it does, my apprehension...

 
 By Matt Hawthorne    News    July 22, 2010

Wood pellet experts to discuss plant here

Could Haines support a wood-pellet manufacturing plant? The Chilkoot Indian Association, the Haines Energy Sustainability Commission and the Haines Ch...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Sturgeon catch may be 1st on Chilkat

Carson Buck of Haines thought he’d maybe caught a big sockeye when his subsistence net took a hit while fishing about 100 yards offshore Mount...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Highway crash totals truck

Alaska State Troopers will investigate a wreck that occurred at 11 Mile Haines Highway Sunday afternoon that totaled a 1987 Ford pickup truck and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Community picnic, portrait set for Sunday, Aug. 15

A community block-party picnic and portrait of the people of the Chilkat Valley are set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15. The location will be Main Street...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2010

Sucking the life from local gardens Endemic thrip population swells, goes on attack

The tiny "thrip" is chomping and sucking its way through flowers and vegetables in Haines, breaking the hearts of gardeners. "They...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Numbers drop at hazardous waste cleanup

Participation was down 20 percent and businesses made barely a dent in their allocation at the annual hazardous waste cleanup Friday at the old city...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Fish plant settles with EPA over waste

A $50,000 settlement has been reached between the Environmental Protection Agency and a Lutak fish processor. Chilkoot Fish and Caviar agreed to the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Children's play set for weekend

Twenty area youths between the ages of five and 15 will own the stage at the Chilkat Center Friday and Saturday for the Summer Youth Theater...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Apple tree plan moving ahead Target sites: Main Street, Old Haines Highway, Fort

About 100 apple trees brought to Haines in May may be planted on the south side of Main Street between Third Avenue and Old Haines Highway, along the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 22, 2010

Court Report

Gary D. Piper of Haines was convicted May 17 of driving without a valid license. He was fined $300 and placed on probation for one year. Piper, 44,...