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Articles from the July 24, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Headlights required on Haines Highway

Drivers cruising the Haines Highway are now required to keep their headlights on at all times. In early July, the Alaska Department of Transportation...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Hawkweed on march, 'hell to pay'

Appearances can be deceiving when it comes to the sweet-smelling, colorful hawkweed spreading around Haines. The invasive flower is a pretty plant...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 24, 2014

State fair seeking exhibits, volunteers

Maya Feldman said she may put a price tag on “Three Little Birds Outside My Window,” a papier-mache statue she’s entering as an exhibit in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Borough brass to staff booth at fairgrounds

Haines Borough employees and elected officials will be manning a booth at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this year.   Manager David Sosa said staff...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Tourists injured after ATV rolls

Two Texan tourists rolled their ATV off the side of a mountain near 7 Mile Lutak Road Sunday after overshooting a turn on an established trail. Alask...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Dr. Phil project funding deadline looms

The Kickstarter campaign aiming to raise $20,000 for filming a documentary on Christy Tengs Fowler was about $9,000 shy of its $20,000 goal one week...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Police resurrecting reserves program after decade

The Haines Borough Police Department is resurrecting its volunteer reserve officer program after more than a decade of dormancy. The department is...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 24, 2014

Gillnetter built from scratch launched after 6 years

During his four decades of commercial fishing, Jim Szymanski took a liking to a style of boats he saw occasionally, built by Hansen Boat Co....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Third Ave. plan may also pave behind borough office

The Haines Borough’s Third Avenue improvements project could be getting some add-ons, including the potential paving of Oslund Drive and a small...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Clinic hires 2 full-time dentists

SEARHC has hired two permanent dentists for the Haines clinic. Dr. Alex DeYoung and Dr. Lucia Nascimento each worked here recently on an interim...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Summer rainfall high, but no record yet

Rainfall this summer is running way above average but not setting any monthly precipitation records yet, according to Haines figures compiled by the...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Borough buys 1st forklift for $42K

The Haines Borough is buying a used $42,000 forklift to add to its heavy machinery fleet. Though the borough hasn’t previously owned an extended...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Court Report

Scott A. Bader, 53, was sentenced July 11 after pleading guilty to felony driving under the influence on Sept. 18, 2013. A caller reported a Dodge...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    July 24, 2014

Wild Things

A friend is calling this year the drama queen year. Record snowfalls in December. Near-record rainfall in June. Extremely warm temperatures in...

 
 Opinion    July 24, 2014

Editorial

Back when it hosted the statewide community theater festival ACTFest, Haines billed itself as “Alaska’s Theater Town.” That may have been an...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014

Scott's call to sell school appalling

We are appalled at Mayor Scott’s opinion in the July 17, 2014 edition of the CVN, concerning Mosquito Lake School that we should “get rid of...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014

Ambulance crews are well-trained, caring

I’d like to express my sincere thanks for the rapid, kind and professional manner in which the ambulance crew responded to my wife’s emergency at...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014

Becky's Place helps women in need

The community of Haines continues to be an inspiration. There are many organizations that work to uplift and support others. Most recently, Becky’s...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014

KHNS staff and board threw great party

I would like to thank the incredible staff and board at KHNS for keeping community radio vital and thriving in Haines, Klukwan and Skagway. My years...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014

Waste management system is broken

The Haines Brewing Company recycles glass by refilling my growler. That is true recycling. Skyline Drive residents recently learned about another...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 24, 2014

Duly Noted

Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 
 Blotter    July 24, 2014

Police Report

Monday, July 21 An elderly woman died at a residence on Small Tracts Road. A person reported a water leak on Soap Suds Alley. Public works said they...