Articles from the July 25, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 25, 2013

Drumming up fun at the 45th SE Fair

The 45th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair features novelties like a third performance stage, hyperkinetic Japanese drummers and an alien-themed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 25, 2013

Assembly approves pay hikes

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved raises and benefits for employees that will cost, on average, at least an additional $165,000...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 25, 2013

Waste issue closes glass dump site

No more downtown glass disposal. Acme Transfer Co. Inc. will no longer accept glass from residents and businesses following a spat with the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 25, 2013

King run numbers lowest in 20 years

Mark-recapture surveys in the lower Chilkat River suggest the local king salmon return may be the weakest in 20 years, according to Brian Elliott,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 25, 2013

Smell targeted in 1st phase of sewer work

According to the Haines Borough, upgrades to its sewer plant are at the top of its priorities for spending state money. The assembly passed a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 25, 2013

Police let dog killer off the hook

It appears a Haines man who killed one dog and wounded another with a bow and arrow in January will not face any prosecution. After weeks of deliberat...

 

'Truly remarkable': Red salmon run rebounds

The state Department of Fish and Game lifted a ban on retention of sockeye by sportfishermen along the Chilkoot River Tuesday, following what one biol...

 

KHNS marathon nets $55K

Public radio station KHNS raised about $55,000 and registered more than 500 memberships during its annual marathon fundraiser July 21-28. “We’re...

 

'Spidered' windshield an issue

Haines Borough police aren’t cracking down on cracked windshields. Interim Sgt. Jason Rettinger wrote a citation for a cracked windshield last...

 

SE State Fair preview

This weekend's annual 45th SE Fair offers classic fair events, plus some new ones. See you at the fair! Fair tunes range familiar to exotic Friday...

 

Clarification

A photo of volleyball players that appeared in the July 11 issue of the CVN was taken by Dena Selby....

 

Woody Perry, 70, was equipment operator

Longtime resident Woodford “Woody” Perry died July 13 in Yocum, Ky., near his boyhood home. He w...

 

Underage drinker threatens livelihood

To the underaged person who used fake identification in our establishment on Wednesday evening, July 17: You are lucky our server merely asked you to...

 

DEC is not allowing glass recycling

The State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has ordered that glass collected and crushed at Acme Transfer Co. Inc. may not be...

 

Thanks for creating holiday events

The Haines Chamber of Commerce appreciates all the volunteers who make the Fourth of July a spectacular success. Winners of the parade are: 1) Haines...

 

Duly Noted

Kevin Forster and Jessica Kayser of Haines were married Saturday at Chilkat State Park before a crowd of family and friends. Kevin’s brother Eric...

 

Police Report

Monday, July 22 The American Bald Eagle Foundation took in an injured raven found on First Avenue. A man, who hit another person’s dog with a stick...