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Articles from the July 28, 2016 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2016

Airport job won't address crowding

A plan to increase parking spots at the Haines airport by one-third or more won’t be included in a $12 million improvement project set to begin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

Few turn out for assembly training day

A new program aimed at training residents contemplating a run for Haines Borough Assembly drew little interest this week, with three members of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2016

Fair salutes 'Spirit of Southeast'

Spinach bread, beach wrestling, Jamberry nail art and an expanded disc golf course will debut at the 48th Southeast Alaska State Fair, which continues...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

Summer camp gets girls a-rockin'

The Chilkat Center’s walls reverberated with bold beats and rocking rhythms this week as 19 up-and-coming musicians put the finishing touches on...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

Veteran tally slipping?

Local officials often proclaim Haines as boasting the highest number of veterans per capita in Alaska, but a report released last month by Alaska...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

State receives borough workplace violence complaint

A Haines Borough employee’s confidential complaint of workplace violence to the state’s Occupational Safety and Health department has prompted...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2016

New school chief shares views, outlook on job

New Haines Borough School Superintendent Anthony Habra said disagreement with a board that kept “Redskins” as its school mascot factored into leav...

 

Borough office ban challenged

The Haines Borough could soon find itself embroiled in another lawsuit. Residents Sue Waterhouse and Paul Nelson have enlisted the help of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

Borough to seek Lutak Dock options

The Haines Borough is continuing to inch forward in its effort to get moving on fixing the Lutak Dock. The borough is looking for qualified design fir...

 

Editorial is Morphet's most disgusting

A friend passed on a copy of your July 14 CVN editorial thinking that I might get a chuckle out of it. I must say that I think that is probably the...

 

Plea for moderation on harbor project

Haines has been discussing harbor expansion since at least 2009. We have had 90 opportunities to give input. All those hearings, planning sessions a...

 

Uglys grateful to golfers, links owners

Once again we have good news to report. We have had a couple of generous donations to our Cancer Connection Fund. First, the Haines Woman’s Club...

 

Editorial

The Southeast Alaska State Fair, our town’s biggest celebration, certainly earns its ranking as one of the preeminent cultural events in the...

 

Duly Noted

Kee Heywood is credited as an editor of the micro-documentary film, “The Search for Earth Proxima,” by Speculative Films. The film, which...

 

Police Report

Monday, July 25 A person reported being harassed by an apartment complex maintenance worker on Second Avenue. A business owner reported someone...

 

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