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Articles from the August 2, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

Service groups talk of merging efforts

Representatives of four Haines service organizations met Wednesday and discussed pooling volunteers and partnering to keep groups and events afloat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

Borough to address worker perks

The Haines Borough will crack down on use of municipal equipment for private purposes by employees following a recent fire that stemmed from...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 2, 2012

Assembly races: Studley vs. Waterman, Berry vs. Greene

Incumbent Daymond Hoffman won’t seek re-election to the Haines Borough Assembly. Instead, former City of Haines mayor Dave Berry Jr. and tour boat...

 
 News    August 2, 2012

Gas prices dip after delivery

After edging toward $5 per gallon, the local price of unleaded gasoline dropped last week about 25 cents. It was selling at between $4.66 and $4.72...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 2, 2012

Gillnetter PFD fund hits $28K

The Richard Boyce Inflatable Suspenders Memorial Fund has raised more than $28,000 so far, exceeding the goal of $20,000, with donations still coming...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

Chilkoot red limit up to 12

Alaska Department of Fish and Game this week doubled sockeye sportfish limits in the Chilkoot River. Effective Friday, Aug. 3, fishermen can harvest...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

U.S. flags missing from Main Street

American Legion officials are hoping to locate 11 U.S. flags that may have blown down or been removed from locations around downtown following...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

Bad slab jacked gym job cost

Unexpected, asbestos-laden materials and flaws in an original, concrete slab pushed up the cost of replacing the school’s gym floor $134,000,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

Harbor incident investigated

Haines Borough police and U.S. Coast Guard officials are investigating an incident at the Haines small boat harbor last week that included an alleged...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 2, 2012

Foundation's totem project under way

Carving on two totems that will stand in front of the American Bald Eagle Foundation is under way, along with a donor wall fundraiser to help pay for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 2, 2012

Rain hurts gate, but fair income expected to hold steady

Rain on Friday dropped gate receipts about 8 percent overall, but income from rides and beer sales increased, and revenues from this year’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    August 2, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, July 30 Police issued a warning to a person who walked through wet cement at Fourth Avenue and Union Street. A strong smell of marijuana was...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    August 2, 2012

Duly Noted

Former resident Diana Richmond Hansen spent two weeks in Haines visiting dad Gregg Richmond, and seeing friends. She was joined by her husband, Shawn...

 
 Letters    August 2, 2012

Check out school's bouldering wall

On behalf of Chilkat Valley Preschool, I would like to thank the following individuals and groups for their help in constructing the new bouldering...

 
 Letters    August 2, 2012

Ads sell everything but samovar

I am a fan of CVN unclassified ads. I have sold everything I’ve advertised, except a samovar, and found everything I needed. When I wanted “a...

 
 Letters    August 2, 2012

Winning dogs get on Main Stage

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank our sponsors and participants for helping make this years “Most Lovable Pet” contest such a...

 
 Letters    August 2, 2012

Kreiss Tomkins is worth considering

Many Haines residents know that Jonathan Kreiss Tomkins is striving to represent Haines and the rest of district 34 in the state legislature. Some...

 
 Letters    August 2, 2012

Thanks for help with beach volleyball

I would like to thank all the people who helped with beach volleyball at the Southeast Alaska State Fair. Jim Schnabel, Tammy and Natalie Jobbins,...

 
 Letters    August 2, 2012

Screaming Eagle golf boosted by help

Thanks to relatively good weather and the hard work and donations from many in the community, the first annual Tim Walsh, Richard Comerford Memorial...

 
 Opinion    August 2, 2012

Editorial

The Southeast Alaska State Fair seems to have hit its stride. By gradually adding rides, expanding participatory events (like this year’s Zombie...

 

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