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Articles from the August 4, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 4, 2011

Election lineup finalized; Smith and Hess vie for seat, again

The filing period for the Haines Borough’s October municipal election closed Friday, with contested races for mayor and the Haines Borough...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    August 4, 2011

Haines women have better attitude than city ladies

Women of Haines self-objectify themselves less, shun beauty enhancements more, and keep themselves active and healthy compared to their counterparts...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 4, 2011

Pilot survives crash near U.S. border

A Kotzebue man survived the crash-landing of his plane July 28 just yards off the Haines Highway on the Canadian side of the border. Royal Canadian...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Driving range a hit for BBBS

Big Brothers Big Sisters enjoyed a fun, sunny day at the driving range on Saturday, July 23rd. The driving range activity has been donated to our...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Grateful for Haines public servants

My family and I would like to thank the efforts of the dedicated members of our fire department, forest service, and the helicopter crew who worked to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Letter policy a poor example

Regarding restricting my Chilkat Valley News letters to the editor to one per month, apparently my letters attempting to address local economic...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Therapist will miss Haines' beauty

My family and I are "expanding the base" to Eugene, Oregon for most of the year, spending summers in Haines. I feel the excitement of new...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Porcupine resident gives kudos

Recently my truck broke down and I was on foot, hitchhiking in and out of Porcupine. I would like to thank the following people: Cat, for being a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Fair, HARK teamed up for raffle

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank the Southeast Alaska State Fair for helping us promote our scooter raffle. Your donation of a...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    August 4, 2011

Duly Noted

Micah True and his wife Kim Dao were in Haines to catch up with friends and family, including Micah’s parents Tom and Shelley True. Micah, who r...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 4, 2011

Assembly proceeds with demolition

The Haines Borough Assembly on July 26 voted to start the process of demolishing the rest of the old elementary school building. Assemblyman Scott...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 4, 2011

Former cop pleads not guilty

A former Haines Borough Police Department officer on July 28 pleaded not guilty to a charge of felony perjury. Kevin K. Kennedy, 29, allegedly lied...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    August 4, 2011

Wild Things

It is high summer now. Many young birds have fledged and are bulking up for the trip south. Berries and fruits are appearing on the plants. Fish...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 4, 2011

Little League gets into action at tourney

A Haines Little League team went winless at the Alaska District 2 Baseball Tournament in Juneau last month. Despite the losses, coach Gary Stigen said...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 4, 2011

BREATHE?

A new sign at the Port Chilkoot Dock welcomes cruise ship passengers, and serves as a reminder for Haines residents to "BREATHE." "It...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 4, 2011

Sealaska project develops Tlingit language tools

Sealaska Heritage Institute recently created several tools to help advance the teaching of Tlingit through the use of alphabet cards, an interactive...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 4, 2011

Seats filled for rec committee

Mayor Jan Hill has filled all seven seats on the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. At the July 26 meeting of the Haines...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 4, 2011

Ward buys downtown corner building

Haines businessman Mike Ward has added to his property holdings and brought business back to an empty building downtown. Ward, who owns many local...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 4, 2011

Lifelong resident Lapham: Fireman, foreman and family man

By Heather Lende A firefighter’s sendoff would have pleased lifelong resident Pete Lapham. Lapham would have served 40 years in the Haines...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    August 4, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, August 1 A caller requested help contacting the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel to assist an elderly, sick cat. A caller reported locking their...