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Articles from the August 8, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 8, 2013

Smell of sewage raises ire

The Haines Borough’s sewer treatment plant smells. But the odor isn’t just bad, some business owners and public officials say, it’s “almost in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 8, 2013

Aspen Hotels looks at 5th and Main site

A statewide hotel chain is “very serious” about buying Main Street property to build a 50-room hotel, but Haines Borough leaders will have to deci...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 8, 2013

Haines Highway rebuild plan hits opposition

About 50 residents turned out Monday for a meeting on Haines Highway improvements, many speaking against the state’s enviromental assessment and...

 
 By Sharon Resnick    News    August 8, 2013

Fort Seward fire hall restoration under way

To preserve or restore – it’s a question Joanne Waterman is thinking about a lot now that she and partner Phyllis Sage have purchased the former...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 8, 2013

Adopt-a-seat, gala to boost Chilkat Center

Chilkat Center boosters are ramping up fundraising efforts with a gala Aug. 17 and an “Adopt-a-Seat” program. The Foundation for the Chilkat Cente...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 8, 2013

Man shoots 4th bear at Cathedral View home

Wildlife troopers are investigating the shooting of a brown bear Aug. 2 by a homeowner who has killed four bears near his Cathedral View subdivision h...

 
 News    August 8, 2013

Youth photo workshop

The Alaska Arts Confluence and Arlington Arts Center are collaborating to bring a prestigious, five-day photography workshop for teens to Haines. The...

 
 Obituaries    August 8, 2013

Kurz dies of Huntington's disease at 47

Jay Kurz, a resident of Haines for 15 years, died July 14 at Southern Ocean Medical Center Hospital...

 
 Letters    August 8, 2013

Accusations of plastic fill erroneous

In response to the interview in the July 25 issue of the CVN, the fill material I placed on my private property did not contain plastic oil bottles....

 
 Letters    August 8, 2013

Young and old help out recycling event

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped Haines Friends of Recycling with our scrap metal recycling event. It was a huge success; we anticipate...

 
 Letters    August 8, 2013

Horner made island party a success

Let’s give big kudos to Marley Horner. His first year as ambassador of our annual Pyramid Island party was a smashing success! All the planning and...

 
 Letters    August 8, 2013

Sheldon Museum exhibits Catotti works

I would like to thank the staff and board of the Sheldon Museum for providing the support, advertisement and space for my recent art show. It’s a...

 
 Opinion    August 8, 2013

Editorial

The Haines Borough should sell Main Street property sought for a new, 50-room hotel, as it has failed to develop a plan for the site in the five...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 8, 2013

Duly Noted

Porter Owen Del Prete was born at the Juneau Birthing Center early Aug. 5 to parents Shannon and Andrew Del Prete. He weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz., and...

 
 Blotter    August 8, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 5 A person reported a man and woman engaged in “suspicious activity” in a vehicle parked at Jones Point. Investigation revealed the...