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Articles from the August 11, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 11, 2011

Voters won't get tourism tax issue; Rossman, Lapp, Waterman vote keeps question off October ballot

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday shot down a proposed ordinance to put the borough’s municipal sales tax designated for tourism promotion...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 11, 2011

Squirrel jam: Rodents on the rise

An surge in the local squirrel population is causing headaches, as the rodents bore into homes, munch fruit in gardens and trip power transformers...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 11, 2011

Argh! State says ballplayer is pirate; Troopers hook MLB's top pick

The top pick in this year’s Major League Baseball draft apparently struck out on a recent visit to Haines, tallying $305 in fines for snagging...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 11, 2011

Man, 18, survives being run over at drinking party

Haines Borough Police Chief Gary Lowe said this week he did not anticipate filing charges in connection with an incident in which an 18-year-old man w...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Lapham never lost award-winning smile

As I sit here this morning drinking my first cup of coffee and reflecting about the many trails Pete Lapham and I have traveled together over the year...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Self-objectification a concern for all

Thank you for the insightful analysis into one of the most heinous problems of our time: the lurking threat of self-objectification. Sadly, I fear...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

'Breathe' is a healthy message to send

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the old, well known air through...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Thanks for help with youth soccer

Thank you, James Alborough, Greg Palmieri, Tia Heywood, and Scott Hansen for your help with CommunityYouth Development soccer! This program and all...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Blessed to live amid concern

I know we have heard it often in the CVN but it really can’t be said enough: We live in an awesome community of really wonderful and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Ambulance crew truly cares

We would like to thank the ambulance crew and the staff at the SEARHC clinic with all our hearts. Through your compassionate, calm care of our...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Grant helped SAIL help others

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) recently completed a project that was partially funded by a grant from the Chilkat Valley Community...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 11, 2011

Bears prowl downtown

Police chief Gary Lowe is hoping late-summer salmon runs will draw bears away from town. The Haines Borough adopted new regulations last year aimed...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Thanks for help during tragedy

I’ve read many times in the paper how the community has helped when a tragedy or loved one passes on. You never imagine one day you could be...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Laws don't make town better

Concerning off-premises signs, wake up people! All these regulating ordinances and laws have nothing to do with making Haines a better place. They...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Poor has no room to complain

I find it interesting how Mr. Poor complains about not getting enough of his letters published when he is one of the most published authors in the Let...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 11, 2011

Lapham: Words not enough

Thank you is just not enough. We have SEARHC, Dr. Bowman, Jody Miller, our own Becky Malone and Adam DuPaul: Without your support and love it would...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Letters    August 11, 2011

Election change doubles length of political season

A change in law approved by the Haines Borough Assembly last year effectively doubled the length of the municipal election season. Local politicians...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 11, 2011

Recall petitions expected Friday; Organizers say they'll have enough signatures for vote

Jim Shook, chairman of the Haines Recall Committee, said petitions for the potential recall of Haines Borough Assembly members Daymond Hoffman and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 11, 2011

Horn photography exhibit opens Friday

An exhibit of photographs by Ron Horn will open at the Sheldon Museum with a public reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. Horn’s "Natural...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 11, 2011

Southeast Fair announces competition winners

Most Lovable Dog Winners Puppies:Jake Frecklebelly (owned by Holden Fontenot); Marley (owned by Riley Ahmuty); Tuk (owned by Christing Martin)Adult...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 11, 2011

DDF coach Cohen helps islanders debate future

Gershon Cohen, coach of the Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team, flew to the Marshall Islands last month to help develop debate...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 11, 2011

Future of calendar hanging by thread?

The community birthday calendar – a Haines School project for decades – needs a rescue. For years, the calendar was compiled by the...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 11, 2011

Carlson traveled and worked throughout Alaska

Dale Carlson’s Mosquito Lake neighbors will miss his hospitality. "As soon as you walked in the door, he’d say, ‘Sit down and g...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 11, 2011

Estate planning session

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation will present "Estate Planning with Susan Foley" on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Attorney Susan Behlke Foley...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 11, 2011

Albecker a war hero who sang to customers at his bar

Friends and family will remember Larry Albecker for his heroism in battle, fishing skill and social ways. Albecker died Aug. 7 at the Alaska Native...

 

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