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Articles from the August 18, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2011

Inspections halt Schnabel, TV mines

In what seems sure to become another dramatic episode of "Gold Rush: Alaska," two Porcupine gold mines being filmed for a reality TV show...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Chilkoot: Crowds, enforcement up

State park ranger Preston Kroes this week said his agency was having "major issues" with bears getting salmon from fishermen along the Chilk...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 18, 2011

Recall petitions OK'd

Recall votes for Haines Borough Assembly members Daymond Hoffman and Joanne Waterman will be on the ballot for the October municipal election....

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    August 18, 2011

Mentors steered Heywood's dream of filmmaking

The film bug bit Kee Heywood early. "At age 13," Heywood recalls, "I got hold of the family camcorder and started fooling around with...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 18, 2011

Who is supplying minors with alcohol?

Much has been spoken and written recently about underage drinking in Haines. Some adult has to supply the alcohol. That’s a crime both legally...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 18, 2011

Gasoline prices a spectacle for visitors

Last week I saw a tourist taking a picture of the gas price sign at a local station, $5.39 for premium. Since I was also gassing up and inquisitive,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 18, 2011

Rules, laws better than the alternative

For those who feel their liberty and freedom are impinged upon by the local, state, and federal governments, because they don’t like signs,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 18, 2011

Golf raises $1,222 to fight cancer

Valley of the Eagles Golf Links and the Wisewoman program at Haines SEARHC Health Center would like to thank everyone who helped out with the Rally...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 18, 2011

Donations boosted tournament success

I would like to thank the following businesses for their donations to the International Golf Tournament: Mountain Market, First National Bank of...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 18, 2011

Juneau woman wins motorized bike

The winner of the motorized bicycle raffle is Caroline Frenglle of Douglas, Alaska. Thanks to all who participated in the Uglys’ first raffle...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    August 18, 2011

Duly Noted

Tyler Swinton was part of the Alaska All-Star basketball team that traveled to Las Vegas and Anaheim, Calif. last month. Tyler attended statewide...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    August 18, 2011

Stearns dies of cancer

 Memorial services for former resident Jeremy Stearns will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Salvation Army Church in Palmer. Stearns,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 18, 2011

Assembly OKs SEABA permit

The Haines Borough Assembly on Aug. 9 unanimously renewed a commercial permit for Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures (SEABA), but members said th...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Boys needed for cross-country team

The Haines High School boys’ cross-country team needs an infusion of new blood to flesh out a small core of runners, coach Liam Cassidy said...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

EMT position down to 5 candidates

Up to five candidates will be interviewed for the Haines Volunteer Fire Department’s vacant full-time firefighter-EMT position, fireman Al...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Borough leaders talk about youth drinking

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill, police chief Gary Lowe and manager Mark Earnest met this week to discuss youth drinking in the community. A 21-year-old...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Enchilada feed set

An enchilada feed fund-raiser will be held 6 p.m. Friday at the Haines School to raise travel money for Haines guitarist Mario Benassi Jr. Benassi,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Fair plans weekend of events; Disc golf tourney, concerts, annual meeting set

Two concerts, a disc golf tournament and the annual fair membership meeting coincide during a weekend of events Aug. 27-28 based at the state...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 18, 2011

Baker: Army veteran, bookkeeper maintained humor

Friends and children of Denise Baker are planning a potluck memorial Saturday afternoon, said sister Barb Stigen. Baker, 51, died of respiratory...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Ferry change may hurt town

The Alaska Marine Highway System’s proposed schedule for summer 2012 would homeport the Malaspina in Juneau instead of Skagway, a move resident...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    August 18, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Aug. 15 Police notified the owner of a car parked on First Avenue that the Department of Public Works requested it be moved for construction...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 18, 2011

Residents asked to help with local college directory

Haines School counselor Lindsey Moore is encouraging residents to sign up for a college and career program directory that will be a resource for...