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Articles from the August 25, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 25, 2011

Borough gets funds to buy Picture Point; Federal road agency gives $500K

The Haines Borough has been awarded $495,840 in federal money for the acquisition of Picture Point. The U.S. Department of Transportation listed...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2011

Biologists perform 'Pixie-ectomy'

By Tom Morphet It took Fish and Game biologists about five minutes to remove the treble hook of a Pixie lure from the nostril of a brown bear...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 25, 2011

Boom time for tykes; preschools overflow

If you’re looking to get your child into a Haines preschool and you haven’t registered yet, you might have to wait. They’re full....

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    August 25, 2011

Enrollment steady, 5 new teachers on as school bell rings

Students at Haines School were greeted by five new teachers Monday on the first day of school. New second-grade teacher Sophia Armstrong was born and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 25, 2011

Count on first day: 305

Classes resumed at Haines School Monday with a combined district enrollment of 305 students, exactly matching the official count in October 2010 and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Comerford's generosity will be missed

Dick Comerford touched so many lives in Haines and will be sadly missed: His bottomless giving heart, the infinite depth of his...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Edwards a hero to stranded women

I left one person out of a recent thank-you letter because a few words wouldn’t have been enough. Thanks to George Edwards for once again...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

A proposal to keep RV visitors in town

Haines had done much to attract and accommodate cruise-ship visitors but there is little evidence of any effort to promote lasting and repeated...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Town's prayers kept family together

The family of John "Stubby" Thompson would like to thank all those who participated during our time of need: American Legion for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

House concert a fund-raising success

I’d like to thank Hospice of Haines board member Tim McDonough and his wife Ann Myren for hosting a house concert fundraiser at their lovely...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Group funded bear-proof recycle station

undation would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for the grant they gave ACBF to purchase a bear-proof recycling garbage...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Hospice thanks to yogis and yoginis

On behalf of our clients, volunteers and staff, thank you to San Francisco-based yoga teacher Sarana Miller for hosting a yoga fund-raiser to benefit...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Ducks dinner set for Oct. 15 at Elks

Thank you, Fogcutter Bar and Kelly Jessup, for hosting the Ducks Unlimited "Bar Night" fundraiser this past Saturday. Thanks go out to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 25, 2011

Dolphins thank foundation for grant

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for awarding us a grant during...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    August 25, 2011

Duly Noted

Friends and family celebrated the marriage of Nori Nash and Brian Pindel Sunday. Nori and Brian were married in a civil ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    August 25, 2011

Opinion

The Chilkat Valley News recently was criticized for its letters-to-the-editor policy. The policy is one of dozens we’ve developed as difficult...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 25, 2011

Assembly sends recall effort to ballot

Haines Borough Assembly members Daymond Hoffman and Joanne Waterman on Tuesday joined in unanimous votes to put their own recall elections on the ball...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 25, 2011

Former cop convicted; perjury charge reduced

Former Haines Borough Police Department officer Kevin K. Kennedy on Aug. 15 was convicted of interfering with a constitutional right under color of...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 25, 2011

Trooper: Snagging incident intentional

Pittsburgh Pirates top draft pick Gerrit Cole was in a group of friends who knew they were fishing illegally days before they were cited for snagging...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 25, 2011

Senior-laden team aims for state; Volleyball season kicks off next week at Wrangell

The Haines volleyball team returns six seniors for another run at the state tournament. "We’ve got one goal: We want to go to state,"...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 25, 2011

Borough to halt rec center study, pursue planning

The Haines Borough will halt a $14,442 study aimed at determining the need for a recreation center in Haines. Instead, the borough assembly will seek...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    August 25, 2011

Town hall meeting to address alcohol issues

Police chief Gary Lowe will facilitate a town hall meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Chilkat Center to address alcohol abuse and misuse in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2011

Board OKs raises for school staff

The school district’s classified employees received a 4 percent raise and teachers received raises between 2 and 8 percent as the result of a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2011

Byer gets raise, contract extension

The Haines Borough School Board has extended the contract of superintendent Michael Byer through 2014 and given him a 5 percent raise. Byer’s...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 25, 2011

District, police wait, wonder about signs

At the state Department of Transportation shop in Haines, three-foot alders are growing between two, new, flashing road signs designating a school...

 

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