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Articles from the September 1, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    September 1, 2011

Alcohol meeting draws crowd, ideas; Residents ask police for more enforcement

Speakers at a town hall meeting Wednesday called for a community-wide crackdown on drunken driving and underage drinking. Resident Heather Lende said...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 1, 2011

Pinks and chums boost gillnet season

Bumper returns of pink and chum salmon, combined with the highest prices seen for those species in recent memory, are pumping up the paychecks of...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    September 1, 2011

Garden still bountiful after 10 years

Nailed to the old log cabin at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds are some metal plaques, rusted and faded with age and weather. The small plaques...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 1, 2011

New teaching tactics aim to increase reading skills

Veteran teacher Jeanne Kitayama is on special assignment for the Haines Borough School District. Her mission: To help ensure that all Haines students...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 1, 2011

Evac services give 'gentle care'

I would like to thank the staff at SEARHC and the Haines ambulance crew for the efficient, professional and caring service I received during my...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 1, 2011

Pleased to visit after 37 years

My early August visit to Haines with my 92-year old mom, Sonya, and my brother, Larry, was one for the record books. Brown bears, porpoises, whales,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 1, 2011

Civil Air Patrol appreciates support

Thank you, Haines Civil Air Patrol supporters. With your help, cadets Amber Ford, Troy Clark, Shantel Lockhart, and Michael Ford were able to travel...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    September 1, 2011

Duly Noted

   Kelly Edmond, HHS class of 2008, graduated from Marine Corps Officer Candidates School on Aug. 13. The ten-week program was filled with...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    September 1, 2011

Close bear encounter at Chilkoot highlights dangers;

A mix of bear watchers, photographers and other bruins on the Chilkoot River caused a stressful situation for one mother bear that nearly resulted in...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 1, 2011

Bears around town keep officials busy

This week’s police blotter lists about 20 calls concerning bear activity in the Haines Borough. Deishu Drive, FAA Road, Mud Bay Road and Small...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 1, 2011

Juneau singer-songwriter Buddy Tabor in concert

The Haines Arts Council will present Juneau singer-songwriter Buddy Tabor in concert at the Chilkat Center 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Tickets are...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    September 1, 2011

Elliott to lead BBBS

Sarah Elliott will start as the new community director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Upper Lynn Canal on Friday, Sept. 2. Elliott will step in for...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    September 1, 2011

Sheldon to replace 'ugly' carpet

According to Sheldon Museum director Jerrie Clarke, a $40,000 upgrade in the building will help guests "see the exhibits, not the carpet."...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    September 1, 2011

Legion collages spotlight veterans

Most folks would be surprised at how many of their fellow locals have a background of military service. So far, the American Legion has identified...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    September 1, 2011

Runners open season strong in Juneau

The Haines High School cross-country teams opened their season Saturday, Aug. 27, in Juneau, with siblings Quinn and Zayla Asquith-Heinz leading the w...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 1, 2011

Chilkat Valley Community Foundation meets Rasmuson challenge grant

For the second time since it was established two years ago, the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation has met a $15,000 challenge grant offered by the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 1, 2011

Fair nets more income in 2011; Exhibit numbers up; entertainment costs controlled

Fair income was up in most categories this year compared to 2010, executive director Ross Silkman said Sunday at the annual membership meeting of the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    September 1, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Aug. 29   An officer received a report of a bear next to the school on the Haines Highway. The officer responded and did not locate the...