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Articles from the September 5, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 5, 2013

Federal fish agency pans highway plan

The federal National Marine Fisheries Service has joined critics of the Haines Highway expansion project. In comments to the state Department of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Conviction in cop fight at local bar

A jury convicted a Haines man Friday of three charges stemming from a July 2012 fight with three Haines Borough police officers at a downtown bar....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Borough looks at own Connelly hydro permit

The Haines Borough is looking into filing for a preliminary permit for the Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, recently dropped by private company...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 5, 2013

Borough to revisit 3-chicken rule

How many chickens are too many to have in residential areas? The Haines Borough Planning Commission will take up that question at its Sept. 12...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 5, 2013

Interest in local food boosts small farms

Interest in locally grown produce is helping boost a new generation of small farms in the Chilkat Valley. The resulting bumper crop is giving resident...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Setbacks idea hits resistance

The Haines Borough Planning Commission is trying to put setback limits on development in general use zones, but some assembly members are skeptical...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 5, 2013

Board open to options for upping enrollment

The Haines Borough School District is committed to keeping the Mosquito Lake School open this year, but superintendent Michael Byer made no promises...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 5, 2013

Board ranks Byer 'excellent overall'

Haines Borough School Superintendent Michael Byer received an “excellent overall rating” following a closed-door, verbal evaluation Aug. 13 that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Yurts, wall tents, RVs get assembly's OK

People staying in yurts and wall tents can live there as long as they want, even though the Haines Borough Planning Commission would have it otherwise...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Apollo: Service will resume soon

Insurance provider Apollo Medi Trans, a company providing low-cost coverage for emergency medevac flights, has renewed its license with the Alaska...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Lapham seeks assembly seat

A week after Haines Borough Assembly candidate Rob Miller bowed out of the race, resident Diana Lapham is stepping in, bringing the total number of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Crabs, duck hunting on AC meeting agenda

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Sept. 13 to revisit discussion of reciprocal license agreements with Canada....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Reports mixed from crabbers

Reports from local subsistence crabbers on the success of their summer efforts are mixed, with some crabbers maintaining catches are on the upswing...

 
 News    September 5, 2013

Dolphins starting season

The Haines Dolphins swim team is hosting a season kickoff pool party and potluck dinner on Friday, Sept. 6. According to a message from Dolphins...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    September 5, 2013

Director job reopens after museum's pick renegs

The Sheldon Museum board of directors is looking for a new museum director after its first choice declined the offer at the end of July. John Hairr...

 
 News    September 5, 2013

Haines Century Ride bike race may return

Haines Borough tourism director Tanya Carlson said the Haines Century Ride, a three-distance bike race held Aug. 17, was a success. The ride drew 19...

 
 News    September 5, 2013

Corrections

A front page photo caption in last week’s CVN misidentified Zeke Frank as Kai Sato-Franks. The caption also mistakenly reported Friday, Sept. 6 as...

 
 Opinion    September 5, 2013

Editorial

A friend recently engaged me in a conversation about teachers, who, according to my friend, “don’t like kids.” The implication was that...

 
 Letters    September 5, 2013

Golf fundraiser raised more than $700

Thank you to the many golfers who came out and supported the “Rally for the Cure” Golf Tournament this summer. It was a gorgeous day at Valley of...

 
 Letters    September 5, 2013

Bead program a credit to library

Thanks to Anastasia Wiley and Jan Hill, I appreciate so much more about beads, past and present. Haines Borough Public Library continues to bring...

 
 Letters    September 5, 2013

Does library need a boost from public?

I fell in love with books when I was just a child, all kinds of books, romances, suspense, health, cooking, philosophy, etc. For the past 23 years I...

 
 Letters    September 5, 2013

Foundations sponsored pavilion project

On behalf of the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s board of directors and staff, I would like to thank the Rasmuson Foundation and donors to the Chilkat...

 
 Letters    September 5, 2013

Reward offered for lost iPhone

I’m offering a substantial reward for the return of my iPhone, lost last week somewhere between Chilkat Lake Road and Sunshine Mountain. There are...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 5, 2013

Duly Noted

Only one person has hit a hole in one on the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links’ Hole 8. Nik Hura, a regular golfer on the course, was playing a round...

 
 Obituaries    September 5, 2013

Hodnik: Schoolteacher, hunter traveled in Alaska

Jack Hodnik, an English teacher who worked and hunted at locations around Alaska and recounted his...

 

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