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Articles from the September 16, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 16, 2010

Coast Guard, DEC probe Lutak oil spill

U.S. Coast Guard officials came to Haines Tuesday to investigate an oily discharge that persisted for three days near the Lutak Dock. Described as a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 16, 2010

Hostetler bags 2nd Golden Circle run

Forget the carbo loading and the stretching. Kelly Hostetler ran 360 miles from Skagway to Haines in 12 days on a diet of eggs and fish, and day-end d...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 16, 2010

Creditors worried as Cruise West founders

Tour operators and other Haines businesses may be left holding bills for Cruise West, a 37-year-old cruise line with local ties that announced a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 16, 2010

Old gym gets stay of execution

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 last week to demolish the primary and elementary schools, but to leave the elementary gym and its east wing for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

What does Hess want this time?

Several years ago Karen Hess landed a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly, interestingly at the same time she was trying to get title to riverfront...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

Hess will provide strong leadership

We are writing this letter to support Karen Hess for Seat E write-in candidate for the Borough Assembly. Karen is an excellent business...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

Button held hostage by community

Friends and taxpayers of Haines, where does accountability start?  The borough of Haines spent over $200,000 of taxpayers’ money in an 11-m...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

Thanks for supporting club with raffle

On behalf of the Haines Woman’s Club, I would like to thank all the generous people who donated the wonderful prizes for our raffle, the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

Brouillette was one of the kindest people

On behalf of the American Legion Auxiliary, I would like to thank everyone who assisted the Brouillette family, by making salads, desserts, prepping...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

Goodman should wait until next year

I have been reading and listening about comments on whether Mr. Goodman is a resident and is eligible to be a candidate in our upcoming...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 16, 2010

Hess is a vote for local business

Since a good friend had a triple-bypass, I’ve been keenly aware of the pressure in my own chest. My blood rises when I think about how to keep...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    September 16, 2010

Duly Noted

Andrew Mark Koverdan arrived Sept. 3 to parents Alissa and Mark Koverdan. Andrew weighed 8 lbs., 9 ozs. and measured 21 inches. Andrew joins his...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

KHNS members to fill 4 board seats in vote

Four seats are up for grabs on the board of directors of public radio station KHNS. Members interested in serving on the seven-member board must...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

Moose hunt begins

The upper Lynn Canal subsistence moose hunt started Wednesday with a guideline harvest limit of up to 25 bulls. The hunt in unit 1D is scheduled...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

Berry now CIA leader

Dave Berry is the new president of the Chilkoot Indian Association. Berry was elected during a contested election to the tribe’s board, and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 16, 2010

Watershed group highlights Big Boulder, culvert projects

Log and rock structures placed in a channel dug last year are aimed at increasing king salmon spawning capacity in Big Boulder Creek. Since 1995,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

Haines team 19th of 122

The Haines Slackmasters finished seventh of 50 mixed teams and 19th of 122 teams overall at the annual Klondike Road Relay held last weekend between...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

Bear teams improve in Yakutat

The Glacier Bears boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams each placed third at the first Yakutat invitational Saturday, behind Juneau and Sit...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

State collars 2 Chilkoot bears, including river 'matriarch'

The Department of Fish and Game on Sept. 2 collared two brown bears, including a sow that biologist Anthony Crupi calls "the matriarch of the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 16, 2010

Fitness center advocates regroup

The Haines Borough’s decision to hold off on tearing down the gym and east wing of the old elementary school amounts to one year of time for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    September 16, 2010

Police Blotter

Monday, Sept. 13 A Fourth Avenue caller reported a friend associated with someone who may have drugs. A caller reported a dump truck speeding in a...