Articles from the September 22, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 22, 2011

Fire destroys home, hopes; No one injured in blaze at 27 Mile, cause not known

A fire Tuesday destroyed Fred Anderson Sr.’s dream of bringing his wife home from a Sitka hospital. Linda Anderson, his wife of 43 years, is suf...

 

Assembly to vote on old school demolition

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly are set to approve a bid for demolishing the remaining portion of the old elementary school at their meeting on...

 

From Mosquito Lake to West Point to the deserts of Kuwait; Kurz learned work ethic from family, teachers

While attending fifth grade at Haines Elementary in 1978, Karl Kurz checked out a book that described the adventures of a West Point graduate....

 

What is motive of recall?

On the slight chance anyone in the valley is sufficiently gullible to believe Mr. Jim Shook and his fellow recall sponsors are truly concerned about...

 

Couple grateful for welcome home

"When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart." – John Bunyan (1628-1688). Indeed, words...

 

Lend your voice and vote Oct. 4

As residents of Haines Borough we rely on our local officials to seek out and support opportunities that maintain and enhance our quality of life....

 

Accentuate the positive

Let’s all contribute a positive impact as we bring out the best in Haines. The individuals and organizations that make up the personality of...

 

Friends of the Library thank the CVCF

Thank you for printing the photo of the new landscaping around the library totem pole in the September 8th issue. Pete Dohrn does deserve thanks for...

 

Schnabel agenda is vitality of Haines

Determined, dependable, hardworking, committed, trustworthy, experienced. These are words that come to mind when I think of Debra Schnabel as a...

 

Duly Noted

Ryan Thomas Ford was born September 8 at the Juneau Family Birth Center to Jennifer and Simon Ford. Ryan was eight pounds, 12 ounces and 21.5 inches...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Note to Readers

The Chilkat Valley News website was hacked late last week and visitors to the site were reporting warning messages when trying to view...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    September 22, 2011

Wild Things

It’s fall. Leaves are beginning to turn. Nights are getting colder. Conventional wisdom says we won’t get snow until Hallow...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Beach cleanup day nets trash, freezer

The beaches around Haines are a little cleaner this week thanks to a few dozen volunteers. About 35 volunteers assisted with the International Coastal...

 

Manager suggests creation of port development committee; Several projects also set to go out to bid soon

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest has recommended the launch of a Haines Port Development Steering Committee to promote Lutak Dock. In a recent...

 

ATV ordinance hearing delayed once again

The Haines Borough Assembly on Sept. 13 again delayed a proposed ordinance that would permit the operation of all-terrain vehicles on borough streets...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Gold mine reopens after fatality

Kensington Gold Mine returned to full operation last week following the death of a worker on Sept. 7. Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. announced Sept....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Candidate forum set for Monday

Haines Borough Assembly and mayoral candidates will participate in a forum coordinated by the Chilkat Valley News and KHNS on Monday, Sept. 26, at the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Running coach optimistic about regional chances

Haines High School will send more than a dozen runners to compete in a regional cross-country meet at Ketchikan on Saturday, Sept. 24. "I really...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Glacier Bear volleyball falls to Mount Edgecumbe

The Haines volleyball team visited Mount Edgecumbe last weekend and struggled with the Lady Braves’ attack. "It was probably the best...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Alaskans to get $1,174 in this yearb s PFD check

Gov. Sean Parnell announced Tuesday this year’s Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend check will be $1,174. Alaskans eligible for the dividend who...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Weather forces last cruise ship docking to cancel

The Haines cruise ship season ended early this week when Holland America Line vessel Statendam canceled its Wednesday docking. The Statendam would...

 

Rec board gets off the ground; Group shows support for events, trails

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee debuted Tuesday, with members selecting officers for the re-established group and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Dolphins to continue calendar

The community birthday calendar will continue in Haines. The Haines High School swim team is taking on the project and asks that orders and listings...

 

Roberta Lane was 'quiet, strong, solid'

Friends and family attended a memorial service at the Covenant Life Center Tabernacle Monday night for longtime resident Roberta Lane who died at her...

 

Former teacher, police officer Carlyle Stuart dies in Oregon

Carlyle Stuart, a former Haines schoolteacher and running coach who served as a reserve police officer and acting mayor of the City of Haines, died...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Local thespians gear up for productions

The Lynn Canal Community Players have several events coming up for folks wanting to participate in – or just watch – some theatrical...

 

Police Blotter

Monday, Sept. 19 A caller reported a woman out of control and throwing things at a downtown motel. An officer responded and took the woman into...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 22, 2011

Moose season nets average harvest

Ten bull moose, including one sub-legal animal, were harvested in the first week of the three-week Haines subsistence hunt that started Sept. 15. Area...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 22, 2011

Free safety training offered for commercial fishermen

Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a 10-hour fishing vessel safety and drill conductor course in Juneau at the Bill Ray Center on...