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Articles from the September 23, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 23, 2010

SEABA must seek new heli-ski permit: Assembly won't levy fines, will rewrite regulatory ordinance

Following more than an hour of closed-door assembly discussion Tuesday, Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill said the municipality won’t fine local hel...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Assembly moves on Picture Point

The Haines Borough on Tuesday voted 4-2 to authorize manager Mark Earnest to negotiate the purchase of all or a portion of Picture Point for up to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Meet the candidates

Candidates for Haines Borough Assembly will speak at three public gatherings in coming days. Incumbent Steve Vick, John Winge and Linda Geise are...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 23, 2010

Warm, dry spell sets new records

Residents found ways to get outdoors as a spell of unusually warm, dry weather that started Sept. 11 continued into early this week. Temperatures...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Vick values valley's peace and quiet

I am concerned about the regulation of the helicopter industry here in Haines. My sense is that many of the candidates who call themselves...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Vick votes against his own rhetoric

As a member of the Energy Sustainability Commission (ESC) and one interested in the late September political hype, I note some questionable actions...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Beasley helped steam longtail canoe

It was nice to see a photo of the dug-out canoe on the front page of your newspaper last week. The canoe is a project we are very proud of here in Klu...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Brouillette taught compassion, respect

The family of lifelong Haines resident Charles Brouillette would like to express our gratitude to the Haines SEARHC clinic and Haines volunteer...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Guides were fun and professional

Girl Scout troop #4100 in Haines would like to thank Alaska Mountain Guides, especially Mike Tuha, Allison Kreuzer and Abbey Holmes, for the great...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Thanks for help after fall

I want to express my gratitude and thanks for the person who found me after my fall, his quick response on getting further help for me, the quick...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Vick, Goodman worked hard

I’d like to urge everyone to consider voting for Greg Goodman and Steve Vick for Haines Borough Assembly.  Greg Goodman has lived in...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Vote to keep Haines nice

Do we want our town to be another Skagway or Juneau? With helicopters flying over our homes and glaciers? Or high-powered powered jet riverboats...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Hess is sunshine for Haines

onth of heavy rains and high winds but we have enjoyed bright sunshine and warm breezes this year. Economists are claiming that we are...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Goodman, Vick deserve vote

Steve Vick and Greg Goodman have served Haines with distinction. As a borough assemblyman, Steve has brought a thorough and thoughtful approach to a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    September 23, 2010

Opinion

    It’s right for the Haines Borough to re-evaluate its tourism promotion program with the departure of director Lori Stepansky, who...

 
 By CVN Staff    Duly Noted    September 23, 2010

Duly Noted

Son David and daughter-in-law Kelly Ewing of Camas Valley, Ore, spent a week in Haines visiting mom Betty and Charles DeWitt, and helping them with...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Volleyball players turn focus to late-game intensity

Although it lost several senior players last year to graduation, the Mount Edgecumbe volleyball team showed it’s still formidable, beating...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 23, 2010

Bear runners head to regionals

Heading into the regional cross-country championship meet at Sitka’s Totem Park Saturday, Haines teams appear to have good odds at winning a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 23, 2010

Voters to choose 3 school board members

Haines voters will fill three seats on the seven-member Haines Borough School Board in the Oct. 5 municipal election. Challenger Sean Cone is vying...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Changes at landfill target bears

Tightened procedures for dumping have dispersed bears that formerly congregated at the Haines Sanitation landfill, according to dump operators. Operat...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    September 23, 2010

Grocery store tour zeroes in on nutritious choices

For those who don’t grow or raise food, good nutrition begins at the grocery store. But how many of us actually stop to think about making the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Assembly: No to Button

On a 5-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday denied a request by Dave Button to operate a kayak tour in Lutak Inlet. Button previously sued the...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    September 23, 2010

Former resident Caron dies

Former resident Jo-Ann Georgette Caron died Sept. 15 of cancer in Calais, Me. Caron, 61, had lived in Calais for seven years with husband David...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Discussion will aim at stronger community

"Community Matters," a public forum and facilitated discussion on strengthening the community will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29 at...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Rookies boost effort as DDF starts season

Rookie student speakers held their own when the Haines High School drama, debate, and forensics team traveled to Sitka last weekend for its first...

 

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