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Articles from the September 27, 2012 edition

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 By Sharon Resnick    News    September 27, 2012

School was overbilled $225K for electric

Alaska Power and Telephone has overbilled the Haines Borough School District $225,057 for electricity. The error that caused the overbilling dates to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Borough considers heli-skiing safety

Haines Borough officials last week addressed the topic of safety in relation to management of heli-skiing, following concerns raised by the family of...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    September 27, 2012

'Coho Days' set for Oct. 5-7

Local business owners and the Haines Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring events designed to entice Canadian fisherman to spend their Thanksgiving...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Book an inside view of air taxi work

Resident Bob Adkins recounts flying stories comic and tragic in “Panhandle Pilot,” a self-published book now available in Haines. According to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Financial disclosure, 7 candidates on ballot

Haines Borough voters on Tuesday will fill two seats on the assembly and three seats on the school board, and revisit a question about exempting...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Mud Bay gold dig stirs neighbors

A Skagway truck driver this week said his plan to dig two, 500-foot-long trenches for mineral exploration on state land near Mount Riley amounts to a...

 
 By Sharon Resnick    News    September 27, 2012

Assembly goes to electronic meeting packets

Meeting packets are a thing of the past for the Haines Borough Assembly. Instead of reams of paper, assembly members now each get an iPad, a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Three candidates vie for 4 seats on school board

Three candidates are running unopposed for the Haines Borough School Board. A fourth seat open on the board that has attracted no candidates will be...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Candidate shortage not uncommon in Southeast

Some Haines School Board members have pointed to the state’s financial disclosure requirements as reasons for apparent low interest in recent...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Haines boys runners qualify for state

A combination of veterans and new recruits “toughed it out,” Saturday as the Haines High School boys’ cross-country team earned its first trip...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 27, 2012

Police report

Monday, Sept. 24 A person reported being assaulted outside a bar; an officer responded but was unable to make contact with either party. A caller...

 
 News    September 27, 2012

Editorial

The Haines Borough’s plan to use local financial disclosure regulations -- instead of ones from the state -- is good on several points. The state...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    September 27, 2012

Duly Noted

Lollipops will return to the Haines branch of First National Bank of Alaska soon, branch manager Allen Turner said this week. Free suckers...

 
 Letters    September 27, 2012

Thomas has seniority and clout

We offer this letter of support for state Rep. Bill Thomas, our effective state representative. Bill has served the communities he represents very...

 
 Letters    September 27, 2012

Unethical to spend taxes to sway vote

Although the Haines Borough Assembly, school board and planning commission have every right to voice their opinion on the upcoming Proposition 1...

 
 Letters    September 27, 2012

Native groups are losing their way

Since the 1990s, our people have seemed to forget who we are. Proud Tlingits, but today that isn’t so. Who are we? Much has gone on, but not for...

 
 Letters    September 27, 2012

Emergency responders give safe feeling

I want to thank all the emergency response people in Haines, the clinic staff who got pulled out of their homes to come and help me when my hip got...

 
 Letters    September 27, 2012

Don't park at private land at cove

Our property at Viking Cove has been in the news a bit lately. My husband and I bought the property three years ago. The property had been vacant for...

 
 Letters    September 27, 2012

We're lucky to have Thomas in legislature

Bill Thomas is an extraordinary person who has worked hard to achieve his prominent position in the legislature. He has been a strong...

 
 News    September 27, 2012

Correction

The CVN last week incorrectly listed the address for memorial donations in Jeremny Hanes’ name. The correct address is American Bald Eagle...