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Articles from the September 30, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    September 30, 2010

Chamber: SEABA is business of year

The Haines Chamber of Commerce Saturday gave its "Business of the Year" award to heli-ski firm Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures, a...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    September 30, 2010

'South Pacific' for weekend

A cast of 31 residents, some new to theater, some veteran, sing the World War II-era stories of Rogers and Hammerstein's 1949 musical "South...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 30, 2010

Construction, health care wages add up

Last year, construction in the Haines Borough employed only about one-third as many people as tourism, but it accounted for onethird again as much in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 30, 2010

Borough's EMT hire draws fire

The hire of former insurance agent Jeff Stout to a full-time job at the firehall has some volunteer firefighters seeing red. Borough manager Mark...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 30, 2010

Borough vote Tuesday

Haines Borough voters will elect two assembly members and three members to the borough school board in the municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 5. Three...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    September 30, 2010

Duly Noted

Lexie DeWitt enjoyed a visit from her friend, Jill Heikel, who lives in Chelan, Wash. She timed her visit to arrive just as the sunny weather ended,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Best candidates consider views of all

As a father of two young boys, I am very interested in the long-term success of Haines. I define success as an effective, well-rounded school system,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Vote for change on assembly

I think it was about a year ago when I last wrote about our borough assembly. If I remember right, there were some mutterings over the assembly's...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Goodman offers level head in politics

Haines voters, I would like to encourage you to vote for Greg Goodman. I have known Greg for a number of years. He is level-headed and community...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Assembly needs conservative leadership

Being at every borough assembly meeting and most school board meetings for the past two years, it is obvious to me that we need new, experienced...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Candidates' community service shines

Steve Vick and Greg Goodman have a track record of serving community. While Vick advocates for youth as swim coach and preschool aide, Goodman has...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Afraid of attitude if write-in succeeds

My son Ryan came to fish and visit Haines, Alaska after the loss of his mother in July. He was amazed at the beauty of Haines and the fishing was...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Eligibility issue a political tactic?

My understanding is that Greg Goodman’s application to run for the borough assembly has been reviewed by the borough clerk, borough manager and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Criticism of candidate unfair

Leonard Dubber’s criticism of Steve Vick is unfair, and doesn’t tell the whole story. The boiler project for the Mosquito Lake School had...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Critical thinking is important

I am writing this letter in support of Steve Vick for borough assembly and am confident he will continue to represent the community of Haines with...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Glad to see Geise on ballot

We have some excellent candidates in our local election and I admire all of them for putting themselves forward. I am most happy to see Linda Geise...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Re-elect Vick for sunny future

The youth of Haines are great! They deserve a great future. I believe Steve Vick is on the right track to assure the best future. Others I have...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Geise's viewpoint dangerous

During the recent candidates' forum/chamber meeting, Linda Geise voiced her strong opposition of grant funding coming to the borough because she's...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Open letter to candidates

An open letter to all candidates: I will vote for you if you demonstrate diplomacy; if you define and debate the issue, not the people; if you work...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Boiler approval a matter of timing

Leonard Dubber (letter CVN 9/23) is a hard-working member of the Energy Sustainability Commission (ESC). During his two years as an ESC commissioner,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Business already represented

Why should Haines residents elect candidates who want only to be a voice for the business community? Since at least five of the six current assembly...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 30, 2010

Impressed by endorsements

As a small business owner in Haines (my wife and I opened Mosey's Cantina five years ago) I cannot help but take a keen interest in the current...