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Articles from the October 6, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 6, 2011

It's Smith, Schnabel; Outstanding ballots to decide mayor

The race for Haines Borough mayor is too close to call, with challenger Stephanie Scott leading Jan Hill by 30 votes as of press time Wednesday....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 6, 2011

School one of few making grade

The Haines Borough School District is among 12 of 54 districts statewide to reach yearly progress standards under the No Child Left Behind Act,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 6, 2011

Members sought for port steering group

Borough manager Mark Earnest has recommended an 18-member Haines Port Development Steering Committee. "It’s an advisory group,"...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 6, 2011

Arts council's Heywood wins governor's award for advocacy

Haines Arts Council president Tom Heywood has won the 2011 Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities for arts advocacy. Charlotte Fox,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 6, 2011

Church grateful for care of loved one

We at Covenant Life Center and especially from those of us that shared a home with Roberta Lane, would like to thank the SEARHC Clinic for all the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Injured teen was lucky, is thankful

I would like to thank everyone who offered their wishes, prayers, and support following my recent accident. Dr. Linda Keirstead and nurse Becky...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 6, 2011

Foundation offers open house

The American Bald Eagle Foundation would like to thank the residents of Haines for all your support and patronage with a open house Saturday, Oct. 8,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 6, 2011

Volunteers made hoe-down a success

The Sheldon Museum staff and board thank those who helped make the Hoedown at Harriett Hall a fun evening: Sweet Sunny North (Tom Heywood, Katya...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 6, 2011

Foundation helped KHNS with grant

On behalf of the staff and board of directors of Lynn Canal Broadcasting, I would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for their...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Boating safety offered

If your boat is sinking, should you stay with it, or swim away? If you fall out, do you know how to get back into your boat? Answers to a range of...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    October 6, 2011

Duly Noted

Sapphire Marie Ordonez was born Tuesday, Sept. 20 to Edie Granger and Joe Ordonez in Juneau. Sapphire weighed 7 lbs., 9 ozs. and measured 20.5...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    October 6, 2011

Opinion

Borough assembly members owe the public an explanation on what happened to the idea of renovating the old gym and classrooms into a recreation...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

'Reality' miners return to TV

The second season of the Discovery Channel reality television show "Gold Rush" will launch Friday, Oct. 28, with men again looking to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Freshman leads Bears at state

Freshman Zayla Asquith-Heinz finished 13th of 106 girls in the small schools division at the state cross-country championship meet held last weekend...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

KHNS to add 2 reporters

KHNS will add two reporting positions in a staff expansion made possible by grants and increased fund-raising in the past year. Adam Richards, chef...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Chamber hears report on Internet service

Local Internet service is as fast and cheaper than service in other comparably sized communities like Cordova, and only slightly more expensive than...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Bear wrestlers start season this weekend in Hoonah

Several Haines wrestlers have the potential to be weight-class champions, coach Dennis Durr said this week. "We don’t have a big enough...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

ATV ordinance returns Tuesday

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly will return to the topic of all-terrain vehicles at their meeting Tuesday. A third public hearing will be held...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Bears top Misschiefs

The Haines varsity volleyball team swept Metlakatla last weekend, and next will face some large schools at home and at tournaments. Coach Judy...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Without funding, tank farm clean-up stalls one year

A lack of federal funding stopped most cleanup efforts this year at the Lutak tank farm site, according to agency officials. The work is being done...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Moose shot in townsite limits

A hunter who shot a bull moose at a local golf course Sept. 27 has been cited with discharging a firearm in the townsite. The incident near 2 Mile...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Hill: Yukon is experiencing 3rd gold rush

Four Haines Borough representatives traveled to Whitehorse last month to discuss potential partnerships between the two municipalities. "We...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Light the Night Friday at track

Hospice of Haines is hosting a "Remembrance Gathering" Friday, Oct. 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Haines High School track. Luminarias...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Assembly considers economic non-profit

The Haines Borough’s government affairs and services committee has proposed forming a task force that would look into creating a nonprofit...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Borough clears fuel excise tax hurdle

Haines Borough recently received certification from the Internal Revenue Service allowing it to sell marine fuel without charging the federal excise...

 

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