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Articles from the October 7, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    October 7, 2010

Vick, Goodman win votes for assembly; Hess says she'll contest result

Haines Borough voters chose incumbent Steve Vick over opponents Linda Geise and John Winge in a three-way race for the assembly Tuesday. Voters also c...

 By Tom Morphet    News    October 7, 2010

Hearing set on bear ordinance

The Haines Borough assembly will hold a first public hearing on a proposed bear attraction nuisance at its Tuesday meeting. Residents can be fined up...

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Lende, retiring as coach, looks back on 17 years

Heather Lende coached her last cross-country meet Saturday in Anchorage, capping 17 years and teams that won 12 regional championships and twice...

 By Rosalie Loewen    News    October 7, 2010

Emblem Club leader balances demands of family, service

Asked how she managed giving birth to twins twice, state Emblem Club president Michelle Stigen laughed and said, "It was easier the second...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Put an end to hurtful remarks

On May 26, the following broadcast was heard by thousands of people in Alaska and it was broadcast from the Bob and Mark Show of radio station KWHL...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Southeast voters should back McAdams

There are plenty of reasons for Southeast Alaskans to support Scott McAdams, current Mayor of Sitka, for U.S. Senator this November. McAdams...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Bigs appreciate free golfing, equipment

What could be better than free golfing with excellent equipment? For years now, when a Big Brothers Big Sisters match arrives at the Valley of the...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Darling's thankful for years of friendship

My relationship with the Haines community started in 1979 when I first transferred to 42 Mile border station to work as a customs inspector. I came...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Pennies project raised $196 for peace

Thank you to Howsers for letting us put up a table in your store. Also, thank you to the people who bought cookies, juice, and donated. We raised...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

EMTs, clinic are true professionals

I would like to thank all the EMTs of the Haines fire department and the good people of the Haines medical clinic for all the great care and... Full story

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Mark memorial bolsters wife's spirits

With so many notes still unwritten, I feel compelled to convey, dear friends in Haines, how much your calls, e-mails, and cards filled with caring...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Tour operators helped Hammer Museum

The Hammer Museum would like to thank Chilkat Guides, Rainbow Glacier Tours, River Adventures and Alaska Nature Tours for helping to provide our...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 7, 2010

Scouts' service brings sunshine

I appreciate the continued care given by Scouts of Haines. The Cub Scouts came to my house to move wood on my porch when Karl died in 1997, and the...

 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    October 7, 2010


Campaign advertising by the Republican Party is the first in memory during a municipal election.The party’s district leadership placed an ad in...

 By Tom Morphet    News    October 7, 2010

Landfill permit renewal issues: Water, bears

The Haines Sanitation landfill is four years out of compliance with a permit requirement that water running off the site be tested twice annually....

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Chamber offers $6K in grants

The Haines Chamber of Commerce is offering grants of up to $1,000 each to area non-profit organizations. There is $6,000 in grant money to give away....

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Family escapes blaze

A 14-year-old boy up late working at his computer helped eight members of his family escape a fire in a Main Street apartment late Monday. Austin...

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Volleyball team notches wins over Misschiefs

The Haines girls’ volleyball team handily defeated Metlakatla in matches Oct. 1 before a loud hometown crowd. The wins improve the team’s...

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

GOP ad explained

A Republican Party advertisement endorsing four local candidates in the municipal election was a way of saying "thank-you" for service to th...

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Hamilton in top fifth at state meet

Glacier Bear boys’ runners finished toward the front and the girls’ team gained some valuable experience at the state cross-country...

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Stout resigns

The Haines Borough will have discussions with a firefighter applicant from Sitka following the resignation of Jeff Stout Tuesday. Stout was hired for...

 By CVN Staff    News    October 7, 2010

Persistent leak vexes school officials

School district secretary Ashley Heinrich grabs a sheet of visqueen before leaving her office at night every time it’s windy and rainy. "I...


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