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Articles from the October 14, 2010 edition

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 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Election contest begins

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday certified results of the municipal election including directing the clerk and manager to investigate an...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 14, 2010

Tourism gains after '09 drop in business Stores, independents recover faster than shore excursions

Owners of stores and RV parks in Haines this week said they saw an increase in independent summer travelers from 2009. Shore excursion tour companies...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Wrestling team starts strong; home tournament Oct. 28-29

Led by undefeated senior Nygel Duffy-Webb and impressive rookie performances, the Haines High School wrestling team won 34 matches and lost 20 last...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    October 14, 2010

Volunteer burnout, polarization cited as town's impediments

A panel of 12 community leaders who gathered at the public library Sept. 29 said Haines could be strengthened through a loan program to encourage...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 14, 2010

Shame on CVN for SEABA story

You should be ashamed of yourself for publishing "Chamber: SEABA is business of the year" masquerading as unbiased news. Instead of giv...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 14, 2010

Thanks for chopper lift during storm

We want to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the SEARHC clinic staff and Haines ambulance crew. Also a big thank you to Dr. Wood and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 14, 2010

Family appreciates lawmaker's kindness

As avid readers of the CVN, both in paper form and on-line, we noticed a series of ads being run that thank Rep. Bill Thomas for his hard work and job...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    October 14, 2010

Opinion

The Emblem Club convention and Canadian Thanksgiving holiday made the weekend busy, but it could have been busier. Poor fishing prompted many anglers...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    October 14, 2010

Duly Noted

Around 3 p.m. during the Oct. 5 windstorm, Laurie Dadourian moved her Toyota station wagon after a willow tree fell and hit its fender. At 8 p.m.,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Flamenco virtuoso performs Wednesday

Flamenco music and dancing will be featured at a show set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Chilkat Center. Robert Michaels, a Flamenco guitar...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Moose hunt wraps up

The annual subsistence moose hunt ended Thursday with a harvest of 21 bulls, including three sub-legal kills. Two kills are under investigation....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Community Education director hired

Nate Benton is the new Community Education director at Haines School. He works from 5 to 10 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays at the school,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Candidates for KHNS board few

With the Oct. 14 deadline only two days away, only one candidate had filed as of Tuesday for four seats open on the KHNS board of directors as of...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Borough works toward winter school route off highway

  Haines Borough officials are planning to buy a snowblower and build a new trail to improve safety for students walking near the school. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 14, 2010

Eagle foundation preps for new birds

The lineup at the American Bald Eagle Foundation includes three owls, two eagles and a falcon, with plans to add an Eastern screech owl and a red-tail...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Dolphins plan travel to 1st meet in Whitehorse

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team will make their season debut Oct. 22 in Whitehorse. Head coach Steve Vick said the squad has about 50 kids th...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Borough launches new rec programs

The borough’s Community Youth Development program is offering two new, free winter recreation opportunities. Starting Oct. 17, games for youths...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

EPA weighs Loomis restoration plan

EPA officials are reviewing a restoration plan submitted this summer by landowner Bob Loomis, who was ordered in May to remove as much as 45,000...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    October 14, 2010

Kelly remembered for good will, humor

Dan Kelly says his wife Barbara never lost her kindness and humor despite being ill and nearly housebound many years. "She was pretty fun...