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Articles from the October 16, 2014 edition

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 By Eileen McIver    News    October 16, 2014

Air ambulance coverage changes

Residents who aren’t covered by memberships in two air ambulance companies serving Haines could get stuck with a whopping medevac bill. Since June...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014

Lutak Dock repair urgent, report says

The Haines Borough’s Lutak Dock is “near the edge” and living on “borrowed time,” according to a recently released draft report. The report,...

 

Passion for growing, winter community drew Douthit

"New Arrivals" is a series of articles profiling residents who have moved to Haines in recent years...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014

Hunters take 22 bulls, 2 sublegal

The Department of Fish and Game counted 22 moose taken during the Haines area’s Tier II subsistence hunt this year, two of which were sublegal. The...

 

Development job seeking applicants

The Haines Borough Community and Economic Development Director position is up for grabs again, and manager David Sosa is altering the borough’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014

Chief Musser responds to information concerns

Haines Borough Police Chief Bill Musser explained some of his policies on release of information at last week’s Public Safety Commission meeting...

 

Injuries plague 1st wrestling tourney

The injury bug hit Haines High School wrestlers at a Metlakatla tournament last weekend, with two Glacier Bears making early exits from the competitio...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014

Eagle plate collection has landed

Besides a spot to stage 62 mounted game specimens received from a Juneau natural history display, the American Bald Eagle Foundation also is looking...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014

HARK board removes its executive director

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel is back to looking for a new executive director and animal control officer. The nonprofit recently fired executive...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014

Volunteers make headway on lighthouse upgrade

Teams of volunteers spent four days this year at Eldred Rock and are slowly making the cavernous lighthouse building more livable, said Pam Randles. ...

 

Classes on personal finance offered

The Community Education program is putting on three classes in October and November to talk about general financial issues, how to become a homeowner...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014

KHNS will add 2nd full-time reporter

Public radio station KHNS will employ a second, full-time reporter starting Nov. 3, staff reported at the station’s annual membership meeting Sept....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014

Borough designates downtown boat yard

The Haines Borough is taking the first step toward a downtown municipal boat yard, a facility supporters say will help keep money in town during the w...

 

Glacier Bear spikers spar at Skagway

The Haines High School volleyball team partnered with the Skagway Panthers last weekend to prepare for tournament play. The Glacier Bears traveled to...

 

Coroner: Fabrizio died of bad heart

A coroner’s report found that Porcupine miner Jerry Fabrizio, 72, died of heart disease. Fabrizio was found dead Aug. 4 at his remote mining claim...

 

Correction

A story in last week’s Chilkat Valley News about the extension of paid vacation to full-time, classified school district employees misidentified a...

 

Lola Knutson remembered as caring, intelligent

Lola Knutson died Oct. 2 in Redmond, Ore. of complications of gall bladder cancer. She was 82....

 

Editorial

The Haines Borough should scrap hiring an economic development director and hire a grant writer instead. There’s been no public outcry for another d...

 

Photographer thrilled about display

The Haines community may have noticed a new display for Art on Main Street, located in the hallway of Howsers IGA. This includes a rotating display...

 

Mayor Scott will continue to help Haines

I want to say thank you for bestowing the honor of “mayor” on me for the past three years. I am disappointed that I was not re-elected, but I am...

 

Check out who opposes legalizing pot

When Alaskan doctors, mayors, businesses, police, hospitals, tribes, chambers of commerce, and other cities in Alaska besides Haines all agree on...

 

Kudos to Borders for saving trees

When construction began on our new Aspen Hotel, we had to quickly move our apple trees from Aspen’s building site. The new owner was gracious to...

 

Thanks for CVN's lovely tribute

I wish to thank Heather Lende and the Chilkat Valley News for the effort expended to write and publish a lovely tribute to my mom Constance Griffith....

 

Duly Noted

Phyllis Sage and Joanne Waterman were married on the Port Chilkoot Dock Tuesday afternoon. Magistrate John Hutchins officiated. John Hagen and...

 

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 13 A Chilkoot Estates subdivision resident reported bear activity in the area. An officer responded but the bears were gone. A Mud Bay...

 

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