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Articles from the October 20, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2011

National award for Ripinsky rescuers

The crew of the Coast Guard helicopter that plucked a Haines hiker from a Mount Ripinsky cliffside in January received a national award from the head...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 20, 2011

Consultants to lead borough's big jobs

The Haines Borough is looking to contractors for planning and execution of its major projects, including an expanded port and a "community"...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2011

Small Tracts lot pushes issue of junked cars

A pending enforcement action against a Small Tracts Road property owner has cast a spotlight on the perennial issue of junked cars in the valley. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 20, 2011

Solidarity protest targets influence of money on government

Occupy Wall Street came to Haines Saturday afternoon, when about 30 people demonstrated for an hour at George Mark Park. "There are a couple of...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 20, 2011

Coverage of protest vs. civics disturbing

It’s disturbing to me that an act of protest in New York City rated a huge, front-page picture while the accomplishment of two Haines young...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 20, 2011

Set assembly seats by area districts

I take issue with three points in last week’s editorial. I believe it’s time to go a very different direction than what you advocate....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 20, 2011

Morphet right about assembly seats

Hear, hear to Tom Morphet’s commentary to do away with designated seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. I don’t mean to bad-mouth...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Looking for takers on buffalo meat

I am going to be coming home through Alberta, Canada the first of December and am picking up two buffalo. If anyone is interested in sharing the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 20, 2011

Community forever in family's heart

First I would like to thank you and the Haines community for coming together at a time when my wife Linda Anderson and myself needed the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 20, 2011

Thanks and stay tuned for Ducks events

Thank you to all the people who turned out Saturday night for the annual Ducks Unlimited banquet and membership event. There were lots of fun new...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    October 20, 2011

Duly Noted

Asher Mack Jimenez was born Wednesday, Oct. 12 to Sierra and Carlos Jimenez. Asher weighed 7 lbs., 3 ozs. He was greeted soon after his arrival by big...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2011

No bidders for plowing jobs; Conditions on snow-moving a hitch for some

Residents of two upper valley subdivisions are facing the prospect of plowing their roads themselves this winter. Some contractors say conditions...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Improv workshops offered

Lynn Canal Community Players and the Denali Drama Troupe will sponsor improvisation workshops, to be followed by a performance, Nov. 1-5. Adult sessio...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Wrestlers' home tourney Friday

The revived Glacier Bear wrestling program notched its first victory in a championship match Saturday when junior Jimmy Thomsen defeated Kake junior...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Messerschmidts all-tourney; volleyball finale this weekend

The Haines varsity volleyball team traveled to Whitehorse last week for a three-day tournament. The Glacier Bears twice faced Thunder Mountain, F.H....

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    October 20, 2011

Anderson helped on animal causes, worked at local shops

Neighbors, family, and friends will hold a potluck 3 p.m. Sunday at 35 Mile Old Haines Highway to celebrate the life of Mosquito Lake resident Linda J...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Alcohol Task Force seeking funding support

The Haines Alcohol Task Force is sending letters of support to help fund the group’s efforts. The Haines Sportsman’s Association donated...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

String quartet performs Tuesday

The Haines Arts Council will present the Sweet Plantain string quartet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chilkat Center. Tickets are $15, adults; $12, seniors;...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Retrain your brain

Interested in improving your attention span, memory and reading comprehension? The Haines Borough School District is offering its Fast ForWord...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

School board seeks member

Letters of interest for an open seat on the Haines Borough School Board are due noon Friday, Oct. 28. Letters should be sent to Ashley Sage, P.O. Box...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Euthanasia clinic

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel will host a euthanasia training clinic Monday at the Chilkat Center. "It is one of the toughest jobs anyone can...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 20, 2011

Group of 30 brainstorms future of Chilkat Center

The Haines Borough’s government affairs and services committee and about 30 residents on Tuesday brainstormed how to best manage and promote...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2011

Rescued hiker returns to mountain, labor jobs

Ten months after breaking his back during a fall off Mount Ripinsky, Keith Hutchins has returned to the peak on regular hikes. A 41-year-old deckhand...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    October 20, 2011

Former postal clerk Jacquot enjoyed arts

Friends and family said goodbye to lifelong resident, former postal clerk and Tlingit weaver Edith Jacquot, 78, Saturday with a funeral at the Sacred...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    October 20, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Oct. 17 A caller reported two bears in a dumpster near Tlingit Park. An officer responded and the bears left the area. A caller reported a...