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Articles from the October 24, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Borough's report upholds election

Mistakes were made during the Oct. 1 municipal election, but they were not egregious enough to warrant overturning the results and ordering a new...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Christy's dream attracts film crew

Documentary filmmakers will capture a local songwriter’s quest to gain the attention of television celebrity Dr Phil. For years, Bamboo Room and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Police chief finalists down to 2

The number of finalists for Haines Borough Police Chief has dropped to two after applicant Scott Happ recently withdrew his name from consideration, l...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Roundup takes extra pills out of circulation

For the first time, the Haines Borough Police Department will be participating in a national prescription round-up program that aims to rid...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Hotch lays out funding strategy

Project leader Lani Hotch said Saturday she wants to open the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in May 2015, despite the fact that she’s at keast $2.8...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Students earn outdoor gear for school

The Haines School will buy new outdoor recreation equipment worth $750, thanks to student participation in a statewide program. The Healthy Futures...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Figdor award goes to Vuillet-Smith of REACH

Suzanne Vuillet-Smith has been awarded the 2013 Bobbi Figdor Early Education Award. Vuillet-Smith is care coordinator, handling intake and referrals...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Changes in store at haunted house

Halloween revelers can expect more tricks and fewer treats this year, because the Uglys of Haines are planning on ramping up the scares at their...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Three students guess giant pumpkin's weight

Armchair reckoning topped scientific calculation in the contest to guess the weight of the giant pumpkin at the Haines School library. Three students...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Seeking costumed athletes

Clever costumes won’t just get you extra candy while trick-or-treating this year. The best-dressed runners and walkers at Friday’s “Trick or...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Trio to play on Sunday

Canadian urban folk group the David Myles Trio will bring their “flawless musicianship” and “unforgettable stories” to the Chilkat Center...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Swap to benefit Scouts

Organizer Kim Sundberg said she’d like Saturday’s Gear Swap to become a bigger, annual event. Youths outgrow gear and people change activities,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    October 24, 2013

Duly Noted

Southeast Alaska State Fair Director Jessica Edwards sent 27 department champions, division winners, and exceptional best-of-class entries from...

 
 Opinion    October 24, 2013

Editorial

Some readers have questioned why the CVN publishes letters they find offensive. It has been this newspaper’s longtime policy to publish letters...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Why should taxpayers cover scumbags?

As far as I am concerned, the knot-heads have struck again. I can’t understand why our borough assembly seems to always come up with stupid...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Mud Bay woodcutters need permits

The land beside Mud Bay Road from the bottom of the hill at 4 Mile to the private property past Letnikof Cove marina is not open for wood cutting of a...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Haines Woman's Club bazaar set

The Haines Woman’s Club’s Bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Haines gym and cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Besides the delicious...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Town needs to address theft problem

This October I had hundreds of dollars of mechanic tools stolen out of my truck. Some of those tools were gifts from loved ones who passed away. Those...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Highway should value salmon

The fact that the Haines Highway Realignment Plan has been in the works for 10 years is no reason to discount that more than 200 people have affirmed...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Truth is a line that shouldn't be crossed

In reference to Kathleen Menke’s letter of Oct. 17, let us talk about “crossing the line.” In my opinion, the line that should never be crossed...

 
 Letters    October 24, 2013

Remember car tax next time you vote

Well, our tax-and-spend Haines Borough Assembly has done it. They have raised our taxes again! If you weren’t paying attention, you may not have...

 
 Blotter    October 24, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Oct.21 Several callers reported a fireworks display launched in the harbor area at 5:15 a.m. Police were unable to locate the source of the...