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Articles from the March 24, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2011

More from the deep: Shark runs aground

An eight-foot shark that ran aground on a Chilkat Inlet beach last week served as an interesting science project for schoolchildren, but will create...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2011

Mortar shell found on beach; Rusty war relic will be detonated

Contractors hired to clear World War II ordnance from near the Port Chilkoot Dock last week found what they were looking for, but maybe a little more...

 

Borough seeks end of garbage contract; Assembly backs free-market tact

The Haines Borough is taking steps to dump its involvement in garbage collection. Haines Sanitation owner Tom Hall, who holds an exclusive contract...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2011

Thomas, Kookesh undecided on tax break for oil industry

Haines’ two state legislators staked out opposite views on a proposed school funding bill, but each said they were undecided on a proposal by Go...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 24, 2011

Point a financial asset for borough

In all of Southeast Alaska, Haines has a most beautiful waterfront, if not the most beautiful. In fact, it is clearly a financial asset, perhaps...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 24, 2011

Thanks for support at time of loss

Thank you for your prayers, the kind words of condolence, the cards and gifts in the recent loss of our son and brother, Roger Potter. It...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    March 24, 2011

Opinion

An old-time Alaskan who recently opened a retail business in Haines told me we should get rid of the planning commission and its laws. Planning...

 

Duly Noted

Grandparents Pam and Jim Moore were happy to be on hand for the birth of their eighth grandchild. The daughter of Haines high grad Jonathan Moore and...

 

Assembly OKs 3rd heli-skiing company

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved Alaska Mountain Guides (AMG) as the third helicopter skiing tour operator in the borough. The...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 24, 2011

Merchants alive at Medal

Four teams from Haines and Klukwan entered Juneau’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, but only the Haines Merchants were alive as of press time...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2011

Fuel truck traffic down; tariff cited

The number of fuel trucks shipping ultra low sulfur diesel from Delta Western tanks in Haines to northern locations has dropped from roughly 12 per...

 

Non-profits seeking $114K from borough

Thirteen local nonprofit organizations have requested a total of $114,696 from the Haines Borough for the upcoming fiscal year. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2011

Two teachers take retirement offer

Veteran teachers David Knight and Jeni Peters will leave the Haines School this year, and they’re getting a boost from an early retirement...

 

Scenic funds sought for Point buy; Federal program hasn't awarded money since 2009

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest this week said the next step in possible borough acquisition of Picture Point is to apply for a National Scenic...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 24, 2011

Pioneer voices echo through new volume

The story of the accident that broke Erwin Hertz’s back, the Haines origin of the mannequin in the window of the Red Onion Saloon, and...

 

Haines speller out in round 2

Sixth-grader Ketch Jacobson, 12, represented the Haines School at Alaska’s state spelling bee March 3 in Anchorage. Ketch correctly spelled...

 

Assembly reduces proposed hike in Lutak Dock rates

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday trimmed proposed rate increases for using Lutak Dock. Business representatives had met with borough manager...

 

Burrows was teacher, restaurateur

Diann and Roc Ahrens attended a funeral for her mother, Helen Larson Burrows in Seaside, Ore. on March 3. Burrows, 95, died Feb. 26 following a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    March 24, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, March 21     An employee at a local business reported a person drove away without paying for gas at 1 Mile Haines Highway....

 

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