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Articles from the October 27, 2011 edition

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 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 27, 2011

Assembly pencils in $30K for wrecks

The Haines Borough Assembly would spend up to $30,000 to remove and dispose of junk on a Small Tracts Road property under a "last resort"...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    October 27, 2011

Foreign visitors buoy tour season

Visitation by Canadian and overseas visitors helped stanch losses in tourism during the summer season, including a 12 percent drop in cruise ship...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 27, 2011

Hank the dog helps collar young readers

Hank "the reading dog" was a hit with Haines School students this month. The canine observed first, second and third-graders as they read...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 27, 2011

Harrell responsible for junkyard property

In regards to Lucy Harrell’s "Tire Shop," the operation of this business was a violation of borough code, as a required conditional...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 27, 2011

Glacier Bear swimmers grateful for help

The Glacier Bear Swim Team would like to thank the Haines community for the overwhelming support and the many volunteer hours that have made it...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 27, 2011

Popcorn pays for Scout summer camp

The Haines Cub Scouts would like to thank Cheryl McRoberts and the American Bald Eagle Foundation for letting the Scouts tour the facility on...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 27, 2011

Consider the west Lynn Canal road

I don’t agree with the ferry system proposal to eliminate the ferry to Bellingham, Wash. and use the Prince Rupert and Canadian road...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    October 27, 2011

Klukwan museum support warms heart

We would like to thank everyone who came out in support of the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center’s annual fundraiser. The support that the...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    October 27, 2011

Duly Noted

Gina Jamison, sister of Alison Jacobson, came to Haines last week from Snohomish, Wash., to watch nieces Anna and Libby Jacobson at their last home...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    October 27, 2011

Opinion

The Haines Assisted Living variance controversy, the assembly recall and now the junk cars issue underline a chronic reluctance of the Haines Borough...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 27, 2011

Kensington gets housing OK; On-site dorms expected to help local miners

The Kensington gold mine has been approved to offer permanent, on-site housing, a move long supported by the Haines Borough Assembly to make the mine...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 27, 2011

Five student drivers learn in Juneau

Five Haines High School students recently participated in a driver’s education course offered through Juneau’s Southeast Regional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2011

AP&T to Chamber: Schubee Lake poses challenges

As a source of hydro-electricity, Schubee Lake poses a host of construction challenges and would produce only about half as much power as Connelly...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2011

Undersea cable's lifespan a concern

  In the next 10 years, there’s a 40 percent chance of one or more faults developing in the submarine cable connecting Haines and Skagway p...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2011

Deadline for awnings, signs on Main Street

Some residents have opted to cut awnings and balconies off their buildings rather than pay the State of Alaska $100 per year for infringing on its...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 27, 2011

Chilkoot housing ribbon-cutting Friday

A ribbon-cutting and open house are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Chilkoot Estates subdivision, where tenants will move into eight apartment units...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 27, 2011

Spikers finish with split vs. Craig

The Haines volleyball team closed out its regular season last weekend at home by splitting with Craig. The Glacier Bears first topped Craig, 3-2, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2011

Scrappy swim team takes its shot

Competing is a scramble for the Haines Glacier Bear swim team, an unofficial high school sport that raises its own money, practices early on weekday m...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 27, 2011

Hometown crowd boosts wrestlers

Glacier Bear wrestlers head to their biggest tournament of the year after a boost from the home crowd at last weekend’s Haines tournament....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    October 27, 2011

Klukwan benefit raises about $9K for heritage hall

About 100 people attended Saturday’s benefit dinner and auction for the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in Klukwan. "We found documents that...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 27, 2011

Haunted house, party scheduled

Several local groups are collaborating to host Monday’s community Halloween party and haunted house at the Haines ANB Hall. Nancy Coleman,...