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Articles from the November 3, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    November 3, 2011

School board seats Jones; Vote follows secret ballot

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday appointed former member Brenda Jones to a vacant seat. The unanimous vote came moments after a secret...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 3, 2011

Bow hunting in town: Legal but is it safe?

Police chief Gary Lowe said he wouldn’t seek changes in borough laws that effectively prohibit hunters from shooting big game with a rifle in...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    November 3, 2011

Prosecutor Buttram fierce competitor with a common touch

During her youth in Haines, three things attracted Ada County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Tessie Buttram to a career in law. First was an...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

Clear heads need to prevail at borough

I believe the borough assembly and manager should do what their sign on the dock says: Breathe. And, after that breath, I hope they will realize it...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

CIA housing a job well done

Gunalchéesh, Chilkoot Indian Association. I went to the open house for the new subdivision that CIA built and was quite pleased to see the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

Davidsons grateful for concern

Many thanks to the Haines SEARHC Clinic, Dr. Noble Anderson and the emergency room personnel, Al Badgley, Julie Anderson and the ambulance crew for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

Birthday girl overwhelmed by party

To all you dear people who attended my birthday party Friday: I was surprised and grateful – overwhelmed – by your hugs and...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

Halloween party a 'scream'

Thank you all for making the upper valley Halloween party happen this year. It is great to see the community pull together to put smiles on those...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

Peace day builds understanding

Nearly 100 people - students, parents, school staff and community members - turned out on a stormy evening last week for the fourth annual Chilkat...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 3, 2011

Cost of abatement is clear in code

There seems to be some confusion as to how the borough may recover the cost of abating Lucy Harrell’s tire shop/junkyard. There is no need for...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    November 3, 2011

Duly Noted

  Hazel Englund celebrated her 95th birthday in Anchorage with her daughter Jo Kauffman on Sept. 16. Hazel and daughter, Emily Zimbrich, drove...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

Connelly Lake comment period extended

Federal officials on Wednesday extended a public comment period on a permit for the proposed Connelly Lake hydro-electric project for 60 days due to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    November 3, 2011

Opinion

That citizens are now leading Haines Borough officials by the nose to enforce the municipality’s laws on junk cars is only the most recent...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

Thomsen sixth in division at Anchorage wrestling tourney

Led by a sixth-place finish by squad leader Jimmy Thomsen, the Haines wrestling team finished about middle of the pack of 50 mostly larger squads...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

Outgoing mayor Hill appoints five to new port committee

The Haines Borough Assembly on Oct. 25 approved the first appointments to the new Haines Port Development Steering Committee. Departing mayor Jan...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

"Gold Rush" returns; Schnabel featured

The second season of the Discovery Channel reality television show "Gold Rush" debuted Friday, with "Dakota" Fred Hurt buying a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 3, 2011

Four approved for consulting pool

The Haines Borough Assembly last week voted 4-1 to authorize manager Mark Earnest to hire from a pool of four consultants for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

HARK adds pet care services

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has recently added pet care services including vaccinations, broad-spectrum wormer and flea, tick and lice...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

Borough may hire out plowing

Public facilities director Brian Lemcke said road maintenance service area boards in the upper valley could hire a snowplow company to clear roads in...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

New mayor, assembly to meet

The Haines Borough Assembly is scheduled to meet as a committee 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Nov. 3) in the assembly chambers. Terms for newly...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

Chilkoot Estates subdivision opens doors

At the intersection of Chilkoot Street and Chilkoot Court, several generations of Chilkoot Natives gathered Friday for the ceremonial opening of the C...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 3, 2011

Picture Point, parks to be addressed in borough code

The Haines Borough would establish a public park at Picture Point and increase regulation of parks borough-wide under two ordinances the assembly...

 
 By Margaret Friedenauer    News    November 3, 2011

KHNS reports on income, programming

Public radio station KHNS saw an increase in income in the last fiscal year and topped it off with a record-breaking membership drive, staffers told...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    November 3, 2011

Born and raised in Haines, Glenn Englund dies at 72

Glenn Englund died Sept. 27 in Walnut Creek, Calif. of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 72. He lived in Walnut Creek from 1974 until 2010...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    November 3, 2011

Summer resident Davidson built homes in Oregon, Haines

Summer resident Everett Charles Davidson, 69, died Sept. 23 at the Portland Veterans Hospital after an 11-year battle with prostate cancer. His...

 

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