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Articles from the June 24, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 24, 2010

Corps approves dock job Agency OKs plan for off-site mitigation

The Haines Borough cleared a final hurdle for expanding parking and building new restrooms at the Port Chilkoot Dock Wednesday when the U.S. Army...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 24, 2010

Fairbanks skiers sweep biggest Kluane race

Four riders from Fairbanks broke with the pack at Million Dollar Falls to take top spots in the 18th annual Kluane to Chilkat International Bike...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 24, 2010

Riverside search for missing man

When Chilkat River water levels drop, Alaska State Troopers will resume a search for a 36-year-old Haines man who may have been washed into the river...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Story about Harriett Hall was slanted

I believe that the recent article about the borough employees who wrote letters to the governor opposing Harriett Hall improvements was about as...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Make tourism department a non-profit

Tourism benefits everyone in Haines, directly or indirectly. The same could be said for recycling, animal control, senior, mental health, or...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Have to leave to breathe dust-free air

During the Dust Bowl of 1935, approximately 7,000 people died of brown lung. In the "dust bowl" of 2010, what will the tally be? Paved...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Let's have seawalk, not log barricade

I recently learned that I am being blamed for placing logs and boulders which have blocked public access to the property known as Picture Point. I do...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Family grateful for community support

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our thanks to the entire community of Haines for their caring and support after the loss of our...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Neighbors cleaned a disgusting mess

I would like to extend a big and generous thank you to Erica Merklin, Floy McDowell, Jessica Plachta, Nicholas Szatkowski and Katrina Zahnow for...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Links owners helped scramble succeed

Hospice of Haines wishes to acknowledge the generosity of Stan and Kathy Jones who hosted the third annual Valley of the Eagles golf scramble –...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

LCC hails local student's success

Lynn Canal Conservation would like to congratulate Will Hickman, the recipient of our 2010 scholarship award. Will is an "A" student at...

 

Duly Noted

A gathering of friends in memory of Mike Saunders will be held 6 p.m. Friday at the home of Gregg Bigsby and Beth MacCready on Mud Bay Road just past...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    June 24, 2010

Opinion

The Chilkat Valley News lost a good friend this week. Mike Saunders, a career commercial fisherman, had just started as a columnist for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

Accidents highest at 2nd & Main

In Haines, you’re most likely to be involved in a car accident at Second Avenue and Main Street. That’s according to accident reports...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 24, 2010

Exam may determine cause of man's death Saunders doubted PSP

The state medical examiner this week ordered an autopsy for a Haines man who died early Tuesday morning at his Mud Bay home. Mike Saunders, 57, had...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

State fair adds 2 amusements

The Southeast Alaska State Fair this year will feature two new amusements, a "bounce house" for children and a "bungee run" for...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

Mapping out ways to school Effort Tuesday will aim to establish paths, routes

Members of the Haines Borough’s Safe Routes to School task force will meet at noon Tuesday, June 29 to start mapping preferred approaches to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

Contractor cites progress at Lutak tank farm cleanup

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will return to a spot on the Mount Ripinsky hillside to remove a small amount of contaminated soil remaining from a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

Gillnet season start

Catches were down but prices were up in the first week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet fishery. A dry spring may be keeping hatchery chums from f...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

Carpet switch at school

The Haines Borough School Board has approved spending $19,000 for removing and replacing "walk-off" carpeting in the lobby of the new...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    June 24, 2010

Police Blotter

Sunday, June 20 An officer responded after a person with dementia was reported missing at the Fort Seward parade grounds. A local garage was...

 

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