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Articles from the November 10, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    November 10, 2011

Mayor lays down rules for meetings

Haines Borough meetings will get a new look – including increased opportunity for public comment and more assembly research in advance of...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 10, 2011

Eagle festival lifts off for 17th year

A completed eagle enclosure, including artificial trees, a waterfall and diorama backdrop will be open for the 17th Alaska Bald Eagle Festival this...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 10, 2011

Does reality show bring "rush" to local economy?

"Gold Rush" the reality mining show set in the Chilkat Valley’s Porcupine mining district, won high ratings in its debut season on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 10, 2011

Idaho company makes profit off school

Some businesses this fall balked on sponsoring a Haines Glacier Bear T-shirt created by an Idaho firm, saying they shouldn’t be sending money...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

Lawmen here for wildlife investigation

Representatives of state and federal law enforcement agencies conducted searches and seized records and guiding equipment in Haines Monday in...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Students share in learning

The Haines School third-grade class would like to thank the Klukwan School students for coming to our classroom to share in an afternoon of learning....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Halloween party frightfully fun

I would like to thank everyone who assisted with this year’s Halloween party: Lee Heinmiller for the use of the ANB Hall; the Uglies of Haines...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Infinite Life group support appreciated

I would like to thank the Elks Lodge for the use of their facilities. It was a real blessing. And a big thank you to IGA and Olerud’s grocery...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Haunted house brings good frights

The Uglies of Haines would like to thank all who helped with the Haunted House this year, especially our brother Gary Jacobson, Alaska Native...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Figdor award honors dedication

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Bobbi Figdor Early Childhood Education Award - Victoria Moore and Pete Dohrn. Pete was recognized...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

KHNS appreciates membership turnout

Many thanks to all of you who attended the KHNS annual meeting. We welcomed two newly elected board members, Mike Case and Judy Erekson, and enjoyed...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Rough times eased by helpful friends

Recently I had knee surgery, which puts a person out of commission for a long time. I needed help and Haines came through. I want to thank all the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 10, 2011

Kind deeds help family move forward

As a girl, Edith Jacquot went from being treated at the hospital in Fort Seward to the wonderful clinic we have now. A special "thanks and...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    November 10, 2011

Duly Noted

Doris Ward is home from a month of travel that included family visiting and old friends. She traveled to Tulsa, Okla. to see sister, Janie Owen, and...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    November 10, 2011

Wild Things

Takshanuk Watershed Council counted 1,264 birds from the ground Oct. 24, the highest number tallied this season. That puts the size of this...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 10, 2011

Sign ordinance making way through assembly

An ordinance to permit off-premises or "sandwich" signs as a conditional use will go to the Haines Borough’s government affairs and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

First snow sends rigs off roads

At least eight drivers went off the road Friday and others lost control as the first measurable snowfall of the season coincided with a dramatic drop...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

Upper highway roads next in line for makeover

The Haines Borough is planning for about $750,000 in improvements to upper highway roads, public facilities director Brian Lemcke said this week....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    November 10, 2011

Grant to focus on healthy living efforts; Funding options may include local food, anti-smoking programs

Adding local foods to school lunches, improving bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and stopping youth smoking are programs that could get funding...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

Glacier Bear volleyball falls short at regionals

The Haines volleyball team came up one win short of a state tournament berth, falling twice to Mount Edgecumbe at last weekend’s regional tourna...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

Festival artist featured; Svenson on cover of climbing mag

Haines painter and glass worker John Svenson explains his art and its relation to his life of mountaineering in the autumn edition of Alpinist magazin...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 10, 2011

Borough to review subdivision rules

Haines Borough officials say they’ll be reviewing their rules on subdivision approval to eliminate questions that arose in the past two weeks...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

Bradfords carry on Miles tradition

Scott and Candi Bradford’s house is filled with furniture they purchased over the years from Miles Furniture Showroom and Carpet Warehouse on...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 10, 2011

Dohrn, Moore honored with Figdor award

The Bobbi Figdor Early Childhood Education Award was presented to Pete Dohrn and Victoria Moore this week. Dohrn was honored for helping build a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    November 10, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 7 A caller reported a chimney fire on Sixth Avenue. A fire crew responded and found the fire was under control and not a threat. Sunday,...

 

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