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Articles from the December 2, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 2, 2010

Kelsall king salmon counts raise issue; LCC says fish disappearing from river; state says science lacking

 An apparent drop in the number of king salmon spawning in the Kelsall River is likely the result of years of clearcut logging in the drainage,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 2, 2010

Chamber report: Town economy needs boost

Haines needs to attract more industry in the face of a decline in North Slope oil production and potential cuts to federal entitlement programs that c...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 2, 2010

Made-for-TV miners make debut Friday

"Gold Rush: Alaska," a reality TV show featuring a crew of greenhorns who worked a gold claim in the Porcupine mining district last summer,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 2, 2010

Crowd sees stars at planetarium

Tlingits saw Pleiades, a constellation in the northern sky known as "The Seven Sisters," as a sculpin placed in the heavens by Raven. Some...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 2, 2010

Clifton family grateful for benefit auction

Thanks to all who attended and participated in the benefit auction for Carol Clifton. It was a great success and will go a long way toward...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 2, 2010

Rose's spirit will be long remembered

I had the good fortune to spend several great years of my life in Haines, and I met some of the finest people I’ve ever come across during that...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 2, 2010

Thanks for help with wrap fund-raiser

The Chilkat Valley Preschool would like to thank those who helped make our recent wrapping paper fundraiser such a success. The preschool...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 2, 2010

New arrivals appreciate care, concern

The Haxton family would like to send their heart-felt thanks to their church family and the staff and administration at the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Assembly OKs raise to $125 per meeting; Mayor to get $1,250 monthly

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday adopted an ordinance that will increase pay for the assembly and mayor. The change will cost the borough an...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Tree-lighting brings cheer, funds

The Nov. 26 "Lighting of the Library" raised about $3,300 for the Friends of the Library. More than 150 people attended the annual event at...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 2, 2010

Fort event 5 p.m. Saturday

The "Lighting of the Fort" will be back with a bang on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Fort Seward parade grounds. "It starts at 5 o’clo...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 2, 2010

Chief: Bear shooting followed procedures

Haines police were criticized when a garbage bear shot at the Haines School Oct. 25 escaped into nearby woods, but police department chief Gary Lowe...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 2, 2010

Hess court hearing slated for Dec. 15

The Haines Borough Assembly at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6, will have a second executive session on a lawsuit filed in Superior Court that challenges...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Energy commission future in limbo; Scott resigns

Stephanie Scott has resigned as the Energy Sustainability Commission (ESC) coordinator, but she still shows strong support for its mission. "I&rs...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Helicopter-ski committee takes up map, GPS issues

Mayor Jan Hill appointed two members of the Haines Borough’s heli-skiing work group to a map subcommittee at a Nov. 23 meeting, after...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Thomas gives update

State Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, at a Nov. 29 Haines Chamber of Commerce lunch discussed the impact of Southeast population declines and his new...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Rasmuson gives fair $67K for hall

The Rasmuson Foundation has awarded the Southeast Alaska State Fair $66,692 for the renovation of Harriett Hall. "We’re really honored by...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 2, 2010

Japanese exchange student embraces U.S. traditions

Japanese exchange student Rin Hamada said her first Thanksgiving was "awesome." Hamada, 17, is a Haines High School junior from Tokyo who...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 2, 2010

Chamber ballots are in the mail

Ballots for the Haines Chamber of Commerce board of directors went out this week. The chamber has four candidates for three available seats: Rodney...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    December 2, 2010

Police Blotter

Sunday, Nov. 28 An officer responded to a call about a vehicle blocking traffic. Public works was advised of a call about a broken water line on First...