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Articles from the December 5, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 5, 2013

Enrollment at Mosquito Lake at 6 students

Haines Borough School Board members heard Tuesday that attendance at Mosquito Lake School has dropped to six students, adding urgency to concerns...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 5, 2013

Borough's push for pellet heat

The Haines Borough Assembly has authorized staff to continue pursuing the use of wood pellet heat in borough facilities, and recently approved a $33,0...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 5, 2013

Wrecked truck is part of view at scenic point

Haines Borough officials and Alaska State Troopers say they haven’t decided what to do with a wrecked pickup truck left two months ago on the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 5, 2013

Museum director passed on job at Field Museum

The Sheldon Museum Board is convinced it has hired a superstar. Last month, the board hired Helen...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

School concerts feature man choir, original score

A composition written by student Scotty Hansen and songs by the high school’s “man choir” will be among offerings during the annual Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 5, 2013

CIA expects cuts of 20 percent

The Chilkoot Indian Association is bracing for funding cuts of up to 20 percent in the coming year, tribal administrator Dave Berry said this week. Th...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Downtown events jam-pack 'Super Saturday'

Saturday, Dec. 14, in Haines is shaping up to be a holiday extravaganza filled with activities. The jam-packed Saturday starts with a holiday bazaar,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 5, 2013

Arts Outlook

Ballerinas to perform 'Carol of the Bells' Haines ballerinas will add to the holiday festivities for the first time this year with four performances a...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Jobbins will sing at Carnegie

Lindsey Jobbins of Haines will sing at Carnegie Hall in February. Jobbins, a 17-year-old soprano...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 5, 2013

Downtown will glow with new, blue lights

Main Street will be bathed in winding, blue lights for the holidays, replacing the illuminated, tinsel-fringed candles that served as the town’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 5, 2013

Medevac insurance plan shut

About 2,000 Southeast residents will lose their membership in a Seattle-based medevac program following a recent decision by the Alaska Division of In...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 5, 2013

Advisory committee election set Dec. 17

Four seats are up for grabs on the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee when the group meets Dec. 17. The meeting starts 7 p.m. in the...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Holiday cookie, candy contest set

Bakers and chocalatiers interested in taking on reigning Cookie and Candy Contest champion Tammy Jobbins must drop off their entries at the Haines...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Culbeck makes Washington lobbying trip

Haines Borough executive assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck took on the temporary role of lobbyist during a recent five-day trip to Washington,...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Palmieri, Posey lead Dolphins

Eight Haines Dolphins swimmers made the trip to Petersburg for a meet last month that featured the squad’s first relay event of the season. “Even...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Correction

Last week’s story on the Army Tank Farm Restoration Advisory Board incorrectly identified the cleanup manager as Brian Davis. His name is Brian...

 
 Opinion    December 5, 2013

Editorial

Publishing last week’s big Thanksgiving newspaper was fun and brought to mind my start in the news business 40 years ago, delivering the Philadelphi...

 
 Letters    December 5, 2013

Helpers warmed holiday open house

On behalf of the Friends of the Library I would like to thank everyone who made this year’s Holiday Open House at the library one of the best ever....

 
 Letters    December 5, 2013

Problems with phone, vehicle charges

I see in the CVN the proposal to charge $2 per month on each phone bill to pay for the new 911 equipment.   Then we have the $11 per year added to...

 
 Letters    December 5, 2013

Family's thanks for recovering pet dogs

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped search for our beloved dogs, Roscoe and Sam. We deeply appreciate your prayers and support. Deserving special...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    December 5, 2013

Duly Noted

Alaska Marine Highway System employees threw a retirement party for Jim Wilson, who worked for the ferry 20 years. The surprise breakfast held at the...

 
 Blotter    December 5, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Dec. 2     A borough employee requested assistance contacting the maintenance department to unlock a building.      A state employee...

 

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