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Articles from the December 6, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 6, 2012

Broken siren slows firefighter response

A breakdown of the town siren Oct. 14 and the simultaneous loss of a broadcast, tonal pulse – called a “tone-out” – have cost some...

 
 News    December 6, 2012

Air service expands options for medevacs

By Karen Garcia Medevac provider Airlift Northwest has decided to station a small plane in Juneau. That’s good news for Haines residents with...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 6, 2012

Heli-ski safety claim in question

Until Tuesday evening, Haines-based Alaska Heliskiing claimed on its website to be a member of the Alaska Helicopter Skiing Association, which does...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 6, 2012

Deckhand says he was half-drunk

Deckhand Terence Moniz told state troopers he and Darlin Michele skipper Ted Lynch had been drinking “quite a few” beers and Moniz was half-drunk...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Mayor seeks time responding to Dodovs

Borough officials are not insensitive to the grief experienced by the Dodov and Liberman families and friends in the loss of Nicolay Dodov and Rob...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Contract was for more than survey

Your article in the Nov. 22 CVN about the mail survey was inaccurate. The Professional Development Company was not paid $9,000 for a mail survey. PDC...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Constantine mine risks everything

The Americas are littered with abandoned mines that continue to pollute long after the companies have made their money and moved on. Examples are abun...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Bazaar was Woman's Club's best ever

A great big “thank you” to the members of the Haines Woman’s Club, their spouses and all the vendors for the best bazaar we’ve ever had. We...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Groups helped station make connection

KHNS extends our grateful thanks to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, the Margaret Frans Brady Fund of the Juneau Community Foundation and...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Ice cream, music and Santa at social

The Uglys, the Women’s A Cappella Chorus, and the Men of Note brought the best Christmas spirit to the Haines Assisted Living afternoon social Dec....

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Port promoters want clean environment

Our marketing and advertising of the Haines port is bringing together people and companies with many different interests. We want to keep an open...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Wreath exchange reflected reverence

I would like to express my gratitude to the Civil Air Patrol, Chilkat Valley Flight 094, and representatives from Juneau, Sitka and Prince of Wales...

 
 Letters    December 6, 2012

Library open house raised $2,000

The library’s Holiday Open House was a great success! Over $2,000 was raised to support the Friends of the Library. Thank you to everyone who came...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    December 6, 2012

Duly Noted

Capt. Norman Hughes accepted the Lifesaver Award from National Fisherman on behalf of Randa Hopper Syzmanski at the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 6, 2012

Recount seals Kreiss-Tomkins win

Recount results in the House District 34 election solidified Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins’ victory over state Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines....

 
 News    December 6, 2012

Fish and Game Advisory Committee elections set for Dec. 14

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will hold elections for four open seats Dec. 14 at the assembly chambers. Three of the seats...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 6, 2012

Wood pellets warm senior center; savings anticipated

Workers and lunch customers at the Haines Senior Center say the 4,800-square-foot building is warmer now that baseboard registers have been installed...

 
 News    December 6, 2012

Earnest evaluation to start in January

The borough assembly will begin the process of reviewing manager Mark Earnest’s contract and conducting his performance evaluation in early...

 
 News    December 6, 2012

Correction

In last week’s issue, the CVN reported Hannah Reeves will play character Jeri Neal McFeeley in “The Dixie Swim Club.” Reeves will play Lexie...

 
 By Kevin Thompson    News    December 6, 2012

Three Bear wrestlers make state

This past weekend, Haines High School hosted the Region V wrestling tournament for the first time in memory, and senior Jimmy Thomsen rose to the rare...

 
 News    December 6, 2012

November average 5 degrees colder than norm

Temperatures that plunged in mid-November made the month the eighth coldest on record in Haines, National Weather Service officials in Juneau said...

 
 News    December 6, 2012

'Stuff actually happens' in new book by Parnell

Local author and humorist Joe Parnell released his second book this week. Unlike his first book of “artsy-fartsy poetry,” Parnell promises “The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 6, 2012

Volleyball players snag 4th in region

The Haines Glacier Bears volleyball team outplayed Metlakatka and Hoonah during last weekend’s Southeast championship tournament, but finished...

 
 News    December 6, 2012

Chilkat coho, king returns drop

While Lynn Canal commercial fishermen enjoyed bumper returns of sockeye and hatchery chum this year, king and coho salmon – species favored by...

 
 Obituaries    December 6, 2012

'Auntie Vi' Buel, 96, thrived on humor, hard work

Viola “Auntie Vi” Buel, a fixture at butcher counters for more than 40 years, died Nov. 28 at...

 

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