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Articles from the December 9, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 9, 2010

Klukwan, Inc. sued over trust spending; Challenged on loan to village, cost of 'service agreements'

Klukwan, Inc. board member Rosemarie Hotch has sued the village Native corporation, seven of its directors and the Chilkat Indian Village for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 9, 2010

School schedule to shift for curriculum work

Haines Borough School Board members on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan that will end classroom instruction early on Wednesdays to provide time...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 9, 2010

HAL seeks 2nd variance for wing

Haines Assisted Living, Inc. will go to the Haines Borough Planning Commission Thursday seeking its second, after-the-fact variance since June for a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Salvation Army calls for holiday donations

Pastor Mark Davey has seen a recent surge in requests for assistance at the Salvation Army. "Everything with our social services has been increas...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Why must we have generic holidays?

In our beautiful and well-organized Haines Library, where all the staff and volunteers are so helpful and knowledgeable, why has no one thought to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Many industries help Haines 'survive'

How does Haines survive when "it doesn’t have an industry, period"? We survive because we have many industries. There are 687...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Look to trawlers for missing king salmon

I was perplexed that your article on the disappearance of king salmon from the Kelsall was so focused on past logging. A recent government report...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Logging, habitat not to blame for kings

The article concerning the alleged decline of king salmon stocks in the upper Chilkat systems was ironic. Their numbers have shown dramatic swings,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Visit, sled, enjoy lights at Fort Seward

So, the Lighting of the Fort took place Saturday despite the elements. It was the worst weather we have ever had for the lighting, but many hardy...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Some salmon runs become extinct

Thanks to CVN for calling attention to the dire straits of Kelsall River king salmon. Lynn Canal Conservation has attempted to bring this issue to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Grocer helps Legion with donations

I would like to thank Mike Ward for his support and donations towards our fund raisers, and children and youth activities. Also, thanks to Kevin...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 9, 2010

Source not issue for bought politicians

I agree with Mr. Cohen (Nov. 25 CVN) that corporations are not human beings. Corporations are, however, subject to taxation and regulation by the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Town tunes in for Egolf vs. Duke

Haines’ own Will Egolf slammed two dunks on Duke for a national television audience Wednesday that included an enthusiastic crowd at the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 9, 2010

APOC rejects staff advice on ads

The Alaska Public Offices Commission last week rejected a staff recommendation to dismiss the bulk of allegations against the Bill Thomas campaign...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Tour ordinance still dogs leaders

The Haines Borough Assembly on Nov. 30 again declined to adopt an ordinance that would deter "frivolous" applications for commercial tour...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 9, 2010

Thomsen, Piper head to state for wrestling

Jimmy Thomsen, 15, won four matches at the Southeast regional wrestling meet in Craig last weekend, securing a berth at this weekend’s state...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Assembly to cover Goodman legal fees; Will reimburse up to $1,500

The Haines Borough Assembly met in executive session Monday and authorized reimbursing Greg Goodman "up to $1,500 of legal fees incurred in...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Permit sought Tuesday for 3rd heli-ski operation

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday is scheduled to consider an Alaska Mountain Guides application for a helicopter skiing permit, but a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Assembly tightens standards for candidates' residency

The Haines Borough Assembly has advanced to a third public hearing an ordinance to clarify borough election procedures and candidate residency...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

Snow Dragon to snake Saturday

Residents again will brave the Snow Dragon during the annual community holiday celebration and parade Saturday, Dec. 11, in Haines. "The...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 9, 2010

Reward up in bear killings

The reward for information leading to arrests in the case of two brown bears shot and later found near 19 Mile is up to $1,250, according to Ned...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 9, 2010

St. Clair, Fowler set marks at Southeast Champs meet

The Haines Dolphins swim team had two competitors at the Southeast Champs meet Dec. 3-5 in Sitka, and both swimmers entered the maximum seven events....

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    December 9, 2010

Police Blotter

Monday, Dec. 6 A caller reported property taken from a storage unit. The property is part of a civil matter that is pending in court. Sunday, Dec. 5...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 9, 2010

Parks to pursue authority for Chilkoot River Road

The state’s Division of Parks will seek authority on the Chilkoot River Road, investigate bear-viewing platforms or elevated walkways, and...

 

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