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Articles from the December 16, 2010 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2010

Fuel tariff to raise $168K more yearly

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved a new fuel tariff expected to nearly quadruple municipal revenues from shipments, based...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 16, 2010

Reporter gives inside view of Snow Dragon

As part of Haines’ Snow Dragon at the annual community holiday celebration Saturday, I had the time of my life, but couldn’t wait for the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2010

Heli-skiers, bears, dock stole headlines in 2010

The fate of the waterfront, regulation of helicopter skiing and problems with bears dominated headlines in 2010. The town also celebrated its second...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Shame on fair board for not bidding job

You always hear this: Shop locally. On June 22, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to give the Southeast Alaska State Fair $175,000 for the renovation...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Appalled by reporting on Klukwan, Inc.

Some of the shareholders that live here in Haines are outraged that our village corporation’s business would be placed in the local paper with s...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Cell phone access needed out the road

Why do we not have cell-phone use in the valley, with so many homes that we have past 1 Mile Haines Highway, and so many outdoor activities that go...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Cleat-wearer thanks post office staff

Kudos to our post office people for being the good guys in the interest of public service. The carpets you thoughtfully lay down every winter so that...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

President Obama is working for us all

The sky is dark with flak regarding President Obama’s recent compromise. My initial reaction was similar, until I thought about it. I...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Thanks for help with celebration

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Laughter, joy, and excitement fill the air. And the 2010 Christmas Celebration exhibited this joy....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Foundation money will log photos

The Sheldon Museum Board and staff thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for helping to fund the documentation of the museum’s...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Tahini defies king intercept idea

Kristine Harder and Terrance Pardee are correct in asserting that trawlers, gillnets, and fisheries mismanagement in general severely affect numbers...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Wickses send holiday wishes

I enjoy reading the Chilkat Valley News each week on-line to keep up with the news there. We enjoy reading about events and folks there that mean so...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Why put king salmon at risk?

Having been a habitat biologist for ADF&G in the upper Lynn Canal and throughout Southeast Alaska over 10 years, I had the opportunity to review...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Youth coaches boost hoops

Thanks to Brian O’Riley, Ralph Swinton, Sarah Swinton, Gary Stigen, and Ray Chapin for their help with Community Youth Development Basketball....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Grateful for turnout at toy drive

We would like to thank everyone who attended the 8th annual "Gifts for Grub" toy drive dinner. This has been a tough year for many Haines...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Chamber made baskets possible

Hospice of Haines wishes to thank the Chamber of Commerce for the generous, $1,000 grant we received to purchase items for our hope baskets. Filled...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 16, 2010

Many helped move robotics team

The middle school robotics team, GangGreen, would like to thank the following community members for their generous support in helping us get to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 16, 2010

Five residents working at Kensington; jobs still available

About five Haines residents are among 178 working at the Kensington gold mine, according to Coeur Alaska spokesman Tony Ebersole. Most mine employees...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 16, 2010

New ice rink under way

Haines skaters could see substantially more ice this winter. A rink at the fairgrounds set up previously under Payson’s Pavilion is being...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 16, 2010

Third 'Well and Fit' session starts Jan. 6

The third session of the Well and Fit Community Challenge will launch 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Haines School. "The overall goal is that...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2010

HAL gets variance; planners say system 'broken'

Haines Borough planning commissioners last week approved a variance for Haines Assisted Living’s addition, but said that continuing,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 16, 2010

Meet-and-greet Monday for tour director finalists

Two of three finalists for the Haines Borough’s vacant tourism director position are expected to attend a 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 16, 2010

Boys' hoops tips off in Juneau; Young team rebuilds after state championship season

The Haines Glacier Bear boys return just one starter from last year’s state championship team, but coach Steve Fossman will have more height to...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 16, 2010

Girls' team seeks redemption, berth at state

The Haines Lady Glacier Bears have their sights set on a trip to Anchorage this basketball season. The girls were one game short of the state...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 16, 2010

Ryan to lead watershed council

Brad Ryan is the new executive director of the Takshanuk Watershed Council, replacing Emily Cowles, who held the job about a year. A former federal...

 

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