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Articles from the April 23, 2015 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

New restaurant, bar in planning for waterfront

A Haines corporation has applied for an Army Corps of Engineers permit to discharge 27,000 cubic yards of fill into Portage Cove for construction of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

Borough to enforce sign law

“This is one ordinance that I would very much like to see resolved, once and for all.” – Mark Earnest, on proposed changes to the Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

Town 'Clean Sweep' hits streets on Monday

“Operation: Clean Sweep,” the town’s annual roadside cleanup effort, starts Monday and runs through May 9, with targeted cleanup efforts May...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Assembly rejects last-minute bid to slow harbor project

An attempt by a Haines Borough Assembly member to hit “pause” on the Small Boat Harbor expansion project until several financial questions are...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

On harbor issue, planners voice support, concerns

A discussion of Haines Borough planning commissioners last week reflected apparent support for the municipality’s harbor expansion plan, but members...

 

Editorial

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and Haines Borough Assembly line up similarly on the $30 million plan for expanding the boat harbor. A...

 

Lawmakers sabotage voters' intent

Alaska’s politicos and allied morality police betray a prevailing public trust: they sabotage the voters’ intent to decriminalize production...

 

Be careful when collecting seaweed

When collecting seaweed, selectively cut or thin. Do not take all the seaweed in one area. If rocks are left bare of seaweeds or covered with cut...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Borough fireman Al Badgley received a standing ovation when he accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Annual Southeast Emergency...

 

Thanks for help with Youth Fishing Day

The third annual Youth Fishing Day on the Chilkat River was a great success. Dozens of young anglers and their families showed up to try their hand...

 

Medical staff donated kindergarten time

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Adam McMahan and Emily McMahan from SEARHC and Brigid O’Connor from the Public Health Department...

 

Musicians made library event lively

The National Library Week Festivities at the Haines Borough Public Library were a big success, thanks in large part to the generous musicians who...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

Lende's new book out, in demand

Local writer Heather Lende’s latest book, “Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer” is out. The book’s...

 

Correction

Last week the CVN reported a charge of residing in a residence containing a concealable firearm was dismissed against Ted Hart. The charge that was...

 

Borough budget boosted $125K

The Haines Borough expects to receive an estimated $125,000 in additional money for next year’s budget following recent Congressional...

 

Sosa: Borough likely to sell trailer

After buying a $12,500 trailer to house the Haines Borough’s public facilities director, it appears the director in the next fiscal year will be...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

UV rays to track contaminants

A site-wide search for contaminants using ultraviolet screening technology should make for one of the largest, single field seasons of cleanup work...

 

Eagle's death raises concern of poisoning

The American Bald Eagle Foundation is awaiting lab results to determine what killed a sick bald eagle discovered on River Road on April 5. The small,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Tlingit dance group revived

Former members of a Native dance group that disbanded in the 1990s have resurrected the group and are teaching traditional songs and dances weekly at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Borough outlines float fix schedule

Haines Borough public facilities director Carlos Jimenez said this week he hopes the municipality can repair a broken mooring float at Letnikof Harbor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Assembly discusses options for animal control

Haines Borough Assembly members floated several ideas for dealing with animal control following manager David Sosa’s proposed cuts to the Haines Ani...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Scythian to perform on May 5

Audience members at the Scythian show on May 5 are likely to find themselves engaged in a “rock n’ roll barn dance” of sorts, complete with...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Public participation plan released

The Haines Borough released its draft Public Participation Plan last week, a 12-step effort outlining how the borough can better engage the public in...

 

Court Report

Dalton Huston, 23, pleaded guilty on March 31 to attempted first-degree burglary on Nov. 25, 2014. Huston broke into a woman’s home on Comstock...

 

Police Report

Monday, April 20 A resident living near Third Avenue reported receiving two calls from an 800 number. The caller asked for personal identifying...

 

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