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Articles from the May 13, 2010 edition

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 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Election rule change fuels assembly spat

The Haines Borough Assembly last week tangled over a draft ordinance revising local election laws, sending the proposed law to its government...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Assembly OKs 10K pay hike for harbormaster

The Haines Borough Assembly Friday May 7 gave the borough manager the go-ahead to increase harbormaster pay by up to $10,000 to attract the...

 By Tom Morphet    News    May 13, 2010

Spoken Tlingit in race against time

Like similar programs that have sprung up in the region in the past decade, Sheldon Museum’s Tlingit class is building an appreciation and aware... Full story

 By Tom Morphet    News    May 13, 2010

Without a taxi, visitors hitchhike

Sharon and Gregory Belisle of Whitehorse, Y.T., have been coming to Haines about 15 years, often on a cabin cruiser they keep in Skagway. Last week, t...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Time to hunker down, cut expenses

My first response is that the borough quickly, efficiently, and immediately learn how to cut cost of operations without reduction of any...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Public not served in PC Dock decision

It’s been suggested that the PC dock controversy is a tempest in a teapot. Well, maybe – but there’s another picture. Haines is...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Dock project will be an improvement

The squabble over our assembly’s plan to extend the parking area at our cruise ship dock is misdirected and if you knew all the facts you would...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Headstart thanks for taco feed success

Thank you to all who helped in making the annual Headstart taco fundraiser a success. We raised $481! We would like to thank Alaska Meat and Grocery,...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Child mental health issues are common

Chances are a child or adolescent you know has a serious mental health need. In fact, mental health problems affect one in five young people. Mental... Full story

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Amounts matter; Haines is unique

I’ve lived in Fairbanks 10 years and am in what may be a long process sorting out moving to Haines. I have subscribed to CVN since last Aug...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Emblem Club supports Little League

On behalf of the Haines Little League, I would like to thank the Haines Emblem Club for their generous donation to our league. The baseball players...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Thanks for supporting fair Spring Fling

I’d like to thank everyone who turned out at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds May 8 to make Spring Fling a great event. Thanks so much to...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Chamber aims effort at assembly

The Haines Chamber of Commerce’s primary goal this year: Regular participation in local government. Regular chamber participation at borough mee...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Contract assessor to be hired; Borough abandons attempts for permanent position

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday for contracting with an assessing firm to complete borough assessments and to train a local pers...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Tlingit class enters 13th year

Students in the Sheldon Museum’s Tlingit language come for different reasons, but the class has proved its staying power as it enters its 13th...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Bears host largest track meet in years

The Glacier Bear girls placed third and the boys were fourth in the Haines Invitational track meet last week at Sharnbroich Field. About 150 athletes...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Kookesh, Thomas to release eagle Friday

Staff and guests of the American Bald Eagle Foundation on Friday will release a rehabilitated eagle from captivity at the slide area at 19 Mile...


Paddock was tugboat operator, Native advocate

Charles ‘Snuffy’ Paddock, a tugboat captain and Native elder, died of cancer Friday in Juneau. He was 73. Friends and family members...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Museum birthday party Sunday

Staff at the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center invites residents to celebrate the museum’s 30th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, with...

 By CVN Staff    Blotter    May 13, 2010

Police Blotter

Monday, May 10 A caller reported someone ran the stop sign at Second Avenue and Main Street. A person came to the police station with the...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Court Report

Judson Morgan, 24, of Haines was convicted March 3 of second-degree vehicle theft for allegedly stealing a snowmachine Jan. 26 from outside a Skyline...

 By CVN Staff    News    May 13, 2010

Alaska authors to gather in Skagway

Recognized authors from around Alaska will meet in Skagway June 3-6 for the first ever North Words Writers Symposium. Keynote speaker will be...


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