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Articles from the July 12, 2018 edition

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 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Budding new business: Haines' first dispensary opens on Beach Road

Haines' first marijuana store, Winter Greens, is open for business. The dispensary, which had its...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Juvenile bear shot after damaging downtown property

A young brown bear was killed this week after seriously damaging property on Skyline Drive, said state wildlife trooper Trent Chwialkowski. The...

 

Police close Allen, Comstock Roads to arrest former resident

Allen and Comstock roads were closed for about an hour late Monday afternoon while Haines borough police arrested a former longtime resident who had...

 

Assembly to rezone Jones Point to light industrial

The borough assembly Tuesday unanimously confirmed the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s recommendation to rezone all heavy-industrial land at Jo...

 

Borough to consider new building code for fuel tanks

The borough will consider a building code addressing residential oil tanks and fuel lines. The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to instruct staff to draft...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Court adjusts to state budget cuts

Haines District Court continues to feel the squeeze of state budget cuts. Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg held a meeting Monday to hear from...

 

Haines heats up; burn ban out

Temperatures have been hot, causing more than just sunburns for Haines residents — burn bans were in effect for Haines and Skagway until Tuesday....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Cancelled ferry hurts businesses

Haines businesses took only a small hit from the cancellation of two sailings by the state ferry Columbia, which derailed plans for hundreds of...

 

Assembly Briefs

Borough updates commercial agriculture laws The assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to change borough land use code to establish use designations for c...

 

Corrections

- In last week’s issue of the CVN, we reported any person age 18 or under will be admitted to the pool for free. Instead, all people 17 years or...

 

Becky's Place grateful for all the help

This year’s fundraiser for Becky’s Place got off to a shaky start but ended strong! The total we took in from the fundraiser and the following...

 

Another fun summer at culture camp

The Chilkoot Indian Association and Haines Library would like to thank all who contributed to the Culture and Environmental Stewardship Camp 2018....

 

Muddy and happy, thanks for volleyball

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the return of a successful mud volleyball tournament on July 4! Special thanks to the Southeast Alaska State...

 

Golfers tee off to help cancer victims

The Uglys of Haines have several thank you’s to give out for the success of the latest fundraiser for our cancer connection. First of all, thank...

 

Driving success on the Fourth of July

The Hammer Museum’s annual 4th of July Spike Driving and Nail Pounding competitions were a big success this year. Over 60 men and women stepped up...

 

Duly Noted

Charlotte Libby Rietze was born on July 7 at the Juneau Family Birth Center to Genny and Harry Rietze. Charlotte “Lottie” was born at 3 a.m. and...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 3 A caller reported a bear damaged a vehicle on Young Road. A caller reported a vehicle backed into their parked vehicle on Lutak Road....

 

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