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Articles from the December 22, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2011

Parnell seeks $4.5 million for harbor job

Gov. Sean Parnell has included $4.5 million for Haines harbor improvement in the coming year’s budget, work that will go toward reducing wave...


DOT lays out road, sidewalk upgrades

State transportation officials laid out plans for improvements to roads and sidewalks along main corridors used by cruise ship passengers at a...

 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2011

Chilkat Valley year in review

An assembly recall campaign and a new effort targeting underage drinking punctuated the year 2011 in the Chilkat Valley News. Extreme weather and...


Willardb s journey: From local deckhand to globetrotting pilot

Ask Ray Willard how he feels about his job flying 747 cargo jets around the world and he has a quick answer: "Sure beats working."...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 22, 2011

Town enjoys cheery Christmas

Cheery, smiley faces and starry-eyed children adorned the streets while festive joyous sounds echoed in the atmosphere to surround us with the spirit...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 22, 2011

Elks Lodge open for business

Due to a misunderstanding, the Haines Elks Lodge was closed recently. We are sorry for any hard feelings or inconveniences we caused. I would like to...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 22, 2011

Haines Recycling clarifies services

There may be some confusion about recycling service in the Chilkat Valley due to the recent coverage of the Community Waste Solutions’...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 22, 2011

Hospice benefits from CVCF

Hospice of Haines (HOH) is honored to receive the generous $1,000 grant from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF), an affiliate of the...

 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 22, 2011

Medical staff creates comfort

A late, short note to thank all of you in Haines who have me in their prayers since my fall at home. I’m especially grateful for the wonderful...

 By CVN Staff    Opinion    December 22, 2011


A solitary leather work shoe, retrieved from a harbor snow bank and tacked up as a lost item on a Main Street bulletin board a few weeks ago, seemed... Full story


Duly Noted

Haines Glacier Bear fans of all ages were in Anchorage to cheer on the boys’ basketball team at the 32nd annual Service Cougar Tip Off Tournamen...


Spirited Satterwhite treated all like family

Bobbie Douglas Satterwhite, 60, of Haines died Dec. 11 at his home in Haines. A cause of death was not immediately known, but Satterwhite had...


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