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Noise, cop studies get assembly's OK

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a major spending package Tuesday, including $41,300 to study helicopter noise, $22,000 to study the police...

Nonprofits: Tax change a squeeze

Leaders of local nonprofits say proposed changes to how their organizations apply and qualify for property tax exemptions would put financial and...

Sosa: Pay to keep planner on job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said last week he believes it is in the municipality’s best interest to help planning and zoning technician...

Dwindling run triggers closures; king derby canceled

A declining Chilkat king salmon run has triggered the most restrictive fishing regulations in years and prompted cancellation of the annual Haines...

East-side road unsafe and expensive

Regarding Pat Kemp, my mother taught me not to say anything bad about people. In 27 B.C., the Roman Empire knew the necessity of roads to protect...

Noise study makes us look stupid

There’s a reason pilots wear ear protection. Please don’t spend $42,000 – or even $9.99 – to determine if helicopters make noise. It would...

Harbor needs more parking area

In response to planning commissioner Heather Lende’s comments in the Feb. 19 issue of the CVN concerning additional boat harbor parking and the...

Benner was great asset to the borough

I wish Phil Benner well. It is unknown to me what Phil’s medical dilemma is, but I wish that he finds excellent care, makes a great recovery and...

Fish tax should pay for seine, troll floats

I read with interest your Dec. 16, 2014 article on the raw fish tax the Haines Borough receives, mostly from the purse seine catches. I...

Hales remembered for generosity

A funeral for longtime Lutak resident George Hales was held Feb. 20 at the Presbyterian Church....

Duly Noted

Friends and family gathered Feb. 14 for a celebration of the 95th birthday of John Schnabel, held at the Fort Seward Lodge. Grandson Parker...

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