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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

As kings become 'stock of concern'; unprecedented restrictions on the table

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologists labeled Chilkat king salmon a “stock of concern” and is proposing unprecedented restrictions for...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

Strong winds crash ski carrier into bookstore window, boats across lot

A ski carrier shattered the book store's picture window at around 3 p.m. Tuesday after a gust of...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

Glacier Bears girls sweep tournament

The Glacier Bears girls’ basketball squad swept the Don Hather tournament last weekend in Skagway, winning all five games and bringing home a first...

 By Natalie Helms    News    January 11, 2018 

Superintendent applicants up to 11

The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent by the end of February. Interim superintendent Rich Carlson said, as of Tuesday’s...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

Rafting tour permit heads to COW

The Haines Borough Assembly scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss a Rainbow Glacier Adventures request to increase the passenger...

 By Natalie Helms    News    January 11, 2018 

New resident to lead Spanish club for all ages next week at library

Spanish speakers and aspiring learners can immerse themselves in conversation or just learn the basics at the inaugural Haines Spanish language...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

New air carrier to test Haines market

Harris Air started flying from Haines to Juneau last month, filling the gap left by Wings of Alaska. Harris Aircraft Services President Scott Harris...

 By Natalie Helms    News    January 11, 2018 

New Legion mural honors veterans across time and service

Artist Merrick Bochart said she wanted to represent "the human side" of servicemen and women and...


Former CVN reporter lived prolific life

Bill McAllister, a former Chilkat Valley News reporter who later became press secretary for Alaska g... Full story


Phillips served his country, community

Friends and family of Milton Gregory Phillips, 68 laid him to rest at the Jones Point Cemetery on Jan. 8 before a memorial potluck at the ANB Hall.... Full story

 By CVN Staff    Church    January 11, 2018 

Church Services Directory

Church services for Haines: (directory of advertisers) Haines Baptist Sixth and Main Phone: 907-314-0387 Pastor Royce L. McCoy Sunday: 10:30 a.m.... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Hard harbor basin remains an issue for contractor

The Small Boat Harbor contractor responded this week to PND Engineers’ rebuff of their claim that the harbor dredge basin was harder than described...


Young athletes wrestle in state tournament

Haines High School wrestling coach Ben Bard said although his team didn’t place in the state competition, the athletes represented Haines well....


Talks linger on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission can’t come to a consensus on how resource extraction should be defined in code, pushing discussions to at...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Assembly supports cocktails in letter to state

The Haines Borough Assembly is supporting distilleries’ rights to serve cocktails. The assembly voted unanimously last week to send a letter support...

 By Tom Morphet    News    December 21, 2017

Glacier Bears trounce Craig

Hoops fans will get their first look at the Glacier Bear basketball squads at a home opener series against Metlakatla starting Jan. 15. Last weekend,...


Students learn civics in mock trial

Haines high schoolers turned the hallway into a courtroom Thursday as they suited up for a mock trial to charge a fictitious robber. Mark...


Committee suggests more meetings for more efficiency

Haines Borough Assembly members suggested a new “overwhelming” ethics code go to a committee of the whole for review and decided to experiment...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

HEDC hires new director

The Haines Economic Development Corporation hired Margaret Friedenauer as its new part-time executive director. Friedenauer will work about 20 hours...


Haddock was Uglys founder and family man

Family and friends will celebrate Gates Haddock's life on what would have been his 50th birthday, Ne... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Chilkoot group calls for an end to 'fake Native art'

Citing the spread of what they called "fake Native art" displayed in Haines, several Chilkoot...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Student business owner born to sell

By Kyle Clayton Seventh-grader Jacob Weerasinghe is one busy kid. You have to be when you're a...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Assembly grows heli-ski terrain

In a convoluted stray from procedure and with prodding from the borough manager Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly expanded heli-ski map terrain aft...


Arts economy focus of national training program heading to town

A team of five Haines residents will spend two years focusing on arts-based economic development in a new national training program. Brenda Josephson...


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