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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2017

Work to start on waterfront park, trail

A Juneau design firm that has built interpretive trails throughout the region will come to Haines early next week for two community meetings about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Womens's march to match national event

About 3,600 miles from Haines in Washington, D.C., throngs of people are expected to walk in the Women’s March on Washington Saturday. But a sister...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Moose dispatched after rescue

A female moose stuck on the icy Chilkat River at 13 Mile Haines Highway was euthanized Sunday after a rescue attempt. Cody Taylor said he spotted the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Local site urges random kindness

From spreading gravel on the neighbor’s icy driveway to buying a stranger a cup of coffee, Melissa Ganey hopes to share generosity and positivity...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

School board appoints Kitayama to fill vacant seat

Longtime teacher Jeanne Kitayama was unanimously appointed to fill an open seat on the Haines School Board Jan. 10. “Joining the school board for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2017

Legislature looking to tighten alcohol regulations

An ongoing revision of the state’s alcohol-licensing laws could have effects on Haines eating establishments. Specifically, a working group formed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Dolphins host annual home meet this weekend

The Haines Dolphins swimmers hope to take a dip in victory this weekend at their only home meet of the season. About 100 swimmers between the ages of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Code review commission may start with minor offenses

The Haines Borough’s new Code Review Commission will look for guidance from the assembly and the public on what area of code it should tackle...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Waste group puzzles over roles in developing plan

The Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group on Monday brainstormed topics to be addressed in a municipal management plan, and pondered a working...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Alcan 200 braces for dry surface

Snowmachine racers were tuning up sleds and hoping for a bit more snow in Canada before Saturday’s 48th Alcan 200 road race. Long stretches of bare...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 12, 2017 

Ex-workers put spotlight on landfill operation, standards

In 2013, Community Waste Solutions was making strides to improve its FAA Road landfill after years of difficulties meeting state environmental...

 

Smith, longtime nurse, dies in Virginia at 102

Vera Smith, who worked as a Haines public health nurse for the state and federal governments, died...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 12, 2017 

Harrell's donation buys life-saving devices

A $10,000 donation by Lucy Harrell will buy three automatic external defibrillators, renew batteries in existing AEDs and provide for uniform signage...

 
 By CVN Staff    Calendar    January 12, 2017 

Events Calendar

Save the Date Calendar for community events. To add and event, email us at cvn@chilkatvalleynews.com.... Full story

 

Gov. Walker pulls plug on Juneau Road

Gov. Bill Walker cited the state fiscal crisis last week for his decision to halt the Juneau Access Road Project, making good on his promise to...

 

Lende, Hotch win awards from governor

Two longtime Haines and Klukwan leaders are recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Heather Lende won a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Group decides goals for solid waste plan

At its first meeting Monday, the Solid Waste Working Group agreed the Haines Borough has no backup plan for waste management. What happens if Communit...

 

Bird counters brave storm, spot 'oddballs'

Snowy weather and poor visibility didn’t put a damper on Saturday’s Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Although only two-thirds of the data is in, Pam...

 

Auto shop opens with new owner

Longtime Haines resident Paul Peters has worked as a mechanic for 40 years, and has a new shop to show for it. Peters Tire and Auto Repair, located...

 

Women's wear shop in home

Colorful leggings, patterned dresses and soft shirts are making their way to a new Haines home boutique. Sabrina Harvey became a consultant in...

 

Largest timber sale in decades moves forward

An Oregon company may walk away the new owner of 855 acres of timber in the Haines State Forest. It’s the largest timber sale the state forest has...

 

Manager Seward fired with 4-2 vote

After only six months on the job, Manager Bill Seward was terminated Wednesday night by the borough assembly following an emotionally-wracked evening...

 

Student saved from choking

When a Haines High School student called for help as he began to choke at school Monday, Natalie Benassi’s instincts kicked in. “This is not only...

 

Safety net frays with case manager decline

A year after state funding cuts caused Lynn Canal Counseling to fold into Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, another Haines nonprofit is str...

 

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