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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Baseline water data focus of mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Committee hosted and organized a forum on water Wednesday evening where speakers outlined the Alaska Department of...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Assembly gets existential

The Haines Borough Assembly met Monday and discussed their effectiveness as a body and as individual representatives. The special meeting, which is sl...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Earth Week speaker talks trash, compost

Zero-waste lifestyle expert and author Bea Johnson encouraged Haines to live simply and skip single-use plastics at her recent presentation. “If...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Plastic bags in Haines

Plastic bags have a bad rap and Haines is taking strides to reduce their use. Haines Friends of Recycling’s zero-waste themed Earth Week has renewed...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Assembly weighs Chilkoot congestion during tour permit approval hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly wrestled with the issue of Chilkoot corridor congestion last week before approving a new tour permit. Increased human...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Safety commission wants drug dog

The Haines Borough Public Safety Commission recommended the borough research purchasing a drug-sniffing dog for the police department. Officer Chris...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Students garner praise at Music Fest

Haines High School musicians received high marks at the 2018 Southeast Alaska Spring Music Festival in Juneau last week. Individuals and ensembles in...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Dan Henry to give 'Shaman's River' talk

Chilkoot Indian Association will present “Everything from afar drifts ashore: The Northern Hub of Tlingit Country” —a book talk by Dan Henry, au...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Lighthouse committee on third round attempt to lease Eldred Rock

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Committee hopes it’s near the end of an almost 20-year battle to access the island and restore the historic lighthouse....

 By Lexie DeWitt    Duly Noted    April 19, 2018 

Duly Noted

Conan Aaru Ligo Shields was born to Vija Pelekis and Darren Shields on March 20 at 8:28 p.m. The happy and healthy little boy weighed 8 pounds 12...

 By CVN Staff    Church    April 19, 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    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Unexpected revenues cushion borough budget

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel previewed her $13.3 million draft budget for the coming fiscal year, which includes a small increase in...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Sales tax revenues climb higher than recent years

Haines Borough sales tax revenues spiked in 2017-climbing higher than they've been in at least four...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

AML to pay for partial Lutak Dock repairs

Alaska Marine Lines may pay for the construction of a new ramp at Lutak Dock and lease its working space from the Haines Borough. Borough manager...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Discussion begins on Chilkat access

Avid users of the Chilkat River expressed concerns Monday about access to the water when construction on Haines Highway begins. Haines Borough...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly comments on timber sale

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a letter to the University of Alaska requesting information on its development plan for a proposed timber...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

King concerns among Forestry plan comments

A local nonprofit group and an advisory committee are urging the state Division of Forestry to halt timber sales planned for the next five years that...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Planning Commission weighs Jones Point rezone request

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will continue to research rezoning efforts at Jones Point as members disagree on a solution. Takshanuk...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Distillery cocktail rules back to the drawing board

The Alaska Alcohol Beverage Control Board’s January direction to distilleries to serve spirits and mixers in separate containers was quashed last...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Ring of Fire plan still open for comment

The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting comments from Haines residents as it starts work again on the Ring of Fire Resource Management Plan....

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Regional EMS event heads to Haines

About 80 emergency medical professionals from Southeast Alaska, Yukon and Washington state will head to town this month for Haines’ first EMS...


Duly Noted

The Southeast Alaska State Fair exhibit superintendents met last week and are excited for what’s in store for this year’s 50th anniversary. “In...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...


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