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 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Eagle preserve book takes stand on mine

Resident Joe Ordonez doesn’t duck conflict in his new book, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

THREA drops Walker Lake; Floreske still interested

After squabbling with a local developer for more than two years, the Tlingit and Haida Regional Electric Authority board has decided to relinquish...

 

Duly Noted

About 150 people attended a community reception for newlyweds Luke Hedrick and Sam Fink of Manhattan, N.Y. Saturday at Harriett Hall. The couple was...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 

Connelly Lake project won't hunt

The ducks will never be lined up for Connelly Lake. Stop shooting and call off the bird dog. Thom Ely...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Borough looks at own Connelly hydro permit

The Haines Borough is looking into filing for a preliminary permit for the Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, recently dropped by private company...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Money issues sank Connelly Lake plans

Difficulty securing funding from the state-operated Alaska Energy Authority appears to have been the key factor in Alaska Power and Telephone’s deci...

 

Editorial

People often say they don’t know art, but they know what they like. People who know art call Klukwan’s Whale House artifacts “the crown jewels...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

AP&T drops effort for Connelly hydro

Alaska Power and Telephone pulled the plug on the Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, surrendering its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...

 

Residents react to Connelly Lake decision

Residents and organizations in Haines have debated the merits and drawbacks of Alaska Power and Telephone’s proposed hydroelectric project at...

 

Does rate subsidy hurt case for hydro?

AP&T’s recent statement about lack of public support for the Connelly Lake project makes me wonder: Are our electric rates too low? Would...

 

Connelly a concern for fisherman

I’m a fan of hydro power and the clean energy it provides. But, as a commercial fisherman, I’m against Alaska Power & Telephone’s Connelly Lake...

 

Connelly hydro a boondoggle

Hydropower is a great resource and one that currently provides most of our energy needs in the upper Lynn Canal. Alaska Power and Telephone’s push...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 23, 2013

Assembly, AP&T to meet June 25

An Alaska Power and Telephone official is angling to pitch the proposed Connelly Lake project to the Haines Borough Assembly at an upcoming meeting....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

AP&T makes push for Connelly Lake

Alaska Power and Telephone officials are pressuring the Haines Borough to formally support the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project, but...

 

Salmon can co-exist with hydro plant

Rob Goldberg is concerned that a road, a bridge, a penstock, a dam, a powerhouse and a transmission line to Connelly Lake hydro site will affect the... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 11, 2013

AP&T seeks 'alternative' licensing for Connelly

Alaska Power and Telephone is pursuing the alternative licensing process (ALP) for the Connelly Lake project despite the Haines Borough expressing... Full story

 

Apply Schubee test to Connelly Lake

The engineering report on the potential of Schubee Lake as a hydropower site doesn’t tell us much that’s new. A stream gauge wasn’t used to... Full story

 

Integrated process best for Connelly

ce again Alaska Power and Telephone has announced that they will seek a licensing process, this time the alternative licensing process that is... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 4, 2013

AP&T: Studies rule out Schubee Lake hydro

Alaska Power and Telephone officials said this week the company is ruling out pursuing Schubee Lake as an alternative hydroelectric project to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Mine summit helpful, borough officials say

Haines Borough officials recently returned from a Canadian mineral exploration conference. Assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck and assembly...

 

Stop demonizing development, LCC

Lynn Canal Conservation said the road to Juneau would be an eyesore. But would not a vertical, two-mile-long pipeline, powerhouse, dock complex at Sch...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 17, 2013

Connelly Lake facing obstacles

Funding issues, local opposition, and permitting hurdles are grinding the progress of the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project to a slow...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 13, 2012

Hydro project may require state lease

Siting a hydroelectric powerhouse and transmission lines in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve would likely fall under a lease by the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 6, 2012

Connelly Lake hits eagle preserve hurdle

Developers of the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project must acquire permitting for ground-disturbing activities in the Alaska Chilkat Bald...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 12, 2012

Assembly supports ILP for Connelly project

The Haines Borough Assembly on a 4-2 vote Tuesday endorsed an integrated licensing process for the proposed Connelly Lake hydroelectric project. The...

 

Connelly poor choice for fish, power

Alaska Power and Telephone does not seem to know or care about the valuable salmon runs that feed the people, wildlife and forests of Haines. At the...

 

Will AP&T study climate change effect?

Recent news on the flooding on the Chilkoot River got me thinking, especially after I witnessed so much water running over the top of the weir on...

 

Speak out for, or against, Connelly Lake

To everyone in Haines who eats, catches or sells salmon, including subsistence, sport, charter, and commercial fishermen, and wildlife tour operators:...

 

Mayor supports ILP process for Connelly

I’ve given a lot of thought to Goat Lake Hydro’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process (TLP) instead of the Integrated Licensing...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 28, 2012

Connelly project under fire at meetings

Alaska Power and Telephone officials heard opposition and a battery of questions about the proposed Connelly Lake hydro-electric project at public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 21, 2012

Connelly Lake meetings scheduled

Meetings next week will give residents and resource agencies officials opportunities to weigh in on plans for the proposed Connelly Lake...

 

AP&T trying to 'fast-track' Connelly Lake

A meeting has been called to review and discuss APT’s hydropower proposal for the Chilkoot.  (The meeting is at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 27at the AN...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 29, 2012

Connelly Lake gets 1st permit

Characterizing concerns about the Connelly Lake project as either premature or not applicable, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on March 19...

 
 By Bill Kurz    Letters    March 1, 2012

LNG better option than hydro power

As an observer at last week’s Connelly Lake hydro project meeting, it quickly became obvious that it’s simply not cost effective to build that...

 

Study: Chilkoot Watershed a diverse habitat

A recently completed comprehensive fish study of the Chilkoot watershed found a diverse and healthy habitat for several species of fish, including...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    January 5, 2012

Connelly hydro would improve fisheries

When starting a fire this morning I glanced through a letter expressing opposition to the construction of a power plant using water from Connelly...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    December 15, 2011

Is submarine cable really an issue?

Alaska Power and Telephone proposes to reduce the cost of what they admit would be "very expensive" electric power from Connelly Lake by...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 1, 2011

Assembly wants more Connelly Lake studies

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday voted 4-2 to request the federal government require developers of a potential hydro-electric project above...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 24, 2011

Assembly to revisit Connelly Lake issue

The Haines Borough Assembly will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday to formulate comment on a preliminary permit sought by Alaska Power & Telep...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    November 24, 2011

Opinion

It’s prudent that the Haines Borough start socking away money for major repairs or replacement of its premier facilities, like the Chilkat...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

Connelly Lake comment period extended

Federal officials on Wednesday extended a public comment period on a permit for the proposed Connelly Lake hydro-electric project for 60 days due to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2011

AP&T to Chamber: Schubee Lake poses challenges

As a source of hydro-electricity, Schubee Lake poses a host of construction challenges and would produce only about half as much power as Connelly...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2011

Undersea cable's lifespan a concern

  In the next 10 years, there’s a 40 percent chance of one or more faults developing in the submarine cable connecting Haines and Skagway p...

 

Lend your voice and vote Oct. 4

As residents of Haines Borough we rely on our local officials to seek out and support opportunities that maintain and enhance our quality of life....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 30, 2011

Haines, Klukwan spared in vetoes; Road work, heritage center get go-ahead

Haines and Klukwan capital projects survived Gov. Sean Parnell’s veto pen on Wednesday, netting the area nearly $9 million in funds. Projects...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 26, 2011

Haines needs jobs, not cosmetics

After celebrating 41 years of living in Haines and seeing the town go through good times and bad, I feel as though I have a pretty clear...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 19, 2011

Capital bill holds $9 million for town; Parnell yet to wield veto pen

The Alaska Legislature has approved about $8.5 million in capital projects spending in the Haines Borough, including $4.5 million for rehabilitation...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 9, 2010

Parks to pursue authority for Chilkoot River Road

The state’s Division of Parks will seek authority on the Chilkoot River Road, investigate bear-viewing platforms or elevated walkways, and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 28, 2010

Beedle, Thomas square off for District 5 House seat

Republican state Rep. Bill Thomas and his Democratic challenger Robert Beedle sounded similar themes but differed on specifics during recent...