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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Uber driver ditches app, plans new taxi business

A Haines Uber driver is starting her own cab company after experiencing the difficulties of the mobile transportation app in a rural community. Suzann...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Vacation rental gets pass

The Haines Borough Planning Commission found no violation of a vacation rental conditional use permit issued to Kim and William Chetney despite a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017 

New teachers both hail from small town Alaska

The Haines Borough School District has hired two new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Staff to reexamine pot tax

A proposed tobacco and marijuana excise tax ordinance will be divided and head back to the Haines Borough Assembly as two separate ordinances. The ass...

 

School board needs math lesson

The Haines Borough School Board does not understand education. People learn not only from what they are “taught” but also what they observe from...

 

Duly Noted

Lucas Mariner was born to Lexie and Stuart DeWitt Monday, Aug. 14 at 12:59 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. He joins older siblings Charlie and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Recall proponents absent from public forum

In a public forum Wednesday, Aug. 9, the three Haines Borough assembly members targeted for recall answered questions regarding the allegations...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Union attempts to influence recall with attack ad

A statewide public employee union’s “Recall Tom Morphet” Facebook post is encouraging Haines voters to recall the assembly member for a reason...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Expanded police service goes back to committee

The question of extending police service borough-wide won’t go before voters this October after the Haines Borough Assembly referred the issue back...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Ryan finalist for manager

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan is among three finalists for a city manager position in Dillingham. Ryan has served as the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Commission weighs resource extraction needs

The Haines Borough Planning Commission’s Resource Extraction Committee last week fleshed out how to better define resource extraction in code to acc...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Forest Service says campfire started wildfire

Last week’s fire at Seduction Point was started from a campfire, said United States Forest Service manager Tristan Fluharty. Haines Volunteer Fire...

 

Support for school board conclusion

I write in defense of the Haines Borough School Board’s handling of the termination of Tony Habra as superintendent. Allowing Mr. Habra to submit a...

 

'Alley' is public right-of-way

In response to the letter submitted by Jim and Janice Studley in the Aug. 3 edition of the CVN, the Haines Borough would like to clarify that “the...

 

'Wrong' vote led to recall effort

If you read some of the articles and inserts about the recall, then you know that the primary reason for the recall had nothing to do with violation...

 

Assembly members dedicated

The recall attempt of Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet is a classic example of, “No good deed goes unpun...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Borough-wide police protection, a guide

At the Haines Borough Assembly's direction, borough staff have drafted an ordinance that creates...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 3, 2017

New director for chamber selected

New Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tracey Harmon will bring management experience in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Tobacco, marijuana excise taxes face some opposition

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed separating marijuana and tobacco excise taxes from one ballot proposition into two, and getting rid of a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 3, 2017

Hazardous waste collection up

Participation continues to grow for the Haines Borough hazardous household waste collection. The public works department in conjunction with Carson...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 3, 2017

Schnabel asks for ideas, not criticism at solid waste meeting

A member of the Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group was unhappy with two transfer station plans presented Tuesday as she believed they...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Forest Service to rebuild Excursion bridge

The U.S. Forest Service will demolish and rebuild the bridge at Excursion Inlet by Sept. 30. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced in a press release...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 3, 2017

Students feast on lessons learned at Culture Camp

Students learned Native traditions and culture last month at the revived Culture and Environmental Stewardship Camp. About 25 students spent July...

 

Haines Business Briefs

Haines business briefs are an opportunity for the Chilkat Valley News to inform the community about new, small or improved businesses operating in...

 

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