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 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...

 

Commission: Give police more money

The Public Safety Commission voted 3-0 Wednesday to recommend the Haines Borough Assembly pay an additional $63,000 in the current year budget to the...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017 

Facilities chief Ryan is interim manager

Haines Borough Facilities Director Brad Ryan is once again interim manager. Mayor Jan Hill broke a 3-3 assembly deadlock Tuesday, giving Ryan the...

 

Seward weighs lawsuit; recall effort in works

Bill Seward, who was fired as Haines Borough manager in an emotional assembly 4-2 vote last week, is pursuing legal action against the borough for...

 
 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...

 

Assembly sets priorities at retreat

The Haines Borough Assembly met on Dec. 11 for a four-hour retreat at the public library to outline what members believed were their biggest prioritie...

 

Homeless in Haines: Help sparse for indigents

By John M. Glionna Nobody really knows how Ken McDowell ended up in Haines, or precisely when he got here. His pup tent was spotted following the...

 

Missing reading the old police report

Years ago, I read the “Police Report” in the Chilkat Valley News and immediately became intrigued by a quirky little town I had barely heard...

 

Offer our police department your support

I would like to state appreciation and support for the current Haines Borough police presence. Haines has a host of volunteers who give a piece of the...

 

Police blotter is valuable for community

I have been a subscriber to the Chilkat Valley News for 15 years or so since visiting my Navy shipmate, Erwin Hertz, a couple of times. The police...

 

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...

 

Trooper director: Haines post next in line to be cut

Alaska Department of Public Safety Col. James Cockrell warned last week that if his agency suffered continued budget cuts, Haines will be the next...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    December 8, 2016

Haines resident 'pistol whipped' in assault

A 28-year-old Haines man was arrested Thursday involving a felony assault charge in which the victim was “pistol whipped” and shot at twice from...

 

Police should read Alaska statutes

I recently submitted a public information request to receive the police report/blotter in its entirety. First I got an e-mail from the dispatcher who...

 

Black Friday draws shoppers, but on Alaska time

Tom Heywood, co-owner of the Babbling Book on Main Street, was ready and eager for his biggest sales day of the year. Make that every town merchant’...

 

Assembly members dig into how to fix budget

Amid another troubled season of state budget slashing, the Haines Borough Assembly held a sometimes-tense workshop Monday night to target its budget...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    December 1, 2016

New rescue team aimed at helping troopers

With the Alaska state troopers and the Haines fire department stretched thin, a new Haines Search and Rescue team allows community members with...

 

Weather closes borough offices

Slushy roads and driving rain Tuesday caused Haines to do something rare: roll up the slippery sidewalks, close borough offices, cancel all meetings a...

 

Icy weather causes multi-vehicle mayhem

At age 79, former logger and outdoorsman Gary Hess has negotiated some pretty dicey and dangerous tracks across Southeast Alaska, but few have...

 

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 21 A Union Street caller reported vandalism to the gas tank of their vehicle; the total estimate of damages is $150. Wednesday, Nov. 23...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 23, 2016

Assembly to take up budget Monday

The Haines Borough Assembly will start discussing its budget priorities for next fiscal year at a workshop Monday. Subjects will likely include staffi...

 

Meth charges for grandmother

A 59-year-old woman was arraigned last week in Haines municipal court in connection with possession of numerous drugs discovered following a September...

 

At 26, public works chief 'wicked smart'

In August, Will Hickman was hired as Haines Borough public works superintendent. At 26, he may be the youngest person ever to hold that position....

 

Chief Scott, stop censoring blotter

It’s interesting that police chief Heath Scott has chosen to expand his role to include expertise in journalism (“Police Blotter Blues,” CVN, No...

 

Police take away favorite feature

What? No police blotter in the CVN? Say it ain’t so, Chief Heath! In last week’s CVN “Police Blotter Blues,” you threatened to take away one...

 

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