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 By CVN Staff    Weather    August 17, 2017 

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 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 Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Cause of 2016 plane crash remains a mystery

Wreckage lost at sea made the mechanical cause of the single-engine airplane that crashed into Lynn Canal during the fall of 2016 impossible to...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    July 20, 2017

"Mr. Toad" performance opens Friday

“If you make people laugh, you know you’re doing the right thing.” That’s how Selby Long, 10, sums up her role as Mr. Toad, lead actor in...

 

Hatchery chum harvest nears record

A near-record harvest of hatchery-raised chum salmon rocked the commercial fishery last week, but a paltry showing of Chilkoot Lake sockeyes is...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 6, 2017

Vet's retirement leaves pet owners with more worries, bills

The retirement of Dr. Elizabeth Wolfe last year has sent veterinary care calls to Juneau and Whitehorse, Y.T., adding expense and stress for animal ow...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Cancellation delays Baby Brown 1 year

Cancellation of the Baby Brown Timber sale will set the project back at least a year, foresters said this week. It’s uncertain whether the lone...

 

Youth theater camp roles still open

More than 15 students will take the stage in “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad” on July 21 and 22 as part of the Lynn Canal Community Players...

 

Independence Day Preview

Apple is America’s pie, but you’re in rhubarb territory This year’s Fourth of July is all about the pie. At nightly bingo games at the ANB Hall...

 

Duly Noted

Christina Baskaya is helping organize a Haines High School class of 1997 reunion. Events will include a Chilkoot Lake picnic, tour of the Haines...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 22, 2017

Charging sow a concern at Chilkoot

Visitors take caution. A brown bear sow accompanied by three yearling cubs has lunged at cars and people along the Chilkoot Corridor and Lutak Spur Ro...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 22, 2017

Gillnet season starts out strong

A healthy plug of chum salmon and an improved price over last season bolstered the opening week of the Lynn Canal drift gillnet season. Preliminary...

 

Duly Noted

Jerrie Clarke has made trips to Mexico, New Orleans, and Branson, Mo. since retiring in January from the Lost City Museum in Overton, Nev. The former...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Longtime heroin addict shares struggle for sobriety

Editor’s note: The name of the heroin addict described in the following story has been changed. Shirley, a 56-year-old woman living in Haines, is...

 

Business Digest

Scovill sells Parts Place to Thorgesen After 31 years under owner Tomi Scovill, the Parts Place will pass to new owner Chris Thorgesen next month....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Pilot in fatal flight turned off 1 engine

The pilot involved in a fatal May 27 plane crash near Haines shut off one of the engines during the flight and couldn’t restart it, according to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Sibling contracts OK elsewhere

In contrast to Haines, small Southeast communities including Yakutat, Craig, Wrangell, Petersburg and Skagway have no language regarding their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Lawyer cites family conflict for Schnabel

An hour before the Haines Borough Assembly was set to discuss a manager contract for Debra Schnabel, the assembly received a memo from its attorney...

 

More than 10 camps offered for summer

Local organizations will host more than 10 camps this summer for Haines youths. New this year are Tlingit Culture Classes and Programs through the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 25, 2017

HHS Class of 2017 takes a bow

Winnie the Pooh, Will Rogers and a hat made of squirrel pelts were invoked at Tuesday’s graduation ceremony for the Haines High School class of 2017...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Advisory committee endorses agency call on Tier 3

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee recommended at its April 27 meeting the state Department of Environmental Conservation take...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 4, 2017

Players spoof Alaska purchase, historic figures of period

Lynn Canal Community Players presented a dinner theater reenactment of U.S. Secretary of State William Seward’s negotiations with the Russians for...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 27, 2017

Whales and nets: Are entanglements on rise?

About eight whales a year in Alaska are freed from fishing nets, crab pot lines and other marine equipment that threaten the animals’ survival....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017

Young actors will bring 'Mr.Toad' to Life

This year’s Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory students will perform “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad,” inspired by the popular children’s...

 

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