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Hertz confronted adversity with optimism, faith

Erwin Hertz, a logger-turned-electrician who confronted hardship with optimism and faith, died...

 

Fort Seward's new art piece aims to slow sands of time

One of Haines’ newest public art pieces is an interactive work that combines glass, steel, stone and even the contemplative sands of time. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 13, 2016

Mountaintop weather station erected near 20 Mile

A weather station mounted on Mount Ripinsky last month is the second planted on local peaks in the past two months. A sophisticated, $175,000 station...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Weather station is installed on Mount Ripinsky

The Haines Borough’s first avalanche-oriented weather station is a couple weeks from going online. About 10 people climbed up Mount Ripinsky...

 

School-sanctioned hooky gets students outdoors

Haines High School students didn’t go to class Tuesday afternoon—and some of their teachers came with them. The school-sanctioned hooky was part...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    September 1, 2016

Glacier Bear runners to start season in Petersburg

The Haines Glacier Bears cross-country running team will run in Petersburg Saturday for a season opening invitational meet with area schools. Head...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 21, 2016

Cleanup at 7 Mile at $800K

The cost of cleanup at an unsanctioned rifle range at 7 Mile has reached $800,000 and will likely continue into next year, a U.S. Bureau of Land...

 

Rogers, Kemp win 4th events

Pounding foundation stakes in Skagway may have given him the edge in the Fourth of July spike-driving competition, carpenter Manual Rogers of Haines...

 

Duly Noted

A website through CaringBridge has been set up for Song Nash, who is receiving treatment for stomach cancer in Seattle, said wife Amy Nash....

 

New organizers needed for race

We wish to convey our thanks to the many people who over the last approximately 35 years have helped us with the July 4th Mount Ripinsky Race. The...

 

Duly Noted

Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 

4th of July Schedule

Saturday, July 2: Red, White & Blue Stroke Play Tournament, 10 a.m., Valley of the Eagles Golf Links Fire Department Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,... Full story

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2016

Glacier Bear track team attracts 16 athletes

Keri Ewing, Haines High School’s new track and field coach, says he’ll take his athletes to a Sitka meet April 29-30. Haines has skipped the meet...

 

George Meacock, 84, worked in construction

George Meacock Jr., 84, son of a prominent pioneering Haines family, died Feb. 17 at his home in Anc...

 

Duly Noted

After two weeks and 20 rounds of competition, the Tournament of the Readers concluded Monday in the Haines School gym. The undefeated Seahawks...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 4 A company requested police help with retrieving their property from another local business. An officer stood by in the area. Sunday, Ja...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 29, 2015

Senior Center out of money

By Karen Garcia The nonprofit organization that manages the Haines Senior Center is nearly broke. Senior Center and Senior Village manager Valery...

 

Quilters gave group 'amazing support'

We would like to thank the Ripinsky Rippers quilting group once again for their amazing support of Becky’s Place Haven of Hope, our local “safe...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 24, 2015

Clean-up at 7 Mile shooting site to cost $370K

The Bureau of Land Management this week started cleaning up the site of an illicit rifle range at 7 Mile, a $366,000 project aimed at removing soil...

 

Duly Noted

Lauren Rutland is the new Haines Dolphins swim coach. She and husband Ryan Rutland moved to Haines from outside Saginaw, Texas, with their three dogs,...

 

Duly Noted

Lauren Rutland is the new Haines Dolphins swim coach. She and husband Ryan Rutland moved to Haines from outside Saginaw, Texas, with their three dogs,...

 

Duly Noted

Sue Libenson this week attended the State Department-sponsored Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience...

 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 24 A caller reported a horse running loose on Small Tracts Road. The owner secured the horse. A person reported a brown bear floating on...

 

Duly Noted

Coleman Stanford and Amber Long were married July 25 at Coleman’s parents’ house at 27 Mile. Friend Ryan Hamilton officiated. Coleman’s parents...

 

Editorial

Haines Borough leaders – or citizens – would be wise to put this advisory question on the ballot for the October municipal election: “Do you...

 

Duly Noted

Kinsley Hope Alsup was born 8:14 a.m. July 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Athena and Jesse Alsup. Kinsley weighed 7 pounds, 15...

 

Residents revel; sun caps 4th festivities

“The Slayers,” a team of teenagers, upended perennial champion Kevin Shove’s squad in the Mad Raft Race and Chandler Kemp cruised to victory in...

 

Duly Noted

Over 25 relatives attended the three-day Chaffin family reunion, said Phyllis Sage, who hosted this year’s reunion. Family traveled from West...

 

Haines 4th of July Festivities

Oh, say can you see: Fireworks are back The rockets’ red glare returns this year with a fireworks display that will be shot off Port Chilkoot Dock s...

 

Rippers strike again

Sixteen years ago when the Bartlett Foundation was opening the doors of its new dorm facility for medical patients in Juneau, the Ripinsky Rippers...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Tlingit dance group revived

Former members of a Native dance group that disbanded in the 1990s have resurrected the group and are teaching traditional songs and dances weekly at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Legislator: Repeal program that funds artworks

The Alaska Legislature is considering eliminating a program that paid for much of the public art around Haines and provided work for local artists...

 

Wildlife wins and loses during a wet, warm winter

What does a warm, wet winter mean for the valley’s plants and animals? “Animals are designed for average conditions,” said Carl Koch, assistant...

 

Pillowcases added special touch to bags

Hospice of Haines graciously thanks the Ripinsky Rippers! Ladies, your beautiful, handmade pillowcases are a most appreciated addition to our Hope...

 

Musician, baker cooks up new home in Chilkat Valley

There was blue sky over the mountains and Fort Seward when Cambria Goodwin first arrived in Haines in September 2013. She was on her way from summer...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    News    December 4, 2014

Duly Noted

Former Haines public health nurse Vera Smith turned 100 on Nov. 24. She received cards from the White House and from former Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell,...

 

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 22 A caller on Piedad Road reported hearing gun shots. Police advised duck season was open and people were hunting near the river. A...

 

Duly Noted

The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 

Duly Noted

Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 

Soggy Independence Day celebration

The annual Mount Ripinsky Run was cancelled due to safety concerns following a two-inch rainfall, but many other Independence Day festivities went on...

 

Duly Noted

About 25 people enjoyed clear skies on the community hike up Mount Ripinsky Sunday. Organized by the Sheldon Museum, the hike was led by veteran...

 

Duly Noted

Haines High School’s class of 2014 celebrated with friends and family at Dalton City after graduation ceremonies. Christy Tengs Fowler performed...

 

Duly Noted

Isabella Frost Cheney was born 5:03 a.m. March 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Kathryn and Ted Cheney. She weighed 6 pounds, 1...

 

Police Report

Monday, Feb. 24         A local agency representative reported a theft of wood, then called back later to say the wood had been paid for....

 

Duly Noted

About $6,500 was raised for George Gates Haddock and family at Friday’s spaghetti dinner and auction at the American Legion Hall organized by the Ug...

 

State, borough crews battle local flooding

Heavy rains that fell on a record December snowfall Tuesday swamped streets and roads and swelled a creek that flooded a Beach Road home. “(Water)...

 

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 13   A caller reported a woman was sending him offensive text messages containing profanity and insults. Investigation is ongoing. A...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 12, 2013

Assembly designates beach non-motorized

The one-mile stretch of Chilkat River beach running from River Road to Carr’s Cove is officially closed to motorized use, including ATVs and snow...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

Warm weather ties records downtown

Snow in town by Halloween – at least a dusting – is shorthand for when winter starts in the Chilkat Valley. On Monday, not even the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Prohibit ATVs on popular beach?

The Haines Borough Planning Commission is recommending the assembly vote to prohibit motorized recreation – including ATVs and snowmachines –...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Faster service thrills cell phone users

The wait is over. As of Monday, AT&T customers in Haines have seen faster service on their cell phones in the form of 3G and 4G networks. Haines...

 

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 2 A caller reported he kicked a woman out of his house and wanted the matter documented. A person reported the float at the Chilkat Crui...

 

Duly Noted

Cullyn Smith of Portland, Ore., enjoyed a 10-day visit with grandparents Joe and Sue Poor. On his first visit to Alaska, the 16-year-old “just had...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    August 15, 2013

Chopper lifts hikers off Ripinsky flank

A Coast Guard helicopter lifted a Haines woman and her father off Mount Ripinsky 3:30 p.m. Tuesday after the pair spent a night lost on the mountain....

 

Duly Noted

Longtime resident Mickey Geary died Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. He was 84 and had been suffering from cancer. A memorial...

 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 12 A welfare check resulted in taking an ill man to the clinic. A caller reported “heavy marijuana usage” in the campground at Fort...

 

Thanks for creating holiday events

The Haines Chamber of Commerce appreciates all the volunteers who make the Fourth of July a spectacular success. Winners of the parade are: 1) Haines...

 

Duly Noted

Pearl Anne Elizabeth Marquardt was born 9:03 p.m. July 8 at Juneau’s Family Health and Birth Center. She measured 19.75 inches and weighed 6...

 

Results of holiday contests

Results are in from this year’s Fourth of July competitions. Mud volleyball consisted of 97 players, 15 teams, and 14 games. It concluded in a...

 

Duly Noted

Ron and Jacque Horn have returned from a trip with college friends David and Vicki Gresham to northwest Alaska to view and photograph the summer...

 

Sunshine brings out crowds on 4th

Another Chandler Kemp record in the the Mount Ripinsky Run and the longest parade in memory marked the 2013 Haines Independence Day celebration....

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    July 5, 2013

Duly Noted

Alexis Trout and Royce Dombrock of Haines were married Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Haines. Church elder Dave Berry...

 

Haines 4th of July Preview

For Independence Day 2013, Haines offers classic town events, plus some new ones. See you at the celebration! ____________________...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    June 13, 2013

Mountaineer Swift recounts early trail-maintenance efforts

There wasn’t much of a hiking culture when Paul Swift, 76, came to Haines in the early 1970s. “The town was geared to industry. Logging, mining...

 

'People' exhibit has room for more

We are almost half through the run of the Sheldon Museum’s “People of the Chilkat Valley” biography exhibit. We thank those who have sent or...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Highway pull-off to become trailhead parking

A roadside pull-off near 7 Mile Haines Highway will be fenced off and cleaned up this spring in preparation for its transformation into a parking...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    February 28, 2013

Wild Things

So far, 2013 has been an unusual year for wildlife. Some of the players are missing and others are acting like it is spring in February. Annie...

 

Duly Noted

Mario and Natalie Benassi won the Valentine’s kissing contest at the Pioneer Bar Saturday. They beat out son Josh Benassi and Cassie Miller, as well...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 14, 2013

Fixing 'slump' issues priced at $1.6 million

An engineering firm is recommending nearly $1.6 million in drainage improvements to address surface water issues that caused a slump and ground...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 17, 2013

Two dogs hit by arrows on hillside

A pet dog died and another was sent to Juneau for treatment after they were hit by arrows early this week in the same Mount Ripinsky hillside...

 

Haines politics provided edge for federal attorney

Juge Gregg, an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and professor of law at Stanford University, has been photographed in public places...

 

Duly Noted

A group of Haines High School alumni got together for a hike and snowshoe up Mount Ripinsky between Christmas and New Year’s. They included Fran...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 20, 2012

2012: The Year in Review

The earth moved in 2012 and the shift wasn’t only the “slump” on the side of Mount Ripinsky that cleaved a house and split Lutak Road....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 20, 2012

Holiday events: Reasons to get off sofa

The weather outside may be frightful, but there’s a slate of happenings to get one out of the house during the holidays. On Saturday, Dec. 22, the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 20, 2012

Museum hosts walks

The Sheldon Museum is hosting a series of walks around town, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. The walks offer an opportunity for residents to learn...

 

Editorial

A photo posted during her remembrance ceremony in August showed a teenage Harriett Jurgeleit and her younger sister hiking on a ridge of Mount Ripinsk...

 

Aukerman, 91, followed adventure to the end

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Life Center Tabernacle for Dick...

 

Harrington remembered for strong faith, warmth

Friends and family filled the Chilkat Center Saturday to remember Jan Harrington. Harrington, 62,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Expert says drainages ran together, triggered slump

As immediate measures to prevent further erosion of the slumping, Mount Ripinsky hillside, the Haines Borough will extend two drainage pipes,...

 

Duly Noted

A memorial service for lifelong resident Jan Harrington, 62, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center, followed by a luncheon at the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 20, 2012

Assembly to hear report on hill slide

Property owners and Haines Borough officials are set to question experts on a mystery that’s lingered for eight months and cost upwards of $100,000...

 

Thanks, AMG, for great adventures

Thank you Alaska Mountain Guides for taking us on great adventures. We had a lot of fun hiking Seduction Point, Mount Riley, and Mount Ripinsky, and...

 

Duly Noted

Hilma White, who helped establish the Hotel Halsingland and operated the Port Chilkoot Camper Park for decades, died Saturday at Haines Assisted Livin...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 5, 2012

Records fall in Mount Ripinsky run

Mount Ripinsky Run champion Chandler Kemp of Haines on Wednesday chopped a whopping 44 seconds off the race course record he set three years ago in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 28, 2012

Hikers use iPhone for Ripinsky rescue

A Haines search and rescue squad located two hikers lost on Mount Ripinsky and brought them down in a few hours Saturday, thanks to an iPhone that one...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 28, 2012

Bright object in sky leads to fire alarm

It’s a long-standing joke that the sun is a foreign object in Southeast Alaska and that its appearance makes residents cower. The joke came home las...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 28, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, June 25 Several bags of garbage were reported left out at a Barnett Drive residence and a bear got into one bag. Police were attempting to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Business Briefs

Inside Passage Quilting, a new shop near the cruise ship dock in Fort Seward, opened last month. Owner Linda Axsom said her business offers long-arm...

 

Duly Noted

Mary Price is home after six months spent in Anchorage recuperating from a broken hip and other complications. She’s “extremely happy to be...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 24, 2012

Draft slump report cites surface water

A draft engineering report says the Haines Borough should address surface water flows on the Mount Ripinsky hillside in response to a ground slump...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Borough drops ‘disaster’ for slump

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rescinded a February disaster declaration for sloughing of the Mount Ripinsky hillside at Lutak Road. Borough...

 

Ripinsky Romp

Laurie Dadourian and Sandy Barclay snowshoe down Mount Ripinsky recently....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Borough may drop disaster title for slump

The Haines Borough has been asked to rescind a request for a state emergency declaration related to sloughing of the Mount Ripinsky hillside at Lutak...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Season snow record set

If you notched a tree or took a photo of the high-snow mark five years ago, you may not believe it, but Haines has set an all-time record for a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 16, 2012

Hiking Buddies

Annie Boyce and Windsor the dog pause on the north summit of Mount Ripinsky on Feb. 7. Boyce, Paul...

 

Senior Center grateful for support

I am one of many seniors who want to thank Ripinsky Rippers for their very generous donations to Haines Senior Citizens Center, Inc to help keep the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2012

Andes climb aims to determine true height of grand peaks

Haines resident Chandler Kemp and a hiking buddy from Sitka are waiting to see if research they conducted a year ago resolves a decades-long debate...

 

Duly Noted

Stoli Antoanetova Lende and Nels Wolf Lynch were married Friday afternoon at the Chilkat Center, surrounded by family and friends. Don Nash served as... Full story

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2011

Chilkat Valley year in review

An assembly recall campaign and a new effort targeting underage drinking punctuated the year 2011 in the Chilkat Valley News. Extreme weather and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 8, 2011

High winds whip town

Three separate incidents of high winds since Nov. 28 knocked down trees, downed at least 14 sections of power lines, and blew out a landmark sign...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2011

National award for Ripinsky rescuers

The crew of the Coast Guard helicopter that plucked a Haines hiker from a Mount Ripinsky cliffside in January received a national award from the head...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 20, 2011

Rescued hiker returns to mountain, labor jobs

Ten months after breaking his back during a fall off Mount Ripinsky, Keith Hutchins has returned to the peak on regular hikes. A 41-year-old deckhand...

 

Duly Noted

Gunshots, thunder or explosives? Those were among theories circulating to explain a series of loud booms heard around town early Tuesday morning. As...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    August 4, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, August 1 A caller requested help contacting the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel to assist an elderly, sick cat. A caller reported locking their...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 28, 2011

Two wildfires reported Tuesday

Fire officials responded to two wildfires this week. A small fire at Taiyasanka Harbor was reported Tuesday morning, according to forester Roy...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 21, 2011

Rain, rain, don't stay away

Haines is not experiencing the usual and near-constant bouts of rain Southeast Alaska communities are known for in the summer. The National Weather...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2011

Town booms for festive Fourth of July

Fourth of July in Haines began with a chilly morning, blossomed into a bright, warm day and ended with a light drizzle as fireworks lit up the sky....

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 7, 2011

Holiday events "spectacular"

The Haines Chamber of Commerce greatly appreciates all the folks who helped make the Fourth of July events a spectacular success. We would like to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 14, 2011

Deep freeze: Frost line still down

A deep frost continues to hamper utility services around town. At least 18 water lines are frozen around town, Haines Borough water and sewer operator...

 

Signs more than a pole in ground; Finding way not so obvious to newcomers here

The Haines Borough Assembly in a 4-2 vote March 8 authorized $14,052 to MRV Architects of Juneau for final design on a signage project that aims to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 3, 2011

Winter low in white stuff

 Business has been slow at the town’s ski shop, following two months of low snowfall. "It’s more like a water-ski...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 20, 2011

Rescue chopper lost visibility against side of Ripinsky

As they lowered rescue swimmer Craig Powers 120 feet to pluck injured hiker Keith Hutchins off a Mount Ripinsky cliffside, U.S. Coast Guard crewmen lo...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 13, 2011

Rescued hiker recounts ordeal on Mt. Ripinsky

One day away from a two-week holiday in San Diego, Keith Hutchins was braced against a sheer face on Mount Ripinsky, playing mind games with himself...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    January 13, 2011

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 10 A caller reported a vehicle parked on Main Street that had been there longer than the one-hour time limit. An officer was advised and...

 

Rescuers reach for fallen Ripinsky hiker

A team from Haines and Skagway early today climbed within shouting distance of a fallen hiker who’d spent 12 hours braced against a tree on a...

 

Third 'Well and Fit' session starts Jan. 6

The third session of the Well and Fit Community Challenge will launch 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Haines School. "The overall goal is that...

 
 By CVN Staff    Blotter    December 2, 2010

Police Blotter

Sunday, Nov. 28 An officer responded to a call about a vehicle blocking traffic. Public works was advised of a call about a broken water line on First...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 18, 2010

Skiers to seek non-profit status; Ideas include Internet snow report, track-setting

The Haines Ski Club will incorporate as a non-profit and plans to post snow and trail conditions regularly on the Internet. Thirty-five residents...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 11, 2010

New ski trails will be topic Friday; Park ranger to address Ski Club; ski swap set for Dec. 4

Add new ski trails on state lands to the list of winter recreation opportunities in Haines. State park ranger Preston Kroes said he’ll be...

 

Duly Noted

Lexie DeWitt enjoyed a visit from her friend, Jill Heikel, who lives in Chelan, Wash. She timed her visit to arrive just as the sunny weather ended,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 5, 2010

Runners in training for cross-country

The Haines High School cross-country team started practicing this week. New head coach Liam Cassidy Tuesday led the squad through workouts that...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 15, 2010

Great traditions make a great town

The rain held off as 15 contestants turned out Saturday morning, July 3, for the 2010 Mount Ripinsky Race. Congratulations to winner 15-year-old...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 15, 2010

Police: Taser works on downtown bears But officer needs cover for safe use

 Local police have added a Taser to their tools for chasing off bears, but say there are limits on its use. Last year, Sgt. Jason Joel was at a...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 8, 2010

Fireworks brighten cloudy 4th

Cheers and car horns echoed across the Fort Seward waterfront following the finale of the biggest fireworks display in memory Sunday. "They were...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 8, 2010

Way to go, Haines, on Fourth celebration

The Haines Chamber of Commerce greatly appreciates all the folks who helped make the Fourth of July events a spectacular success. We would like to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Fourth show a blast to hail the past 100 years

A big fireworks show is set for the nation’s birthday party in Haines this weekend, enhanced to mark the 100th anniversary of municipal incorpor...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 1, 2010

Classmates running Division I collegiate track

Two former Haines High School classmates competing in Division I track say they’re achieving a childhood dream. Chandler Kemp, 20, runs indoor...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 24, 2010

Contractor cites progress at Lutak tank farm cleanup

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will return to a spot on the Mount Ripinsky hillside to remove a small amount of contaminated soil remaining from a...

 
 By CVN Staff    Opinion    June 17, 2010

Opinion

Our trails need help. Before the ascent of Patagonia and the remarkable marketing of the outdoors, there were relatively few hikers in Haines, and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 10, 2010

Group proposes pedestrian signs

A committee appointed to develop new pedestrian signs for the borough has determined 13 locations for them and as many as 21 landmarks they’ll...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 3, 2010

Blaze clues won't come from trail registers anymore

 Clues on the origin of the wildfire in Chilkat State Park near Seduction Point won’t be coming from the Seduction Point Trail register....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 3, 2010

Hikes offered

The borough’s Community Youth Development program and Alaska Mountain Guides are combining efforts to offer a summer hiking program. Hikes will...