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Skits laugh at history

“Skits-O-Frenia – The Historical Hysterical Histrionics Skit Festival” will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center. The...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

'The Haines 50' on exhibit at museum

A new summer exhibit at the Haines Sheldon Museum packs the history of the Chilkat Valley into 50 objects, ranging from prehistoric fossils to the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 1, 2015

HARK, Sosa hit standoff in talks

Contract negotiations between the Haines Borough and Haines Animal Rescue Kennel ground to a halt last week, with the two sides blaming each other...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 6, 2015

Pet Duly Noted

Editor’s note: Reporter Eileen McIver has covered Duly Noted for the CVN this summer, but her real interest is animals. McIver is returning to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014

HARK board removes its executive director

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel is back to looking for a new executive director and animal control officer. The nonprofit recently fired executive...

 

Duly Noted

Phyllis Sage and Joanne Waterman were married on the Port Chilkoot Dock Tuesday afternoon. Magistrate John Hutchins officiated. John Hagen and...

 

Fair reports winners; sets annual meeting for Aug. 29

The Southeast Alaska State Fair will host its annual membership meeting 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at Harriett Hall, followed at 6 p.m. by an...

 

Duly Noted

Suzie Scollon was in town for a week to spread husband Ron’s ashes. She and Kathleen Menke chose a spot overlooking the Klehini River near a...

 

Talk on crowd-sourcing for non-profits

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation thanks Steve Vick for his excellent presentation on crowd-sourcing for nonprofits. Thanks also to the Haines...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    April 3, 2014

Wild Things

We have oodles of signs of spring in Haines. The daylight returns, the temperatures warm and, boom, the birds arrive, the bears come out, and the...

 

Thanks for help with pet fashion show

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all the community members, local dogs and volunteers who participated in our recent pet fashion...

 

Duly Noted

Jackie Haddock-Swift and Scott Brewington returned from their Las Vegas honeymoon, during which they stayed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, met a drug...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    March 20, 2014

Show will benefit animal clinic

Throw an outfit on your dog and help the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel build a veterinary clinic in Haines. HARK’s pet fashion show starts 6 p.m....

 

Thanks to volunteers at Winter Olympics

Thanks to all who participated Saturday in the 2014 Haines Winter Olympics at the fairgrounds. We had seven delicious chili cook-off entries, and...

 

Duly Noted

Bentley Thomas Baltzell was born 10:51 a.m. Feb. 19 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Hannah Dobbins and Dillon Baltzell. He...

 

Foundation grant boosts vet program

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its $800 grant that helped fund our Emergency...

 
 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...

 

Duly Noted

Pet owners brought dogs, cats and children to the Haines Senior Center Saturday for Haines Animal Rescue Kennel’s annual Pet Photos with Santa....

 

Duly Noted

Mark Brouwer was on an evening stroll in the Nevada desert Oct. 20 with wife Jennie and 3-month old daughter Anna when he felt a little jab on the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Borough's report upholds election

Mistakes were made during the Oct. 1 municipal election, but they were not egregious enough to warrant overturning the results and ordering a new...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Assembly lukewarm on manager finalists

The Haines Borough Assembly has whittled down a list of applicants for the manager position from 20 to four and will publicly conduct telephone...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Election contested; ejected ballots cited

Haines Borough school board candidate Ardy Miller filed paperwork Monday to contest the Oct. 1 municipal election. On the notice of election contest,...

 

Uglys installed fence at kennel

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank the Uglys of Haines for volunteering to help install the fence for our outdoor dog pen....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Setbacks idea hits resistance

The Haines Borough Planning Commission is trying to put setback limits on development in general use zones, but some assembly members are skeptical...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Yurts, wall tents, RVs get assembly's OK

People staying in yurts and wall tents can live there as long as they want, even though the Haines Borough Planning Commission would have it otherwise...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 29, 2013

No headhunting for manager job

The Haines Borough Assembly will not hire a headhunting firm to find the municipality’s next manager, but will instead conduct the hiring process it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 29, 2013

Personnel committee to get records issue

The Haines Borough Personnel Committee will take up the issue of whether to tighten public access to personnel records, including employee evaluations...

 

Benassi launches write-in campaign

Resident Mario Benassi on Monday filed notice of intent with the Haines Borough to run as a write-in candidate for a seat on the assembly. A...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 1, 2013

Two candidates for assembly, four to vie for school board

Despite a recent change in election procedures and exemption from state financial disclosure requirements, only two candidates filed to fill two...

 

SE State Fair preview

This weekend's annual 45th SE Fair offers classic fair events, plus some new ones. See you at the fair! Fair tunes range familiar to exotic Friday...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Police stir leash law discussion

Should the Haines Borough require dog owners to leash their four-legged friends while out in public? Haines Borough police are posing that question...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Assembly to consider raises Tuesday

Where an extra $151,000 for borough employee wages and benefits will come from is a concern for some assembly members, though Haines Borough manager M...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

'Corporate personhood' on agenda

The Haines contingent of “We the People” is pushing the Haines Borough assembly to pass an ordinance rejecting corporate personhood and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 11, 2013

Local candidate filing period open to July 26

Residents interested in running for Haines Borough Assembly or school board must declare their candidacy and file the appropriate paperwork by July...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 5, 2013

Assembly retains parking rules

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will have to go back to the drawing board to address parking requirements, as the assembly on June 25 struck...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 27, 2013

Borough adopts roster-style ballot

Elections for positions on the Haines Borough Assembly and school board will no longer pit candidate vs. candidate for specific seats. Mayor...

 

Borough may offer early retirement

The Haines Borough may offer an early retirement incentive program to its employees in order to recoup some of the lost funding from state and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Election ballot likely to change

The push to change local election procedures continues with the Haines Borough Assembly still split down the middle on whether to switch from a seat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 20, 2013

Borough to estimate cost of buried wires

During a special meeting convened Friday, the Haines Borough Assembly directed manager Mark Earnest to research cost estimates for burying power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Budget: $12.2 million, reduction in tax rates

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly approved its $12.2 million spending plan for the coming year Tuesday, including a reduction in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Manager contract talk heats up

Discussion of Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest’s contract became heated Monday, prompting an assembly member to request police presence at the...

 

Assistant conflict issue to get attorney review

 Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest said he is consulting with the borough attorney on whether assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 13, 2013

Effort looks at trapping rules in other towns

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee is moving forward with plans to regulate trapping in the townsite and will start by...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 6, 2013

Earnest contract talk Monday

The Haines Borough Personnel Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Monday to discuss manager Mark Earnest’s contract. The assembly voted at its Jan. 22...

 

Cozzi: Election change can't happen this year

Though Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel said she is pushing to get a change in election procedures in place for the October municipal ele...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Budget amended for museum, pool

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved changes to the manager’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, including keeping the pool open year...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

'Muniplex' plans discussed

Preliminary diagrams for a Haines Borough “muniplex” have sparked discussion among community leaders and members of the ad-hoc Master Plan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 30, 2013

Appeals board upholds most Canary valuations

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly acting as the Board of Equalization (BOE) May 21 slogged through the second round of appeals for nearly four...

 

Assemblyman Vick looks at town trapping

Haines Borough Assembly member Steve Vick is taking up the issue of trapping in the townsite at Thursday’s Government Affairs and Services...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 16, 2013

Election change hits assembly opposition

Haines Borough Assembly members on Tuesday pulled from the agenda an ordinance aimed at changing assembly and school board election procedures. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Police: Get rid of hybrid patrol cars

The Haines Borough Police Department is looking to replace two hybrid electric patrol vehicles purchased four years ago, due to concerns about their...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

BOE upholds 24 assessments

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly acting as the Board of Equalization (BOE) Monday upheld 24 property assessments recommended by contract...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 2, 2013

Recruiting firm may assist next chief hire

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest is looking into several headhunting firms to see if they might be up to the job of finding Haines a new police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 25, 2013

Panel seeks price tag on new muniplex

An ad-hoc committee charged with prioritizing the fate of public facilities in the Haines Borough is investigating how much it would cost to design an... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 25, 2013

Assembly scratches $2,300 for new chairs

For assembly members, sitting around at meetings won’t be getting any easier. Members on Tuesday narrowly struck $2,300 from next year’s borough... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 18, 2013

Lowe gets $53K in payout, paid leave

Haines Borough Police Chief Gary Lowe will receive three months of paid leave plus a $36,000 payout as part of a “negotiated separation... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 18, 2013

Assembly hears budget concerns

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday discussed potential ways to keep the pool open, including possibly raising fees or implementing a membership... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 11, 2013

Assembly plans overnight trip to Skagway

Haines Borough staff and assembly members are planning an overnight trip to Skagway April 26-27 to meet with regional leaders to discuss mutual... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Lowe put on leave; hearing planned

Haines Borough manager Mark Earnest placed police chief Gary Lowe on paid administrative leave Tuesday, making Sgt. Simon Ford acting chief. The assem...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Former bear monitor rejected for tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly denied a request Tuesday from former bear monitor Shannon Donahue to begin small-scale bear-viewing tours along the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 21, 2013

Union: Complaint mishandled

The union representative of Haines Borough workers this week said manager Mark Earnest has been “out of line” and not compliant with procedure in...

 

'Corrective action' for Lowe

The Haines Borough Assembly directed the manager during a March 12 special meeting to “apply corrective action” to address the assembly’s concer...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 14, 2013

Special meeting on Lowe Friday

Haines Borough Assembly members have called a special meeting to be held 5:30 p.m. Friday to discuss police chief Gary Lowe’s actions during the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 7, 2013

Manager reports on police chief

Haines Borough manager Mark Earnest reported Tuesday the results of his investigation into complaints made from within the police department against...

 

Borough's ferry plan response

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to establish an ad-hoc, three-person committee to follow issues related to the Alaska-class ferries,...

 

Heroes saved puppy caught in trap

I want to tell you a story about heroes. A 3-month-old puppy got caught in a trap for 12 days in subzero to 14-below weather. She’s two toes...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Borough reviews not done

Although required to by code, Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest has not provided for evaluations of employees since starting on the job three years...

 
 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...

 

Thanks for helping Winter Games

Thanks to all who attended the Haines Winter Olympic Games on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. Organizers might have wishe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Assembly to review executive sessions

A Jan. 22 closed-door meeting of the Haines Borough Assembly may have violated Alaska’s Open Meetings Act and borough code, according to borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 24, 2013

Earnest scores a 'satisfactory'

The Haines Borough Assembly gave manager Mark Earnest a “satisfactory” evaluation Tuesday, a decision that came during an executive session at a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 24, 2013

Mining trip: Necessary or junket?

Some Haines Borough officials are questioning whether the borough is spending its time and money wisely by sending three public officials to a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 17, 2013

Advisory committee elections scrutinized

Following an unusually large turn-out at the Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Committee’s Dec. 14 election, the Haines Borough assembly will recommend...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 17, 2013

Skaters mull improved, moved ice rink

A grant opportunity recently renewed the efforts of a local volunteer organization to move the ice rink from the fairgrounds to downtown, but board...

 
 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 20, 2012

Borough inks deal with mine firm

The Haines Borough Assembly took a step toward establishing Haines as a potential transshipment port for minerals when it voted during its Dec. 11...

 

Duly Noted

Haines bridge players caravanned to Whitehorse for a weekend tournament. John and Roger Schnabel, Sally and Bob Lix, Gregg Bigsby, Rob Miller, Jim...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 13, 2012

Private fix sought for junked vehicles

The Haines Borough could soon be partnering with a private business to solve towing, impoundment and junked-car related issues. The assembly voted...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 29, 2012

Car tax encounters opposition: Assembly wants more details on proposal

Haines Borough Assembly members and residents expressed misgivings about a proposed motor vehicle registration tax Tuesday. The assembly postponed a...

 

Volunteers made pet photos a success

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank “Santa Mike” for coming to town and posing with local area pets during this year’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 15, 2012

Owners puzzled by dog disappearances

A recent spate of missing dogs in Haines has owners wondering what happened to their canine companions. Nancy Coleman, who lives on Fourth Avenue,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 8, 2012

Assembly supports Earnest extension

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to extend manager Mark Earnest’s contract through July 2014 pending a “satisfactory” evaluation...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 8, 2012

Foundation awards $12K in local grants: Projects include school sign

Thanks to nearly $12,000 in grants awarded by the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation last week, nine local organizations have funding for projects...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 25, 2012

Heli-ski plan advances

The Haines Borough Assembly heard testimony from about six residents but made no substantive changes Tuesday to a revised heli-ski ordinance it...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 11, 2012

Earnest seeking contract to 2014

Casting a tie-breaking vote, Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott stopped an assembly motion Tuesday aimed at extending manager Mark Earnest’s contr...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 11, 2012

Revised heli-ski ordinance introduced

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday 4-2 to introduce an ordinance that would charge heli-ski companies a $5 per skier-day fee and allow fines...

 

Assembly goes to electronic meeting packets

Meeting packets are a thing of the past for the Haines Borough Assembly. Instead of reams of paper, assembly members now each get an iPad, a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 30, 2012

Financial disclosure language vexes assembly

A third and expected final public hearing on a proposed Haines Borough financial disclosure law for local leaders bogged down Tuesday when assembly me...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Assembly: No full income reporting

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday relaxed its proposed financial disclosure reporting regulations, eliminating a requirement that would have made...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 16, 2012

Borough, Kluwan at odds over taxes

The Haines Borough is countering a claim by Chilkat Indian Village that the tribe owes no taxes on the former Chilkat Cruises Dock that it bought...

 

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...

 

Winning dogs get on Main Stage

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank our sponsors and participants for helping make this years “Most Lovable Pet” contest such a...

 
 By T    News    July 26, 2012

Borough may buy lunches for seniors

At the urging of mayor Stephanie Scott, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday introduced an ordinance to spend $15,000 to restore the senior lunch...

 
 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...

 

HARK workers most compassionate

We would like to thank Tracy Mikowski and Steve Vick from the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel, two of the most compassionate people we know. While the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 28, 2012

Borough eyes Elks property

Facilities issues dominated Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting, where members voted to explore purchase of the Elks property, seek proposals...

 

First Pet Health Fair a success

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank all the participants and volunteers who helped make our first Pet Health Fair a success....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Earnest back on job; hiring process halted

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-1 Tuesday to retain manager Mark Earnest, reactivating a contract that gives him the borough’s top job for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 14, 2012

Assembly OKs $11.3 million budget

Haines Borough Assembly members Tuesday unanimously approved the government’s $11.3 million spending plan for the coming year. They raised the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 7, 2012

Assembly to revisit designation of former school lots

The Haines Borough Assembly last week reconsidered plans to proceed with the sale of lots formerly occupied by the primary school on Main Street....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 31, 2012

Pet health fair set June 9

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel is hosting a free health fair for pets on Saturday, June 9, at the ANB Hall. The 10 a.m.-1 p.m. event includes tips...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 31, 2012

No special election to fill vacant seats

A push by Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott to allow use of special elections to fill vacancies on the borough assembly died Tuesday after failing...

 

Brownies grateful for help with activities

The Haines Brownies would like to extend a big, heartfelt thank-you to many people and organizations for helping us have a great experience this...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 17, 2012

Assembly drops pay phone request

The Haines Borough Assembly last week hung up on a proposal to refer a discussion of pay phones to a committee. Newspaper editor Tom Morphet, at the r...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 17, 2012

Tax appeal board votes on 5 complaints

Members of the Haines Borough Assembly acting as the Board of Equalization lowered one property assessment and kept four the same April 30. Lack of...

 

HARK thankful for chain-link fence

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) is very appreciative of the recent donation of chain link fence that was behind the Thunderbird Motel. There...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 10, 2012

Borough grants may stay at 2011 levels

By Tom Morphet Facing a room full of advocates for local non-profit organizations, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday backed away from a manager’s...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Athletes shine on home track

The Haines High School track and field teams hosted their annual home meet last weekend. The...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 10, 2012

Economic development wording axed

Mayor Stephanie Scott on Tuesday broke a tie vote of the Haines Borough Assembly to adopt an ordinance that removes code language mandating the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 3, 2012

Assembly considers eliminating lobbyist

The Haines Borough Assembly members may eliminate or reduce spending on a Washington, D.C. lobbyist in the coming year. For at least the past four...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 3, 2012

Dogcatcher plucks orphaned seal from beach

Tracy Mikowski holds a degree in wildlife biology and knows animals found in the wild should be...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 3, 2012

Assembly advances fix for appointments

The Haines Borough Assembly last week introduced an ordinance that would require a simple majority vote of remaining members to fill assembly...

 

Borough economic office may be axed

By Krista Kielsmeier Haines Borough code mandates the municipality have a department of economic development and a director to lead it. “Despite...

 

Clean-up effort now three-pronged

The annual community clean-up offers residents three ways to help spruce up their community. It all starts Saturday, May 5, with a Cinco de Mayo...

 

'Master plan' would guide decisions on facilities

Add another plan to borough planning efforts. In addition to work on a comprehensive plan and a strategic plan, the Haines Borough is embarking on a...

 

'Pooper Troopers' sought

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel is organizing “Pooper Troopers” to participate in an upcoming community cleanup. HARK executive director Steve...

 

HARK volunteers booster dinner

I would like to thank everyone who turned out to help with the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel membership event. Thanks to Mario Benassi for the great...

 
 By Steve Vick    Letters    April 12, 2012

Dinner nets funds for furry friends

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all those who attended our annual member meeting and stir-fry dinner. The night was a great...

 

Assembly considers appointments

Members of the Haines Borough’s government affairs and services committee last week debated the role of special elections in filling assembly...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    April 5, 2012

Assembly wants to eBay equipment

Can the Haines Borough dispose of surplus equipment through an online auction site like eBay? As members of the Haines Borough Assembly on March 27 di...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 8, 2012

Troopers investigate cop's care of horses

The veterinarian who treated three ailing horses belonging to a Haines Borough police officer said the animals in mid-January were suffering...

 

HARK event offers to 'chip' dogs

“Pelly,” a husky mix that resident Marnie Hartman adopted in Whitehorse, Y.T., came with an implanted microchip that stored contact information...

 

Assembly OKs GPS spot checks

The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved an ordinance for spot checks of global positioning system data to monitor compliance with helicopter...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 8, 2012

Borough leaders nix trip to D.C. to lobby

A Haines Borough contingent won’t be making the trip to Washington, D.C., this spring. “There are so many things that need to be tended to here...

 

Kindness helps during difficult time

We would like to thank Steve Vick and HARK for all the support when Sky, our beloved dog, tangled with a moose last weekend. We would also like to...

 
 By Greg Podsiki    Letters    March 1, 2012

Alaskan women rock scavenger event

Geesh! I advertised,“Wanted: 36 Alaska Women,” and it worked. Well, I got 28 anyway. Seven, four-women teams shared a beautiful, sunny, winter...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 1, 2012

Hall challenges change in garbage contracting

An attorney for Community Waste Solutions this week said that state law doesn’t allow the Haines Borough to offer an exclusive contract for trash...

 

Pup dogged by cliff, gets helping hand

Despite his name and breed, Klondike, a Bernese Mountain Dog, found himself in a precarious...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 23, 2012

Briefs

Harbor policing ordinance clarified The Haines Borough Assembly last week removed the words “peace officer” from an ordinance to clarify...

 

Dog walkers braved winter

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to commend our crew of dedicated volunteer dog walkers for all their hard work this winter. Through...

 

Assembly leans to spot check heli-ski GPS data

Mayor Stephanie Scott on Tuesday twice broke tie votes of the Haines Borough Assembly regarding global positioning system data for helicopter skiing,...

 

Scott appoints six to task force for community center design

Mayor Stephanie Scott last month appointed six residents to a task force that will examine responses to a “request for qualifications” for...

 

Assembly wants more Chilkat Center options

The Haines Borough Assembly this week directed manager Mark Earnest to provide a report outlining options for maintenance and ownership of the...

 

Borough manager's contract extended

The Haines Borough Assembly approved an 18-month contract extension and 2 percent pay raise for borough manager Mark Earnest following an evaluation...

 

GPS data a trade secret? Heli-ski companies want coordinates to be confidential

The Haines Borough Assembly in a 4-2 vote Tuesday introduced an ordinance that would make global positioning system data for helicopter skiing...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 5, 2012

Assembly committee edges toward Center roof repair

A committee of the Haines Borough Assembly took a baby step toward funding a Chilkat Center roof repair at a Dec. 27 workshop. The borough recently...

 
 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 CVN Staff    Letters    December 8, 2011

HARK grant bought animal books

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) for their recent grant. Their $250 matching...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    November 24, 2011

Pets welcome Santa to town

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank Mike Howard for helping with photos of Santa with our local pets. It was a very fun event for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 10, 2011

Mayor lays down rules for meetings

Haines Borough meetings will get a new look – including increased opportunity for public comment and more assembly research in advance of...

 

Sign ordinance making way through assembly

An ordinance to permit off-premises or "sandwich" signs as a conditional use will go to the Haines Borough’s government affairs and...

 

Duly Noted

  Hazel Englund celebrated her 95th birthday in Anchorage with her daughter Jo Kauffman on Sept. 16. Hazel and daughter, Emily Zimbrich, drove...

 

Four approved for consulting pool

The Haines Borough Assembly last week voted 4-1 to authorize manager Mark Earnest to hire from a pool of four consultants for the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 3, 2011

HARK adds pet care services

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has recently added pet care services including vaccinations, broad-spectrum wormer and flea, tick and lice...

 

Assembly pencils in $30K for wrecks

The Haines Borough Assembly would spend up to $30,000 to remove and dispose of junk on a Small Tracts Road property under a "last resort"...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 20, 2011

Euthanasia clinic

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel will host a euthanasia training clinic Monday at the Chilkat Center. "It is one of the toughest jobs anyone can...

 

Group of 30 brainstorms future of Chilkat Center

The Haines Borough’s government affairs and services committee and about 30 residents on Tuesday brainstormed how to best manage and promote...

 

Assembly rejects allowing ATVs on roads

The Haines Borough Assembly in a 3-2 vote Tuesday ditched an often-delayed ordinance that would have permitted the operation of all-terrain vehicles...

 

Borough may reboot website

The Haines Borough is accepting proposals for website redesign and development through Friday, Nov. 4. "We want something that’s fast and m...

 

Members sought for port steering group

Borough manager Mark Earnest has recommended an 18-member Haines Port Development Steering Committee. "It’s an advisory group,"...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 6, 2011

Assembly considers economic non-profit

The Haines Borough’s government affairs and services committee has proposed forming a task force that would look into creating a nonprofit...

 

Assembly approves razing gym, school

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday turned down an eleventh-hour request to save the elementary school and gym, voting 5-0 for demolition....

 

Recall would oust Hoffman, Waterman

Voters Tuesday will decide whether Haines Borough Assembly members Daymond Hoffman and Joanne Waterman should be removed from office. Recall...

 

Lapp issue belies recall

Why vote no on the recall? As assembly member Scott Rossman says, "It’s ridiculous. I don’t support it. But I do support their right...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 15, 2011

Pair makes appeal for saving structure

A small group is making a last-ditch effort to save the former elementary school and gym, saying a July vote by the Haines Borough Assembly to...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    September 8, 2011

Vote 'no' on borough assembly recall

First: Better luck next time on the 1 percent. Right now the recall is more important. Representatives Daymond Hoffman, Joanne Waterman and Jerry...

 

Sheldon to replace 'ugly' carpet

According to Sheldon Museum director Jerrie Clarke, a $40,000 upgrade in the building will help guests "see the exhibits, not the carpet."...

 

Assembly sends recall effort to ballot

Haines Borough Assembly members Daymond Hoffman and Joanne Waterman on Tuesday joined in unanimous votes to put their own recall elections on the ball...

 

Borough to halt rec center study, pursue planning

The Haines Borough will halt a $14,442 study aimed at determining the need for a recreation center in Haines. Instead, the borough assembly will seek...

 

Assembly OKs SEABA permit

The Haines Borough Assembly on Aug. 9 unanimously renewed a commercial permit for Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures (SEABA), but members said th...

 

Voters won't get tourism tax issue; Rossman, Lapp, Waterman vote keeps question off October ballot

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday shot down a proposed ordinance to put the borough’s municipal sales tax designated for tourism promotion...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Letters    August 11, 2011

Election change doubles length of political season

A change in law approved by the Haines Borough Assembly last year effectively doubled the length of the municipal election season. Local politicians...

 

Dolphins hire new coach

Tyler Wyatt will make his first trip to Alaska later this month to start his job as the new head coach of the Haines Dolphins swim team....

 

Election lineup finalized; Smith and Hess vie for seat, again

The filing period for the Haines Borough’s October municipal election closed Friday, with contested races for mayor and the Haines Borough...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    August 4, 2011

Fair, HARK teamed up for raffle

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank the Southeast Alaska State Fair for helping us promote our scooter raffle. Your donation of a...

 

Vick spared from recall

Haines Borough clerk Julie Cozzi on July 21 rejected an application for the recall of assemblyman Steve Vick, on the recommendation of borough...

 

Recall effort initiated

Update, Thursday, July 21 4 p.m.: Haines borough clerk Julie Cozzi on Thursday afternoon rejected the application for the recall of assemblyman Steve...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

ABEF kids programs soar

Hats off to the American Bald Eagle Foundation for an awesome children’s program! As someone who has worked with youth in a variety of ways, I...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    July 21, 2011

Say no to recall effort

What a waste of time and energy. We’ve been there, done that, appealed all the way to the Alaska Supreme Court, divided the community, cost...

 

Rec center could make October ballot

A vote to measure demand for a community recreation center could join a potentially crowded ballot in October, but a decision on the future of the...

 

Is proposed ballot language too taxing for voters? Assembly considers wording for tour tax public vote

Shall a proposed Haines Borough ordinance that "eliminates the designation of one percent of borough-wide sales tax proceeds for use in tourism...

 

Assembly takes steps to put tour tax on ballot

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday showed support for placing the borough’s 1 percent municipal sales tax dedicated for tourism promotion...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 30, 2011

Vick did not vote to violate code

As a member of the borough assembly I have become accustomed to having my name associated with certain parts of the anatomy, eastern-block social agen...

 

Expert: Assembly violated code

According to a government specialist with the Alaska Division of Community and Regional Affairs, the Haines Borough Assembly "should have...

 

Open seat to be decided in vote; Assembly can't agree; one member suggests pulling name out of hat

After a two-hour stalemate and failed compromise Monday, the five remaining members of the Haines Borough Assembly ditched the appointment process to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 9, 2011

Rabbits on the run: Population booming

Burgeoning numbers of feral rabbits are munching local gardens and prompting calls to borough and animal control officials. Some residents, however,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 2, 2011

Doggone it! Burglars steal 2 dogs at HARK

Two apparent pranksters squeezed through a pet door to nab two dogs from the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel last week, then took the animals to a party,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 2, 2011

HARK thankful for donation from AML

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank Alaska Marine Lines (AML) for donating the shipping cost for the Honda Scooter we are raffling...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    June 2, 2011

Borough health costs up 18 percent

The Haines Borough will budget an additional $86,217 for employee health insurance costs in the upcoming fiscal year, an 18 percent increase from...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 19, 2011

Town's dedication makes Dolphins go

At the end of April, 15 Haines Dolphin Swim Team swimmers competed in the final swim meet of the season in Whitehorse. It has been a great season. We...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 19, 2011

Manager gets $6K salary increase

The Haines Borough’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes a $6,000 pay increase for borough manager Mark Earnest. Earnest will...

 

Duly Noted

Kinley Marie Bentz was born Thursday, May 5 to Tennie and Josh Bentz. Kinley weighed 8 lbs., 2 ozs., and measured 21 inches long. Tennie’s mom,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 12, 2011

Tax appeals: 32 get cut in assessments

Resident Dave Stickler’s Monday appearance before the Haines Borough Board of Equalization slashed $146,200 from the assessed value of a 25 Mile...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 12, 2011

Vick retires as Dolphins coach

Steve Vick wrapped up his Haines Dolphins swim team head coaching career last month in Whitehorse Y.T., at a meet open to rookies. Fifteen Dolphins ma...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    May 12, 2011

Borough to add utility job; discuss donations

The Haines Borough will be adding a new, full-time employee to be split between the borough’s water and sewer departments at a cost of $53,540,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    May 5, 2011

Assembly votes 4-2 for new signs

Haines Borough Assembly member Scott Rossman on April 26 again voiced his disapproval of awarding a contract to an out-of-town business for Haines sig...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2011

Energy group message valid again?

With the Haines Borough projecting more than a 30 percent increase in energy costs, the message of the Haines Borough Energy Sustainability...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 14, 2011

HARK appreciates business donations

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel (HARK) would like to thank the local businesses and individuals who helped support us during our recent membership...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2011

Tax, reserves slated to balance budget; Earnest presents spending plan

Haines Borough Assembly members got their first look at manager Mark Earnest’s budget for the coming year Tuesday. The $13.9 million borough...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    April 7, 2011

Couple helped swim team reach goals

As we come to the end of another season, the Haines Dolphins Swim Team would like to thank the community for their generous donations of time and...

 

Duly Noted

Four friends headed to Nome for the finish of the 2011 Iditarod. Bruce and Gail Gilbert were joined by Lucy Harrell and Diana Pyle. The four drove to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2011

Redistricting position gets 2nd look; Language about group's map raises questions

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-1 Tuesday in support of a redistricting plan that includes Haines and Skagway in a state House district with...

 

Swim-a-thon sets record

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team again have set records in their annual swim-a-thon fundraiser. “We raised $20,000 with a smaller team...

 

Borough seeks end of garbage contract; Assembly backs free-market tact

The Haines Borough is taking steps to dump its involvement in garbage collection. Haines Sanitation owner Tom Hall, who holds an exclusive contract...

 

Assembly reduces proposed hike in Lutak Dock rates

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday trimmed proposed rate increases for using Lutak Dock. Business representatives had met with borough manager...

 

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...

 

Skagway, Haines mull joint projects

Hydropower and transportation were two items on what Mayor Jan Hill called a "limitless" list of potential areas for collaboration between t...

 

Bradfords lead Dolphins' effort

The sibling duo of Casey Bradford, 13, and Brittney Bradford, 11, represented the Haines Dolphins swim team at a Fairbanks meet last weekend, and...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Swim-a-Thon Saturday

Next up for the Haines Dolphins Swim Team is Saturday’s annual Swim-a-Thon. From 9-11 a.m., kids will add up the total number of lengths they...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    March 3, 2011

Minutes for committee meetings?

Should records be kept of meetings of Haines Borough Assembly subcommittees, borough boards and other advisory groups to the local government? Bill...

 

Hamilton, St. Clair lead Dolphins

Blake Hamilton of the Haines Dolphins swim team placed third overall at the Great Alaska Open in Juneau last weekend. Hamilton, 18, was first in the...

 

Assembly advances 2,600 skier days

Following more than an hour of comments at a Haines Borough Assembly public hearing Tuesday, members advanced a revised helicopter skiing ordinance...

 

More skier days, 3rd operator proposed; Plan would up skier days to 2,600, incorporate 'photographer days'

Resident Rob Goldberg said he stopped answering his phone following a proposal to more than double the Haines Borough’s heli-skiing skier-day...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 10, 2011

Assembly OKs land sale talks

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to authorize manager Mark Earnest to negotiate with an upper valley church that wants to buy a two-acre...

 

Borough offered terms for Point

Owner Roger Beasley has offered the Haines Borough up to three acres at "Picture Point" and is willing to carry a note for the purchase...

 

Dolphins make mark at Games

The Haines Dolphins swim team had more than 30 participants in the annual Winter Games last weekend at the Haines swimming pool. "We measure...

 

Volunteers needed to host Winter Games

The Haines Dolphins swim team will host its annual Winter Games Jan. 21-23. Racing is scheduled to start 6 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 6, 2011

West side residents seek better water, rates

Former customers of Crystal Cathedrals Water and Sewer System say they want their old water source back and are skeptical of a new Haines Borough...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    January 6, 2011

Assembly adopts rogue tour rule

The Haines Borough Assembly on Dec. 28 approved an ordinance that creates a waiting period for tour applicants with dodgy histories and rejected a...

 

Carlson offered job as tourism director

Borough manager Mark Earnest has offered the tourism director position to a 2001 University of Alaska-Southeast graduate who worked as a naturalist fo...

 

Assembly ranks project priorities, delays heli-ski permit

The Haines Borough Assembly Dec. 14 approved resolutions that ranked 2011 federal and state legislative priorities. The capital budget priorities for...

 

Tour ordinance still dogs leaders

The Haines Borough Assembly on Nov. 30 again declined to adopt an ordinance that would deter "frivolous" applications for commercial tour...

 

Assembly tightens standards for candidates' residency

The Haines Borough Assembly has advanced to a third public hearing an ordinance to clarify borough election procedures and candidate residency...

 

St. Clair, Fowler set marks at Southeast Champs meet

The Haines Dolphins swim team had two competitors at the Southeast Champs meet Dec. 3-5 in Sitka, and both swimmers entered the maximum seven events....

 

Assembly OKs raise to $125 per meeting; Mayor to get $1,250 monthly

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday adopted an ordinance that will increase pay for the assembly and mayor. The change will cost the borough an...

 

Group: New roof for Chilkat Center urgent

Members of the Chilkat Center Advisory Board want the Haines Borough Assembly to commit to upgrades for the facility that was the focus of a 2008...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 25, 2010

New approach to local issues? Group seeks model outside of public meeting format

"Community Matters," a grant-funded effort launched by the public library to strengthen the community, is looking for a new model for...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 25, 2010

Bradford breaks 2 Dolphins records at Juneau meet

Casey Bradford set two more records in Juneau for the Haines Dolphins swim team before becoming a teenager. "He went into this meet (Nov. 12-14)...

 

Tour idea stymies assembly; Question is whether to place limits after permit denial

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday, Nov. 30, will hold a third public hearing for an ordinance that aims to limit repeat applications for...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 4, 2010

Forum elicits wide range of ideas

Thirty-seven residents turned out Oct. 28 for the second, library-sponsored forum on strengthening community. Their ideas for improving the town...

 

Assembly mulls new election rules

The Haines Borough Assembly will consider changes to election procedures aimed at resolving questions about candidate qualifications before –...

 

Assembly advances pay raise; Increase would cost $15K, including commissioners

The Haines Borough Assembly has introduced an ordinance that would increase pay for assembly members and Mayor Jan Hill. The assembly already has...

 

Assembly certifies Goodman election; Hess seeks legal advice on decision

Haines Borough Assembly candidate Karen Hess said she was consulting an attorney following a 4-2 assembly decision Tuesday to certify the election of...

 

Bear ordinance targets garbage

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday adopted a bear attraction nuisance ordinance that targets garbage but does not address fruit trees or livestock. H...

 

'Bear-proof,' fruit trees at issue in bear ordinance hearing

The Haines Borough assembly on Oct. 12 advanced a proposed bear attraction nuisance ordinance to a second public hearing, but members said they still...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 21, 2010

Assembly makes final tally of election

The Haines Borough Assembly met Oct. 12 to canvass the election held a week earlier. Voter turnout was 48.5 percent. The official results, including...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    October 14, 2010

Dolphins plan travel to 1st meet in Whitehorse

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team will make their season debut Oct. 22 in Whitehorse. Head coach Steve Vick said the squad has about 50 kids th...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 7, 2010

Vick, Goodman win votes for assembly; Hess says she'll contest result

Haines Borough voters chose incumbent Steve Vick over opponents Linda Geise and John Winge in a three-way race for the assembly Tuesday. Voters also c...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 7, 2010

Hearing set on bear ordinance

The Haines Borough assembly will hold a first public hearing on a proposed bear attraction nuisance at its Tuesday meeting. Residents can be fined up...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 30, 2010

Borough vote Tuesday

Haines Borough voters will elect two assembly members and three members to the borough school board in the municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 5. Three...

 

Best candidates consider views of all

As a father of two young boys, I am very interested in the long-term success of Haines. I define success as an effective, well-rounded school system,...

 

Candidates' community service shines

Steve Vick and Greg Goodman have a track record of serving community. While Vick advocates for youth as swim coach and preschool aide, Goodman has...

 

Criticism of candidate unfair

Leonard Dubber’s criticism of Steve Vick is unfair, and doesn’t tell the whole story. The boiler project for the Mosquito Lake School had...

 

Critical thinking is important

I am writing this letter in support of Steve Vick for borough assembly and am confident he will continue to represent the community of Haines with...

 

Re-elect Vick for sunny future

The youth of Haines are great! They deserve a great future. I believe Steve Vick is on the right track to assure the best future. Others I have...

 

Boiler approval a matter of timing

Leonard Dubber (letter CVN 9/23) is a hard-working member of the Energy Sustainability Commission (ESC). During his two years as an ESC commissioner,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Assembly moves on Picture Point

The Haines Borough on Tuesday voted 4-2 to authorize manager Mark Earnest to negotiate the purchase of all or a portion of Picture Point for up to...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    September 23, 2010

Meet the candidates

Candidates for Haines Borough Assembly will speak at three public gatherings in coming days. Incumbent Steve Vick, John Winge and Linda Geise are...

 

Vick values valley's peace and quiet

I am concerned about the regulation of the helicopter industry here in Haines. My sense is that many of the candidates who call themselves...

 

Vick votes against his own rhetoric

As a member of the Energy Sustainability Commission (ESC) and one interested in the late September political hype, I note some questionable actions...

 

Vick, Goodman worked hard

I’d like to urge everyone to consider voting for Greg Goodman and Steve Vick for Haines Borough Assembly.  Greg Goodman has lived in...

 

Goodman, Vick deserve vote

Steve Vick and Greg Goodman have served Haines with distinction. As a borough assemblyman, Steve has brought a thorough and thoughtful approach to a...

 

Duly Noted

Andrew Mark Koverdan arrived Sept. 3 to parents Alissa and Mark Koverdan. Andrew weighed 8 lbs., 9 ozs. and measured 21 inches. Andrew joins his...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 26, 2010

Assembly will pay for Mosquito Lake heat project

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday voted 5-1 to use $65,000 in borough funds to pay for the Mosquito Lake School heating system. Two-thirds of the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 26, 2010

Cone, Geise, Winge take on incumbents Ballot set for borough election

It’s looking like a lopsided race for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. Following Tuesday’s filing deadline for candidates,...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 19, 2010

Winge, Goodman seek assembly

Thinking about serving on the borough or school board? The filing deadline for candidates is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Required forms are available at the borou...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 5, 2010

Election season opens Geise seeks assembly seat

Two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly and three on the school board are up for grabs in the Oct. 5 municipal election. The candidate filing period...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    June 24, 2010

Have to leave to breathe dust-free air

During the Dust Bowl of 1935, approximately 7,000 people died of brown lung. In the "dust bowl" of 2010, what will the tally be? Paved...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 10, 2010

Fair gets borough funds for hall work Last-minute budget plea nets $175K

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved its $11.7 million budget for the coming year, including a $175,000 appropriation to the Southeast Alas...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 27, 2010

Assembly tempers talk on non-profits

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to fund hazardous waste collection for local businesses on a limited, trial basis and to increase grants to...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Hill breaks tie, rejects raises for borough leaders

The Haines Borough Assembly May 11 voted 4-3 against giving themselves a $50 per meeting raise, with a $500 per month raise for the mayor. Under the...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Assembly debates annual grants to non-profits

The Haines Borough Assembly May 25 is slated to adopt its $11 million operating and capital budget, and will consider amending it to include as much...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Election rule change fuels assembly spat

The Haines Borough Assembly last week tangled over a draft ordinance revising local election laws, sending the proposed law to its government...

 
 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Assembly OKs 10K pay hike for harbormaster

The Haines Borough Assembly Friday May 7 gave the borough manager the go-ahead to increase harbormaster pay by up to $10,000 to attract the...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    May 13, 2010

Amounts matter; Haines is unique

I’ve lived in Fairbanks 10 years and am in what may be a long process sorting out moving to Haines. I have subscribed to CVN since last Aug...