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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014 

Five candidates seek 2 seats on assembly

As of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, five candidates had filed for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. Residents Jerry Erny, Ron Jackson,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014 

Locals buck state trend on oil vote

In Tuesday’s primary election, Chilkat Valley voters overwhelmingly supported repealing the state’s oil tax structure, diverging from voters state...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014 

Festival is Klukwan's blueberry celebration

Klukwan’s second annual Blueberry Festival kicks off at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, with new games and workshops designed to celebrate the berries....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 21, 2014 

Man says trooper case linked to sale of house

A Lutak man who was charged with falsifying his residency for fishing and hunting privileges said this week that wildlife trooper Ken VanSpronsen...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Haines School starts; 250 students

Students showing up at Haines School Wednesday stopped for photos with the new mural painted near the school’s Main Street entrance. “It’s...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014 

Pool, locker rooms removed from bonding effort

Voters likely won’t get to decide this year whether they want to bond for $784,000 in repairs to the Haines High School locker rooms. The Haines...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Marijuana meetings scheduled next week

Marijuana legalization will be the subject of two meetings next week in advance of an upcoming statewide vote on whether to legalize its recreational...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 21, 2014 

Festival highlights bear etiquette

Pepper spray is more effective during encounters with bears than guns, in part because most people aren’t ready to use a gun when a bear approaches,...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

'White Fang Night'

The second annual celebration of “White Fang” will include storytelling about the making of the film in Haines, 3 p.m. Aug. 30 at Dalton City’s...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Senior lunches to extend 5 days

The Haines Senior Center meals and transportation program will return to five-day service this fall, thanks to a grant secured through the Chilkoot In...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Correction

A story in last week’s CVN about a cannery class erroneously reported students must buy a $100 book and pay a transporation fee. The book and fee...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a canoe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Trailer-bicycle collision to bring felony charge

A Haines man faces a felony assault charge after the trailer he was towing broke loose, seriously injuring a bicyclist near 5.5 Mile Lutak Road....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Voters to decide oil tax in Tuesday's election

In Tuesday’s primary election, Alaskans will be asked whether the state should repeal a recently-passed bill granting tax breaks to oil companies....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Bear festival ready to go, with or without star attractions

On the eve of the Chilkat Valley’s first bear festival, one group of guests was conspicuous by its absence early this week: bears. “The bears...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Veterans move in to Soboleff-McRae home

Tom Stevens can’t hunt rabbits out his back door anymore and he needs a new hobby to fill the time he once spent bringing in firewood. But he’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Public seeks rental of Chilkat State Park cabin

The Chilkat State Park cabin that houses the park’s host in the summer could soon become available for public use during the off-season. The Parks...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Class to document historic cannery sites

Haines-based archaeologist Anastasia Wiley will lead a class documenting remains of seven or more local canneries Aug. 19-Sept. 11. The class will...

 

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