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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015 

Chilkat weaving gifted to museum

An Arkansas woman has given the Sheldon Museum a child-size Chilkat blanket apparently woven by a local Native woman in 1916, a donation that museum...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015 

Distillery, ski factory win top awards

Two fledgling Haines manufacturers have won the top awards at Sealaska’s second Path to Prosperity competition, each netting $40,000 for technical...

 
 By Kari Nielsen    News    January 29, 2015 

Dusty Trails will get $2 million makeover

Dusty Trails Affordable Housing is getting a new owner – and a facelift. The nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul of Juneau and its partner GMD...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Benner to leave harbor; calls for PC Dock fee hike

Haines Borough harbormaster Phil Benner has submitted his resignation to manager David Sosa, citing personal reasons and a need to be closer to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Assemble: No to proposal to protect harbor workers

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday voted down a resolution that would have supported extra protections for the harbormaster and harbor employees....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Borough's median age: 48.5

The Haines Borough’s population grew by 10 people last year, and recently-released state statistics indicate the municipality also retained its titl...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Tai Chi, sushi classes

The school’s Community Education program is offering upcoming classes in sushi making and Tai Chi. Resident Marilyn Harrold will offer Tai Chi, an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Residents celebrate, fret decision to halt Juneau road

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s recent decision to halt the Juneau Access project has some residents hopeful the new administration will pull the plug...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Kingfisher sent for treatment

A belted kingfisher found at the Small Boat Harbor is on his way to an Anchorage bird hospital. Fisherman Norman Hughes said he found the crested...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Sonar fish camera slated for cut

A $100,000 sonar camera installed at the Chilkat Lake weir since 2008 will likely be mothballed this year by the Department of Fish and Game due to...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Mosquito Lake advocates say they have 6 students

Advocates for Mosquito Lake School this week said they had six students committed to attending the school next year, but haven’t abandoned hope of r...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Rain sets record for January

Last week’s formidable rainstorm helped push total precipitation in Haines to a new January record, according to the National Weather Service. Just...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Swimming, hoops on weekend docket

Even with the Haines High School basketball teams out of town for a second consecutive weekend, the school grounds will be packed with activities...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

What's the buzz? Scooter rentals planned

A Texas businessman is looking to provide a new mode of transportation for Haines tourists who aren’t interested in cycling and don’t want to...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Swinton earns MVP at Cordova tourney

Haines High School junior Kayley Swinton earned MVP honors at a Cordova basketball tournament last weekend. “It was a great team effort to help plac...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015 

Equipment lot draws criticism

Is storing heavy equipment an industrial use or a commercial one? That was a question raised at the Haines Borough Planning Commission Jan.15 by...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Corrections

The CVN last week reported Timmy Banks was charged with driving with a revoked license. Banks was charged with driving with an expired...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

DDF team heading into season finale

Though the Haines Drama, Debate and Forensics team may have lost momentum due to missed competitions and practices over the holidays, coach Amanda...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Architect brought zeal to efforts

Last spring, Sue Luescher hosted the inaugural River Talk storytelling program at the Chilkat Center. The first River Talk of this season was held...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Pastor built church, local health clinic

 Port Chilkoot Bible Church founding pastor and local builder Wendell J. Terwilliger, 87, died at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Last call: state to close bars on ferries

It’s closing time for the bars on the state’s ferries. The Department of Transportation this week said it will begin the process of closing all...

 

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