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Assembly may hold town hall on role of borough manager

The public may have an opportunity to weigh in on the Haines Borough’s next manager. After a meeting July 1, the assembly’s personnel committee...

Skagway residents line up for first $1,000 CARES Act checks

Alaska cities and boroughs are still figuring out how to spend the $569 million in federal CARES Act funding coming their way from the state ...

School proposes in-person classes, shortened days for upcoming year

The Haines Borough School District has developed a tentative COVID-19 mitigation plan for the upcoming school year including in-person classes,...

Fishermen have until Aug. 8 to apply for improved federal loan program

The U.S. Small Business Administration has reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to new loan applicants, while a recent change amends the...

Matanuska back in service after 6 months

Alaska state ferry service is getting closer to normal, even though passenger loads are far from normal. Even the Matanuska, the oldest operating...

No market demand for more barite

In the July 2 CVN, Dave Werner wrote a letter to the editor asserting that mine industry expert Jim Kuipers’ analysis of Constantine Metal...

Thanks to all for Fourth of July

The Fourth of July at Fort Seward continued this year with many thanks to Jim Shook, for blasting the cannon with the fundraising panties a record...

People should speak up on manager firing

Many people, including myself, were taken aback by the firing of Debra Schnabel as borough manager. We (I) thought she was doing a great job. I...

Museum board made a costly mistake

Really? No manager? That’s one story. Now, no museum director? Are we trying to save money or resign the museum to a slow decline? I don’t think...

Chiropractor, musician remembered as generous

Dr. Robert Bruce Hanes, a chiropractor who practiced in Haines for about 10 years, died June 6 at...

History buff Alan Traut dies at 73

Friends and family members this week remembered Alan Traut as a strong-willed history buff,...

Duly Noted

Carlee Mae Heinmiller, Haines High School 2010 alum, and William Young were married just outside Fort Collins, Colorado, on June 27. Although they...

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Church Services Directory

Chilkat Valley Baptist Church 614 Main Street Pastor Royce L. McCoy Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Sunday School and Worship, 6 p.m. Worship Service Wednesday:...

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