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Articles from the February 7, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 7, 2019

Dunleavy's proposed cut could hurt school programs

Buying new equipment for the high school’s automotive vocational education classroom could be axed if Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposal to cut $20...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 7, 2019

Amazon collecting borough sales tax

Observant Haines shoppers have seen a 5.5 percent price increase to certain Amazon purchases after the company started charging borough sales tax on...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 7, 2019

Timber company wins $25,000 regional award

Haines sawmill owners Sylvia Heinz and Chad Bieberich won a $25,000 "Path to Prosperity" business co...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 7, 2019

Homeless duck claimed, named and thriving

A homeless Rouen duck was adopted Saturday into a flock of waterfowl and chickens, according to Haines Animal Rescue Kennel’s (HARK) Tracy...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 7, 2019

University to permit hunting on its land

The University of Alaska’s land management office is researching its land-use permitting process to allow hunting west of the Chilkat River, Univers... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 7, 2019

Area museums popular with state grantee

Three of the eight Alaska museums selected to receive money aimed at supporting local artists are... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 7, 2019

Fish and Game to study valley moose

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists will better understand the Chilkat Valley’s moose population after it begins a new capture and collar...

 

Army explodes mortar

The Haines Sheldon Museum opened its doors to the public last week after being closed for several days after a staff member found a WWII-era Japanese...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 7, 2019

Residents discuss future of $1.6 million golf course

Fifteen residents met to discuss forming a working group for keeping the Valley of the Eagles golf course property in community use after its sale....

 

Corrections

In the Jan. 17 story “New afterschool wrestling, boxing clubs popular with students” the CVN incorrectly named a $11,000 grant as a “Crossfit...

 

Dispense with tour permit code

Our tour companies don’t want to pay an increased permit fee to the Borough. Our borough set the permit fee to pay for the ‘administration’ of...

 

Face it, mining is a big risk to our valley

Another large metal mine tailings dam (MMTD) has failed, this one in Brazil—discharging 13 million cubic meters of pollution into the Paropeba River...

 

Let's get some straight answers

I’m concerned as to what can happen as a result of the new mine. What are the possible environmental impacts? Could the PR geologist(s) give us...

 

Gratitude for support and kindness

We would like to express our gratitude to Father Perry of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, The American Legion & Auxiliary, for assisting with...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines Triple Threat middle school basketball tournament went on although Juneau teams were unable to participate after Friday’s ferry...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 29 A 44 year old male was arrested on an outstanding $5,000 felony assault warrant and lodged at Haines Rural Jail Facility. A Second...

 

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