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Articles from the February 17, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 17, 2022

Could Lynn Canal support a squid fishery?

Lynn Canal fishermen might have an opportunity to diversify if a Juneau-based fishing charter and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 17, 2022

Residents identify ways to improve food system

About 20 Haines and Skagway residents brainstormed a vision for the future of food production in the upper Lynn Canal last weekend on Zoom, as part...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 17, 2022

Mud Bay event petition back up for discussion

The planning commission will discuss whether to prohibit event venues or allow them as a conditional use in the Mud Bay neighborhood if the assembly...

 

Lady Bears win hoops tournament in Tok

The Glacier Bears girls went undefeated at last weekend’s invitational hoops tournament, defeating their opponents by at least 20 points each game....

 

Protesters gather outside school to oppose mask mandate

A handful of protesters gathered in front of the Haines School every day this week, before and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 17, 2022

Couples celebrate low-key style Valentine's Day

Sheri and Craig Loomis, who have been married for 45 years, don’t make a big deal out of Valentine’s Day. But this year’s day of love came with...

 

Ferry system may reconsider charging more when ships are fuller

State ferry management said they are working to be more responsive to community and passenger concerns, including reconsidering the use of “dynamic...

 

Glacier Bears place third at tournament in Tok

The Haines Glacier Bear boys went 2-2 and placed third at the Tok tournament last weekend. The Glacier Bears took on Minto in their first game....

 

Lack of crew could keep Columbia unused

Unless the Alaska Marine Highway System can recruit enough workers by March 1 to restaff the unused Columbia, officials said the largest vessel in...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 17, 2022

Borough to move ahead with planning Mount Riley subdivision

About 35 rural lots northeast of Carr’s Cove could be on the market within a year or two. The parcels, each between one and three acres, would be...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 17, 2022

Port Chilkoot Co. awarded grant to repair historic hospital building

The Port Chilkoot Company was awarded a $27,000 matching grant from the U.S. National Park Service to restore the historic hospital building at Fort...

 

Borough revamps website

The Haines Borough gave its website a new look this month. Staff rolled out the updated site, which has a more modern look and a number of new...

 

It takes fortitude

It takes fortitude to be new in a community and expect that community will change everything to fit your personal desires. George...

 

If you love salmon, kill the mine

If we lived in the Atacama Desert, I’d be a pro miner. But, we don’t. We live in a coastal wetland. Water vectors are everywhere. Disturb the...

 

Remodels could increase available rentals

We’ve been hearing for some time about Haines’ problems with losing population, and that one way to address this is to encourage subdivisions via...

 

Clarifying the "Yurt Ordinance"

Since the 1960’s Haines has not allowed mobile homes or RVs as residences outside of permitted mobile home or RV parks.  Why?  Because they do...

 

A response to Art Woodard's column

I am sympathetic to Mr. Woodard’s view and while he undoubtedly makes great points (in the Feb. 3rd issue of the CVN) about the power and...

 

Haines school gives students normalcy

I have eight grandchildren in the public school system across the country. They have all experienced the loss of what a “normal” school year once...

 

Picketing at school is inappropriate

Picketing in front of our school all week? Really? I am disgusted and feel only embarrassment for you people. Shame on you for attempting to make our...

 

Duly Noted

Welcome to the world Luck Michael Reeves. Luck was born 9:04 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12 to Grace Lambert and Joseph Reeves at Juneau’s Bartlett...

 

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