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Articles from the May 9, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 9, 2019

Federal law threatens Native seal hunting rights

It was a flat, calm day on the water sixteen years ago when father and son Wayne and Steven Price...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Lighthouse remodel looking brighter

A two decade effort to save Alaska’s oldest lighthouse on Eldred Rock is about to clear one of its greatest hurdles. This week, the Haines-founded...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    May 9, 2019

The budget numbers look bad for the ferry system

It’s looking likely that the state ferries will have to operate on less funding in the next fiscal year as Alaska lawmakers near the end of the...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Women's choir rallies for ferries

Eight members of the Haines A Cappella Women's Choir donned sailors' caps and belted out "Ferryboat...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 9, 2019

Constantine briefs assembly on tunnel permit applications

In an effort to refine its understanding of mineral copper, zinc, silver, gold and barite deposits at the Palmer Project, mining exploration company...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Publisher's note: Haines in Color

The CVN has switched printers, a change that will bring our readers front- and back-page color printing every week. The format of the paper has also...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Would a wood chipper boost the economy?

As the Haines Borough explores the option of heating public buildings using wood-burning biomass boilers, instead of the diesel fuel that has...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Assembly to consider permit requirement for site development on private property

The borough’s Government Affairs and Services Committee was divided, but ultimately advanced an ordinance proposed by the planning commission that...

 
 By Lexie DeWitt    Duly Noted    May 9, 2019

Duly Noted

Haines graduate Royal Henderson has graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law. He plans to return home for eight weeks to study for the...

 

Our assembly represents themselves

During my career I have written and implemented economic development plans. I have had councils that were supportive and some not so supportive, but,...

 

Kudos to the Haines School music program

No words—even well-chosen words—could do justice to the impressive school concert performed May 1 at the Chilkat Center.  The musicians...

 

Pride of ownership isn't clear cut

In 2010 as a first-time homebuyer with a foreclosure house on Deishu, I wanted to work with the local insurance agent, but couldn’t for a very...

 

Mining advances civilization

How important is mining for civilization? Thousands of years ago copper ore was work hardened to form crude tools. Much later copper was alloyed with...

 

Thanks for making Haines cleaner

The Earth Day Ad Hoc Committee would like to thank the many who helped our community Earth Day events to succeed! The community cleanups, the...

 

Thanks to our woodworking students

Community-Built continues to build community! Haines Woman’s Club would like to recognize HBSD Shop teacher Darwin Feakes and his students for...

 

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