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Articles from the May 10, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Vintage cognac a boon to Hospice of Haines fundraiser

As residents across Haines unburied and dusted off belongings to donate to the annual Hospice of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly snubs law enforcement reality TV porposal

The Haines Borough Assembly quashed a request from a reality television producer to film a show centered around the Haines Police Department. Engel En...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly stops new tours in Chilkoot

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to stop issuing new tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor and prohibit permit-holders from transferring their pe...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Timber sale meeting gets dramatic in Chilkat Center

About 100 residents attended the University of Alaska’s meeting Wednesday at the Chilkat Center to address the negotiated timber sale on about...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly debates budget details

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed and made amendments to the $13.3 million 2019 fiscal year budget Tuesday—which included voting to allow...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Homeschooling topic of joint meeting

The Haines Borough School District is taking strides to foster an inclusive relationship with roughly 50 homeschool students in the valley. As school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

School board changes administration staff

The Haines Borough School District will restructure its administrative staff to improve efficiency and save money. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Track team kicks off first meet in Juneau

The Haines High School track team got a running start to their season in Juneau last weekend and now is gearing up for a home meet. Freshman Mark...

 

Little League starts Saturday

Haines Little League sprouted back up this spring after about a five-year slump. Organizer and A’s team manager Anne Fossman said she wanted kids...

 

Correction

In last week’s edition of the CVN in an article with the headline, “Ward victim takes active role in healing,” Craig Loomis’ phone number was... Full story

 

Morgan valued humor, Tlingit identity

A memorial service for Albert Morgan (Kichgaaw E'esh, Killerwhale Fin House Klukwan) will be held... Full story

 

It has been adequately explained

It is my duty to correct the assertion by Assembly member Tom Morphet in his paid commentary (April 26, page 6) that the story of a citizens...

 

Clarifying my chinook comment

In last week’s CVN article, “Board asks Klukwan to pull nets during king salmon peak,” I was shocked to read my quote from the April 26 Upper...

 

Symposium was safe and successful

The week that began on April 16, marked Haines as the safest place to be in SE Alaska when Southeast Region EMS Council (SEREMS) of Sitka conducted...

 

Let's conserve what we have left

Born in Wrangell, I’ve spent 58 of my 67 years in Haines. Our valley has changed and it’ll never be like it “used to be.” But we can keep it t...

 

Ballers played for a playground

Klukwan School would like to thank the many community members who joined us to “play for a playground” at our three on three basketball...

 

What have the 'greenies' produced?

Great commentary by Joe Poor. He is right on the mark with his comments. What bothers me the most about these utopian dreamers ...

 

Debris disposal raises questions

Considering the contentious issues and sensitive conversations regarding the Chilkat River and the valley, as a whole, it would seem a discerning choi...

 

Mill at home, keep logs local

If the University of Alaska is going to cut its timber here in Haines, those trees should be milled here in Haines. If the logs leave on ships, we...

 

Rummagers and generosity filled the hall

Thank you to everyone who donated items to the Hospice Rummage Sale. We know many worked hard to collect things to donate and to filter out the less...

 

Fishing ripples through the economy

The commercial fishing fleet is gearing up for another season of production, as we have been doing in Haines for more than 100 years. According to...

 

Duly Noted

Haines School Principal Rene Martin was named Region Five Principal of the Year. All of her colleagues from Southeast Alaska nominated her for the...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, May 1 A civil packet was served on a resident of Helms Loop. A ring found near 1 Mile Haines Highway was turned in to police. Wednesday, May... Full story

 

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