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Articles from the May 13, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 13, 2021

Recovery group asks borough's help with debris disposal

Residents impacted by December flooding and landslides are struggling to afford the cost of debris disposal, which isn’t covered by the state’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Assembly adds nonprofit funding to budget

Funding for the Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) and the Southeast Alaska State Fair have been added to the Haines Borough’s budget...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 13, 2021

Bald Eagle Foundation nixes planting in Henderson Field

By Kyle Clayton Citing erosion and the possibilities of contamination stemming from December floods, the American Bald Eagle Foundation board won’t...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Haines borough becomes Second Amendment Sanctuary

Haines Borough has joined an ever-growing list of municipalities nationwide vowing to uphold the Second Amendment in the event the federal government...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 13, 2021

Chilkoot River eulachon run yet to materialize

The Chilkoot River eulachon run has yet to materialize and could be the lowest on record since Chilkoot Indian Association and Takshanuk Watershed...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Borough presents plan for new public safety building

A brand-new public safety building on undeveloped property adjacent to the current facility is the best option for replacing the crumbling piece of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

AP&T to move forward with Skagway cable replacement

Alaska Power & Telephone (AP&T) is one step closer to replacing the damaged power and fiber optic cable connecting its Kasidaya hydropower plant, and...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 13, 2021

Its a Go on 2021 Southeast Alaska State Fair

The Southeast Alaska State Fair board approved plans for a summer fair. It will be held in the Haines fairgrounds July 29 to Aug. 1. The fair will...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 13, 2021

Haines track team sets records at Juneau meet

Senior Haley Boron set a new 100-meter school record at the Juneau track meet May 7-8. Boron ran a personal best of 13.27 seconds. The previous record...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Bear kills two tamed moose

A male brown bear killed two tamed moose at the Kroschel Wildlife Center on May 5, the town's first...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Beach Road residents could be six weeks out from a return home

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a short-term access plan for Beach Road aimed at balancing residents’ desire to return home with the desire to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Assembly considers police overtime hour increase

The Haines Borough Assembly took no action on several police budget-related amendments at a meeting Tuesday, despite discussion at a budget Committee...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    May 13, 2021

Follow the laws, but fix them when they don't work

Consistency is a good thing, whether it’s parents applying rules to their children or elected officials following the law. Inconsistency can mean...

 

You belong here

Thanks to everyone who attended the Mosquito Lake Community Center’s Open House. Our aim was to showcase our programs, encourage involvement and...

 

Haines' double standard

In the past couple weeks, I’ve noticed lots of locals telling everyone how bad DOWA, and the possibility of the Palmer project turning into a mine...

 

May want to look at eating fish differently

I have eaten my share of fish. But I’m now realizing our fish stocks are declining rapidly worldwide. The main reason for the decline of worldwide...

 

I appreciate Andriesen's wisdom

I am writing to comment on Lydia Andriesen’s essay printed in the May 6, 2021 issue of the CVN. My purpose in this letter to the editor is not to...

 

Awed and humbled

When Hospice of Haines realized that COVID-19 restrictions would make our annual spring rummage extravaganza at the fairgrounds impossible for the...

 

Second Amendment Resolution is fear based

At the most recent borough assembly meeting, the assembly interpreted the second amendment in their own way. The whole proceeding reminded me of...

 

Duly Noted

Nine-year-old Asher Jimenez was walking home at 10 a.m. on Sunday when he cut through the school playground and encountered a bear running at him. Gab...

 

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