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Articles from the June 3, 2021 edition

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 By Avery Williamson    News    June 3, 2021

Track team receives 9 medals from state meet

The Haines track and field team won nine medals at the Alaska state meet in Anchorage on May 28 and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 3, 2021

Lani Hotch's robes part of Native textile exhibit at Alaska State museum

Master weaver and Klukwan resident Lani Hotch helped curate a new exhibit at the Alaska State...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

U.S. Senators renew push for landless tribe settlement

Alaska’s U.S. Senators are planning to reintroduce legislation that would allow Native Alaskans in Haines, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 3, 2021

Lower 48 volunteers assist with storm cleanup

Five volunteers from a Lutheran Church in Tuscon, Arizona recently wrapped up a two-week trip to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

PHAC: Abandon old Lutak Dock repair plan

The Haines Borough Port and Harbor Advisory Committee (PHAC) is recommending the assembly abandon current Lutak Dock plans and pursue funding for a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

Haines Real Estate owner to become borough planner

Newly hired Haines Borough planner Dave Long begins work on June 14. Long, who co-owns Haines Real Estate with his wife Pam, will distance himself...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

Borough finances better than expected

The Haines Borough areawide general fund is earning more and spending less than budgeted this fiscal year, according to a recent financial report for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

Borough resumes Beach Road fire and ambulance service

Emergency services have been restored to Beach Road, bringing residents one step closer to returning to homes. Haines Borough interim manager Alekka...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 3, 2021

Federal program offers hope for Beach Road buyouts

A FEMA program might help Beach Road residents who want disaster relief funding to buyout their homes, but it will likely take several years before...

 

Port Chilkoot Company to auction storage items

The Port Chilkoot Company will be auctioning off items dating back to the 1940s that have been stored in the Fort Seward barracks building. Auction...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

Last large cruise line cancels

Hope for large cruise ship visits in Haines this summer was short-lived. Last week, president Joe Biden signed a bill temporarily exempting...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

GAS Committee reimagines nonprofit funding process

The Haines Borough Assembly is in the early stages of revamping its nonprofit funding program. Under a proposal assembly member Caitie Kirby...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 3, 2021

Legislature hung up budget dividend negotiations

Setting the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund dividend — and deciding on how to pay the cost — continues to hold up agreement on a state...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 3, 2021

Henderson field soil samples show low levels of contaminants

Test results from the Henderson field where community gardeners and the farm Foundroot grow vegetables have come back showing a low level of diesel,...

 

DOWA operates in the shadows

The writing is on the wall as clearly as the slick PR piece in last week’s CV News by the anonymous Japanese corporation DOWA and the Canadian...

 

Public should benefit from resource extraction

I’m a commercial fisherman, and my industry pays a 3% severance tax, called the landing tax. I’ve never worried about it too much. I’m taking a...

 

Thanks for making a splash

Thanks to Howsers, Mountain Market and Joanie Wagner for helping sponsor Saturday’s Pool Palooza. We fed more than 80 swimmers and raised more than...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Sportsman’s Association recently awarded influential members with the lifetime membership honor. Association’s President Russ Byerly said,...

 

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