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Articles from the June 23, 2022 edition

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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 23, 2022

Worker shortages a tough order to handle for Haines restaurants

Worker shortages are making it hard for some restaurant owners to open as much as they want, even...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

Gas surges toward $7 per gallon

Unleaded gas surged to nearly $7 a gallon this week at the two stations in Haines — the highest price in recent memory. Prices jumped about a...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 23, 2022

Covid vaccinations available for youngest children next week

The SEARHC Haines Health Center will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines on June 30 to children from 6 months to 5 years of age. Weekly clinics will be...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

Excursion Inlet residents split over potential harbor upgrade

The roads in Excursion Inlet have a lot of potholes, and the boat harbor has few pilings. But not all upgrades would be welcomed by all local resident...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

Country music star strikes a chord as Seaplanes pilot

Next time you're on a flight to or from Juneau, your pilot might be a country music star. Sam Riggs,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2022

Southeast State Fair lines up diverse music

Sounds ranging from house music banjo to pre-teen rockers will share the stage with some bigger acts from Alaska and the Pacific Northwest during the...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    June 23, 2022

Alaska state ferry system returns to Prince Rupert after long absence

Alaska state ferry service between Ketchikan and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, resumed this week, after an almost-three-year absence from the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

Constantine hires new manager to run mining exploration project

An engineer at a gold mine near Fairbanks will serve as the next manager of the Palmer Project, the exploratory mixed-metals mining operation...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 23, 2022

Gross drop out from U.S. House election

Former Republican Gov. Sarah Palin won the statewide count in the June 11 special primary election, but former Bethel Democratic state Rep. Mary...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

AMG owners purchase jetboat tour company

Sean Gaffney and Eli Fierer, co-owners of Chilkat Guides and Alaska Mountain Guides (AMG), took control of another major local tour operator this...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

Haines Hot Shots return to state after 2-year hiatus from tournament

Two members of the Haines Hot Shots fired their way to the top four of their age brackets at a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2022

Artists get ready for First Friday on July 1

Photos, artwork and the opportunity to swing a titanium hammer will be offered at First Friday art events starting at 5 p.m. July 1 at several...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 23, 2022

Wrangell borough buys former sawmill property for $2.5 million

After finding a solution to a contractor lien against the property owner, the Wrangell Borough this week completed a $2.5 million purchase to take...

 
 By Melinda Munson    News    June 23, 2022

Skagway assembly approves $200,000 for child care subsidies

The Skagway Borough Assembly has earmarked $200,000 in subsidies for two licensed child care start-ups. The funding comes amid a child care crisis in...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 23, 2022

Passenger lands Cessna 208 after pilot emergency in Florida

On May 10, a passenger on a flight to Florida in a Cessna 208 Caravan -- the same single-engine model flown by many air carriers in Alaska, including...

 

Clarification

A June 16 CVN article, “Mammogram machine makes exams more accessible,” highlighted the use of SEARHC’s new mammogram machine for women. The...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 23, 2022

Losing money a lesson to remember

Legislators, the governor, members of the public — and most certainly candidates in this year’s state elections — should be paying attention to...

 

This Week in History

June 21, 2012 Dumpster cost rocks borough Haines Borough officials are looking for ways to cut...

 

Letter writer reached erroneous conclusions

As a former reporter, I can say that you can’t fit every fact into a news story. A letter to the editor in the June 9 edition of the CVN titled...

 

Rural residential zone not commercial

According to the visithaines.com website, Haines advertises more than 40 wedding venues, including Chilkat State Park, Chilkoot State Park, Chilkat...

 

Are eagles too stupid to land in other trees?

OK, I never write to the paper, but I can’t resist this. I love to drive up the highway. It’s always been a beautiful drive. When I saw the...

 

Thanks to Mike's Bikes and Boards

We would like to thank Mike’s Bikes and Boards for their sponsorship of our recent bike trip from the Arctic Ocean (Tuktoyaktuk, in Canada’s...

 

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