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Articles from the July 7, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Borough assembly will review pause on new Chilkoot permits

The Haines Borough Assembly soon will review a four-year-old moratorium on new commercial tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor, a short and narrow...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Celebration next week for life of David Simmons

Friends and family members of the late David Simmons will gather in Haines July 15-17 to celebrate his life. Simmons had planned to convene his...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Chatham district looks to boost enrollment at Klukwan school

Klukwan School has a new superintendent and a new principal, both committed to keeping it open and boosting enrollment. The Chatham School District...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Dungeness crab fishery to close early due to poor returns

Southeast Alaska’s commercial Dungeness crab fishery will close two weeks early due to poor returns, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG)...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

High school students come to Haines from around the country

Ten exceptional high school students from around the country will converge on Haines for a week beginning Sunday as part of a college-credit course...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Major road repairs to begin later this summer

A number of Haines Borough roads damaged by severe flooding and landslides in December 2020 have yet to be repaired. But major fixes are slated to...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Borough disbands Solid Waste Working Group

The Haines Borough Assembly dissolved the Solid Waste Working Group at its meeting on June 28, saying the group had achieved its goals. “We don’t...

 
 By Carleigh Minor    News    July 7, 2022

Sealaska Heritage Institute brings Southeast Native history online

Sealaska Heritage Institute has made available online for the public recordings of two important treasures in the preservation of traditional...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Federal pandemic funding for free school lunch program could change

After two years of free school lunches thanks to a federal pandemic-related aid program, students in the Haines Borough School District will once...

 
 By Morgan Krakow    News    July 7, 2022

End to pandemic orders will cut back food stamps for 56,000 Alaska families

Tens of thousands of Alaskans will lose access to expanded food stamp benefits in September after the state ends its public health emergency in July....

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Tourism board proposes bike path along Lutak Road

An idea to build a bike path along Lutak Road will advance to the Haines Borough Assembly after the borough’s Tourism Advisory Board unanimously...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

More than 100 residents protest court reversal of Roe v. Wade

More than 100 people walked up and down Main Street last Friday, protesting the U.S. Supreme...

 

Trump scheduled at campaign rally in Anchorage on Saturday

Former President Donald Trump plans to attend a campaign rally in Anchorage this week for candidates he has endorsed in the state, including former...

 

Skagway unhappy with digital payment system for cruise line passengers

Princess Cruises will not add any additional Southeast businesses to its MedallionPay program this summer, taking time after the season ends to...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Assembly clarifies property tax exemption for local nonprofits

The Haines Borough Assembly at its June 28 meeting unanimously voted to extend eligibility for community-purpose property tax exemptions to organizati...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    July 7, 2022

Montgomery wins inaugural 4th of July Harbor to Harbor run

Garrett Montgomery won the first-ever Fourth of July Harbor to Harbor Mountain Run, overcoming nine...

 

Thank you for successful Fourth of July

The Haines Chamber of Commerce would like to say a big thank you to everyone who came together to make this year’s Independence Day a success. That...

 

KHNS fundraising drive was a success

Thanks to the generosity of our Upper Lynn Canal communities, KHNS raised more than $70,000 during our Summer Fund Drive. Our gratitude goes out to...

 

Thanks for protesting with counter-message

To Courtney Kelly and all the kids, I want to say thank you for coming out in support of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v....

 

What is 'responsible development?'

Constantine /Dowa claim “responsible resource development,” but what does that really mean? A public relations attempt to anesthetize the public...

 

Duly Noted

Heidi and George Wilson from Jacksonville, Florida, recently visited Nelle Jurgeleit-Greene in Haines, their first meeting in about 40 years. They...

 

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