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Articles from the July 14, 2022 edition

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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 14, 2022

New borough union contract increases wages, spending

A new collective bargaining agreement between the borough and its workers’ union hiked wages, increasing borough spending by up to $1.1 million...

 By Max Graham    News    July 14, 2022

Did a wild wolf breed with a domestic dog? State tests pups; residents seek sanctuary

Not every day does a wild wolf mate with a domestic dog. But a handful of local puppies born in...

 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 14, 2022

Little League in full swing with soaring participation

With 87 players this summer, Haines Little League has blown past last year’s count of 50 participants. “It’s definitely the most we’ve ever...

 By Max Graham    News    July 14, 2022

Sealaska publishes rare biography of Chilkat weaver from Klukwan

Chilkat weaving is one of the most demanding and complex weaving techniques in the world, yet it...

 By Max Graham    News    July 14, 2022

Why are the evergreens turning brown?

Drive out Lutak Road and you will see hundreds of evergreen trees that aren’t so green. Southeast Alaska’s hemlock and spruce trees are fending of...

 By Max Graham    News    July 14, 2022

New paper calls for more transparency in mining policy

A new science and policy review calls for more transparency in mining governance to reduce risks to salmon habitat across the Pacific Northwest, inclu... Full story


Reduction in food stamp benefits will affect households in Haines

More than 100 Haines households will see their food stamp payments reduced beginning in September as a result of the official rescinding of the...

 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 14, 2022

Survey signals positive business climate in Haines, across region

A majority of respondents ranked Haines’ business climate as “good” in this year’s Southeast Alaska Business Climate Survey, which recorded...

 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 14, 2022

Study suggests birding could add growth to local tourism

Haines residents wonder if the town could be better capitalizing on its avian population after research from Audubon Alaska and the University of...


Former resident, fisher, farmer dies at 56

A celebration of life for former Haines resident Fred Weiler will be held July 30 at the Grange... Full story


Story on child vaccines was one-sided

It was disappointing to see such a one-sided article in the June 29 CVN as “Covid vaccinations available for youngest children next week.” The...


Thanks for a successful golf fundraiser

The Uglys of Haines would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the Valley of the Eagles Golf Course, Stan and Kathy Jones and to Clayton and...


Thanks for help with July 4th pie sale

In typical Haines style, many people came together to help us make our Fourth of July old-fashioned pie and root beer float sale a success! Howsers...


Mosquito Lake center going strong

The Mosquito Lake Community Center, aka Four Winds Resource Center, has been going strong this summer. The wonderful kids summertime fun program is...


Borough can do more to limit dumping

The patient and hard-working president of Haines Friends of Recycling recently summarized that illegal trash dumping in the Chilkat Valley cannot be... Full story


What's happening at Fort Seward is obvious

Hey Port Chilkoot Company, I don’t get it. Five years ago the hospital/Alaska Indian Arts building in Fort Seward was a functioning building, and...


Thanks for a great July 4th picnic

It was wonderful to be back in Tlingit Park for the annual Friends of the Library Fourth of July picnic. Thanks to your generosity the Friends raised...


Duly Noted

Alekka and Michael Fullerton traveled to Stevenson, Washington, for the wedding of son Graham Fullerton and Clare Dawson. The couple married at the...


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