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Articles from the August 8, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Environmental groups, residents push back against Constantine's exploration permits

At least five local and out-of-state environmental groups and individuals filed informal requests for review to the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Ferry strike leaves lasting impact

The ferry workers’ strike that flustered business and tourism in Haines for more than a week may have lasting consequences for the future of the...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Residents to embark on historic Tlingit trade route

This month, Haines residents Tim Ackerman and Mike Bott will embark on a nearly 200-mile route...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Nearly 300 voters sign petition to recall Dunleavy

As of Wednesday, 294 Haines residents have joined a statewide movement to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Marching band receives long-awaited sousaphone

The Haines Community Marching Band finally got its "booming baseline"-the sousaphone-after four...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Klukwan school teacher resigns

Klukwan School’s only full-time teacher with special education endorsements resigned last month, leaving only one teacher leading up to the Aug. 26...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Dry conditions persist, borough reissues mandatory water restriction

The borough re-issued mandatory water restrictions this week amid drought conditions and as Lily Lake water levels continue to drop. In anticipation...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Committee rehashes fund ordinance

At a finance committee meeting Tuesday, assembly members Brenda Josephson and Tom Morphet rehashed a debate to reallocate sales tax revenue funds...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Scholarship funding for college students restored

State university students no longer have to worry about losing their scholarship funds—for now. Last month, University of Alaska students held...

 

Police expansion becomes intimidation

A standard interrogation technique is to repeatedly ask the same question. The classic Milgram and Zimbardo experiments demonstrate that under...

 

Give our staff a reason to stay

You know I’ve been watching and participating in the politics of this town for almost 30 years now and I’m always amazed at how we continue to...

 

Holiday spirit in summer a success

Once again the good folks of Haines did not disappoint, when we put the call out to “Help Us, Help Haines.” We here at The Salvation Army would...

 

Hqaines sold out to the cruise industry

Haines used to be an okay town, until it turned into just another cruise ship town, ruined by greedy tour people, and reality TV. Joe...

 

Correction

Holly Davis was misidentified as Holly Smith on a front-page photo of the July 25, 2019 edition of the CVN....

 

Duly Noted

Porter Song Lorentz was born to Nicole and David Lorentz at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau on July 31. Porter weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces and was...

 

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