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Articles from the August 11, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 11, 2022

Haines Assisted Living ups wages to attract workers

Haines Assisted Living is increasing its base wage to $20 per hour, a $3 per hour increase, in an...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    August 11, 2022

State ferry traffic into Haines down significantly from a decade ago

More than 31,000 passengers a year boarded a state ferry in Haines 2010 through 2015, and more than 31,000 a year walked or drove off the ships...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

Lapp indicates interest in filling assembly vacancy

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday accepted Caitlin Kirby’s resignation and moved to solicit letters from community members interested in fillin...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

New assistant principal resigns before start date

The Haines Borough School District is back in the market for an assistant principal this week, after unforeseen personal circumstances forced its...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 11, 2022

Residents to meet with forester about state's 'Ski Hill' logging plans

State forester Greg Palmieri will meet with residents Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Mosquito Lake Community Center to discuss the state’s plans for logging...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

Young Road construction begins this week

Construction on Young Road began this week and will continue through the end of October. The project will slow traffic significantly, but Haines...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

Skagway slides divert more cruise ship traffic to town

Eight additional cruise ship visits have been added to Haines’s schedule this season after Skagway’s Railroad Dock was damaged by two more rocksli...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

Co-ed softball tourney returns after more than a decade

Little League may be over, but both fields on Sawmill Road will again see back-to-back games this weekend – now with adult players. From Aug. 12 to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 11, 2022

Mayor welcomes new SEARHC mental health clinicians at ANB hall

Haines Borough mayor Douglas Olerud and manager Annette Krietzer welcomed two new Haines mental...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 11, 2022

New magistrate to arrive in September

Paul Korchin, 57, will serve as the new magistrate for Haines, Skagway, Yakutat and Hoonah in the...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

Assembly voices opposition to Schnabel's sales tax proposal

Assembly member Debra Schnabel’s proposed ballot questions – which would ask voters to consider sales tax reallocation and an increased lodging...

 

This Week in History

Aug. 11, 1972 Haines once again has television Jack Brown of Lynn Canal Cable reported to this...

 

Your support helps refugees

The Sacred Heart Women’ Group would like to thank all who supported our burger booth at the fair this year. A special thank you to those that...

 

Mandatory trash pickup is a bad idea

I’m dismayed at the push for mandatory trash pickup. The reasons to oppose mandatory trash pick-up here are many. 1. Cost:  Mandatory trash pickup...

 

Privileged, federal leadership

Yes, there is a privileged class in America.  It is not predicated on gender and/or race.  It is predicated on money (the more of it the better)...

 

Thanks for supporting preschool

Chilkat Valley Preschool would like to thank everyone who participated in the fair taco booth fundraiser.   A special thanks goes out to Haines...

 

Additional info about senior tax exemption

As I read an article in the CVN concerning local property tax rates, I found it to be enlightening (educational). However, I did note that there was...

 

Duly Noted

Astrid Ruth Wuesthoff was born 5:15 p.m. on July 15, 2022 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital. Astrid weighed 8 lbs., 9 ozs. and measured 20 inch...

 

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