Articles from the August 15, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 15, 2019

Lily Lake water line installers didn't account for drought conditions

Although water levels at Lily Lake are at an all-time low, that's not what's prompting water...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Rogers only filer for two assembly seats

With less than one week before the filing deadline, Paul Rogers is the only candidate registered to run for one of two open seats on the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Family brings relative's remains home after 85 years

Last month, 85 years after she died, Louise Hinchman's remains were laid to rest beside relatives...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 15, 2019

Low enrollment threatens Klukwan school

Klukwan School may be at risk of closing due to a lack of enrollment, as parents discuss pulling their children from the school. At the beginning of...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Pretzel lines linger on Main Street

On Friday, food-truck owner Chris Peterson worked through a line of customers that spilled out into...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

EPA fines Kensington mine for illegal discharge violations

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached three settlements with Kensington gold mine totaling $534,500 for discharge...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 15, 2019

Dunleavy restores senior benefits, early education and other state funding

This week Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he will approve funding for the Senior Benefits Program, early education services including Head Start, and will...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Wildlife trooper to leave Haines

Alaska State Wildlife Trooper Wallace Kirksey is set to leave Haines for another station in October after just five months in the Haines post. The...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 15, 2019

Planning commission advances library expansion

This week the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved a 35 to 65 percent design plan for the public library expansion project. The project design...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Assembly to consider cutting staff positions

The Haines Borough Assembly will meet as a committee of the whole with manager Debra Schnabel on Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss personnel...

 

Man stabbed during 'horseplay'

The Haines Borough police are completing a report on an accidental stabbing of a man on Aug. 5 at a vocational rental on Mud Bay Road. The incident...

 

Thank you Arjun Raman!

Your letter to the editor in last week’s CVN (Aug. 8) eloquently stated many of the problems with police expansion. Police expansion in the Haines...

 

Thank you for generous donations!

HARK would like to thank all the athletes who participated in the 2019 Alaska Treasures Basketball Tournament along with Alaska Hearth and Home for...

 

The future of valley mining looks good

Recent articles and comments in CVN as well as others I’ve heard prompt this letter. The good news is Constantine continues to move forward as a...

 

Raise the bar for reports and inspections

Constantine employees and local boosters of the Palmer Project have repeatedly claimed that mining in Alaska is done safely, carefully, and in...

 

Community clinic extremely impressive

I have been aware of the services provided by the Haines Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Responders, but didn’t know until my need...

 

Cancer Fund Golf Tournament a success

The local Cancer Fund Golf Tournament, managed by the Uglys was a great success. A special thanks to the 46 players who showed up for this great...

 

Mine discharge permits legalize pollution

“We pursue a higher standard.” That’s Coeur Alaska’s slogan--owner/operator of Kensington Mine. Coeur’s “higher standard” recently led...

 

Thank you, Peterson's Pretzels

We here at The Salvation Army would like to thank the good folks from Peterson’s Pretzels for their generous donation of $300 to the work we do...

 

Thank you for being there for my family and I

I want to thank everyone who helped us during a medical emergency—the EMTs, fire department, doctors and nurses, and especially Dr. Julie (Nobel)...

 

Duly Noted

Danny Johnston and Erin Dowden were married on Saturday at Chilkat State Park on a beautiful sunny afternoon across from Davidson and Rainbow...

 

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