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Articles from the September 22, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Candidates deviate on dock, agree on sales tax at debate

The future of the Lutak Dock, the borough’s role in solid waste management and changes to tax code dominated discussion at a Sept. 15 debate among...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Chilkat sockeye salmon run bounces back after two poor years

The Chilkat River sockeye run bounced back this summer after two struggling years, according to state data. The run reached the lower end of the...

 

Brown bear hunt closed by emergency order

The Alaska Department of Fish and game closed the Haines and Skagway brown bear hunt late Wednesday night after the guideline harvest limit of five...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

USDA investment to fund community-wide compost facility

A recent injection of federal money into Southeast Alaska sustainable development projects is helping fund a new community-wide composting facility...

 

Assembly joins AML in concern over convention

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a resolution joining the Alaska Municipal League (AML) in expressing concern over the impact of a state Constitut...

 

Vet access problem exacerbated by pandemic, shuttered clinics

Many pet owners have experienced difficulty finding veterinary care in recent months, dropping everything to transport their sick animals across the...

 

Moose hunt starts off better than last year

As of Wednesday morning, 11 moose had been harvested in the Chilkat Valley since the Unit 1D hunt opened Sept. 15. Of the harvested bull moose, seven...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

The following is a condensed version of CVN interviews with candidates for Haines Borough Assembly:...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Public input on ANCSA land withdrawals due by Oct. 17

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on plans that could free up federal land in the Haines Borough to be conveyed to the...

 

Badgley injured in hunting accident

Longtime Haines firefighter, EMT and ambulance crewman Al Badgley underwent nine hours of surgery after breaking his back in a hunting accident on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 22, 2022

Cross country competition heats up for Haines runners

Glacier Bear cross-country runners got a close view of their closest regional competitors at last week’s Ketchikan Invitational, where the Haines me...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Employment rebounds from pandemic low, but not entirely

Employment in the Haines Borough has rallied from its mid-pandemic low but still is short of pre-pandemic levels, according to state data and an...

 

Correction:

In last week's issue, the CVN incorrectly reported the date of the Eisenhower Dance Detroit performance at the Chilkat Center. The accurate date is...

 

This Week in History

Sept. 21, 1972 Hank Reeves family has new fishing boat, 'ALJAC' The Henry Reeves family is the proud...

 

Wilson, former bank teller, dies at 73

Marsha Deanne Wilson, who worked nearly 20 years as a teller and customer service representative at... Full story

 

Ronald Miner

Ronald (Ron) Miner sadly passed away on September 14th after a long and happy life. He will be... Full story

 

They love their phones far too much

I promise, this will be the first and only column I write that makes fun of how people behave in Washington, D.C. Well, maybe I’ll write another...

 

Alaskattrition Part 2

Governor Dunleavy’s big idea was to slash Alaska’s population by 13 to 30 percent, or 100,000 to 300,000 people. That, along with draconian budget...

 

Kids love to dig in sand

On behalf of the Haines Headstart staff, we would like to thank Roger Schnabel and Southeast Roadbuilders for donating sand for our sandbox....

 

I support balance and compromise

I urge everyone to vote in the upcoming election for borough assembly seats. I am going to vote for Jerry Lapp, Gabe Thomas and Ben Aultman-Moore....

 

Who's talking about a mine?

I love Haines, just like you.  It is home.  I do not want a mine that could poison this place.  Oh man, phew - that feels good to finally say out...

 

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