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Articles from the September 24, 2020 edition

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Candidates discuss firing, budget and cultural institutions

Questions about an ore terminal, the firing of manager Debra Schnabel and the best way to keep cultural institutions open during economically challeng...

 

Borough-funded COVID-19 tests see little use

It’s been more than a month since the Haines Borough began offering free COVID-19 testing for people entering the community from elsewhere in...

 

Assembly approves CARES funding for low-income residents

The Haines Borough Assembly approved unanimously at its Tuesday meeting allocating $625,000 in CARES Act funds to individual relief grants targeting l...

 

$350,000 grant raises questions for assembly and museum board

The award of a $350,000 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant to renovate the Haines Sheldon...

 

Mosquito Lake community garden wraps up first year

The Mosquito Lake Community Center's Victory Garden has provided food to roughly 75 families in the...

 

Census on track to count more than 99% of households nationwide, bureau says

As of Sept. 20, 10 days before the deadline for census response, 97% of Alaskan households had been counted compared to Haines’ 32% response rate,...

 

18 moose hunted as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday afternoon, seven moose remain to Haines hunters before the Alaska Department of Fish...

 

Solid waste group to learn how much waste landfill handles annually

The borough’s Solid Waste Working Group is preparing to meet with Community Waste Solutions manager Craig Franke to get concrete information about...

 

Two Candidates Running for Mayor

The following includes edited excerpts of CVN interviews with this year's mayoral candidates. Jan...

 

Scigliano's public defender made inaccurate statements

The following commentary is a response by Leonard Banaszak of the Covenant Life Center to the Sept. 17 CVN article “Police believe man wanted in Ida...

 

Facebook feeds are revealing

Had I not read her Facebook page, I would have voted for Cheryl Stickler for the Haines Borough Assembly because she is an advocate for children....

 

Josephson won't represent all of us

Earlier in my career I spent eight years working in the U.S. Senate and the Alaska House of Representatives. I know a little bit about constituent...

 

Let's get some help for the bear problems

This is an unusual bear year; more bears, more cubs, more destruction to personal and commercial property. We’re afraid. Walking in town is risky...

 

Duly Noted

Jaxson Jaret Robert Grant was born Aug. 28 to Lyndsey Hura and Jaret Grant. Grandmother Jessie Grant, grandparents Teresa and Larry Hura, and uncle...

 

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