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Articles from the September 29, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022

Early data shows kings missed escapement target

The Chilkat king salmon run gave mixed signals this year, falling below the strength of recent years but well above the record low of 2018, according...

 

Assembly approves contract with Turnagain Marine Construction

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a contract of up to $310,000 with Turnagain Marine Construction—the contractor who will begin a...

 

Examining claims about the Lutak Dock project

Many claims have been made in recent months that have led to confusion about the Lutak Dock renovation project. The CVN evaluated several of those cla...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022

Canada to lift covid restrictions at border

Canadian officials announced Monday they will lift remaining covid restrictions at the border for non-essential travelers. Starting Oct. 1, visitors...

 

Candidates answer final round of questions at chamber forum

Haines Borough Assembly candidates answered questions about increasing commerce, promoting civility and how to best represent constituents at the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022

Resident named Alaska's museum volunteer of the year

Museums Alaska last week named Haines resident Michael Marks the state's "volunteer of the year."...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022

Having babies and budgeting: students simulate adult life at "reality fair"

Many babies were born at the Haines School gym Sept. 22. Imaginary babies, that is. Haines juniors a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022

Moose hunt stays steady

Eighteen moose have been harvested in the Chilkat Valley two weeks into Unit 1D hunt and with one week left, as of Wednesday. Eleven were harvested...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 29, 2022

Glacier Bears runners to compete in Sitka for spot at state championship

Haines High School cross-country runners get one chance to qualify for the state championship meet at Saturday’s Region V qualifying meet at...

 

Jones is fair-minded, level-headed

I am very happy to see that Margarette Jones is running for Haines Borough Assembly. I have known Margarette her entire life. She has also worked for...

 

Thanks for supporting our family

To the community of Haines, we extend our gratitude for your support and condolences during this difficult time. Currently we do not intend to have...

 

Canadian border absurdity

I’ll begin this letter that explains the absurdity of what happened at the Canadian Border (Pleasant Camp), with some of the pertinent background fa...

 

Eric Holle, a conservative voice

This year our slate of candidates for Haines Borough Assembly reflects one of our most valuable resources--diversity. For over 35 years, Eric Holle...

 

Thanks for supporting the arts

Just want to give a big thank you to the Haines Arts Council for the two recent fantastic performances that you brought to town, and a second huge...

 

Vote for a more balanced assembly

Haines registered voters, please be sure to get out to vote in our local election on Oct. 4. Let’s get some fresh perspectives and aim for more...

 

Donations made a splash

Haines, you really came through.  The official total of donations to the Haines Dolphins Swim Team from last Saturday’s bake sale was $1,305.28.... Full story

 

The dock's a strategic asset

That we have candidates running for assembly who do not support the Lutak Dock repair, I find appalling. Are we to tell Lisa Murkowski that we...

 

Holle has my vote

Eric Holle is a stellar choice for assembly. He obviously cares about the health and welfare of our community. As a long time resident of Haines he...

 

Raise hell on ferry issue

I urge your newspaper to raise hell about the fact that the new Alaska Marine Highway winter ferry schedule provides no service between Juneau and...

 

Vote for Eric Holle if you want a mine

I’m getting pretty good at writing titles, aren’t I? With the motivation of making residents of the Chilkat Valley laugh, the effort comes...

 

Duly Noted

Friends of Michelle Fehlings are welcome to share memories at a gathering 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 at Port Chilkoot Distillery. Fehlings died July...

 

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