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Articles from the October 17, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 17, 2019

Excursion Inlet part of Hoonah's borough bid

The City of Hoonah is attempting to form its own borough, and hopes to include Excursion Inlet,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Heliport re-application in the works

Borough planning commissioners Thursday delayed voting on a tour operator’s eight-year push for a permit to construct a commercial heliport near 26...

 

Tribes meet to plan for environmental changes

Tribal members and staff of the Chilkat Indian Village (CIV) and the Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) met in Klukwan on Oct. 4 to discuss observed...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Canadian team again wins Chilkat Chef

On Saturday, Canadian trio "Go Big or Coho" won the Chilkat Chef competition for the second...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Haines Avalanche Center to hold free regular classes

Temperatures have begun to dip below freezing, stirring winter recreators and, with them, the Haines Avalanche Center’s announcement for regular...

 

KHNS annual member meeting update

The KHNS board updated members last month on changes during the past year and expectations for the upcoming year. Sixty-one members attended the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Sales tax revenue steadily increases

The Haines Borough generated $3.6 million in sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2019, a period spanning July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. The total is...

 

Sculptor thanks first responders

Colorful stones, hand-collected from the Chilkat Valley, lay embedded into two large slabs weighing about 600 pounds each. The stones are arranged to...

 

Robert Carlin "Buckwheat" Donahue Jr.

Skagway's Buckwheat Donahue, a man friend Jeff Brady called "larger than all of us in size and...

 

Haines Backcountry Games results

Haines Hustle 5K Womens Ariel Long, Haines Amelia Fraser, Whitehorse Amber Long, Haines Mens Ben Yu...

 

This week in history

Oct. 20, 1969 The new community tribal house at Klukwan will be the scene of a potlatch Wednesday ni...

 

End the tourism fund restrictions

With each retail dollar spent in Haines, a penny goes into a special Haines Borough fund for “tourism promotion and economic development” (TPED)....

 

Horses are doing fine

I would like to thank those in the community who have called me over the years, with genuine concerns about my horses. Regarding the “concerns...

 

Thanks for help with Chilkat Chef

LCC’s annual Chilkat Chef celebration of community, salmon and subsistence foods was an incredible success. We owe that success to a team of sponsor...

 

Backcountry Games a success

The staff and board of the Southeast Alaska State Fair thanks everyone for coming out and helping us have a great time at the Haines Hustle and...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines School hosted its first family night of the school year, themed “Cultures From Around the World” on Friday. “We came up with the...

 

Correction

An Oct. 10 issue of the CVN incorrectly stated that Lily Lake water line was “improperly installed during 2010 construction, when contractors laid...

 

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