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Articles from the November 5, 2020 edition

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 By CVN Staff    News    November 5, 2020

Election day voters favor Trump

Similar to statewide trends, Haines voters favored Donald Trump on election day, but it's unclear...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Two residents develop symptoms of COVID-19 this week

Two symptomatic cases of the COVID-19 have been reported in Haines this week, Maggie Rae Martin, 23, and a Haines High School female student. An...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Haines Highway project ends for the year

The Haines Highway reconstruction project wrapped up last week, days before 16 inches of snow piled up and after about a month of work on the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

Becky's Place receives $246,000 grant to purchase new safe house

Becky’s Place Haven of Hope, a nonprofit that assists those experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault, is in the process of renovating a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Blizzard sets daily snowfall record

Last weekend's blizzard caused the Haines Borough School District to close Monday after 16 inches...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

Glacier Bears take on teachers at Halloween exhibition game

The Glacier Bears volleyball team beat school staff in an Oct. 29 exhibition game, or they would hav...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

After 8-month wait, 13 drivers will receive licenses this month

Last week, 13 prospective drivers passed behind-the-wheel tests, the penultimate step in getting...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

CARES Act-funded checks begin to be distributed to applicants

The Haines Borough began cutting checks last week for a CARES Act-funded grant program targeting lower-income residents who have been negatively...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

Citizen science project begins at Jones Point

Two photo stations have been installed at Jones Point to document change in the environment over time, a citizen science project spearheaded by the...

 

Business Briefs

Costa Brava In August, baking enthusiasts Rebecca Kameika and Rachel Deehan launched Costa Brava,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Anderson takes first in annual coho derby

Steve Anderson won the 2020 Haines Sportsmen's Association Coho Derby. The third annual derby saw...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

Plan for hiring new borough manager remains up in the air

The Haines Borough has once again postponed a communitywide discussion of the role of the manager. Haines has been without a permanent borough...

 

Frog House artifacts remain in Klukwan

Five Frog House clan artifacts will remain at the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center after the Alaska Supreme Court last month upheld a lower court’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Pool opens this week

The public pool opened Oct. 5 after being closed for about seven months. Swims are open by reservation only and other pandemic mitigation efforts are...

 

This Week in History

November, 1970 Alaska's only veneer plant holds open house Alaska's only veneer plant was on...

 

We have yet to be tested by the virus

In response to Mr. Ponsford’s comments about fear of Covid: I am 70 years old, have had a successful and interesting life, and when people started...

 

Please stay vigilant

The Washington Post just published an article by Zachariah Hughes.It concerned the alarming rate of Covid transmission in Alaska’s more remote...

 

More understanding is always a good thing

Some months ago, when I was trying to figure out what happened with that assembly action/manager termination which eventually became two paid...

 

Thanks for making the third annual coho derby the best yet

The Haines Sportsmen’s Association would like to thank every single participant in our derby this year for making the 2020 Coho derby a huge...

 

CARES Act money was misspent

The CARES Act money was not sent pay to the order of the Haines assembly. I also believe it was not sent pay to the order of Brenda Josephson. The...

 

Duly Noted

Monday, Nov. 2 was an official snow day for the Haines Borough School District. The blizzard kept most at home. Still, many essential and determined...

 

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