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Articles from the November 11, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Canadian border reopens with brass

When Bruce Funk left his Whitehorse home at 8:30 a.m. Yukon time on Monday, he didn't expect cookies...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Committee proposes yurt definition, zoning code addition

What’s a yurt? Should yurts be allowed in town? The Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee recommended a definition and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Heliski code hearing reflects sharp divide

Twenty seven people, including a Scottish expedition guide with National Geographic, commented at a Tuesday hearing on a draft ordinance that would...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 11, 2021

Landfill to offer discount to fill out survey

Residents should be on the lookout in the coming weeks for a survey and coupon that Community Waste Solutions (CWS) and the borough’s Solid Waste...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Doctors present latest COVID-19 vaccine info at webinar

Haines Health Center will start administering the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 this week, following the FDA’s Oct. 29...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Public safety commission struggles to meet, looking to fill vacancies

Due to commissioner absences and a string of communication hiccups with borough staff, the public safety commission hasn’t met since May, possibly...

 

Haines volleyball defeats Skagway at first home game in two years

The Haines volleyball team went undefeated against the Skagway Panthers on Nov. 5-6. On the first night, they defeated Skagway 3-0. On the second...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Firm outlines conceptual plan for new public safety building

An Anchorage architect presented a conceptual plan for a new $20.5 million public safety building to the Haines Borough planning commission on Nov....

 

Assembly Briefs

Mayor honors back-to-back state cross country champs On behalf of the Haines Borough, mayor Douglas Olerud on Tuesday honored the Haines High School...

 

Lucia Chapell competes at state swim meet

Freshman Lucia Chapell was the lone Glacier Bear to compete at the state swim meet in Anchorage Nov. 5-6. The Bartlett High School pool was packed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 11, 2021

Eagle Preserve council updated on fishery, forestry news

Haines State Forest staff facilitated repairs to a number of upper valley roads that were damaged during the Dec. 2 storms. State forester Greg...

 

Juneau may extend tax collection to sales aboard cruise ships

The Juneau assembly will consider an ordinance that would amend the borough’s sales tax code to collect on goods and services sold aboard cruise...

 

Correction

Last week’s CVN story “Ole Taug takes home top derby prize amid strong coho run” inaccurately reported the weight of the prize-winning fish as...

 

Occasional party is not a commercial venue

I’d like to offer a few thoughts about last week’s letter concerning commercial event venues in the Mud Bay Rural Residential Zone. The writer...

 

Save money, save resources

Starting this week, the CVN is going to carry a series of Waste Reduction Tips from Haines Friends of Recycling.  The tips come mostly from our...

 

Do historical plots really ever end?

I’ve recently noticed several genuine attempts at conspiracy theory literature in the letters section. Thank you for sharing! I find these...

 

Duly Noted

Friends and family members held a graveside service for longtime resident Hank Jacquot Monday at Jones Point Cemetery. Hank, 87, died Nov. 4 at his...

 

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