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Articles from the November 17, 2022 edition

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 By Michael York    News    November 17, 2022 

School enrollments up

School enrollments are up in Haines and Klukwan. With 11 students, enrollment at Klukwan School surpassed the 10-student benchmark needed to qualify...

 

Bears wrestling team wins title in Ketchikan

The Glacier Bears’ wrestling team won a first-place team title in Ketchikan last weekend with Petersburg and Sitka hot on their heels. Six of 12...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

Hearing delayed for proposed heliport

A public hearing over a proposed heliport at 24 Mile Haines Highway was postponed last week for the second time in two months. The hearing — now sch...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

Glacier Bards reach finals at home

A theatrical reading of the melodrama "Double Trouble on the Prairie" landed all six competing...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

Borough to negotiate easement between school, proposed RV park

Planning commissioners have asked the Haines Borough Assembly to negotiate — and possibly purchase — an easement between Haines School and a...

 

TAB asks assembly to address crowding at Chilkoot

The borough’s tourism board is pushing the assembly to get involved in the crowding issue along Chilkoot River. The Tourism Advisory Board (TAB)...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 17, 2022 

Master weaver to teach basket weaving course

The Haines ANB/ANS Hall will host a basket-weaving course for interested residents beginning Sunday Nov. 20. The course is taught by master weaver Deb...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

Chilkat park cabin now available for rental

Haines’ only official public use cabin is now available for nightly rentals at Chilkat State Park. Reservations can be booked through Alaska State...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

School to install vape detectors in bathrooms

An effort to combat vaping at Haines School features a $5,000 proposal to install vape detectors in the school’s middle and high school bathrooms....

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

Park ranger vacancy persists

Haines has gone a year without a full-time state parks ranger, and the wait for a new hire could continue through next summer. Alaska State Parks...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 17, 2022 

After Ketchikan fire, Wrangell considers insurance mandate for boat owners

After a recent fire put the Ketchikan harbor department at risk of a lawsuit for not requiring boat owners to carry insurance, the Wrangell Port and...

 

Duly Noted

Master carver Wayne Price and wife Cherri Price of Haines participated in a dedication ceremony in Angoon Oct. 26 for a traditional, red cedar Tlingit...

 
 By Eric Kocher    Letters    November 17, 2022 

Thanks for the warm memories

Thank you Haines friends for welcoming me 15 years ago and for letting me share the wonderful Alaska wilderness, your friendship and camaraderie. My...

 

Tesse helped us heal

Welcome Tesse Maciejko, DPT, who joined Haines Mountainside Physical Therapy earlier this year. Tesse excels as a physical therapist. She’s...

 

Keep speed-limit low on Lutak Road

We've lived at Lutak since 1985. In those 35 years or so the area has gone from rural with a dirt road to a densely populated residential neighborhood...

 
 By Pam Long    Letters    November 17, 2022 

Thank you AP&T for travel support

The Haines Hot Shots trap shooting team received a generous donation from Alaska Power & Telephone to cover registration fees for our athletes to...

 
 By Eric Holle    Letters    November 17, 2022 

Never look a gift horse in the mouth

At the Nov. 3 Ports and Harbors Committee meeting I asked the first four questions below. Chair Diana Lapham suggested I submit the questions to the...

 

Examine your assumptions

Recent worldwide events have shaken my confidence in my ability to see things as they are. I had maintained assumptions that now seem to have been...

 

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