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Articles from the December 12, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Lack of snow masks DOT overtime cuts

Last Thursday’s snow-covered roads in the late afternoon and evening shined a light on what plowing will look like on the Haines Highway and other...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Maidy resigns over charter interpretation

Haines Borough Assembly member Sean Maidy resigned Tuesday, following the assembly’s 4-2 approval of a resolution interpreting charter to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Monsters raise money for preschool

Haines artists last week brought to life the monsters lurking in the imaginations of Chilkat Valley...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Giving Tuesday benefits local nonprofits

Nine nonprofits reaped more than $16,000 in donations on Tuesday, December 3. Giving Tuesday, defined as a “global generosity movement” on its...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Second Time Arounders needed second wind

Haines Marching Band founder Sue Waterhouse said she had the “thrill of a lifetime” when she marched and played alto saxophone in the Second Time...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

New data to drive policy making

The Haines Economic Development Corporation will use its newest data set to help answer the question: Who are the people of Haines? On Thursday, HEDC...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Repairman in town to fix pool leaks

Professional leak detector John Wainscott arrived at the Haines swimming pool Wednesday afternoon hoping to locate and assess what Haines staff claim...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Verhamme takes second in Juneau

Glacier Bears junior Wes Verhamme and number one ranked wrestler for small schools took second at a wrestling tournament in Juneau last weekend,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Residents oppose exempting Tongass from Roadless Rule

During public comment Saturday afternoon, six residents opposed the Dunleavy administration’s petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Takshanuk Watershed Council resigns from mining committee

In a unanimous board decision last Thursday, Dec. 5, Takshanuk Watershed Council resigned from the Chilkat Mining Forum Committee with board...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Local groups protest Ring of Fire management plan

The Bureau of Land Management may expand allotted helicopter landings on the 320,000 acres of mountain terrain in the Chilkat Valley from 300 to...

 

Correction

In the Nov. 27 issue, ‘Researchers to conduct mine impact interviews’ article, the CVN incorrectly noted Hemerra consultant Emily Mann’s...

 

This week in history

Dec. 12, 1969 The new Haines School elementary building passed its fire inspection with flying...

 

Secondary Art Show a success

Thank you to all the parents, school staff and community members that attended the Secondary Art Show this past Friday. The students had a great...

 

Changed view of 'reasonable doubt'

Recently I was part of a jury selection process. Though I didn’t end up on the jury, at one point we were talking about what ‘reasonable doubt...

 

Cookie & Candy winners are...

A big thank you to Howsers IGA, Mountain Market and Oleruds’s Market for the Cookie/Candy prizes, and the winners are: Adult Candy 1st and 2nd is...

 

Obtain scientific data to assist in decision

A recent CVN states that Ms. Cornejo of Constantine Mining denied Takshanuk Watershed Council’s request to observe a tracer dye study of groundwater...

 

Thanks for help with the Lighting of the Fort

The Lighting of the Fort this last Saturday certainly benefitted from the recent snowfall! Kids brought their sleds and had a great time. Thanks to...

 

Help us, help Haines this Christmas

I would like to personally thank all those in the Haines community who have been so generous this Christmas season. We have had so many in this great...

 

Duly Noted

Katelyn Nicole Grant was born at 8:46 p.m. on Dec. 7 in Juneau to Alexis Trout and Cory Grant. Katelyn weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19.75 inches...

 

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