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Articles from the December 15, 2022 edition

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 By CVN Staff    News    December 15, 2022

Planning commission decisions sparks calls for election of members

A controversial Dec. 8 planning commission meeting motivated a citizen and borough assembly member to seek turning the commission into an elected...

 

Planning commission okays 24 Mile heliport

By Madeline Perreard The planning commission last week voted 3-2 to approve a heliport at 24 Miles Haines Highway–a decision that sparked opposition...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 15, 2022

Planners ponder Porcupine Road fixes

Haines Borough’s attempt to save Porcupine Trail Road from the ever-changing Klehini River entered a new phase this week when planning...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 15, 2022

Alleged AMG thief apprehended in Utah

A man who allegedly stole $58,000 from a local tour operator earlier this fall was apprehended Dec. 6 in Riverton, Utah, according to Haines police....

 

Seven bear wrestlers head to state champs

By Madeline Perreard Seven Haines Glacier Bear wrestlers will advance to the state tournament after the team placed fourth at their regional meet in K...

 
 By Michael York    News    December 15, 2022

History of the valley's Snow Dragon

Beyond the rocky crags of the Chilkat mountains and deep in its icy lair, hidden away under the...

 

A quantitative proposal to the planning commission

When considering whether to approve a conditional use permit, code requires planning commissioners to consider and give “due weight” to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 15, 2022

Fish and Game advisory council reviews Board of Game proposals

The local fish and game advisory council last week reviewed more than a dozen proposals to change hunting regulations across Southeast Alaska and in...

 

Planning commission okays dock plan

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week gave Turnagain Marine Construction the go-ahead for the first design phase of the Lutak Dock...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 15, 2022

Fish and Game survey suggests stable valley moose population

The Chilkat Valley’s moose population appears to be stable, according to an Alaska Department of Fish and Game survey conducted last month. State...

 
 By Michael York    News    December 15, 2022

Sheldon Museum gets a new curator

The Haines Sheldon Museum has hired new curator Cordelia Nelson. The museum has been without a curator for two years during the pandemic. "We are...

 
 By Michael York    News    December 15, 2022

Ski lift working group to meet with borough officials in January

The Haines Ski LIft Working Group met Friday to gather interested parties and examine the potential for lift-served skiing in Haines. The meeting was...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 15, 2022

New charges filed in assault case New charges filed in Mud Bay assa

The state filed four additional felony assault charges Dec. 8 against a man arrested after attacking a Mud Bay neighbor Nov. 29. The man originally...

 

Duly Noted

The high school’s annual holiday food drive continues through Friday. Drop non-perishable food in bins under the tree at the Haines School’s main...

 

Embarrassed by planning commission

Last week’s planning commission meeting was disturbing. Despite vocal opposition from nearby residents and the Chilkat Indian Village, Commissioners...

 

Heliport was scripted in advance

Long evenings and project procrastination found me in the cheap seats at the planning commission meeting Thursday. First up, a heliport permit...

 

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...

 

Are we trying to get rid of goats?

Why are people hell bent on running the goats out of this valley? A ski lift, a small cabin with an outhouse in critical goat habitat? You have to be...

 

KHNS thankful for community support

Many thanks to all those who contributed to our KHNS News Drive! It was great to hear from former KHNS reporters during Friday's Live Drive, and to...

 

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