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Articles from the December 24, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

First responders, healthcare workers, elders receive first COVID-19 vaccines in Haines

In the past week, more than 100 Chilkat Valley residents received the first of two shots required... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Beach Road residents face months of displacement, at minimum

Residents at the southernmost end of Beach Road were officially allowed to return to their properties after state geologists downgraded the area on... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Governor's budget shifts additional costs to borough, closes local DMV office

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget proposal Gov. Mike Dunleavy released on Dec. 11 contains several significant cuts for the Haines Borough including...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Police chief recovers from COVID-19

Although there are no known active COVID-19 cases in Haines, in recent weeks, four residents have tested positive for the virus while traveling... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

Anchorage resident repays kindness to Haines disaster relief

Wally Smith, 83, a retired industrial arts teacher in Anchorage, donated $1,000 to local disaster relief efforts this month because he “had a... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

2020: Pandemic, natural disaster and upheaval

As I sat down to write the 2020 Year in Review, I thought: "I don't want to relive this year, nor sh...

 

2021 Alcan 200 cancelled

The Alcan 200 is the first Haines event in 2021 to be officially cancelled due to COVID-19. “(The Yukon government) isn’t issuing any special...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

HEDC brings on interim director

On Dec. 14, Sally Andersen was brought on as interim director for the Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC), stepping into the role after...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Assembly plans to finalize manager advertisement by next regular meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly is picking up the pace of the manager hiring process. Over the course of two committee of the whole meetings held on Monda...

 

Faverty takes it to the next level

Last March when the clock ticked down on the Haines Glacier Bears’ come-from-behind regional tournament victory over Metlakatla, Kirby Faverty’s b...

 

Pool needs lifeguards

Adult swimmers are encouraged to register for a lifeguard certification class to be held in Haines in mid-January. Four slots are open in the class,...

 

Editor's note

This week will be the last edition of the year after which we will take a much-needed holiday break for two weeks. As you may know, we typically take...

 

Reeves: A dedicated volunteer who worked and played hard

The sudden death of retired attorney and volunteer emergency medical technician Philip Reeves...

 

Potential AIDEA funding needs much scrutiny

Before our local government commits our community to jumping into bed with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) to build a...

 

Cake and eating it too

You know? I’m kicking back by the fire having a few thoughts about folk literature that I suspect might be worth sharing with CVN readers. A...

 

What's the governor smoking?

I understand that our dim-witted governor has proposed closing the DMV office in Haines, which incidentally, is only open part-time. He proposes we...

 

Peace on earth and goodwill toward men

Christmas: the very thought connotes giving, loving thoughts, family togetherness, sharing and joyous celebration. From whence does it come? Let us...

 

Duly noted

Ralph and Jan Borders are home after a long visit to see family down south. They left on Nov. 15 to spend a couple of weeks in the Bellevue area of...

 

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