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 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 24, 2020 

Candidates discuss firing, budget and cultural institutions

Questions about an ore terminal, the firing of manager Debra Schnabel and the best way to keep cultural institutions open during economically challeng...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 24, 2020 

Borough-funded COVID-19 tests see little use

It’s been more than a month since the Haines Borough began offering free COVID-19 testing for people entering the community from elsewhere in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 24, 2020 

Assembly approves CARES funding for low-income residents

The Haines Borough Assembly approved unanimously at its Tuesday meeting allocating $625,000 in CARES Act funds to individual relief grants targeting l...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 24, 2020 

$350,000 grant raises questions for assembly and museum board

The award of a $350,000 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant to renovate the Haines Sheldon...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 24, 2020 

Mosquito Lake community garden wraps up first year

The Mosquito Lake Community Center's Victory Garden has provided food to roughly 75 families in the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 24, 2020 

Census on track to count more than 99% of households nationwide, bureau says

As of Sept. 20, 10 days before the deadline for census response, 97% of Alaskan households had been counted compared to Haines’ 32% response rate,...

 

Two Candidates Running for Mayor

The following includes edited excerpts of CVN interviews with this year's mayoral candidates. Jan...

 

Facebook feeds are revealing

Had I not read her Facebook page, I would have voted for Cheryl Stickler for the Haines Borough Assembly because she is an advocate for children....

 

Let's get some help for the bear problems

This is an unusual bear year; more bears, more cubs, more destruction to personal and commercial property. We’re afraid. Walking in town is risky...

 

Duly Noted

Jaxson Jaret Robert Grant was born Aug. 28 to Lyndsey Hura and Jaret Grant. Grandmother Jessie Grant, grandparents Teresa and Larry Hura, and uncle...

 

Task force recommends seasonal hire to address town's bear problem

The Haines Borough’s bear task force is recommending the assembly consider hiring a seasonal public safety officer to perform outreach and assist...

 

Woman tests positive for COVID-19, first case reported since July

A Haines woman 50-59 years old tested positive for COVID-19 and is displaying symptoms, the borough’s Emergency Operations Center said Tuesday....

 

Candidates differ in COVID-19 response and new revenue ideas

Messages from mayoral and assembly candidates at the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s Sept. 9 forum were largely the same. The eight candidates—two...

 

AMHS finalizes winter ferry schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway System began accepting bookings for its winter ferry schedule this month. Under the finalized winter schedule, Haines will...

 

Interim manager describes AIDEA conversation

News of a meeting between borough staff, Mayor Jan Hill and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) regarding Lutak Dock...

 

Thanks for the new dump station

We would like to thank the Haines Borough for installing a public dump station at the Sewer & Water Department on Fair Drive. A dump station is...

 

Appreciation for Brenda Josephson's service

I have owned property at Porcupine for over 45 years and have been following Haines borough politics since then.  Although I’ve never met her,...

 

This Week in History

2010 Creditors worried as Cruise West flounders Tour operators and other Haines businesses may be...

 

Union filed grievance against borough over Alten firing

The Haines Borough is dealing with a July 14 grievance from Public Employees Local 71, the borough’s employees union, filed on behalf of former...

 

Assembly finalizes plan for $3.7 million in CARES Act funds

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday finalized a plan for spending most of the $4 million the borough is scheduled to receive from the federal CARES...

 

Should the permanent fund be tapped?

A measure on the ballot for the Oct. 3 election has sparked debate over the Haines Borough permanent fund’s purpose—whether the principal should...

 

New businesses falling through the cracks

Businesses that started this year have been feeling the economic impacts of COVID-19, but because...

 

Lack of manager delays pool reopening

After a pandemic, budget cuts and repair needs led to spring and summer closure, the Haines Borough swimming pool is finally ready to reopen, with...

 

Police arrest fugitive from Idaho

A 38-year-old man with an outstanding warrant arrest for sex crimes in Idaho was apprehended at the Chilkat Lake landing on Monday, Sept. 7. The man...

 

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