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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 15, 2019 

Lily Lake water line installers didn't account for drought conditions

Although water levels at Lily Lake are at an all-time low, that's not what's prompting water...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019 

Rogers only filer for two assembly seats

With less than one week before the filing deadline, Paul Rogers is the only candidate registered to run for one of two open seats on the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019 

Wildlife trooper to leave Haines

Alaska State Wildlife Trooper Wallace Kirksey is set to leave Haines for another station in October after just five months in the Haines post. The...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 15, 2019 

Planning commission advances library expansion

This week the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved a 35 to 65 percent design plan for the public library expansion project. The project design...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019 

Assembly to consider cutting staff positions

The Haines Borough Assembly will meet as a committee of the whole with manager Debra Schnabel on Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss personnel...

 

Man stabbed during 'horseplay'

The Haines Borough police are completing a report on an accidental stabbing of a man on Aug. 5 at a vocational rental on Mud Bay Road. The incident...

 

Thank you Arjun Raman!

Your letter to the editor in last week’s CVN (Aug. 8) eloquently stated many of the problems with police expansion. Police expansion in the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Nearly 300 voters sign petition to recall Dunleavy

As of Wednesday, 294 Haines residents have joined a statewide movement to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Dry conditions persist, borough reissues mandatory water restriction

The borough re-issued mandatory water restrictions this week amid drought conditions and as Lily Lake water levels continue to drop. In anticipation...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Committee rehashes fund ordinance

At a finance committee meeting Tuesday, assembly members Brenda Josephson and Tom Morphet rehashed a debate to reallocate sales tax revenue funds...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 

Police expansion becomes intimidation

A standard interrogation technique is to repeatedly ask the same question. The classic Milgram and Zimbardo experiments demonstrate that under...

 

Holiday spirit in summer a success

Once again the good folks of Haines did not disappoint, when we put the call out to “Help Us, Help Haines.” We here at The Salvation Army would...

 

Klukwan residents brace for budget cuts

Klukwan residents are still bracing for hard times, despite the Alaska Legislature passing a bill this week that promised to reverse more than $400...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 1, 2019

Borough staff shakeup: 3 employees to leave, chief looks to Wrangell

Two Haines Borough department heads and one administrative employee are vacating their positions within the next month, and a fourth department head...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 1, 2019

Haines on list of most expensive groceries

Haines has the fourth most expensive groceries in a list of 12 Alaskan communities, printed in “The Cost of Living” report in July’s Alaska...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 1, 2019

Pool renovation delayed into September

Renovations on the Haines swimming pool are taking longer than expected, delaying its reopening until mid-September. Despite the delay, facilities... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 1, 2019

School board sets goals for upcoming year

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday established goals for the coming school year that include: improving reading capabilities for kindergarten...

 

Electricity bills set to rise

This is the second in a series of stories about how Gov. Mike Dunleav’s vetoes will affect Haines residents. After the statewide Power Cost...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Boroughwide policing back on the table

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to advance a charter amendment that would again put the question of boroughwide policing on the October ballot....

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 25, 2019

Water restrictions lifted, partial burn ban remains

After last week’s rainy weather, the Haines Borough has lifted its water restrictions, though the burn ban remains in place with some...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    July 25, 2019

Borough to pay $450,336 for school debt reimbursement

The borough is set to pay $450,336 for school debt this year, bond payments which had largely been covered by the state since 2005. On Monday, the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 25, 2019

Borough cancels woodchipper RFP

The Haines borough is no longer in the market for a wood chipper. The borough is relinquishing nearly $100,000 in grant money from the U.S....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Brad Ryan offered Skagway borough manager position

Brad Ryan offered Skagway position On July 18, the Skagway Borough Assembly unanimously voted to offer its vacant manager position to Haines public...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Hamilton awarded $4.7 million bid

The Haines Borough assembly unanimously voted to award the $4.7 million Portage Cover boat launch project to Skagway-based company Hamilton...

 

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