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 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022 

Candidates deviate on dock, agree on sales tax at debate

The future of the Lutak Dock, the borough’s role in solid waste management and changes to tax code dominated discussion at a Sept. 15 debate among...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 22, 2022 

Assembly joins AML in concern over convention

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a resolution joining the Alaska Municipal League (AML) in expressing concern over the impact of a state Constitut...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

The following is a condensed version of CVN interviews with candidates for Haines Borough Assembly:...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022 

Public input on ANCSA land withdrawals due by Oct. 17

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on plans that could free up federal land in the Haines Borough to be conveyed to the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022 

Employment rebounds from pandemic low, but not entirely

Employment in the Haines Borough has rallied from its mid-pandemic low but still is short of pre-pandemic levels, according to state data and an...

 

Vote to contract Turnagain for dock project delayed

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to schedule a special meeting to discuss the approval of a contract with Turnagain Marine after...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 15, 2022

Without assistant principal, school district distributes duties among staff

The unanticipated resignation of Haines School’s assistant principal last month has led the school district to distribute duties among existing...

 

An interview with Senator Lisa Murkowski

CVN reporter Max Graham and KHNS reporter Brandon Wilks interviewed U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski...

 

Tax exemption for Hilltop subdivision receives early support

Haines Borough Assembly members expressed support to approve Roger Schnabel’s Highland Estate’s request for a 10-year property tax exemption for...

 

Jones is a well-rounded candidate

Kathy and I support Margarette Jones for the Haines Borough Assembly because she grew up in Haines, graduated from college with a degree in political...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

Federal land soon to open for Vietnam-era Alaska Native veterans

For 50 years, about 2,000 Alaska Native military veterans have been without 160-acre land allotments that many other Alaska Natives obtained during...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

State projects slight, steady population decline over next 30 years

The state estimates that the Haines Borough’s population grew by about 100 people last decade, but a new report predicts a steady decline over the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

Baker, tour operator finalists for grant

Local baker Rebecca Kameika dreams of opening a tapas, wine and dessert bar in town. Joe Osterling wants to promote sustainable tourism with outdoor...

 

GASC reviews four nonprofit apps

The Haines Government Affairs and Services Committee (GASC) recommended the assembly approve four nonprofits’ applications for funding at its...

 

We're at a crossroads

Haines/Deishu/Chilkat Valley is at a crossroads. The upcoming borough assembly election may be the most important one we have ever had. Will we have a...

 

Vote for Eric Holle

The Haines Borough now has assembly members addressing capital improvements, affordable housing, tax reform, comprehensive planning and other...

 

I support Bill Jurewitz for assembly

We have known Bill for approximately four years. During that time, we have found him to be a very engaging, warm, intelligent person who is both...

 

Vote for Ben

Fall time and election season are upon us here in Haines. It is time once again for us to be mindful as we choose who will represent us and steer the...

 

Borough should buy state campground

The State of Alaska, which has abandoned Mosquito Lake campground, can’t fix the Chilkat State Park road, gave up on management of brown bears...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 1, 2022

Camping at Portage Cove Park to end

Day use fees and an end to camping at Portage Cove are among a number of measures that Alaska State Parks is preparing to implement at its Haines...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 1, 2022

Return of tourists tests Chilkoot corridor

After two slow pandemic seasons, tourists are once again flocking to the Chilkoot River, causing...

 

Haines to host Alaska Outdoor Alliance meeting

Around 50 leaders — including U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski — will gather at the Chilkat Center next week for Alaska Outdoor Alliance’s (AOA) 7th...

 

Tax exemption request for Hilltop subdivision to face assembly hearings

The Haines Borough Assembly will hold two public hearings next month on Roger Schnabel’s request to receive a ten-year tax exemption on...

 

Lapp fills one-month assembly vacancy

The Haines Borough Assembly at its Aug. 24 meeting unanimously appointed Jerry Lapp to fill the vacancy created by Caitie Rothbart’s resignation....

 

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