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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 2, 2023 

Baker wins regional business award

Costa Brava Bakery & Patisserie owner Rebecca Kameika was one of two selected for the annual Spruce Root Path to Prosperity grant—a regional...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 2, 2023 

Lawsuit threatens to close Southeast troll fishery

A federal judge proposed an order in December threatening to close Southeast Alaska’s troll fishery, a move that could spell financial trouble for...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 2, 2023 

Heliski season soon off to early start

Haines’ heliski season lifts off this weekend, featuring one operator’s earliest start in years and an expected return to stability for an...

 

Assembly reverses heliport decision

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday night reversed the planning commission's decision to grant a conditional use permit (CUP) for a Chilkat River...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

CIA buys Fort Seward Parade Grounds

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) purchased Fort Seward’s Parade Grounds from Alaska Indian Arts (AIA) on Dec. 20—ending more than a...

 

Assembly to reconsider 24-Mile heliport CUP

Following consideration of five appeals, the Haines Borough Assembly stepped back from a planning commission decision last week to authorize a new...

 

Assembly to consider residency requirement to on empowered boards

The borough’s GASC committee recommended the assembly require one year of residency before serving on empowered government boards, such as the...

 

As usual, industry gets priority

First, I want to thank Kevin Shove for his recent letters in the newspaper and for his concern about our local goat populations. I have served on the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2022

Resident appeals heli permit vote

A resident who lives near a proposed heliport at 24 Mile Haines Highway is appealing the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s Dec. 8 approval of a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2022

Officials to weigh outsourcing tourism department

Borough staff and elected officials are considering contracting out the borough tourism department’s work. Haines Chamber of Commerce director...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2022

Piedad water supply rivals Lily Lake

The Piedad springs are now rivaling Lily Lake as the town’s main public drinking water source. Townsite residents used more water from the Piedad...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2022

2022: Big year for post-pandemic firsts, Lutak Dock and late rogue crime wave

In 2022, some iteration of the phrase "back after pandemic hiatus" was scattered throughout CVN headlines and stories like crumpled surgical masks...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 22, 2022

Assembly Briefs

Assembly plans Chilkoot corridor meeting, annual tour company conduct review The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved two advisory board...

 
 By Michael York    News    December 22, 2022

Ski group lobbies Commerce Committee

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee met Tuesday to discuss a public private partnership to build a ski lift operation in Haines. The...

 

Borough lives up to word of the year

Planning commission on the 24-mile heli-port: We don't live up there so we will listen to 24-Mile area residents. 24-mile area residents: We don't...

 

Planning commissioners should be elected

In the coming weeks, volunteers will be circulating a petition with this question, “Shall Haines Borough voters elect members of the Haines Borough...

 

Disappointed by accusations

A recent letter regarding a Planning Commission hearing implied that the hearing was “scripted in advance”. Whether it was the headline...

 

Democracy at its worst

As I do every morning, I’m outside drinking my coffee in the quiet that surrounds my home when I realize that my life will be forever changed...

 
 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...

 

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 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...

 

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...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 8, 2022

Dock scope change nears fed approval

The new Lutak Dock conceptual design is nearing final approval from the federal government, a step that’s needed before the project can advance...

 

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