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Mining company exploits community divisions

Haines has a history of polarization. It’s no surprise that when a foreign mining company comes to town, it exploits divisions within our community,...

 

Why is a Constantine rep moderating an election forum?

I was shocked to learn from last week’s CVN that we allowed a representative of a foreign corporation to preside over an American election process...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Mayoral candidates contrast leadership styles at final forum

Haines’ two mayoral candidates—incumbent Jan Hill and challenger Doug Olerud—spent much of the Sept. 25 KHNS-CVN forum highlighting their...

 

Correction

The times for the Haines Borough General Election on Tuesday, Oct. 6 was wrong in this week's Save the Date. The polls for this election will be open... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Borough opts to develop Mt. Riley Land

The Haines Borough took the first step in a project that will likely span the next decade—the development and sale of roughly 450 acres on the...

 

Assembly restarts manager hiring process

After four months of inactivity, the Haines Borough Assembly took a step toward hiring a new, permanent manager, setting meeting dates for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

CARES Act committee recommends funding drivers tests

The CARES Act ad hoc committee recommended Tuesday that the borough use up to $15,000 to pay a contractor to issue drivers tests for Haines residents...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

Let's talk about voting

Did you know that last year Haines Borough voters turned out some of the highest numbers of any community in Alaska during the 2019 municipal...

 

Ore terminals have risks

At the Sept. 22 Haines Borough Assembly meeting, Lynn Canal Conservation was accused of using ‘scare tactics’ in our Sept. 14 member alert.  Risk...

 

Duly Noted

Haines High School 2019 alumni Dylan Hayes graduated from Commercial Diving Academy Technical Institute in Jacksonville, Florida. Dylan is now a certi...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

$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...

 

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...

 

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....

 

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