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 By Max Graham    News    November 23, 2022 

DOT road transfer plan rooted in state policy

A proposal to improve Lutak Road in exchange for transferring three roads to the Haines Borough has shed light on a state program that favors...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 23, 2022 

HEDC presents 5-year plan update, 2021 data

Low wages, higher costs of living and lack of housing were just some of the key issues discussed during the Haines Economic Development Corp's (HEDC)...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022

Borough to negotiate easement between school, proposed RV park

Planning commissioners have asked the Haines Borough Assembly to negotiate — and possibly purchase — an easement between Haines School and a...

 

TAB asks assembly to address crowding at Chilkoot

The borough’s tourism board is pushing the assembly to get involved in the crowding issue along Chilkoot River. The Tourism Advisory Board (TAB)...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 17, 2022

After Ketchikan fire, Wrangell considers insurance mandate for boat owners

After a recent fire put the Ketchikan harbor department at risk of a lawsuit for not requiring boat owners to carry insurance, the Wrangell Port and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Talks with state include taking over DOT roads

A proposal to widen Lutak Road to accommodate increased tourist traffic could involve transferring three state-owned roads to the borough, according...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

Haines 1 voters favor Peltola, Murkowski, Dunleavy

In the Nov. 8 general election, Haines townsite voters favored Democrat Rep. Mary Peltola, Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and incumbent GOP Gov....

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Assembly approves first step in buyout for Beach Road family

The Haines Borough is moving ahead with the first step in a long process that could result in a federally funded buyout of a Beach Road property...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 10, 2022

Manager to renegotiate MOU with Mosquito Lake center

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to renegotiate an agreement with the Mosquito Lake Community Center following a request from the volunte...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Harbor committee backs new Lutak Dock concept

The new design concept for the Lutak Dock renovation project received unanimous support from the Port and Harbor Advisory Committee last week....

 

Volunteers keep community center going

The first big snowstorm announced that winter has arrived! Big shout out to Paul Rogers, not only for his dedicated service on the assembly, but also...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 27, 2022

EPA to require disinfection at wastewater plant

Haines will need to add more rigorous treatment at its wastewater treatment plant to comply with a permit soon to be reissued by the federal...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 27, 2022

Assembly Briefs

The three winners of the Oct. 4 Haines Borough Assembly election — Gabe Thomas, Ben Aultman-Moore and Jerry Lapp — were sworn in Tuesday. Thomas...

 

Please close 'Pandora's Box'

As a member of the Planning Commission when this Heliport idea surfaced all those years ago, the overwhelming recommendation of the Commission was...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 20, 2022

Riley subdivision plan put on hold

Early plans for a large Haines Borough subdivision on Small Tracts Road — north of Carrs Cove — have been put on hold while borough staff await...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 20, 2022

Mosquito Lake volunteers question lack of borough funds for snowplowing

Mosquito Lake volunteers told the CVN this week they don’t have enough money to cover the cost of snowplowing at the neighborhood’s borough-owned...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 20, 2022

Sales, lodging tax revenue up, raw fish tax down

The Haines Borough saw a significant increase in sales and lodging tax revenue in the last fiscal year, but a steep drop in raw fish tax dollars,...

 

Legislature and governor need to boost funding for school districts

The Haines School District could face a financial squeeze in the next several years, forcing hard decisions over which programs get cut, what classes...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

Are the borough's advisory boards serving their purpose?

It’s a challenging time for the Haines Borough’s advisory boards and commissions. The Solid Waste Working Group disbanded this summer after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 13, 2022

Assembly votes to forgive swim team rental fees for six months

The Haines Dolphins Swim team is requesting that the borough forgive its pool rental fees this year due to insufficient fundraising to support the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 13, 2022

Election results stand after canvass

Gabe Thomas, Ben Aultman-Moore and Jerry Lapp remain the winners of the 2022 municipal election for borough assembly after the assembly counted 24...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 6, 2022

Thomas, Aultman-Moore, Lapp take lead

Gabe Thomas, Ben Aultman-Moore and Jerry Lapp won Tuesday's election for Haines Borough Assembly,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 6, 2022

Slide buries highway, strands residents

Two heavy rainstorms caused flooding and landslides in the upper valley last week, damaging...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 6, 2022

Resident urges TAB to look into bear monitors at Chilkoot

Concerned about increased vehicle and pedestrian traffic and human-bear encounters in the Chilkoot Corridor, Lutak Spur Road resident Richard Buck...

 

Assembly approves contract with Turnagain Marine Construction

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a contract of up to $310,000 with Turnagain Marine Construction—the contractor who will begin a...

 

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