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Duly Noted

The Haines Friends of the NRA hosted a successful banquet at Harriett Hall in late October. “One hundred percent of the money goes to range...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 31, 2019

Townsite bear activity prompts state visit

A team of Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists and wildlife trooper came to town in response to public outcry over increased bear activity...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

Long rejoins police force, Brown resigns

After a five month “sabbatical” from the Haines Borough Police Department, officer Brayton Long unearthed his old uniform, ironed it, and headed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

New assembly weighs sauna location, bears

The Haines Borough Assembly met Tuesday for the first time with newly elected members Gabe Thomas, Paul Rogers and Zephyr Sincerny. The assembly...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

Bear mauls local hunter

Around 7 p.m. on Oct. 3, Casey Bradford, 21, and his father Scott Bradford, 55, were moose hunting near Wells Bridge at 25 Mile when a brown bear...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Election Canvass The Haines Borough Assembly canvassed the municipal election on Tuesday, tallying an additional 63 outstanding absentee votes....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Increased traffic stops, rising DUIs

In the month of September, the Haines Borough Police Department has pulled over more than twice as many drivers as its monthly average of for the...

 

Interview with candidates for the Haines Borough Assembly seats

Do you think the borough’s current level of taxation is appropriate? If not, how would you change it?  Sally McGuire:  About one-fifth of our...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Candidates outline positions during first of three forums

Five assembly candidates twice responded to questions on their ideas of the Haines Borough’s most pressing problems, ways to generate revenue, thoug...

 

Resident group commissions report on socioeconomic impact of mining

By Kyle Clayton A group of citizens concerned about mining impacts in the Chilkat Valley, the Friends of the Chilkat and Klehini Rivers, commissioned...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Meet the borough assembly candidates

Six candidates are vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in the Oct. 1 municipal election. The third highest vote getter will be...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Area wide policing dies at assembly

The institution of areawide policing hangs in limbo once again after the assembly Tuesday declined to draft an ordinance that would have interpreted...

 

This Week in History

Sept. 16, 1970 “Fireman, Save That Church!” was the cry yesterday when a group of citizens headed by Mrs. Eunice Benson halted the burning of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 5, 2019

Man flips car into Chilkat River

Police are investigating a Haines man who flipped his car over a guardrail at 6.5 Mile Haines Highwa...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Borough reups police chief's contract

On Tuesday, police chief Heath Scott signed a re-negotiated contract with the borough, and declined an offer from Wrangell, in exchange for a $10,000...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Area-wide policing fails, assembly misses deadline

The proposition to allow police services boroughwide will not appear on the October ballot, after the assembly failed to vote on the ordinance in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Policing ballot prop stalls

A charter change for areawide policing might not make it to the October ballot. The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to hold a third public hearing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019

Wind storm beaches boats, causes power outage

A wind storm last weekend toppled a tree on Beach Road and broke lines on boats in Letnikof Cove, se...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Assembly reaches impasse on staff attrition

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly met to discuss the merits of eliminating or consolidating vacating staff positions in response to statewide...

 
 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...

 

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 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...

 

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