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 By Max Graham    News    November 23, 2022 

Tlingit classes well attended

Skweit Jessie Morgan grew up going to potlatches at the ANB Hall, but she didn’t speak Tlingit. Now she is taking advantage of a new chance to...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 17, 2022

School enrollments up

School enrollments are up in Haines and Klukwan. With 11 students, enrollment at Klukwan School surpassed the 10-student benchmark needed to qualify...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022

Hearing delayed for proposed heliport

A public hearing over a proposed heliport at 24 Mile Haines Highway was postponed last week for the second time in two months. The hearing — now sch...

 
 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

Klukwan, conservation groups appeal mining wastewater decision

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan (CIV) and several conservation groups have appealed a recent state decision to approve a revised wastewater disc...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 3, 2022

USDA awards $100k for food project

An initiative to bolster the Chilkat Valley’s agricultural sector and enhance local food production, storage and access was one of dozens of...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Eagle Fest resumes; Bird count picks up

After two pandemic years off, the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival will return Nov. 9 with eagle counts up but visitor registration down. “There’s a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 27, 2022

Investors approve acquisition of Constantine

Constantine Metal Resources shareholders on Tuesday approved the company’s acquisition by another junior mineral exploration company, American...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 20, 2022

Tour operator proposes heliport at 24 Mile

The borough’s largest tour operator has proposed building a helicopter port at 24 Mile Haines Highway to expand heliskiing operations and improve...

 

Duly Noted

Co-owners Heather Shade and Sean Copeland celebrated the 10th anniversary of their Port Chilkoot Distillery with tours of the distilling plant, a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

State re-approves Palmer Project wastewater plan

The Alaska Division of Water again approved Constantine Mining’s wastewater discharge plan for underground mineral exploration at the Palmer...

 

Stevens worked as logger, fisherman

A celebration of life for Mark Stevens was held Sept. 18 at the Haines ANB/ANS Hall. Stevens, 65,... Full story

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 6, 2022

Upper valley to get faster internet with funding from feds

Faster and more affordable internet will come to the upper Chilkat Valley by as early as 2028, Alaska Power and Telephone (AP&T) announced at the end...

 

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 15, 2022

State vacates approval of Palmer Project wastewater plan

More than three months after the state’s division of water approved plans for a revised wastewater discharge system at the Palmer Project, the...

 

An interview with Senator Lisa Murkowski

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

 
 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 1, 2022

New superintendent garners warm welcome at Klukwan school

Low enrollment again this year could threaten state funding for Klukwan School, but a new...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 25, 2022

Six candidates file for three assembly seats

It's that time of year again: the bears are out at Chilkoot, and your neighbors are vying for your...

 

Duly Noted

Author Nancy Pfeiffer and photographer Fredrick Norrsell of Palmer relaxed in Haines this week after spending the past 14 months rowing their open,...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

UA reps discuss carbon bank or logging on borough land

Representatives from the University of Alaska Land Management department visited Haines last week to consider how to earn a profit from the 12,000...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022

Co-ed softball tourney returns after more than a decade

Little League may be over, but both fields on Sawmill Road will again see back-to-back games this weekend – now with adult players. From Aug. 12 to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 4, 2022

CIA embarks on initiative to boost Tlingit language use

There are only three fluent Tlingit language speakers left in the Chilkat Valley — and the Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is working hard to...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022

November bald eagle festival to return after two years off

The Alaska Bald Eagle Festival will again draw raptor enthusiasts to Haines this November, following a two-year break because of covid. “Everyone...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 14, 2022

Sealaska publishes rare biography of Chilkat weaver from Klukwan

Chilkat weaving is one of the most demanding and complex weaving techniques in the world, yet it...

 

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