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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 7, 2021

Klukwan School braces for budget cuts due to low enrollment

Low enrollment is threatening state funding for Klukwan School and stressing an already strained relationship between Chatham School District...

 

Soaring with Eagles

Generous Jake, former longtime resident, was well known and loved for his kindness and time for... Full story

 

Duly Noted

About 75 residents, including Haines Borough School Board members, turned out Tuesday for the unveiling and dedication of the Skate Park art project,...

 

Science over fiction

It is unfortunate that Mayor Bronson of Anchorage does not know what more can be done to stem the spread of Covid in his town. One wonders if he...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 9, 2021

Klukwan shareholders get cash for COVID-19 vaccines

Klukwan, Inc. shareholders are eligible to receive $225 each for showing proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Village corporation president...

 

Duly Noted

Haines High grad Kirby Faverty, 19, has won the Mark Robb Award at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. The award recognizes a student...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 26, 2021

Students return to school with a greater sense of normalcy

Although pandemic mitigations are still in place, Haines School's first day back Tuesday was more...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 26, 2021

Roadside tower: Is it art, mailbox or lamppost?

By Tom Morphet "Pythagoras came to me in a dream" is how Jeff Bochart explains the nearly...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident and Mud Bay landowner Dave Walker recently spent 10 days at his beachfront cabin. Besides visiting across-the-bay neighbors Randy and...

 

Haines suffers largest COVID outbreak yet

As of Thursday evening, 57 people tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in Haines since Aug. 6, inc... Full story

 

Bald Eagle Foundation cancels fall festival

The American Bald Eagle Foundation announced Tuesday that it is canceling its November festival due to COVID-19 concerns and a limited budget. “We...

 

Duly Noted

Nash Steel Stickler was born on July 14 at Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital on the Big Island. He weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 20.5 inc...

 
 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Glacier Bay earthquake rattles Haines and Klukwan

Chilkat Valley residents reported a big midday shake last week as a 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck 20 miles southwest of Klukwan in Glacier Bay on Th...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 8, 2021

SEARHC now requires all employees to be vaccinated

As of last week, employees, contractors and volunteers with the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, which operates in Haines and 18 other com...

 

Legislators plan town hall Friday evening

The two legislators who represent Haines will be in town for a community meeting 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Hall. Sen. Jesse Kiehl and...

 

This Week in History

June 1971 Kayaks, canoes and rafts will careen down Chilkoot in annual 'Mad Raft Race' This year's...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 3, 2021

Lani Hotch's robes part of Native textile exhibit at Alaska State museum

Master weaver and Klukwan resident Lani Hotch helped curate a new exhibit at the Alaska State...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

U.S. Senators renew push for landless tribe settlement

Alaska’s U.S. Senators are planning to reintroduce legislation that would allow Native Alaskans in Haines, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg and...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Sportsman’s Association recently awarded influential members with the lifetime membership honor. Association’s President Russ Byerly said,...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    May 27, 2021

Murphy worked as longshoreman, took pride in family

There will be a memorial service followed by a potluck reception hosted by the American Legion...

 

Holgate was proud pilot, fisherman and homemaker

Betty Holgate, 88, was buried beside her husband, son, and a family friend at a simple service on...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

SEARHC halts Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has temporarily paused use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Haines and other...

 

Duly Noted

The Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Competition was held on Sunday, Apr. 11 at 36 Mile Haines Highway. Organizers were middle and high school students Leo...

 

Burattin kept Tlingit culture alive

Services are pending for Sally Burattin, a fluent Tlingit speaker and minister who found enjoyment...

 

Don't boondoggle our valley

Constantine has yet to hold a community meeting in either Haines or Klukwan showing the ultimate buildout plans for the Palmer Project. Therefore...

 

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