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 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    April 8, 2021 

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...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Popely to lobby for Haines for remainder of 2021

Lobbyist Ted Popely will represent the Haines Borough through the end of the year for $48,000. In keeping with a Government Affairs and Services (GAS)...


This week in history

‘Alvin’ finds a friend Feb. 1, 1971 Who finds a bear cub wandering around in the snow in January? Who, indeed, but Mary and George Meacock....

 By Sarah Elliott    News    January 28, 2021

Duly Noted

Kai Dixon moved from Haines back to Wasilla with his family at the end of summer 2020 and has transitioned his high school athletic career in grand...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

Haines COVID-19 vaccination rate nears 40 percent

Roughly 580 Haines residents received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last weekend... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021

Legislative intern boards flight despite testing positive for COVID-19

A University of Alaska student intern passing through Haines boarded an Alaska Seaplanes flight last week, despite testing positive for the COVID-19...


Duly Noted

Aaliyah Michelle Houghton-Bynum was born on Jan. 16 in Anchorage to Karlie Spud and George Houghton-Bynum of Klukwan. She was 5 pounds 9 ounces and...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 14, 2021

New magistrate sworn in

A new magistrate judge was sworn in Monday morning at the Haines courthouse. Kila Orion...


Duly Noted

Nora Grace Taylor was born on Dec. 10 in Hong Kong to Barry Taylor and Fransiska Sukarni. Nora was 8 pounds 4 ounces. Fransiska is from Sumatra,...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

First responders, healthcare workers, elders receive first COVID-19 vaccines in Haines

In the past week, more than 100 Chilkat Valley residents received the first of two shots required... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

2020: Pandemic, natural disaster and upheaval

As I sat down to write the 2020 Year in Review, I thought: "I don't want to relive this year, nor sh...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 10, 2020

Geoscientists remain in town to monitor landscape as rain continues

The geoscientists continued to get a more refined understanding of slope instabilities Tuesday and... Full story

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 10, 2020

Natural disaster puts community at heightened risk of COVID-19 spread

Officials are holding their breath while they wait to see what happens with COVID-19 in Haines in... Full story


Duly Noted

Author Norry Nash and her husband, carpenter Brian Pindel, purchased the former Human Resources building in collaboration with sister Amelia Nash....


Free, asymptomatic testing to end Dec. 19

Free, asymptomatic coronavirus testing will end in Haines and Klukwan on Dec. 19, according to a Tuesday press release from the Southeast Alaska Regio...


Duly Noted

Haines High School students MacKenzy Dryden, Jacob Weerasinghe, and Grace Long-Godinez worked together to honor veterans in Haines and nationally...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Klukwan pastor begins short-range radio transmissions

Human connection has been hard for many since the pandemic began. In Klukwan, Pastor Jami Campbell... Full story

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

SEARHC changes free weekend COVID-19 testing to Saturday only

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is making changes to its free, weekend COVID-19 testing schedule. The Haines Health Center...

 By CVN Staff    News    November 5, 2020

Election day voters favor Trump

Similar to statewide trends, Haines voters favored Donald Trump on election day, but it's unclear...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Haines Highway project ends for the year

The Haines Highway reconstruction project wrapped up last week, days before 16 inches of snow piled up and after about a month of work on the...


Frog House artifacts remain in Klukwan

Five Frog House clan artifacts will remain at the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center after the Alaska Supreme Court last month upheld a lower court’s...


This Week in History

November, 1970 Alaska's only veneer plant holds open house Alaska's only veneer plant was on...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Alternative voting options available this November

With the Nov. 3 election less than a week away, as of Wednesday afternoon, 286 people in the Chilkat Valley had already voted at the borough...


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