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 News    July 29, 2021 

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...

 
 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...

 

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