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 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022 

Candidates deviate on dock, agree on sales tax at debate

The future of the Lutak Dock, the borough’s role in solid waste management and changes to tax code dominated discussion at a Sept. 15 debate among...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

The following is a condensed version of CVN interviews with candidates for Haines Borough Assembly:...

 

Vote to contract Turnagain for dock project delayed

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to schedule a special meeting to discuss the approval of a contract with Turnagain Marine after...

 

Please don't steal our speed limit sign

Recently the speed limit on Front Street changed from 25 mph to 20 mph. This change corrects the previously mismatched directional speeds. Now, from...

 

Thanks for supporting SAIL

Thank you to this amazing community for your support of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) and some of our community’s most vulnerable...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 1, 2022

Return of tourists tests Chilkoot corridor

After two slow pandemic seasons, tourists are once again flocking to the Chilkoot River, causing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 1, 2022

Chamber executive director resigns

Tracey Harmon resigned as the Haines Chamber of Commerce Executive Director effective Aug. 24 as she pursues her new career as the owner of the fish...

 

Assembly hires state and federal lobbyists

After state lobbyists secured 3.2 million in funding for Lutak Dock, the Haines Borough assembly voted both to renew that contract and sign on 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...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

Lapp, Thomas file for assembly

Two former members of the Haines Borough Assembly, Jerry Lapp and George Campbell, have submitted letters of interest for the vacant seat left by...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 4, 2022

Gillnetters see strong sockeye returns

Lynn Canal gillnetters hauled in the best catches of the season so far during the past week. Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022

Lutak Dock contract delayed, consultant presents on build method

The Haines Borough is awaiting approval from MARAD (The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration Division) to finalize its...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Price increase soon to come at landfill

Trash disposal in Haines is about to become substantially more expensive. On Aug. 15, Community Waste Solutions (CWS) will be abandoning its...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Moratorium on new Chilkoot tours lifted

By Lucy Silbaugh The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to rescind a four-year-old moratorium on new commercial tours in the Chilkoot Corridor....

 

Steady friend, business owner dies at 57

A celebration of life was held last week in Hermann, Missouri, for former Haines and Skagway... Full story

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 21, 2022

Disaster aid group lends hands to rebuild

It has been a year and a half since a landslide on Lutak Spur Road destroyed Steve and Sarah Virg-In...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 21, 2022

Geologists move ahead with hazard mapping

There will be an uptick in helicopter activity this week near town as geologists collect data to map past and potential landslide areas across the Hai...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 21, 2022

Borough scrapyard plan moves forward

Owners of junk cars may soon have a new place to dump their vehicles. The planning commission on July 14 approved the second stage of a plan for a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 14, 2022

Why are the evergreens turning brown?

Drive out Lutak Road and you will see hundreds of evergreen trees that aren’t so green. Southeast Alaska’s hemlock and spruce trees are fending of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Tourism board proposes bike path along Lutak Road

An idea to build a bike path along Lutak Road will advance to the Haines Borough Assembly after the borough’s Tourism Advisory Board unanimously...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022

Governor vetoes funds for school locker room project

Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed the state budget Tuesday, vetoing statewide school maintenance funds that would have paid to renovate the Haines School’s...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

Gas surges toward $7 per gallon

Unleaded gas surged to nearly $7 a gallon this week at the two stations in Haines — the highest price in recent memory. Prices jumped about a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Assembly adds to, OKs budget

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted a $12.9 million operating budget with amendments to keep the pool open for 11 months and pay for a...

 

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