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 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

New and improved? Some residents wonder about changes at Chilkoot

Three months after the Chilkoot River corridor improvement project finished, some Haines residents...

 

Recovery group to focus on disaster reconstruction

The Haines Long Term Recovery Group (HLTRG) facilitated the disposal of nearly 440,000 pounds of construction debris this month related to December fl...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 30, 2021

Assembly approves shop local effort, public participation program

The Haines Borough assembly voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a new Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) that aims to increase public involvement in...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 23, 2021

Candidates diverge on local economy, role of government at debate

The four Haines Borough assembly candidates agreed on several broad points at a Sept. 16 debate: Haines needs a more diverse year-round economy;...

 

Four Candidates Running for ASSEMBLY

The following is a condensed version of CVN interviews with borough assembly candidates Richard Clem...

 

The Lutak Dock

It seems that everyone running for assembly is in support of refurbishing the Lutak Dock. But why? This is the new white elephant, the new sacred cow....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 2, 2021

Late Chilkoot River sockeye run causes surprise, nostalgia

Fishermen in Lutak Inlet saw a bumper run of sockeye salmon in the last two weeks of August as more than 24,000 fish passed the weir between Aug. 22...

 

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

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 12, 2021

Debris processing to begin Aug. 20

Eligible residents who suffered property damage during the December storms can now dispose of their construction debris beginning Aug. 20, a cost...

 

If we're addressing our sales tax code, it's past time to exempt groceries

If the assembly wants to make sales tax changes that benefit borough coffers and people's bank... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Jenn Walsh, Jessica Kayser-Forster, and Abbey Holmes are home from a nine-day and 100-mile journey. They were dropped on top of Flower Mountain by...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 29, 2021

Haines unlikely to serve as port for Yukon ore exports

At a public meeting hosted by Lynn Canal Conservation last week speakers cast doubt that Haines could be a viable port for Yukon mining interests....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 29, 2021

Arts Outlook

Display of antiquarian books Haines reporter and writer Tom Morphet will display a collection of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 22, 2021

Assembly to introduce seasonal sales tax ordinance

Should the Haines Borough have a seasonal sales tax? The assembly’s Commerce Committee considered the idea at a meeting Tuesday before unanimously...

 

Learn about the safety of radio frequencies

“The Invisible Rainbow, A History of Electricity and Life,” by Arthur Firstenberg, is a book I am interested in reading and it’s coming soon to...

 

Lutak Dock not a municipal obligation

Haines Borough taxpayers might consider whether the Lutak Dock is truly a municipal obligation or a piece of freight industry infrastructure the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Public remains divided about use of Lutak Dock

There’s widespread support for existing Lutak Dock services, and a need for more information and public conversation before any attempt to expand...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Assembly sends yurt-ban ordinance to Government Affairs and Services

An ordinance banning yurts as permanent residences within the townsite has been referred to the Haines Borough Assembly’s Government Affairs and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Inflation bolsters sales tax in Haines

April sales tax numbers are up not only compared to this time last year. They’re also higher than April 2019. The borough collected $241,011 in...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Assembly approves first two phases of Lutak Dock renovations

The Haines Borough Assembly gave the go-ahead to pursue funding for the first two phases of Lutak Dock renovations. The Lutak Dock face has reached...

 

Freight ramp sinks temporarily

The Alaska Marine Lines (AML) freight ramp is back in operation after being temporarily out of...

 

This Week in History

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

 

Why is the Chamber leading a town hall?

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday night supporting phases 1-2 of the new, phased plan for the Lutak dock. This was two days before the Lutak...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 17, 2021

Planning commission approves Halsingland solar project

Solar power is coming to Hotel Halsingland. On June 10, the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved installation of solar panels on a portion of...

 

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