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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2022

2022: Big year for post-pandemic firsts, Lutak Dock and late rogue crime wave

In 2022, some iteration of the phrase "back after pandemic hiatus" was scattered throughout CVN headlines and stories like crumpled surgical masks...

 

The public uses Porcupine Road, too

In response to the Dec. 15 article about Porcupine Road, I'd like to state that there are quite a few private taxpaying landowners along that borough...

 

Borough lives up to word of the year

Planning commission on the 24-mile heli-port: We don't live up there so we will listen to 24-Mile area residents. 24-mile area residents: We don't...

 

A quantitative proposal to the planning commission

When considering whether to approve a conditional use permit, code requires planning commissioners to consider and give “due weight” to...

 

Planning commission okays dock plan

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week gave Turnagain Marine Construction the go-ahead for the first design phase of the Lutak Dock...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 8, 2022

Dock scope change nears fed approval

The new Lutak Dock conceptual design is nearing final approval from the federal government, a step that’s needed before the project can advance...

 
 By Michael York    News    December 8, 2022

Meeting planned to discuss possible ski lift

A Friday gathering is slated to address the idea of developing a ski lift and operation in Haines. The Lutak side of Mt. Ripinsky and Mosquito...

 

Duly Noted

The 25-foot Christmas tree at the public library was donated by Wendel Hales and came from his property on Lutak Inlet. Brady McGuire donated use of...

 

A public official should be open-minded

As a newly-appointed member of the Haines Planning Commission, I would hope Mr. Richard Clement would be more informed and open minded about the...

 

Dock is designed to meet seismic standards

In last week’s CVN, a Lynn Canal Conservation representative implied in a LTE that the Turnagain Marine Lutak Dock is designed to allow for large...

 

Community dock meets our needs

Thanks to Richard Clement for contacting LCC with questions about the Lutak Dock project. It's a complex issue. We've been studying dock-related docum...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 23, 2022

DOT road transfer plan rooted in state policy

A proposal to improve Lutak Road in exchange for transferring three roads to the Haines Borough has shed light on a state program that favors...

 

Beware the false choice

There is no “Community Dock” vs “Industrial Dock” that Haines residents need to “converse” about. The Haines freight dock is old, failing...

 

TAB asks assembly to address crowding at Chilkoot

The borough’s tourism board is pushing the assembly to get involved in the crowding issue along Chilkoot River. The Tourism Advisory Board (TAB)...

 

Thanks for the warm memories

Thank you Haines friends for welcoming me 15 years ago and for letting me share the wonderful Alaska wilderness, your friendship and camaraderie. My...

 

Keep speed-limit low on Lutak Road

We've lived at Lutak since 1985. In those 35 years or so the area has gone from rural with a dirt road to a densely populated residential neighborhood...

 

Never look a gift horse in the mouth

At the Nov. 3 Ports and Harbors Committee meeting I asked the first four questions below. Chair Diana Lapham suggested I submit the questions to the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Talks with state include taking over DOT roads

A proposal to widen Lutak Road to accommodate increased tourist traffic could involve transferring three state-owned roads to the borough, according...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Harbor committee backs new Lutak Dock concept

The new design concept for the Lutak Dock renovation project received unanimous support from the Port and Harbor Advisory Committee last week....

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 20, 2022

Tour operator proposes heliport at 24 Mile

The borough’s largest tour operator has proposed building a helicopter port at 24 Mile Haines Highway to expand heliskiing operations and improve...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

Dock contractor fields questions at town hall

A contractor tasked with renovating the Lutak Dock told residents last week his company’s goal is to restore the dock’s prior use as a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 6, 2022

Resident urges TAB to look into bear monitors at Chilkoot

Concerned about increased vehicle and pedestrian traffic and human-bear encounters in the Chilkoot Corridor, Lutak Spur Road resident Richard Buck...

 

HEDC needs more funding

Now that we know the Lutak Dock can be an ore dock under any configuration except neglect, let’s have honest, data and fact-based discussions about...

 

Lutak Dock article made me more confused

I’m quite black and white about some things, like I know in my whole being that glyphosate, vaccines, etc. are poison, there’s no question for...

 

Assembly approves contract with Turnagain Marine Construction

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a contract of up to $310,000 with Turnagain Marine Construction—the contractor who will begin a...

 

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