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 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019 

Planning commission debates local ferry service

In the midst of deep state budget cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System, the Haines Borough Planning Commission debated last week whether or not...

 
 By CVN Staff    Weather    June 20, 2019 
 
 By CVN Staff    Weather    June 20, 2019 
 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 13, 2019

Fishermen air concerns on season restrictions

Last week, state fisheries managers heard concerns from the Haines gillnet fleet on new restrictions intended to protect dwindling area king salmon....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Committee asks Fish and Game for more thorough review of mining project

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee wants the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to take a harder stance on potential mining issues...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

Klukwan appeals Superior Court decision

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three environmental conservation groups are appealing a decision from the federal District Court in Alaska...

 

Borough Briefs

Employee housing rejected In a 3-2 vote last week, the Haines Borough assembly rejected an ordinance that aimed to define approval criteria and...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Lighthouse remodel looking brighter

A two decade effort to save Alaska’s oldest lighthouse on Eldred Rock is about to clear one of its greatest hurdles. This week, the Haines-founded...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Women's choir rallies for ferries

Eight members of the Haines A Cappella Women's Choir donned sailors' caps and belted out "Ferryboat...

 
 By Lexie DeWitt    Duly Noted    May 9, 2019

Duly Noted

Haines graduate Royal Henderson has graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law. He plans to return home for eight weeks to study for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 2, 2019

Poor king forecast restricts commercial fleet

Time and area restrictions intended to protect area king salmon will likely affect sockeye landings by gillnetters this season. Spawning Chilkat king...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 2, 2019

Resident's book details 4,000 mile journey into the arctic

In March 2012, borough resident Caroline Van Hemert and her husband Patrick Ferrell (Pat) set off on a 4,000-mile journey from Bellingham, Washington...

 

Ferry service is crippled

Have you looked at the summer ferry schedule? At first glance, it looks like Haines has ferry service every day.  We don’t.  The State of Alaska...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 25, 2019

DOT proposes new terminal for ferry day trips

The Alaska Deapartment of Transportation is working on a $27 million plan to build a ferry terminal at Cascade Point, almost 30 miles north of...

 

Arts Outlook

JCFO coming to work with Haines on Waterfront Framework Plan The community will have opportunities to provide input on the Portage Cove Waterfront...

 

Cheers to a great wine tasting fundraiser

The staff and board of KHNS would like to thank the vendors, sponsors, silent auction donors, SEAK State Fair staff and local wine enthusiasts who...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Sperm whale carcass beached near Eldred Rock, jaw bone stolen

For the first time on record, a sperm whale carcass was found in Lynn Canal. This is the third time...

 

Thanks for "Rock, Paper, Fish" success

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council would like to thank our partners and volunteers and the communities of Klukwan and Haines for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Federal judge rules against Klukwan, LCC in BLM mining impact lawsuit

On March 15, a federal district court judge ruled against the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and conservation groups in a lawsuit brought against...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Drug task force finds alcohol major contributor to crime

While the Haines Borough’s drug enforcement task force has worked since June 2017 to find solutions to drug-related issues, recent data analyzing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Two mining forums tell different tales

Two entities organized two mining forums this week that focused on community impacts and solutions from industrial mining—a split that largely...

 

Disturbed by River Talk story

I went to the River Talk on Feb. 21, and while many of the stories were fine, there was one that I thought crossed the line. He was the last speaker,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 14, 2019

Chilkat historical society works to inject energy into its mission

“Relevance” was the buzz word at the Chilkat Valley Historical Society (CVHS) meeting on Thursday, where members wordsmithed a new mission...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019

HEDC seeks seat on mining forum group

Members of the Haines Economic Development Corporation board voted unanimously to request a seat on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee. The for...

 

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