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 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022 

Assembly grants heliski tour permit to fourth operator

After months of debate, the Haines Borough Assembly granted a heliski tour permit to a fourth operator in the Chilkat Valley. The Jan. 11 decision...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022 

AMHS adds two sailings with private ferry

Following complaints about diminished ferry service to the upper Lynn Canal, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) added two January sailings...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022 

New year brings new hope for tourism

Haines had fewer visitors in 2021 than in any other year for the last two decades, except 2020, according to a report compiled by Haines Borough...

 

Recent paid commentaries are antithesis of civil discourse

The ADF&G, Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) is constitutionally mandated to manage game using sustained yield principles. Within that mandate...

 

Thank you, Eric Holle

Thank you, Eric Holle, for three decades of care and advocacy on behalf of Southeast Alaska’s wild and priceless environment: fisheries habitat,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021

2021 sees rebuilding, recovery from disaster, pandemic

Recovery and rebuilding were the watchwords of 2021 as residents navigated life in Haines among the...

 

Recent paid commentaries are antithesis of civil discourse

The ADF&G, Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) is constitutionally mandated to manage game using sustained yield principles. Within that mandate...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Residents launch food policy project

A team of local residents is launching an effort to collect information about food production, storage and supply in the Upper Lynn Canal. The effort...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 9, 2021

Hot-mic remark causes concern

Assuming he was muted on Zoom at a Nov. 29 heliski Committee of the Whole meeting, Eric Holle said, “I’d like to kill Liz Cornejo.” Cornejo had...

 

Should Eric Holle be canceled?

Eric Holle’s recent Zoom meeting comment when he, thinking he was muted, said “I’d like to kill Liz Cornejo,” and much of the reaction to it,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Heliski focus shifts to limiting helicopters

As the Haines Borough Assembly weighs a draft ordinance that would eliminate a cap on heliski tour permits in the borough, a new idea has piqued the i...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

A month of snowfall buries roads, freezes travel

On Saturday, it was too snowy to erect the Christmas tree on Main Street. On Thanksgiving, it was too snowy, for most, to run in the Turkey Trot or...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Excursion Inlet plant to stay closed

For the second consecutive year, OBI Seafoods’ Excursion Inlet cannery won’t process fish next summer. The plant’s continued closure likely...

 

Freezing spray, weight distribution delay LeConte last week

The LeConte's sailing to Haines from Juneau was delayed Friday as freezing spray and a fully loaded...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Consultant questions Constantine's preliminary assessment in presentation

Montana-based consultant Jim Kuipers, a longtime mining industry employee turned consultant, discussed the economic prospects and possible...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Kiehl to seek reelection in 2022

Haines’ state senator, Jesse Kiehl, announced on Nov. 15 that he will seek reelection in 2022. Juneau representative Andi Story also plans to run in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 24, 2021

First Friday to include furry friends, cupcakes and fundraiser

A birthday celebration, complete with cupcakes and Lego creations, Alaska Weather Calendars and a turtle named Rosie will all be featured during Dec....

 
 By CVN Staff    News    November 18, 2021

Constantine adjusts some language around Palmer road access

In recent months, Constantine revised language on its website with regard to the Palmer Project’s road access—an issue raised in a securities...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Heliski code hearing reflects sharp divide

Twenty seven people, including a Scottish expedition guide with National Geographic, commented at a Tuesday hearing on a draft ordinance that would...

 

Juneau may extend tax collection to sales aboard cruise ships

The Juneau assembly will consider an ordinance that would amend the borough’s sales tax code to collect on goods and services sold aboard cruise...

 

Duly Noted

Friends and family members held a graveside service for longtime resident Hank Jacquot Monday at Jones Point Cemetery. Hank, 87, died Nov. 4 at his...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 4, 2021

With Excursion Inlet shut, more boats sell to Haines Packing

Despite relatively low salmon harvest numbers in the Lynn Canal this season, Haines Packing Company processed 2.5 million pounds of salmon—the most...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 4, 2021

Local author recounts Alaska baseball craze

A team of black soldiers from Fort Seward played against a White Pass railroad crew in one of the ea...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 28, 2021

Community foundation distributes annual grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation distributed nearly $32,000 in grants to local nonprofits during its annual 2021 CVCF grant awards ceremony...

 

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