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 By Max Graham    News    September 16, 2021 

Proposed redistricting would cut Haines from Douglas, Juneau

A legislative map change proposed last week by Alaska’s redistricting board would link Haines to northern Juneau, severing the borough’s tie to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 16, 2021 

Committee sends question of fourth heliski permit to assembly

The Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee on Friday deferred action on whether to expand Haines’ limit on heliski operator permits from th...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 16, 2021 

Calling all singers!

Lynn Canal Community Players’ Tod Sebens is searching for 15 local singers to perform in a musical revue that will be staged during one weekend in...

 

Does Josephson really support agriculture?

Brenda Josephson is running for Haines Borough Assembly. This time she's promoting local agriculture. As a previous Assembly-person, she had an...

 

Duly Noted

Dr. Kirk Mosley is the new dentist at SEARHC dental clinic. Kirk retired from a private practice in Tucson, Ariz. after 25 years there. Since 2012,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Kings make escapement

For the third year in a row the Chilkat River’s king salmon run has met the state’s escapement goal, according to preliminary estimates.  Between...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Conservation groups file securities complaint about Constantine

Three environmental advocacy organizations filed a complaint on Aug. 27 with Canadian securities regulators alleging that Constantine Metal Resources...

 

Duly Noted

A ridge atop Flower Mountain set a dramatic backdrop for Saturday’s wedding of Teslin Podsiki and Josh Whitby. Teslin’s mom Teri Bastable-Podsiki...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    August 19, 2021

Federal legislation could help state ferry system

The 2,700-page, trillion-dollar infrastructure bill that passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday could provide tens of millions of dollars, maybe more, to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 12, 2021

Environmental groups ask state to cancel Baby Brown timber sale again

Lynn Canal Conservation (LCC), Earthjustice and a few other environmental groups sent two letters to the Alaska Division of Forestry requesting that...

 

Thanks for successful, fun e-bike raffle

Lynn Canal Conservation would like to thank everyone who helped make this year’s E-Bike raffle a big success.  Sockeye Cycle kindly put the bike...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 29, 2021

Wrong remains find final resting place at peak of Mount Sinclair

When John Svenson learned fellow climbers would be ascending Mount Sinclair, a 6,800 foot peak...

 
 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....

 

To go green, we need mining

It is tragically ironic that the anti-mining Lynn Canal Conservation organization has chosen to raffle an electric bicycle rather than a...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

Legislators hear strong objections to ferry terminal at Cascade Point

The Alaska Department of Transportation has been working more than two years on the idea of building a new state ferry terminal at Cascade Point, almo...

 

Forest Service issues final EIS for expansion at Kensington gold mine

The U.S. Forest Service has issued its final supplemental environmental impact statement and draft record of decision to allow expansion of the...

 
 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Chum returns are off to a good start, but sockeye below average

Three weeks into the Upper Lynn Canal commercial gillnetting season, fisheries managers say it’s off to a good start. “It’s actually pretty...

 

Panties to fly high at fairgrounds fundraiser

Jim Shook has retired as cannoneer, but the underwear will fly at Fort Seward this Independence Day...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

U.S. Senators renew push for landless tribe settlement

Alaska’s U.S. Senators are planning to reintroduce legislation that would allow Native Alaskans in Haines, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 27, 2021

Historical society grant to experiment with commercial berry production

The Chilkat Valley Historical Society was awarded an Alaska Department of Natural Resources specialty crop grant for the second year in a row, this...

 
 By CVN Staff    Obituaries    May 27, 2021

Murphy worked as longshoreman, took pride in family

There will be a memorial service followed by a potluck reception hosted by the American Legion...

 

2021 scholarship winners

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Carson Crager, $875; Lydia Andriesen, $1,225; Mark Davis, $1,225; Hannah Boron, $1,225. Uglys of Haines Leg up:...

 

Duly Noted

Brittney Bradford graduated from Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho on May 14 with a bachelor degree in radiographic science and an...

 

Thanks for supporting our gallery opening

We would like to thank all the fine folks that ventured forth and attended the revival of our traditional spring gallery opening. It was good to see...

 

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