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Andriesen: part-time resident, full-time supporter

A rosary was held Friday, Nov. 29, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Catholic...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Businesses projected to lose $3.4 million in tourism sales this summer, study finds

Local businesses stand to lose about $3.4 million in tourism-related sales, and the Haines Borough about $187,784 in sales tax revenue, as a result...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Tazlina to sail again, winter travel remains grim

Last week, some Haines residents learned from Facebook that ferry service would increase from one sailing a week to three with the addition of the Taz...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Looming SCOTUS decision delays permit

By Jenna Kunze The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s forthcoming decision to approve or revoke Constantine Metal Resources’ waste...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

150-year-old Tlingit maps celebrated

In 2007, when cartographer John Cloud was cataloging more than 7,000 maps at the National Archives...

 

Glacier Bears win state chamionships

High school runners made Glacier Bear history last weekend, sweeping top individual and team awards...

 

United States Senator Dan Sullivan visits Haines

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's one-day visit to Haines on Monday included a tour with the mayor, a visit...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Election Canvass The Haines Borough Assembly canvassed the municipal election on Tuesday, tallying an additional 63 outstanding absentee votes....

 

This week in history

October 11, 1969 Willard "Moose" Sele became the mayor of Haines for the next year after 61 people...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 3, 2019

New assembly chambers put on hold

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted last month to postpone a decision on whether or not to include assembly chambers in the library...

 

Interview with candidates for the Haines Borough Assembly seats

Do you think the borough’s current level of taxation is appropriate? If not, how would you change it?  Sally McGuire:  About one-fifth of our...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

New signs beg the question: What is a scenic view?

New road signs installed on the Haines Highway by the Department of Transportation last month have some residents scratching their heads. Last month,...

 

Dunleavy's unannounced visit is appalling

Haines’ residents learned after-the-fact about Gov. Dunleavy’s recent visit to the Palmer Project with his chief of staff, Ben Stevens,...

 
 By Jenna Kunz    News    September 12, 2019

Gov. Dunleavy visits Palmer Project

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, along with Chief of Staff Ben Stevens and Department of Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune, visited Haines for a private tour...

 

Philanthropist and adventurer Lucy Harrell leaves lasting legacy

Lucy Harrell died peacefully at Haines Assisted Living Saturday evening Sept. 7 following a brief...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Assembly postpones facilities director hire, mayor silences Morphet

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously delayed approving new public facilities director, Ed Coffland, until December 10 when a new...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Prisciandaro resigns; but only two assembly seats up for election

This week, Diana Lapham revoked her candidacy for a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly, and assembly member Will Prisciandaro resigned, opening up a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Six candidates vie for two seats in assembly race

Residents Diana Lapham, Sally McGuire, Zephyr Sincerny, Sean Gaffney and Gabe Thomas filed candidacy for two vacating seats on the Haines Borough...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Policing ballot prop stalls

A charter change for areawide policing might not make it to the October ballot. The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to hold a third public hearing...

 
 By Rob Miller    Letters    August 22, 2019

We need to fix cruise impacts to communications

Am I the only person in Haines that feels resentment about the huge increase in cruise ship visits without a corresponding increase in...

 

The future of valley mining looks good

Recent articles and comments in CVN as well as others I’ve heard prompt this letter. The good news is Constantine continues to move forward as a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Brad Ryan offered Skagway borough manager position

Brad Ryan offered Skagway position On July 18, the Skagway Borough Assembly unanimously voted to offer its vacant manager position to Haines public...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Should the assembly be in charge of police chief?

The assembly voted 5-1 on July 18 to elevate the Haines Borough chief of police position to a borough officer. That would put the chief directly...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 5, 2019

High bidder for harbor project complains to assembly

On June 27, borough staff recommended the assembly proceed with awarding a harbor project to low-bidder Hamilton Construction. But the assembly took...

 

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