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Dunleavy asks for Alaskans to sacrifice to reduce healthcare strain

Gov. Michael Dunleavy issued a health advisory via the state’s emergency alert system Nov. 12 that urged Alaskans to make an increased effort to...

 

Planning commission recommends Front Street land swap

The planning commission recommended unanimously last week that the borough assembly negotiate a land swap between the borough and Roger Schnabel....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 19, 2020

Borough explains lack of participant list at Zoom meetings

The transition to Zoom meetings as a COVID-19 precautionary measure has been somewhat bumpy for the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Assembly to allocate remaining CARES Act funds for those with greatest need

Under a revised CARES Act spending plan, the borough has $134,989 left to use before the end of the year. The question before the assembly is what to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

New assembly tackles manager hiring question

The Haines Borough Assembly’s on-again, off-again manager hiring process is on again, again. At a meeting Tuesday, members restarted the discussion...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Architecture firm will begin work on public safety building design

Bettisworth North Architects, Inc. has been awarded a contract not to exceed $338,167 to plan and design a new Haines Borough Public Safety Building...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Assembly standing committee appointments finalized

New mayor Douglas Olerud finalized appointments to the Haines Borough Assembly’s standing committees. The assembly adopted these appointments at a...

 

This Week in History

November 2010 New start at heli-ski question Mayor appoints 9-member panel The Haines Borough’s new heli-skiing work group held its first meeting...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

Plan for hiring new borough manager remains up in the air

The Haines Borough has once again postponed a communitywide discussion of the role of the manager. Haines has been without a permanent borough...

 

This Week in History

November, 1970 Alaska's only veneer plant holds open house Alaska's only veneer plant was on...

 

More understanding is always a good thing

Some months ago, when I was trying to figure out what happened with that assembly action/manager termination which eventually became two paid...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Assembly ends heliski map committee work

The assembly voted down the heliski map committee’s request to continue work for another year. At a meeting earlier this month, the map committee vo...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Bettisworth North will do conceptual design for new public safety building

The Haines Borough has selected Alaska-based architecture firm Bettisworth North, the same firm that worked on Skagway’s public safety building and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Tuynman wins fourth assembly seat 11 votes ahead of Josephson

The results of this year’s nail-biter assembly race are in. Cheryl Stickler and Caitie Kirby, the top vote-getters, will serve three-year terms...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Stickler, Lapp, Kirby secure assembly seats

This year’s Haines Borough election was marked by high voter turnout, increased early and absentee voting, an above-average number of write-in...

 

Personnel committee recommends more manager-assembly communication

The next Haines Borough manager will work more closely with and report more frequently to the assembly if members adopt changes approved by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Mayoral candidates contrast leadership styles at final forum

Haines’ two mayoral candidates—incumbent Jan Hill and challenger Doug Olerud—spent much of the Sept. 25 KHNS-CVN forum highlighting their...

 

Assembly restarts manager hiring process

After four months of inactivity, the Haines Borough Assembly took a step toward hiring a new, permanent manager, setting meeting dates for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

Vote for kindness and better values

I was worried after the attempted recall and associated vitriol regarding assembly politics, and the mean-spirited fiasco of manager Schnabel’s firi...

 

Vote for who you support, leave the rest behind

Local voting is on my mind. Having thought about what would make a good assembly/mayor combination, I finally decided who I will vote for. The...

 

Two Candidates Running for Mayor

The following includes edited excerpts of CVN interviews with this year's mayoral candidates. Jan...

 

5 moose harvested by 3rd day of season

Moose hunting season began Tuesday and hunters harvested three legal animals on opening day. Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) wildlife...

 

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