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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020 

Assembly discusses swath of budget cuts

From divesting from the Chilkat Center and Mosquito Lake Community Center to closing the visitor center seasonally and rejecting the library...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020 

Elizabeth Peratrovich celebration incorporates hands-on learning

On Feb. 18, students and families gathered in the Haines School gym for performances celebrating Eli...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020 

Glacier Bards claim dramatic finish at state

The Haines Glacier Bards took second place for small schools in drama and third place overall among small schools at the state Drama, Debate and Foren...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020 

Plans for Excursion Inlet remain unchanged

While news outlets have reported that Ocean Beauty Seafoods is in talks to merge with Canadian seafood company Cooke Aquaculture Inc., this will not...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020 

Allen Marine to offer ferry two days this month

Residents looking for ferry service to and from Juneau have an opportunity twice this month after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020 

Bear task force tackles trash disposal

Garbage wrangling was the topic of the day at the Bear Task Force meeting on Feb. 19. Discussion covered the cost and feasibility of bearproofing...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 20, 2020 

Excursion Inlet floatplane dock among those targeted for DOT cuts

The Excursion Inlet floatplane dock, the small community’s sole source of mail delivery during harsh winter conditions, has been targeted for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020 

Army Corps proposes soil cleanup plan

To remove fuel contaminants in the soil at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed excavating at least 7,500 tons of soil as...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020 

Revised tour code could eliminate public hearings

A new version of the Haines tourism code could remove public hearings from the commercial tour permitting process. The change, proposed by borough...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020 

Broken leg brings out the best in Haines

While shattered lower leg bones, emergency surgery, and weeks of immobilization sound like a devastating situation, for Haines resident Woody Pahl, it...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020 

Planning commission approves Constantine heliport permits

On Thursday, Feb. 13 the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved conditional use permits for two Constantine mine heliports that are currently in...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    February 20, 2020 

Don't bet on Governor's revenue idea

The governor says he “has been actively seeking new revenue sources to diversify our economy.” He has been on the job almost 15 months and was a s...

 

Dolphins make a splash in Ketchikan

Haines Dolphins Lucia Chapell and Pacific Ricke returned from the 2020 Alaska Age Group Championship swim meet in Ketchikan where they competed...

 

To our out-of-town subscribers:

Bad weather, lack of ferries and transport difficulties have caused a delay in the papers being delivered to your mailboxes. This week, for example,...

 

This week in history

Feb. 18, 1970 An unusual opportunity to hear a master player of the clarinet in full solo recital...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Hundreds rally to restore marine highway

More than 225 Haines residents gathered at the public safety building at noon on Tuesday to rally...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2020

Town hall to chip away at biomass project

In a recent borough memo, public facilities director Ed Coffland said the Haines biomass boiler project isn’t economical, that the cost of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

One in three racers finish 51st Alcan 200

Melted pistons, blown belts, an engine fire and a broken limb ensured the majority of racers did not...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    February 13, 2020

Preserve council seeks to repeal Parks regulation

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council is seeking repeal of a regulation restricting firearms use in the preserve. Council members...

 

Timber sale stalled despite trade deal progress

The University of Alaska’s timber sale in Haines remains on hold despite last month’s announcement of a U.S. trade deal with China. While phase...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Borough-subsidized ferry untenable, assembly says

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to send a letter requesting the legislature allocate funds to cover service gaps after the breakdown of the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Funding for port repairs remains elusive

“We got too many pigs for the tits,” Port and Harbor Advisory Committee chair Terry Pardee said, summarizing the dilemma facing committee members...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2020

Glacier Bears boys fall in final seconds against Metlakatla

The Haines Glacier Bears boys basketball team fell twice to the Metlakatla Chiefs after two breathless comebacks by the scrappy Haines squad. “I...

 

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