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Juneau Catholic diocese names clergy accused of sexual misconduct;Three priests served in Haines

On Aug. 21, the Catholic Diocese of Juneau released a report naming seven priests credibly alleged to have committed acts of sexual misconduct with mi...

 
 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 

Locals to build public, backcountry cabin

On July 30, Haines Huts, a local non-profit, was granted preliminary approved for a 10-year lease of one acre of state land by the Division of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019 

Eagle's Nest trailer park water shut off due to leaks

The Haines Borough temporarily shut off water to the Eagle’s Nest Trailer Park for three days last week due to significant leaks that have been...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019 

Is an ancient species of Fremont squash growing in a Haines garden?

"Porcupine" squash plants believed by some to be descended from seeds preserved for centuries in an...

 
 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 Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019 

Wind storm beaches boats, causes power outage

A wind storm last weekend toppled a tree on Beach Road and broke lines on boats in Letnikof Cove, se...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Dunleavy approves final operating budget

On Monday, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced a finalized operating budget, solidifying about half of the cuts he originally proposed in June—or $200...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Haines PSP levels second highest in region

Levels of paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP), a potentially-fatal illness caused by eating shellfish contaminated by natural toxins, are on the rise...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Assembly reaches impasse on staff attrition

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly met to discuss the merits of eliminating or consolidating vacating staff positions in response to statewide...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019 

New teachers join Haines School

New fifth grade and art teachers have joined the Haines Borough School District this year. Giselle...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Feds to give tax breaks for local investment

Investors that choose to spend their capital gains in Haines stand to reap significant tax breaks, while also potentially benefitting the Haines...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 22, 2019 

Residents join campaign to amend Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Native people in Haines have joined a new effort to amend the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). Native Alaskans in five...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    August 22, 2019 

This Week in History

August 1969 The construction of the Haines ANB Hall has begun. The forms were being laid at press time for the pouring of concrete walls. R and H...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 15, 2019

Lily Lake water line installers didn't account for drought conditions

Although water levels at Lily Lake are at an all-time low, that's not what's prompting water...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Rogers only filer for two assembly seats

With less than one week before the filing deadline, Paul Rogers is the only candidate registered to run for one of two open seats on the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Family brings relative's remains home after 85 years

Last month, 85 years after she died, Louise Hinchman's remains were laid to rest beside relatives...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 15, 2019

Low enrollment threatens Klukwan school

Klukwan School may be at risk of closing due to a lack of enrollment, as parents discuss pulling their children from the school. At the beginning of...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Pretzel lines linger on Main Street

On Friday, food-truck owner Chris Peterson worked through a line of customers that spilled out into...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

EPA fines Kensington mine for illegal discharge violations

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached three settlements with Kensington gold mine totaling $534,500 for discharge...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 15, 2019

Dunleavy restores senior benefits, early education and other state funding

This week Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he will approve funding for the Senior Benefits Program, early education services including Head Start, and will...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Wildlife trooper to leave Haines

Alaska State Wildlife Trooper Wallace Kirksey is set to leave Haines for another station in October after just five months in the Haines post. The...

 

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