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 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022 

Early data shows kings missed escapement target

The Chilkat king salmon run gave mixed signals this year, falling below the strength of recent years but well above the record low of 2018, according...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 29, 2022 

Assembly approves contract with Turnagain Marine Construction

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a contract of up to $310,000 with Turnagain Marine Construction—the contractor who will begin a...

 

Examining claims about the Lutak Dock project

Many claims have been made in recent months that have led to confusion about the Lutak Dock renovation project. The CVN evaluated several of those cla...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022 

Canada to lift covid restrictions at border

Canadian officials announced Monday they will lift remaining covid restrictions at the border for non-essential travelers. Starting Oct. 1, visitors...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 29, 2022 

Candidates answer final round of questions at chamber forum

Haines Borough Assembly candidates answered questions about increasing commerce, promoting civility and how to best represent constituents at the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022 

Resident named Alaska's museum volunteer of the year

Museums Alaska last week named Haines resident Michael Marks the state's "volunteer of the year."...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022 

Having babies and budgeting: students simulate adult life at "reality fair"

Many babies were born at the Haines School gym Sept. 22. Imaginary babies, that is. Haines juniors a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 29, 2022 

Moose hunt stays steady

Eighteen moose have been harvested in the Chilkat Valley two weeks into Unit 1D hunt and with one week left, as of Wednesday. Eleven were harvested...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 29, 2022 

Glacier Bears runners to compete in Sitka for spot at state championship

Haines High School cross-country runners get one chance to qualify for the state championship meet at Saturday’s Region V qualifying meet at...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Candidates deviate on dock, agree on sales tax at debate

The future of the Lutak Dock, the borough’s role in solid waste management and changes to tax code dominated discussion at a Sept. 15 debate among...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Chilkat sockeye salmon run bounces back after two poor years

The Chilkat River sockeye run bounced back this summer after two struggling years, according to state data. The run reached the lower end of the...

 

Brown bear hunt closed by emergency order

The Alaska Department of Fish and game closed the Haines and Skagway brown bear hunt late Wednesday night after the guideline harvest limit of five...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

USDA investment to fund community-wide compost facility

A recent injection of federal money into Southeast Alaska sustainable development projects is helping fund a new community-wide composting facility...

 

Assembly joins AML in concern over convention

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a resolution joining the Alaska Municipal League (AML) in expressing concern over the impact of a state Constitut...

 

Vet access problem exacerbated by pandemic, shuttered clinics

Many pet owners have experienced difficulty finding veterinary care in recent months, dropping everything to transport their sick animals across the...

 

Moose hunt starts off better than last year

As of Wednesday morning, 11 moose had been harvested in the Chilkat Valley since the Unit 1D hunt opened Sept. 15. Of the harvested bull moose, seven...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

The following is a condensed version of CVN interviews with candidates for Haines Borough Assembly:...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Public input on ANCSA land withdrawals due by Oct. 17

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on plans that could free up federal land in the Haines Borough to be conveyed to the...

 

Badgley injured in hunting accident

Longtime Haines firefighter, EMT and ambulance crewman Al Badgley underwent nine hours of surgery after breaking his back in a hunting accident on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 22, 2022

Cross country competition heats up for Haines runners

Glacier Bear cross-country runners got a close view of their closest regional competitors at last week’s Ketchikan Invitational, where the Haines me...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 22, 2022

Employment rebounds from pandemic low, but not entirely

Employment in the Haines Borough has rallied from its mid-pandemic low but still is short of pre-pandemic levels, according to state data and an...

 

Correction:

In last week's issue, the CVN incorrectly reported the date of the Eisenhower Dance Detroit performance at the Chilkat Center. The accurate date is...

 

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