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 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Got food (scraps)? There's a new composter in town

Haines’ time without community composting didn’t last long. Cindy Zuluaga Jimenez of Spruce & Birch Acres, a small poultry and flower farm on...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 2, 2021

Late Chilkoot River sockeye run causes surprise, nostalgia

Fishermen in Lutak Inlet saw a bumper run of sockeye salmon in the last two weeks of August as more than 24,000 fish passed the weir between Aug. 22...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Juneau hospital answers Haines' call for mental health help

Haines’ mental health care needs aren’t being met, wrote Haines Borough mayor Doug Olerud in an Aug. 18 letter to Juneau’s Bartlett Regional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 2, 2021

Local lifeguard saves surfer

An experienced California surfer riding the bore tide wave on Turnagain Arm near Anchorage credits...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Chilkoot Indian Association seats two new members after tribal elections

The Chilkoot Indian Association’s council chair and vice chair, Les Katzeek and James Hart, were unseated at last week’s election. The three...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Art students ollie into skate park mural project

Armed with paint brushes, rollers and rolls of tape, Haines High School art students launched a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Haines' COVID-19 case count drops as state numbers escalate

As Alaska eclipsed its record for the number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19, the Haines Borough’s case count dropped to six active...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 2, 2021

Five candidates run for contested school board election

Five candidates for school board are running for four open seats next month. The race is one of the first contested elections for school board in...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Gaps in Haines service persist in published winter ferry schedule

Last week the state published its fall/winter ferry schedule, from Oct. 1 through April. As proposed in the draft schedule released in July, Haines...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Family wonders if missing relative came to Haines; police say no evidence

The sister of Joseph Clayton, a 48-year-old Oregon man that went missing in Juneau on Aug. 20, thinks that Clayton might have boarded a ferry to...

 

Correction

Last week’s article “Students Return to School with a greater sense of normalcy,” incorrectly reported that the Mat-Su school district...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 26, 2021

Supply shortages, inflation hit Haines

Milk shelves at all three local grocery stores were empty this week due to a coronavirus outbreak and “a comedy of errors” at a major...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 26, 2021

Students return to school with a greater sense of normalcy

Although pandemic mitigations are still in place, Haines School's first day back Tuesday was more...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 26, 2021

Data scarcity muddles heliski policy

As Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee members decide whether to change code to allow a fourth heliski operator in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 26, 2021

Roadside tower: Is it art, mailbox or lamppost?

By Tom Morphet "Pythagoras came to me in a dream" is how Jeff Bochart explains the nearly...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 26, 2021

Canadians rebuffed by U.S. border another month

Canada opened its border to fully vaccinated Americans more than two weeks ago, but last week the U.S. extended its ban on Canadian travelers at the b...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 26, 2021

Covid causes Constellation cancelation

The American Constellation canceled three of its dockings this month because of a COVID-19 virus outbreak. The 175-passenger cruise ship canceled its...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 26, 2021

Assembly scraps seasonal sales tax

The assembly voted unanimously to scrap a proposed seasonal sales tax ordinance. The sales tax issue will go back to the finance committee for further...

 

Assembly candidate profiles

The CVN reached out to this year's candidates for assembly to learn more about their background,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    August 26, 2021

Columbia might come back for summer 2022 ferry service

The Alaska Marine Highway System has put out its summer 2022 draft schedule for public comment, with two potentially big changes from this year: the...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    August 26, 2021

State trying to solve ferry crew shortage

The Alaska Marine Highway System is not alone in trying to manage with a crew shortage, nor is it a new problem. But the fear of COVID-19 is making...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 26, 2021

New chiropractor sets up shop

Arctic Chiropractic Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy opened this month, filling the gap left by this summer’s closure of Chris Thorgesen’s...

 

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