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Assembly reverses heliport decision

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday night reversed the planning commission's decision to grant a conditional use permit (CUP) for a Chilkat River...

 

Alcan race canceled due to road conditions

The 2023 Alcan 200 snowmachine race was canceled Saturday after poor road conditions caused two government snowplows to get stuck on the highway the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 26, 2023 

Hearing granted over Palmer wastewater permit

A state administrative law judge will hear concerns raised by the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan (CIV) and environmental groups about a plan to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 26, 2023 

UA plans to use land as carbon credits

The University of Alaska unveiled a proposal last month to designate most of its Chilkat Valley land as part of a new statewide carbon credit...

 

New Klukwan preschool boosts low enrollment

Klukwan reopened its preschool this week after four years without a program. The move could boost...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 26, 2023 

New interim director heads HEDC

The Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) board has promoted assistant director Cindy Zuluaga to the interim executive director position...

 

Locals seek to sponsor Ukrainian refugees

Six residents are working together and with government agencies to bring Ukrainian refugees to Haines. Heather Lende, the group’s spokesperson,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 26, 2023 

AMHS says it has crew to run summer schedule

Other than still needing crew if it is to put the Hubbard into service for the first time since it was built a few years ago, the Alaska Marine...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

CIA buys Fort Seward Parade Grounds

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) purchased Fort Seward’s Parade Grounds from Alaska Indian Arts (AIA) on Dec. 20—ending more than a...

 

Assembly to reconsider 24-Mile heliport CUP

Following consideration of five appeals, the Haines Borough Assembly stepped back from a planning commission decision last week to authorize a new...

 

Fire department suffers volunteer shortage

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department is short nearly half of their volunteers this year and call volume and intensity are only increasing, former...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Glacier Bears girls sweep series against Wolves

Basketball fans witnessed an energetic, scrappy and winning Haines girls' basketball squad last week...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Police warn residents of fentanyl dangers

Police and first responders hope to raise awareness about the dangers of fentanyl after Skagway...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Egg prices, supply start to stabilize

The price of eggs is down from their peak of more than $12 a dozen last month and grocery managers...

 

Assembly to consider residency requirement to on empowered boards

The borough’s GASC committee recommended the assembly require one year of residency before serving on empowered government boards, such as the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

LCCP resumes River Talk

River Talk resumes Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Chilkat Center and continues monthly through April. The monthly winter and spring storytelling event, spon...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2022

Resident appeals heli permit vote

A resident who lives near a proposed heliport at 24 Mile Haines Highway is appealing the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s Dec. 8 approval of a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2022

Officials to weigh outsourcing tourism department

Borough staff and elected officials are considering contracting out the borough tourism department’s work. Haines Chamber of Commerce director...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2022

Piedad water supply rivals Lily Lake

The Piedad springs are now rivaling Lily Lake as the town’s main public drinking water source. Townsite residents used more water from the Piedad...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2022

2022: Big year for post-pandemic firsts, Lutak Dock and late rogue crime wave

In 2022, some iteration of the phrase "back after pandemic hiatus" was scattered throughout CVN headlines and stories like crumpled surgical masks...

 
 By CVN Staff    News    December 22, 2022

Assembly Briefs

Assembly plans Chilkoot corridor meeting, annual tour company conduct review The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved two advisory board...

 
 By Michael York    News    December 22, 2022

Ski group lobbies Commerce Committee

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee met Tuesday to discuss a public private partnership to build a ski lift operation in Haines. The...

 

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