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What's in the water?

The Haines Borough weathered an E. coli scare last week, but there are other contaminants of concern in the town’s water. Like many rural Alaskan...

State seeks hunting at Chilkat park

The state Department of Natural Resources is proposing to open all of Chilkat State Park to lawful hunting and trapping, when formerly only the...

Public scrutinizes minor offense law

An ordinance establishing a minor offenses fee schedule has residents asking why many of the laws are even on the books, and why Haines Borough...

Senior Center cut to four-day schedule

The Haines Senior Center is cutting back from five to four days of service per week due to funding issues, said Mary Ann Mills, director of...

Rasmuson pledges $35K

Representatives of the Rasmuson Foundation this week pledged to match up to $35,000 in donations toward the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation’s...

Reporter's story buys harbor more time

Kudos to Karen Garcia and the CVN for setting the record straight on funding issues related to the harbor expansion project. It is remarkable that...

Public needs dialogue with police chief

Hey! What happened to that town hall meeting we were supposed to have had a few weeks ago? What was advertised to attract “anybody who’s anybody...

Thanks for 'shop local' editorial

Thank you, Tom Morphet, for your June 25, 2015, editorial about shopping locally. Your thoughts are right on, and something we should all consider...

Borough was proactive on E. coli issue

I have been hearing many loud complaints from Haines residents about the water situation. It is my understanding that one sample was contaminated,...

Duly Noted

Costumed guests gathered for Annette Smith’s gold rush-themed birthday party Thursday at Ted and Mimi Gregg’s house. The party included an...

A question that must be answered: What's the real deal with the spiel?

I am driving a tour bus this summer to Kroschel’s Wildlife Park, Refuge, Sanctuary, Film Studios, thing on Mosquito Lake Road which is 27 miles...

Police Report

Monday, June 29 A caller reported there were no flaggers to direct traffic around construction work on Allen Road. Officers checked the site and...

 
 
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