Five candidates seek 2 seats on assembly

As of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, five candidates had filed for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. Residents Jerry Erny, Ron Jackson,...

Locals buck state trend on oil vote

In Tuesday’s primary election, Chilkat Valley voters overwhelmingly supported repealing the state’s oil tax structure, diverging from voters...

Festival is Klukwan's blueberry celebration

Klukwan’s second annual Blueberry Festival kicks off at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, with new games and workshops designed to celebrate the berries....

Man says trooper case linked to sale of house

A Lutak man who was charged with falsifying his residency for fishing and hunting privileges said this week that wildlife trooper Ken VanSpronsen...

Haines School starts; 250 students

Students showing up at Haines School Wednesday stopped for photos with the new mural painted near the school’s Main Street entrance. “It’s...

Borough's spending a hurdle for support

I understand why the Haines Borough would like to phase out the senior property tax exemption and I might support it if the borough spent its money...

Borough's appetite just keeps growing

Our Haines Borough has turned into this giant amoeba. Nothing impedes its growth. The employees, facilities and services just keep multiplying. At...

Group will address mine independently

The Takshanuk Watershed Council is disappointed that the CVN did not contact a representative for comment on last week’s article titled,...

Reconsideration action legitimate

At the Aug. 12 assembly meeting, Diana Lapham brought up a motion for reconsideration of a previous action that had delayed indefinitely a tour...

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly reversal last week of its tour moratorium at Chilkoot Lake reflects that the town hasn’t yet figured out its...

Stockbridge was miner, operator

Owen Stockbridge, an equipment operator and mechanic who moved to Haines after 30 years in the...

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