Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Gas at landfill sends two workers to clinic

A Community Waste Solutions Bobcat ran over a container containing unidentified chemical irritants Wednesday, sending two employees to the Haines...

Assembly seat draws 7 applicants

Seven residents are seeking appointment to the Haines Borough Assembly seat vacated by the resignation of Mike Case. The applicants include some who...

Lendes donate $25K

Haines residents Chip and Heather Lende have donated $25,000 to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for a new fund to support local fitness and...

Seep leaks tank farm fuel

Work at the Haines Fuel Terminal last year revealed significant underground pollution at Tanani Point Beach, representing as much as one third of...

At Battery Point, 13 bags of plastic

Seventeen volunteers collected 13 garbage bags of beach debris – including a discarded section of gillnet and two bags of polypropylene line –...

Writer clarifies point about equipment

To those of you who read my paid commentary several weeks ago regarding the conditional use permit issued to Roger Schnabel for a project in Skyline...

Stop timber sale; allow forest to recover

I heard this winter on KHNS that Haines is getting ready to log 800 acres in the Porcupine area. I understand the price of these trees is $250,000....

Bike to School Day a community event

Thank you to everyone who helped with the “Ride Your Bike to School Day” at Haines School. We especially appreciate those who came early to help...

Thanks for help getting cat to move

I’d like to thank the following people for helping me get my cat “Boo-Boo” to his new home. I moved to a new address and my cat would not come...

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

Rendered 05/21/2017 12:12