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

Manager hire vote roils community

The Haines Borough Assembly’s 5-1 decision to hire Debra Schnabel as borough manager Tuesday has further engulfed a community already embroiled in...

Union Files grievance against borough

The Alaska Laborers union filed a grievance against the Haines Borough after assembly member Tom Morphet released to the public earlier this month...

Email an issue for targets of recall

The recall effort is generating distrust between several Haines Borough Assembly members and some borough staff after the recall’s sponsor...

Marchers hit streets in defense of science

More than 50 Haines residents and seven dogs gathered for Haines’ March for Science on Earth Day Saturday, carrying signs in support of science...

Whitehorse players fill weekend tournament

The Haines Bridge Club hosted Southeast Alaska’s sectional bridge tournament at the American Bald Eagle Foundation Thursday through Sunday. About...

Would 50 mph highway be better?

It is a time-honored tactic to claim a project that disrupts a river will only improve fish habitat and not jeopardize it. Current conditions of...

Use civil conversation instead of recall

I’ve enjoyed my share of politics. Voted every election since I first could at age 18 at a special election at college. I very seldom agree with...

Volunteers make Earth Day a big success

Thank you to all the volunteers who made our 2017 Earth Day event a success: the presenters both locally and from Southeast; the display providers;...

Recall is costly and of questionable merit

An election costs thousands of dollars. Haines taxpayers could nix this unnecessary expense by choosing not to sign recall petitions of questionable...

Duly Noted

Former resident Suzie Scollon was here for four days visiting friends and staying with Kathleen Menke. Besides hiking local trails and lunching at...

Rendered 04/28/2017 16:34