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

All drug charges against Lari dropped

The state dismissed all drug charges against Dean Lari last week because of what a magistrate judge described as a “technicality” and Lari’s...

Early data on goats presented

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Kevin White presented Thursday preliminary findings of a seven-year study on regional mountain goat...

'Girls Rock' the focus of weekend concerts

Local and state musicians will rock out this weekend at the Chilkat Center and Pioneer Bar to raise money for Haines girls to attend this summer’s...

Sportsmen considering coho derby

With unprecedented restrictions on fishing for king salmon, the Haines Sportsman’s Association has turned to coho. Group president Charlie DeWitt...

Statewide gathering of Legion next week

The Haines American Legion chapter will host Alaska’s 98th American Legion Department Convention April 27-29, bringing more than 95 people to...

Recall effort is self-serving, divisive

There was a time when I thought the recall process was all about ridding the political system of really bad people. Thieves, crooks, you name it....

With recall, who would run for assembly?

It is painful to be the subject of a recall, especially when I believe I’m doing a good job on the assembly. Harder still is that all I have in...

To judge mining, consider Greens Creek

In response to “Don’t Judge Mines on Actions from Past” (CVN, April 13), unfortunately, we only have past and present mines to base our...

Schnabel highly qualified to be manager

In a letter last week, Joe Poor said, without mentioning names, that the borough manager candidate who is not Brad Ryan “has been deemed...

Editorial

On October 20, 2016, the Chilkat Valley News reported at the top of its front page that Haines Borough police had arrested Dean “Bear” Lari in a...

Sele served city and bank as clerk

Dorothy Sele, who worked as a clerk for the City of Haines and as a teller at the Haines bank,...

Duly Noted

Aksel Archer Stickler was born to Corrie and Daniel Stickler at Bartlett Memorial Hospital in Juneau on April 17. Aksel weighed 7 lbs., 13...

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