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

Portage Cove trail may cost $6 million

A waterfront trail stretching from Picture Point to the Portage Cove state campground and a rebuilt Lookout Park will cost an estimated $5.9...

Drugs stolen at clinic

A “small amount” of prescription painkillers and sedatives were stolen late March 16 or early March 17 during an apparent break-in at the SEARHC...

Schnabel permit OK'd, with conditions

Resident Ella Bredthauer said this week she would take a wait-and-see approach to a permit for blasting and hauling rock through her residential...

Computer scams sting residents

Convincing lies and bold pop-up ads have caused Haines residents to fall victim to online scams in recent weeks. Computer consultant James Alborough...

Bike relay, beer fest sell out in a hurry

Two landmark summer events celebrating their 25th anniversaries in 2017 are already sell-outs. Some 1,900 tickets to the afternoon beer-tasting at...

Respect existing land-use designations

Mr. Ordonez asked a keenly astute land-use question, “How can the rights of the various user groups be respected so that all of us can enjoy the...

Keep common-sense development alive

Thank you to everyone who wrote letters and spoke in support of the Skyline Subdivision conditional use permit. It was powerful to see so many...

Timber sales cost more than return

In your article regarding restored funding for the local forestry office, you quote my letter to state Reps. Parish and Ortiz, in which I state that...

Assembly members do a great service

I was saddened but not surprised by the news report concerning the ill treatment of two of our assembly members by some in the community. As an...

Kurtz, 74, advocated for port, rail projects

Bill Kurz was buried March 16 at Jones Point in a large crate he had used as a toolbox. Kurz, who...

Duly Noted

Tom True, 67, died in Sitka on Tuesday of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). True worked 30 years as an immigration inspector and customs agent at the...

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