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

Meeting to address hard drug use issue

A town hall meeting will be held June 1 to address what police and some health officials say is a rise in hard drug use. Besides anecdotal evidence,...

Logging or land development

A week after the Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed placing restrictions on commercial logging and other resource extraction in the Mud...

In 25th year, festival will feature 130 beers

Twenty-one brewing companies from Alaska, Washington and Canada along with three distributors will offer more than 130 types of beer during this...

Grocers take steps to minimize food waste, a growing issue

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that about 40 percent of food in United States is thrown away, due largely to cosmetic defects or...

Rain sets single-day record

A rare May storm dropped more than two inches of rain on town Sunday, about a half-inch more than the average total rainfall for the entire month....

Legion grateful for gift of beer tap

The American Legion Post now has a beer tap thanks to Chris Thorgesen for donating it and Roger Bergstrand for building the bar around it. Thank...

Forest provides enough; don't deplete it

In regard to the timber sale in Porcupine, have you thought about why a state like Oregon (home of the timber wolves) needs to buy timber and ship...

Musicians, grocer boosted square dance

Thanks to Sweet Sunny North for the great music and Olerud’s Market Center for helping with the food for another successful square dance Saturday,...

Uglys meal will help cancer patients

Once again, the Uglys of Haines would like to thank the community for supporting our fundraiser for the Cancer Connection. We served a few over 200...

Duly Noted

Song Nash, 41, died of stomach cancer in Seattle on May 20. A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Monday, May 29 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Shoreline....

Police Report

Tuesday, May 16 A caller sought extra patrols on Dalton Street due to suspicion that someone was rifling vehicles. Police responded to a report of a...

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