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

Habra's departure remains a mystery

Six days after the departure of superintendent Tony Habra, Haines School Board members refused to provide details on why he was leaving one year...

Dwindling kings crimp subsistence

Closure of Chilkat Inlet to subsistence fishermen has been extended another week, due to a late and record-low showing of large kings moving into...

Museum show highlights 'lost art' of spruce basket

A renowned epidemiologist who became a textile artist and has written three books on the art will visit Haines Sunday, part of a trip that will...

Flagpole puts brake on runaway trailer, boat

It’s scary to watch the boat and trailer you’re towing pull up alongside you. It’s also scary to have them careening toward you, out of...

Highway police vote introduced

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday introduced a ballot question on creating a “Community Safety” service area to address the...

Executives leave; taxpayers get bills

Once again, the cycle of hiring, firing and paying settlements continues. I see no precedent, nor contractual obligation to pay a post resignation...

Couple's work revives downtown park

Haines is fortunate to have such caring and wonderful people living here. The long-neglected George Mark Park on Third and Main Street in front of...

Recall has political, not ethical, goal

Alaska law provides a process for holding a recall election when there has been serious misconduct, incompetence, or illegal behavior by an elected...

Big guns complicated riverside dispute

The dispute over property rights versus subsistence use in Lutak Inlet has been resolved by the courts, yet it has led to a severe financial penalty...

Kerwin launched annual health fair

Former Haines public health nurse Naomi Kerwin died June 22 in Palo Alto, Calif. She was 83 and had ...

Homesteader Loomis dies at 95

Former resident Bernard "Jerry" Loomis died July 5 in Toledo, Wash. following a brief illness. He...

Duly Noted

Azeo James Walsh was born July 7 in Juneau to Jenn Walsh and Chris Downer. Azeo arrived at 10:09 p.m. at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center....

Police Report

Tuesday, July 4 A birth certificate found on Fourth Avenue was turned in to police. The owner was notified. A caller reported juveniles jumping off...

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Church Services Directory

Church services for Haines: (directory of advertisers) Haines Baptist Sixth and Main Phone: 907-314-0387 Pastor Royce L. McCoy Sunday: 10:30 a.m....

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