Trying to save every last Chilkat king salmon

Biologists are considering unprecedented fishing restrictions this summer to protect a feeble return of king salmon to Chilkat River estuaries....

District lays off music teacher

The Haines Borough School District won’t renew the contract of Jason Muccino, its only full-time music teacher. The district plans to cover music...

Sports-a-palooza: Hotch tourney, Winter Fest

If you like your winter sports indoors or out, there will be plenty to see or to do next weekend. Indoors, the 36th annual Dick Hotch Memorial...

Peratrovich Day observance growing bigger each year

Joe Hotch remembers open racial discrimination in Haines. Born in 1930, Hotch sat in the Natives-only section of the Coliseum Theater on Main...

Dozens of orcas seen at Lutak

Dozens of killer whales spotted in Lutak Inlet Feb. 17 were likely a resident, fish-eating population and may have been a “super-pod” that...

LCC doesn't take up recreation issues

Scott Sundberg’s letter on Feb. 16 strongly implies Lynn Canal Conservation involvement in the Parks and Recreation meeting involving winter...

Dissatisfied? Serve on a committee

Several years ago, a cherished elder asked me to consider serving on a borough committee, “any committee.” I applied and was appointed to the...

School principal grateful for presenters

It is incredibly wonderful to be a part of a school and community that work together to benefit our students. The schoolwide celebration of...

Don't buy the hysteria of wars on drugs

“Drug-related property crimes” emerge as the latest scare call from Capitol operants. An array of poorly correlated data and distorted...

Editorial

Some readers expressed concern that I wrote articles for last week’s Chilkat Valley News about borough issues, given that I sit on the Haines...

Duly Noted

Tod Sebens has returned from a solo, month-long bike trip across Madagascar, the island nation of Africa. His route took him through rainforests,...