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

 

Articles written by Eileen Mciver

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 75

 By Eileen McIver    News    April 10, 2014 

Residents recount varied tourist experiences in Cuba

Residents who traveled in Cuba during the winter describe the Communist nation as a place of crumbling infrastructure and pollution, but also of rich...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 10, 2014 

Duly Noted

Daniel Johnston is back in Haines after a five-month trip that included two-month stays in India and Sri Lanka. He kicked off his trip with a visit...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 3, 2014

Duly Noted

Jackie Haddock-Swift and Scott Brewington returned from their Las Vegas honeymoon, during which they stayed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, met a drug...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 27, 2014

Duly Noted

Art Jess, 83, died at his home Saturday morning. A celebration of his life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the ANB Hall. Wife Leanne Converse said...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    March 20, 2014

Show will benefit animal clinic

Throw an outfit on your dog and help the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel build a veterinary clinic in Haines. HARK’s pet fashion show starts 6 p.m....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 20, 2014

Duly Noted

Isabella Frost Cheney was born 5:03 a.m. March 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Kathryn and Ted Cheney. She weighed 6 pounds, 1...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    March 13, 2014

Chopper blade cuts outlying cell service

A spokesman for cell phone service provider Alaska Communication Systems said this Tuesday the company is aware of problems with service for its...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 13, 2014

Duly Noted

Ten Klukwan School students and chaperones Cynthia and John McFeeters, Carson Buck and Katherine Hotch recently returned from a Juneau ski trip. The...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 6, 2014

Duly Noted

More than a dozen seniors made a road trip to the 33 Mile Roadhouse restaurant for lunch Friday. Two vans and several cars transported the group on th...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    February 27, 2014

Olympic torch may come back

It's been nearly 30 years since Haines funded former resident Nadine Price's trip to Seattle, where...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 27, 2014

Duly Noted

Bentley Thomas Baltzell was born 10:51 a.m. Feb. 19 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Hannah Dobbins and Dillon Baltzell. He...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    February 20, 2014

ANB/ANS honor 3 on Peratrovich Day

Haines ANB and ANS on Sunday honored residents Mike Denker, David Light and the late Brendan Larson as people whose work helped the cause of civil...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 20, 2014

Duly Noted

Nate Webb and Michelle Webb were married Friday at the Haines courthouse. Jedediah Blum-Evitts, Janine Allen, Kelly Mitchell, Robert Chadwell, and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    February 13, 2014

Team treks to Skagway in 40 hours

Only about a dozen people are known to have traveled by foot between Haines and Skagway. Six residents who made the mountaineering trip Jan. 31...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 13, 2014

Duly Noted

Katie and Jim Whitley and sons Jonathan Slade, 2, and infant Matthew Gunner are leaving Haines and heading back to Texas, where they’ll live in a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 6, 2014

Duly Noted

Three Haines families spent nearly a week in Disneyland and several days trying to get back home through the heavy fog enshrouding Juneau. The familie...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    January 30, 2014

Green grass, blue skies and birdsong

At least 20 golfers have been getting their winter golf fix through a virtual program set up in the back room of The Parts Place. “This way,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 30, 2014

Duly Noted

About $6,500 was raised for George Gates Haddock and family at Friday’s spaghetti dinner and auction at the American Legion Hall organized by the Ug...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 23, 2014

Duly Noted

Corvus Bruce Rodney Benassi was born 2:31 a.m. Saturday at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Cassie Miller and Josh Benassi. He weighed...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 16, 2014

Duly Noted

Barb Blood reports that son Matt Blood recently passed the Flight Paramedic Certification exam. The FP-C is the highest level of paramedic certificati...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 9, 2014

Duly Noted

Lindsay Johnson and Graham Kraft were married Dec. 27 at their property near Viking Cove. The bride, groom, and guests skied and snowshoed to the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    December 19, 2013

Duly Noted

The Kinison family must have a lot of Topricin pain relief cream. Shanah Kinison is the winner of the 2013 “Where in the World is Topricin” third...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    December 12, 2013

Does town need a safe house?

Supporters of a local domestic violence response group say they’ll seek state and local funding for a permanent “safe house” in Haines for femal...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    December 12, 2013

Duly Noted

The holiday season got off to a slippery start for Liz Heywood. After falling and breaking her elbow on Nov. 25, her surgery was delayed until Dec. 2,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    December 5, 2013

Duly Noted

Alaska Marine Highway System employees threw a retirement party for Jim Wilson, who worked for the ferry 20 years. The surprise breakfast held at the...

 

Page Down