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

 

Articles written by Eileen Mciver

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 106

 By Eileen McIver    News    September 11, 2014 

Two dozen turn out for glacier disc golf contest

About 25 people competed in the Raven’s Bowl Disc Golf Tournament Aug. 29-31, with courses at Glacier Point, Mud Bay and the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 11, 2014 

Duly Noted

Former resident Magi Hubert reports that Haines mountains appear in the music video “Arrows,” featuring Seattle-based band Fences, which teamed...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 4, 2014

Duly Noted

The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 28, 2014

Pampered fowl gets girlfriend, moves out of house

A lot can happen to a duck in a year. Finnegan the diapered duck spent the winter indoors floating in the bathtub, strutting in front of mirrors, and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 28, 2014

Duly Noted

Sylvia Louise Loewen was born 11:20 p.m. Aug. 4 at Cornell Presbyterian Hospital in New York City to parents Rosalie and Reuben Loewen. She weighed 8...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 21, 2014

Duly Noted

About 150 people attended a community reception for newlyweds Luke Hedrick and Sam Fink of Manhattan, N.Y. Saturday at Harriett Hall. The couple was...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 14, 2014

Duly Noted

Tim Hockin and Melina Shields were married at their house across Mud Bay Saturday under tarps and umbrellas. Aaron Davidman officiated....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 7, 2014

Duly Noted

Friends are invited to the 50-plus wedding anniversary celebration of Jean and Shel Scarrott at the American Legion Hall 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 31, 2014

Action heats up for 46th annual fair

Jessica Edwards said she was “dumbfounded” by this week’s weather forecast predicting sunshine for the 46th Southeast Alaska State Fair,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 31, 2014

Duly Noted

Suzie Scollon was in town for a week to spread husband Ron’s ashes. She and Kathleen Menke chose a spot overlooking the Klehini River near a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 24, 2014

Duly Noted

Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 17, 2014

HARK fills executive director, dogcatcher positions

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has a new executive director and a new animal control officer working out of its Small Tracts Road shelter. Executive...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 17, 2014

Duly Noted

Timothy Mikael “JJ” Ackerman was born 1:24 a.m. July 8 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to parents Timothy James Ackerman and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 10, 2014

Duly Noted

About 25 people enjoyed clear skies on the community hike up Mount Ripinsky Sunday. Organized by the Sheldon Museum, the hike was led by veteran...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 3, 2014

For CVN columnist, yet another bad day at the races

Chilkat Valley News reporter and columnist Eileen McIver, who reported on the newspaper's performanc...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 3, 2014

Duly Noted

Leon Glen Rogers was born at 7:04 a.m. June 17 to parents Laura and Manuel Rogers. The couple rented a place on North Douglas, where Laura delivered....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 26, 2014

Duly Noted

Barbara Pardee threw a “We are Sweet on Irene”-themed 90th birthday party for mother Irene Ward at Haines Assisted Living on June 15. Guests...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 19, 2014

Duly Noted

Genny Szymanski and Harry Rietze were married at the Presbyterian Church Friday, followed by a waterfront reception at Letnikof Cove. Fisherman and fr...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 12, 2014

Duly Noted

Former resident Sherry Takala died June 5 at her daughter’s home in Asotin, Wash. Sherry is the former owner of Noah’s Art, a beached barge in...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 5, 2014

Duly Noted

Michael Carter and Lori Webster were married Sunday, June 1 at Rainbow Glacier Camp. Former resident Gary Lidholm, now of Denver, officiated the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    May 29, 2014

Parrot in peril: Neighbor nudges macaw to safety

A large, tropical parrot spooked 70 feet up a cottonwood tree was retrieved when a neighbor scaled an adjacent spruce and coaxed it from its perch...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    May 29, 2014

Student writer's story wins statewide contest

Matilda Rogers took first place in the University of Alaska-Anchorage/Anchorage Daily News 32nd...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 29, 2014

Duly Noted

Haines High School’s class of 2014 celebrated with friends and family at Dalton City after graduation ceremonies. Christy Tengs Fowler performed...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 22, 2014

Duly Noted

Sarah Cohen and Chorus Bishop were married Saturday at their property on Mud Bay Road near Mount Riley. Ann Myren officiated. Cohen is the daughter of...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 15, 2014

Duly Noted

Molly Wilson arrived in Los Angeles last weekend, where she’s working as the first assistant camera person onboard the research vessel “Sea...

 

Page Down