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 By Eileen McIver    News    August 14, 2014 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 8, 2014

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A group of Haines quilters attended a weekend quilting retreat in Haines Junction, Y.T. April 24-27. The gang included Linda Axsom, Diann Ahrens,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 1, 2014

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A group of elementary students slept at Haines School for a “peep-over” Friday, when the library’s chicken eggs were expected to hatch. Organize...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 24, 2014

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Grace Marie Pamela Comstock was born 12:19 p.m. Easter Sunday at the SEARHC Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka to parents Gina and Korey Comstock. She...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    April 17, 2014

If Heimlich doesn't work, try, try again

It took about 10 thrusts using the Heimlich maneuver for truck driver Aaron Hietala of Haines to save co-worker Mike Denker from choking during an...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    April 17, 2014

Cameras in town for new reality TV show

A representative of a new reality TV show to be filmed partially in Haines was approaching residents in the townsite last week, asking if they had...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 17, 2014

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Tom and Liz Heywood spent two weeks in Hawaii recently, their first “warm vacation” in 30 years. They usually vacation with family in Minnesota....

 

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