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Jake Bell and Macky Cassidy were married Saturday in the Haines Community Garden with a reception following at the Southeast Alaska State...

 

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An adorable Canadian visitor was in Haines earlier this month. Randy Miner discovered a ground squirrel under his welding shop garage at Fort Seward....

 

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Kimberly Chambers, 28, died Monday following an accident. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Champagne, Y.T. The mobile mammography...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 

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Mary Price turned 85 on Thursday, July 28, celebrating at the senior center lunch, with a cake gifted by Carol Clifton as well as a dozen cream...

 

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Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 

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Kee Heywood is credited as an editor of the micro-documentary film, “The Search for Earth Proxima,” by Speculative Films. The film, which...

 

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The injured moose calf adopted by Kroschel Wildlife Center died Thursday. Steve Kroschel said the calf called Ladybug was eating and drinking from...

 

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A website through CaringBridge has been set up for Song Nash, who is receiving treatment for stomach cancer in Seattle, said wife Amy Nash....

 

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Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 30, 2016

Toad in the commode

Gilbette Blais found something unexpected floating in her toilet Saturday morning – a toad. At about 10 a.m., she walked into the bathroom of her...

 

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Max James Lampkins was born at 4:38 a.m. Sunday at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital to parents Jae and Jim Lampkins. Max weighed 7 lbs, 14 oz, and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 23, 2016

Injured moose calf on the mend

Things are looking up for Ladybug, a moose calf apparently orphaned during a bear attack in Anchorage in late May and brought to Kroschel Wildlife Cen...

 

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Neil Strauss, former New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Ear Magazine writer and author of several New York Times best sellers, brought a group...

 

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Nick Oddo and Faith Tuohy were married Friday afternoon at Picture Point. “The skies just opened up. It was amazing,” Faith said. Magistrate John...

 

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Joe Ordonez’s, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve,” is featured with other recently published Alaska...

 

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Tristan Eggener was impressed by the beauty of Haines, and enjoyed hiking, seeing wildlife, drinking local beer, and playing music on the Klondike...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 6, 2015

Pet Duly Noted

Editor’s note: Reporter Eileen McIver has covered Duly Noted for the CVN this summer, but her real interest is animals. McIver is returning to...

 

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Coleman Stanford and Amber Long were married July 25 at Coleman’s parents’ house at 27 Mile. Friend Ryan Hamilton officiated. Coleman’s parents...

 

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Bryan Joseph Hinderberger and Joanna Jeanne Lende were married Saturday aboard the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry M/V Fairweather, with Fort Seward as the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 23, 2015

Along for ride on Fireman Al's last day

Fireman and EMT Al Badgley worked his last day for the Haines Borough Friday. During the past two weeks, borough officials and community members have...

 

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Brianna Phillips and Matt Baarson were married July 11 at Letnikof Cove. Matt’s uncle and godfather Bob Franz officiated. Parents of the bride are...

 

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Kinsley Hope Alsup was born 8:14 a.m. July 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Athena and Jesse Alsup. Kinsley weighed 7 pounds, 15...

 

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Over 25 relatives attended the three-day Chaffin family reunion, said Phyllis Sage, who hosted this year’s reunion. Family traveled from West...

 

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Costumed guests gathered for Annette Smith’s gold rush-themed birthday party Thursday at Ted and Mimi Gregg’s house. The party included an...

 

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Brandy Brown and Aaron Peters were married Sunday at Moose Meadows on Seduction Point Trail. The groom’s aunt, Patricia Peters, officiated. Maids...

 

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Denise Kathleen Sherman and John Arthur Marquardt were married June 6 at their Mosquito Lake home. Pastor Sage Thomas officiated. John’s...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 11, 2015

Eagle tangles with truck

A Haines man was rattled last week when a mature bald eagle flew head-on into his pickup truck and became entangled in its lumber rack. Dave...

 

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Sage William Bieberich was born at Juneau’s Birth Center at 11:15 p.m. June 4. Mom is Sylvia Heinz Bieberich and dad is Chad Bieberich. Sage...

 

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Jae McDermaid and Jim Lampkins were married Friday aboard the catamaran Fjordland, nearby Chilkoot Inlet’s Sawmill Creek. Vessel captain Glen...

 

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Nearly 100 people attended the fundraiser for Rita Brouillette and Frank Hickman Saturday at the Senior Center. Rita and Frank are expecting a...

 

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If you don’t have a working carbon monoxide detector in your house, get one. Matt Davis’ parents, John and Peggy Davis, died last month of...

 

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Chevy Fowler and Kai Sato-Franks are the managers for the University of Alaska Fairbanks men’s basketball team, the Alaska Nanooks, reports...

 

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The Salvation Army Haines red kettle arrives on Main Street on Nov. 28. It will be manned at Howsers from approximately 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., six days a...

 

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Chip and Heather Lende are again proud grandparents. James Louis Lende Dorn was born at 4:55 a.m. on Oct. 15 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau t...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 16, 2014

Air ambulance coverage changes

Residents who aren’t covered by memberships in two air ambulance companies serving Haines could get stuck with a whopping medevac bill. Since June...

 

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Phyllis Sage and Joanne Waterman were married on the Port Chilkoot Dock Tuesday afternoon. Magistrate John Hutchins officiated. John Hagen and...

 

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The Doddridge family’s pet bearded dragon lizard Sheika has been getting adventurous. Jessie Badger said the 15-inch lizard has twice shown up at he...

 

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Dr. Dan Hart retired from his raptor curator position at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. Chloe Goodson is the foundation’s new raptor curator....

 

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Stanford University graduate student Chandler Kemp is back in California, after a summer fellowship in Borneo, the largest island in Asia. Chandler...

 

Christian youths serve homeless on trip to cities

A group of teenagers and young adults from a Christian youth group spent a month handing out food and locally donated clothing to homeless people in...

 

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The Pioneer Bar and Bamboo Room will celebrate 60 years of family ownership with a party starting 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Owner Christy Tengs Fowler is...

 

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...

 

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

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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

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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....

 

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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,...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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....

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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,...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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....

 
 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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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....

 

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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...

 

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

 

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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...

 

Olympic torch may come back

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

 

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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...

 

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...

 

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

 

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...

 

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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...

 

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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,...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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...

 

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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,...

 

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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...

 

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More than 80 people attended Sunday’s Party in Pink, a fundraiser for former resident Kaci Ahmuty, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer....

 

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Pet owners brought dogs, cats and children to the Haines Senior Center Saturday for Haines Animal Rescue Kennel’s annual Pet Photos with Santa....

 

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Going in for their routine veterinarian appointments, some Haines pets have been greeted by a National Geographic film crew. J.R. Myers’ cats,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    November 7, 2013

That's no guy in a bear costume

A hungry brown bear made Halloween a bit scarier for residents at the end of Mud Bay Road. The bruin dragged Melina Shields’ Halloween monster...

 

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Mark Brouwer was on an evening stroll in the Nevada desert Oct. 20 with wife Jennie and 3-month old daughter Anna when he felt a little jab on the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 3, 2013

Kemp takes long road to college

Chandler Kemp took the idea of “biking to school” to another level, cycling more than 2,000 miles from Prince Rupert, B.C., to San Francisco to...

 

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Friends from Haines and Skagway partied into the night together after Knikki Cinocco tied the knot with John Briner of Skagway at Skagway’s Jewell...

 

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Scott Brewington and Jackie Haddock-Swift were married Saturday at the Presbyterian Church. Crystal Badgley officiated, and Haddock-Swift’s son...

 

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Joe Parnell competed in the Whitehorse Fall Football Classic last weekend. The town revived the flag football tournament – or “Yukon Super...

 

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Silvia Rose Lynch was born 5:05 a.m. Sept. 7 at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau to Stojanka and Nels Lynch. She weighed 7 lbs., 8 ounces, and measured...

 

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Only one person has hit a hole in one on the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links’ Hole 8. Nik Hura, a regular golfer on the course, was playing a round...

 

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Cullyn Smith of Portland, Ore., enjoyed a 10-day visit with grandparents Joe and Sue Poor. On his first visit to Alaska, the 16-year-old “just had...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 22, 2013

Pampered fowl needs a friend

Talk about a lucky duck. Finnegan, a 4-year-old khaki Campbell that moved to Haines with owners Gene and Michele Cornelius a few weeks ago, watches...

 

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Levi Samuel Ford was born 12:29 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Juneau Birthing Center to parents Jennifer and Simon Ford. He weighed 9 lbs. and measured 21.25 in...

 

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Longtime resident Mickey Geary died Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. He was 84 and had been suffering from cancer. A memorial...

 

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Porter Owen Del Prete was born at the Juneau Birthing Center early Aug. 5 to parents Shannon and Andrew Del Prete. He weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz., and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 1, 2013

Local woman does it all at fair

It was going to be a challenge: hitting nearly every event, ride, booth and exhibit at the Southeast Alaska State Fair. But it was a challenge I was...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 20, 2013

Writer gives view of race from dead last

Freelance writer Eileen McIver pedaled a leg on The Rolling Papers, the Chilkat Valley...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    March 7, 2013

Poker Run a winner for rookie

I don’t know what a royal flush is, but my sister, a friend and I threw into Saturday’s Poker Run at 26 Mile anyway. All I needed was a...

 

School district launches new discipline program

A new discipline program in Haines Schools is aimed at setting clear and uniform standards for student behavior, as well as identifying and keeping...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 25, 2012

Literacy program marks 1st year

The Haines Borough School District will adapt its early-childhood literacy program to accommodate for a shift in staffing. The program was launched a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 18, 2012

Damp tour season recovered, a bit

A drop in highway traffic and unusually cool weather dampened the early visitor season in Haines, but numbers recovered a bit later, according to...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 23, 2012

Crowd of runners out for cross-country

A turnout of 25 runners makes Haines High School’s cross-country teams larger than they’ve been in years, coach Liam Cassidy said this week. It’...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 16, 2012

'Oklahoma' tryouts Tuesday, Wednesday

Auditions for Lynn Canal Community Players’ production of “Oklahoma” will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday at the Chilkat Center....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 2, 2012

Assembly races: Studley vs. Waterman, Berry vs. Greene

Incumbent Daymond Hoffman won’t seek re-election to the Haines Borough Assembly. Instead, former City of Haines mayor Dave Berry Jr. and tour boat...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 2, 2012

Gillnetter PFD fund hits $28K

The Richard Boyce Inflatable Suspenders Memorial Fund has raised more than $28,000 so far, exceeding the goal of $20,000, with donations still coming...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 2, 2012

Foundation's totem project under way

Carving on two totems that will stand in front of the American Bald Eagle Foundation is under way, along with a donor wall fundraiser to help pay for...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 26, 2012

Grounds bustling as fair gears up

“Jousting” with foam lances, a “Zombie Run” and trapeze artists suspended by silk ribbons are new at the 44th Southeast Alaska State Fair,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 26, 2012

Waste event keeps staff busy

Residents stopping at the old public works shop Friday to drop off paint cans and car batteries said the annual hazardous waste collection event is a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 19, 2012

Southeast Alaska State Fair looms

The 44th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair kicks off Thursday, Aug. 26, starting at noon with live performances and ending with an evening square dan...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 19, 2012

Filing deadline Friday for 2 assembly, 4 school seats

Two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly and four of seven seats on the borough school board will be decided in the municipal election Oct. 2. The...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 19, 2012

High school senior seeks school board seat

Royal Henderson, an incoming senior at Haines High School, will run for a seat on the Haines Borough School Board. Henderson turns 18 on Aug. 25....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 19, 2012

Store features handmade items

Some Things Fishy, a gift shop located on the deck at the Haines Packing cannery site at Letnikof Cove, is open this summer for its third season....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Veterans' building in planning

Construction of a two-story apartment complex for veterans at the corner of Second Avenue and Dalton Street will begin next spring, said Dan Austin, g...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Hazardous waste event July 20

Haines residents can bring household hazardous waste products to the old city shop on Union Street starting 8 a.m. Friday, July 20. There is no...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Museum spotlights art from Klukwan

Creations by Klukwan’s Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center traditional arts program will be featured in a show at the Sheldon Museum beginning Friday,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 12, 2012

Bike trek: Alaska to Argentina

Cyclists Dave and Sarah Dalziel stopped in Haines last week as part of their year-long bike trip from Anchorage to Buenos Aires. The husband-wife pair...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 5, 2012

Moose 'sign' wet concrete

On the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard, movie stars leave handprints in wet concrete. On Main Street in Haines last week, a cow moose and two calves...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 5, 2012

CVN ownership changes hands

Editor and lead reporter Tom Morphet bought the Chilkat Valley News effective July 1, but don’t expect to see big changes in the paper. The look of...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 5, 2012

KHNS fund-raiser reaches $60,000

KHNS raised $60,184 during this year’s fundraising drive. Kay Clements, general manager, said that while the drive officially ended on Friday, the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 28, 2012

Plane makes emergency landing

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the emergency landing of an Air Excursions plane flying from Juneau to Gustavus Monday...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 28, 2012

Tree smashes car driving highway

A tree fell and smashed the windshield of a moving car at 18 Mile Haines Highway during Sunday night’s high winds. Driver John Hill and passenger...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 28, 2012

Fuel oil suspected stolen

Oil was stolen from the Klukwan clinic’s fuel tank in May, according to Bob Grant, building attendant supervisor for the SEARHC clinic. He...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 21, 2012

Climber: Jenna Bush, not injured trio, given priority

The National Park Service escorted celebrity journalist Jenna Bush around Mount McKinley while...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 21, 2012

Book pursues a different Christian 'walk'

Haines resident W. Kyle Ponsford’s first book, “The Uncommon Christian Walk,” focuses on the idea that there’s often a gap between what...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 14, 2012

'Grandma?' Phone scams target seniors

Two elderly Haines residents were targeted two weeks ago as part of a scam in which the caller pretended to be a grandson in trouble and desperately...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 14, 2012

Officers take posts at police, troopers

Three new lawmen are on the job. Recently hired Haines Borough police officer Adam Patterson grew up in Indiana, but has lived in Haines for the past...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 14, 2012

Gardeners battle surge of dandelions

Haines may see more dandelions in years to come. Some Haines residents are saying there’s a growth boom this year. “Instead of here and there,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 7, 2012

Acclaimed bluegrass band plays Monday

The Haines Arts Council will present the bluegrass band Blue Highway 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Chilkat Center.   Blue Highway will be traveling to...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    May 24, 2012

Exploration of deposit stalls 2nd year

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd., which has spent about $10 million exploring the Palmer ore deposit since 2006, probably won’t work at the copper...