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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 21, 2016 

Cleanup at 7 Mile at $800K

The cost of cleanup at an unsanctioned rifle range at 7 Mile has reached $800,000 and will likely continue into next year, a U.S. Bureau of Land...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 21, 2016 

State fair fashion show will celebrate diversity

Tiffany DeWitt said a racist comment directed toward her 9-year-old African-American daughter Brooklyn inspired an “American Girls of All...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 21, 2016 

Young actors stage beanstalk musical this weekend

On Friday morning, a club-wielding giant chased a slight boy dressed in green on the Chilkat Center stage. As he swung his club back and forth, the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 21, 2016 

Parking gridlock at the airport

Officials are trying to find a solution to an overflow of cars parked at the Haines airport, some of which are double- and triple-parked and left for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 21, 2016 

Young, old impress at revived triathlon

Standout performances by youngest and oldest competitors marked Saturday’s AKtive Triathlon, the first communitywide triathlon held here in about 20...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    July 21, 2016 

Former mayor, clerk Van Winkle dies at 68

Former Haines Borough mayor, assembly member and borough clerk Sharan Van Winkle died of...

 
 By CVN Staff    Calendar    July 21, 2016 

Events Calendar

Save the Date Calendar for community events. To add and event, email us at cvn@chilkatvalleynews.com.... Full story

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 14, 2016

Ferry roster dings 'Golden Circle'

Cuts in Alaska Marine Highway System ferry service to and from Skagway have driven RV and car travelers away from Haines, causing anxiety for local...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 14, 2016

Spiritual quest at core of shamanic practice

Growing up in the tiny town of Florissant, Colo., Krystal Gauley had a heightened sense of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 14, 2016

Cannery canning again on eve of centennial

About 40 years ago, the Haines Packing Co. plant at Letnikof Cove produced its last can of salmon, as environmental regulations caught up to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 14, 2016

DOT offers ideas for improving bay parking

A state Department of Transportation official on Friday said parallel parking near the end of Mud Bay Road poses a safety hazard and that the state...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 14, 2016

Borough seen as regional pilot for wood chip heat

The revised Haines Borough biomass project was characterized as a pilot project for small towns throughout Southeast at a Monday meeting where a...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 7, 2016

Crosswalks not only issue on Main Street

An order to cover up artfully painted crosswalks on Main Street is only the most recent wrinkle in a prickly relationship between the Alaska...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 7, 2016

Fair adds online registration; exhibit deadline nears

With little more than two weeks before the registration deadline, exhibitors in the Southeast Alaska State Fair can save some time by entering their...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 7, 2016

Two meetings to give update on biomass project

A shift in plans for municipal biomass heat from wood pellets to chips will be a main topic at two informational public meetings next week hosted by...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    July 7, 2016

Dixon logged, ran local taxi business

Carl Dixon, a logger and equipment operator turned tour and shuttle service owner, died in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 30, 2016

More controls on bear corridor

A new monitor position and a certification program for volunteers are aimed at improving people-brown bear interactions along the Chilkoot River,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 30, 2016

Board upholds non-retention of kindergarten teacher

An informal hearing on a decision by the Haines Borough School Board to not renew the contract of kindergarten teacher Sue Ackerman took on the tenor...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 30, 2016

Asquith leads Haines riders in 24th Kluane

Jumping out with the race leaders in the Kluane-Chilkat International Bicycle Relay paid off for solo rider Sean Asquith, who led Haines teams in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Price up, harvest low for fleet

Gillnetters are earning a little more for their salmon this season, but harvested fewer fish than expected during the season’s first opener. “On...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Volunteers needed to help Battery Point

Alaska State Parks is making a final push to complete improvements on the Battery Point trail and needs volunteers to help it happen Saturday. Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Dock busking issue will go to Seward

It appears that one of the first decisions for new manager Bill Seward will be whether musicians can perform in public here, and where. Longtime...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Blackwell logged, owned restaurant

Dan Blackwell, a trucker, logger, and restaurateur died June 7 at Wildflower Court in Juneau of hear...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Gillnetters expect improved prices

For commercial fishermen in Lynn Canal this year, size matters. Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Sogge said sockeye salmon returning to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

For Native artists, tattooing is a revival of tradition

Tattooing, historically practiced by Native people along the North Pacific coast, is regaining popularity, including as a way of reconnecting with...

 

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