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

 

Articles from the June 5, 2014 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 28

 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Interest grows for Main Street

Ventures are underway that could help breathe life back into Main Street, including a proposal by the Haines Brewing Company to buy Haines Borough lan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

State plans to check on heli-skiing operations

Enforcement officers from the Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Section will conduct surprise compliance visits at random heli-ski operations...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Assembly to decide on $20K mining program

The Haines Borough Assembly will consider Tuesday whether to fund a $20,000 proposal by Takshanuk Watershed Council for facilitation of stakeholder...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2014

Native voyagers head to Juneau

Seven Tlingit men left Portage Cove at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in a traditional canoe headed for Juneau, the first voyage of its kind from Haines in moder...

 
 News    June 5, 2014

Hypnotist to perform at benefit June 12

Hypnotist and comedian "JayDee" is bringing his "clean and classy" hypnotism show to the Chilkat Cen...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2014

Board OKs school budget; $45K in 'stipends'

The Haines Borough School Board unanimously approved a $5.13 million budget for the coming year and one-time “stipends” of $1,000 to full-time...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Assembly passes FY15 budget

The Haines Borough Assembly last week passed its $12 million budget for the upcoming year on a 4-2 vote, with assembly members Debra Schnabel and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2014

Earthquake rattles residents out of slumber

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake centered 50 miles west of Haines shook residents awake early Wednesday, but caused no reported damage or injuries....

 
 News    June 5, 2014

Survey for artists

A nonprofit corporation is conducting an online survey of Southeast artists and arts organizations to better gauge the interplay between the arts and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Researchers warn of increasing PSP levels

Researchers are asking Haines residents to be on the lookout for dead, small schooling fish on local beaches, which could be a sign of increased...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Ski club seeking money for track machine

The Haines Ski and Hike Club is looking to the Haines Borough for help in expanding its winter track-setting operations.   Club members approached...

 
 News    June 5, 2014

'Mama, Do You Love Me?" author to speak

Barbara Lavallee, illustrator of the celebrated children’s book “Mama, Do You Love Me?,” will attend a meet-and-greet lunch at the Senior...

 
 News    June 5, 2014

Edwards' 42-pounder wins salmon derby

Strong winds cut into catches during the final weekend of the 36th annual Haines King Salmon Derby, helping Mark Edwards hang on to win the event...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2014

Canadians should pay more to fish here

It costs $24 for a sportfish license to fish for halibut, king salmon and sockeye and even to drop a shrimp or crab pot, too. Yukon Canadians pay the...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2014

Thanks for neighbor's help in time of need

There are many angels in Haines. These are neighbors, good Samaritans of the quiet type, always willing to help people when it is needed. I have...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2014

CYD program owes volunteers for success

The school year has come to an end, and with it, all the school season Community Youth Development activities. Like so many programs here in Haines,...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2014

Girl Scouts grateful to Emblem Club

The Haines Girl Scouts would like to thank the Emblem Club for their generous donation to the troop, enabling us to have a pizza party and other...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2014

HAL residents thankful for new PA system

Several residents of Haines Assisted Living are now participating more actively in our meetings and group activities because of the public address...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2014

Mallott will listen to concerns of Alaskans

Thanks to Haines residents who joined together to show their support for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott during his visit to Haines...

 
 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...

 
 Blotter    June 5, 2014

Police Report

Monday, June 2 A person reported a loose horse at the airport. Police responded and found the horse’s owner had secured it. A person requested...

 

Page Down