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

 

Articles from the July 18, 2013 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 36

 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Beating spotlights bars' over-serving

Haines Borough Police said this week they will pursue enforcement of an Alaska law that prohibits bar employees from selling alcohol to drunk patrons...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Police stir leash law discussion

Should the Haines Borough require dog owners to leash their four-legged friends while out in public? Haines Borough police are posing that question...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    July 18, 2013

45th Southeast fair kicks off Thursday

The 45th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair opens noon Thursday with the raising of the U.S. flag on the fairgrounds and Alisha Young of Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Assembly to consider raises Tuesday

Where an extra $151,000 for borough employee wages and benefits will come from is a concern for some assembly members, though Haines Borough manager M...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 18, 2013

Klukwan culture center going up

Crews erected walls this week at the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center site in Klukwan, a major step in a project that was first talked about more than 70...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Borough releases Lowe evaluation

A March performance evaluation of former Haines Borough police chief Gary Lowe released this week says Lowe maintained good relationships with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Mayor pushes monitoring, tougher fines on heli-skiing

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott is proposing the borough ramp up its monitoring of heli-ski tour companies and stiffen fines. Scott will ask the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Redistrict plan would link Haines, Juneau

The Alaska Redistricting Board approved a new political map Sunday, placing Haines in a state House district with downtown Juneau, Douglas Island,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 18, 2013

Youthful 'Lamp' to light up Chilkat Center

Putting on a children’s play presents special challenges. For “The Magical Lamp of Aladdin,” that includes piles of shiny jewels lying about...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    July 18, 2013

Hazardous waste event Saturday

The annual household hazardous waste collection event will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the old city shop on Union Street at Sixth Aven...

 
 News    July 18, 2013

Prep running season starts on Aug. 5

Practice for the Haines High School cross-country team begins Aug. 5. Students hoping to start training on that date need to complete paperwork and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 18, 2013

Low sockeye escapement leads to Chilkoot River closure

State sportfish biologists closed Chilkoot River to retention of sockeye salmon this week, in the wake of low escapement of mature fish into Chilkoot...

 
 By Kevin Ward    News    July 18, 2013

Landfill improves drainage

Haines Sanitation landfill is addressing a recurring issue of water mixing with waste by constructing three drainage control structures. “For many...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Borough adds $210K to Front Street work

The Haines Borough has agreed to chip in up to $210,000 toward state-funded Front Street improvements, bringing the project total to about $5 million....

 
 News    July 18, 2013

Missouri band performs Sunday

Link Union, an eight-member, acoustic family band from Lebanon, Mo., will present its version of Americana music at a free concert 7 p.m. Sunday,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

'Corporate personhood' on agenda

The Haines contingent of “We the People” is pushing the Haines Borough assembly to pass an ordinance rejecting corporate personhood and...

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2013

Potter was logger, longshoreman

Jerry Potter, a timber faller and millhand who moved here during a lull in the Oregon logging...

 
 Opinion    July 18, 2013

Editorial

Between the school district’s recently approved raises of $87,300 and $151,000 in raises and benefits likely to go to Haines Borough employees next...

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

ABEF changes injured bird policy

Due to budgetary, facility and manning difficulties at multiple avian rehabilitation centers in Alaska, it has become necessary for the American Bald...

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

Help, cake and root beer make event

The Haines Woman’s Club once again had an outstanding pie sale during the Fourth of July festivities. I would like to thank all our members and...

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

Wilde provided excellent fireworks

I just read that Phil Wilde of Wildefire Pyrotechnics will not be conducting the Fourth of July fireworks show here in Haines or Skagway. Thank you...

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

Emblem Club hosts anti-drug event

The Haines Emblem Club #463 would like to thank everyone who participated and volunteered for the Pedal to Push Away Drugs event. This is the sixth...

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

17,585 pounds of electronics recycled

A big thank you to everyone who helped with our electronics recycling July 12-13. Wow! What an amazing team. Efficient, effective and having fun....

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

Book and bake sale success for library

Once again the Friends of the Library’s Fourth of July food, book and bake sale was a rousing success. That success is due to the many volunteers...

 
 Letters    July 18, 2013

Lyle Huff's help critical for volleyball

A special thanks to Lyle Huff for tilling the dirt for mud volleyball. He does a great job every year. Tomi Scovill...

 

Page Down