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

 

Articles from the July 19, 2012 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 28

 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

'Treasure Island' on stage this weekend

“Lots of fun pirates, and really cute, singing pirates.” Director Elisé Lammers said that’s what audience members should expect at weekend...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Borough pursuing pellet heat project

Apparently bucking the recommendations of a draft report by an energy consultant it hired, the Haines Borough is pursuing a wood-pellet-fired boiler...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Gravity research returns to fairgrounds

In June 1987, researchers with Scripps Institute of Oceanography set up an absolute gravity meter in the 4-H room in the fairgrounds’ McPherson...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Cold, rain records broken

Warm sunshine this week was making it seem like a distant memory, but rain and cold temperatures early last week set several daily weather records in...

 
 By Eileen McIvefr    News    July 19, 2012

Grant provides library free WiFi

Since its launch of the grant-funded “Alaska OWL” project last month, patrons of the Haines public library have enjoyed free WiFi. In addition to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Culbeck gets nod to assist manager

Consultant Darsie Culbeck this week said he would accept Haines Borough’s manager Mark Earnest’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Mayor: Tow complaint a civil matter

Mayor Stephanie Scott said there doesn’t appear to be a remedy in Haines Borough code for addressing complaints of two visitors who said they were...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Workshop offered on foundation grants

A workshop on creating a grant application to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 31 at the public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Police uncertain on release of tape

Haines Borough police chief Gary Lowe this week declined to say whether he would make public a recording of a July 4 encounter between officer Simon...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Blotter    July 19, 2012

Police Blotter

Monday, July 16 A motorcycle was reported in a ditch at 17.5 Mile and had been there since July 13. Troopers were notified. A bear was reported close...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Store specialized in handmade items

Manager Michael T. Ward said experienced extreme sports enthusiasts and novices will find what they need at “Mike’s Bikes and Boards,” a new...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Air Excursions changes hands

A former president and a former owner of Wings of Alaska are the new owners of Air Excursions, a commuter airline serving Haines formerly owned by Mik...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 19, 2012

Byer receives "excellent' from boatd

Haines Borough school superintendent Michael Byer received a nearly perfect score from school board members during his annual evaluation June 28. The...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    July 19, 2012

Duly Noted

The Richard Boyce Inflatable Suspenders Memorial Fund had grown to $23,700 as of Monday afternoon. An entire stock of Stormy Seas flotation...

 
 Letters    July 19, 2012

Tape would tell truth about encounter

After reading “Police Tactics Criticized,” I feel compelled to set the record straight. First, it is not “legal police procedure” to walk...

 
 Letters    July 19, 2012

Thanks for help with Boyce memorial

luck. To Alaska Indian Arts, Halsingland Hotel, Groovy Girls, Haines Packing, Sealaska Cold Storage, the Bearittos crew, Valley of the Eagles Golf...

 
 Letters    July 19, 2012

Turnout at center benefit heartwarming

Thanks to all those who provided delicious food, drink, entertainment and help with the “Celebrate the Center” event last Friday. It was a most...

 
 Letters    July 19, 2012

Boyce family gives heartfelt thanks

The outpouring of support following our brother Richard’s death has been overwhelming. The immediate response by the community and the fishermen...

 
 Opinion    July 19, 2012

Commentary

Haines Borough leaders need to make sure their good intentions concerning wood-pellet fuel don’t end up costing taxpayers. It’s one thing for priv...

 

Page Down