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Articles from the August 24, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

A vertical realm: Hidden granite towers could draw a gold rush of Alaska big wall climbing

Just past the northern skyline near the headwaters of the Chilkat River, a six-mile-long section of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor, assembly candidates want to repair wounds

October’s municipal race heated up this week after a handful of residents declared their candidacy for mayor and assembly just before Monday’s 5...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Assembly questions 5th Avenue expansion

An unsafe passageway behind Haines School may lead the Haines Borough to extend Fifth Avenue. Public facilities director Brad Ryan asked the school...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Users beware, E. coli found in Mud Bay water

An unregulated water source for many Mud Bay and Haines Borough residents has tested positive for E. coli and a state drinking water specialist has...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Tipped bike triggers other crash

A lost couple and their toppled motorcycle triggered an accident and another near collision on a hill off the Haines Highway Thursday afternoon. A... Full story

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    August 24, 2017

Heavy metal cleanup at shooting range moves forward

The Bureau of Land managment has resumed cleanup at the unofficial shooting range at 7 Mile Haines Highway. This week a work crew marked 20-foot grid...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Public criticizes proposed salary cut for mayor

The Haines Borough Assembly considered an appeal from a resident to reimburse them for the cost of providing adequate water pressure to their future...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Heliski map committee may dissolve, local boards to replace

The heliski map committee may dissolve as joint borough boards take responsibility over heliski map change proposals. The Haines Borough Parks and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Interim superintendent commences second stint with school district

Rich Carlson is spending his 44th year in education as interim superintendent for the Haines Borough School District. Carlson was hired for the...

 

Klehini Bridge open to traffic

The six-year effort to replace the old bridge, originally put in by Jon Schnabel, began in 2011 after the Alaska Department of Transportation...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    August 24, 2017

Golf event to raise charity funds

The Valley of the Eagles Golf Course is hosting a golf tournament this Saturday, Aug. 26 to raise financial support for the Haines Community Cancer...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Business Briefs

Business briefs are an opportunity for the Chilkat Valley News to inform the community about new, changing or improving businesses in the borough....

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Aug. 25, 1967 Nancy Jackson, Haines City Dog Catcher,...

 

Basketball camp a success

We had a great turnout for the Back to School Basketball Camp.  Thank you to Alaska Sport Shop, Howsers IGA, Chilkat Indian Village and Community...

 

Don't recall unless you can prove

There is a certain element in Haines not believing in democratic process or using the government for the good of all. These folks have repeatedly...

 

Thanks to CIA for beautiful trail

SAIL would like to send out a big thank you first and foremost to Chilkoot Indian Association for building and maintaining a beautiful accessible...

 

Duly Noted

Suzanne and John Newton will be looking at different mountains soon. After 11 years in Haines, the couple is moving to Crossville, Tenn. The view...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 15 A vehicle owner reported their vehicle was disabled. A caller requested assistance retrieving personal belongings from a residence...

 

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