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 By Tom Morphet    News    May 19, 2016 

Cabin cruiser stranded on sandbar

A cabin cruiser that ran aground on the Chilkat River flats Saturday apparently was refloated on a Sunday night tide. The vessel came to an abrupt...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 19, 2016 

Police Report

Monday, May 16 A caller reported a hit and run accident in a Main Street business parking lot. An officer responded and initiated a case. Sunday, May...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Second surge hikes eulachon count

The Takshanuk Watershed Council will be revising its estimate of the eulachon run to Chilkoot River following a resurgence of spawning there last...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Eulachon harvest up on Chilkoot, Chilkat

Subsistence fishermen who netted buckets of eulachon on the Chilkoot River late last week got another chance this week along the Chilkat, including...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 21, 2016

Duly Noted

Family members from overseas, Alaska and the Lower 48 will host a celebration of life for Ray Menaker 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Chilkat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2016

Can log jams help build king salmon run?

State biologists and the Takshanuk Watershed Council believe “engineered log jams” placed at the head of sand bars can create overwintering...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 14, 2016

Duly Noted

Lindsey Moore and Sam Edwards were married April 10 at a friend’s home in Seattle. Lindsey’s parents Ruth and Rich Moore attended, as did her...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 31, 2016

State rejected 2 sites for Freeride ski event

In December, the Freeride World Tour’s request to access two sites outside of the borough-approved heli-ski map generated controversy, including...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    March 24, 2016

Duly Noted

Christian Lende has landed a job as cook at a Quality Inn in Margaret River, West Australia, and plans to spend a year on the continent under a...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 17, 2016

Nash excelled in athletics, art

Friends and family members this week memorialized Aaron Nash as a standout artist, snowboarder,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Planners balk at grant support

Takshanuk Watershed Council in partnership with the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition is seeking a grant that would identify and catalog the ecolog...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    March 17, 2016

Duly Noted

Mayme Nickerson traveled to Klukwan this week from Klawock for the 40-day party for her late husband Donald Nickerson Sr. About 50-60 people attended...

 
 By Thomas C. Morphet    News    March 10, 2016

Citing king forecast; sportsmen cancel derby

For the second consecutive year, the Haines Sportsman’s Association has canceled its King Salmon Derby. The group’s decision became official at a...

 
 Letters    March 10, 2016

Tier 3 ranking seems appropriate

Brad Schulze states that my letter in the CVN somehow “...pretends that the current push to reclassify the Chilkat River has nothing to do with the...

 
 Letters    March 10, 2016

Tribe undecided on Tier 3

The Chilkoot Indian Association Tribal Council has not made a formal decision to support or not to support the Outstanding National Resource Water...

 
 Obituaries    March 3, 2016

George Meacock, 84, worked in construction

George Meacock Jr., 84, son of a prominent pioneering Haines family, died Feb. 17 at his home in Anc...

 
 Letters    March 3, 2016

Mining better here, where it's regulated

I am struck by the audacity of Eric Holle’s letter to the editor in which he pretends that the current push to reclassify the Chilkat River has...

 
 Letters    March 3, 2016

Constantine a train wreck in slow motion

This is one of the most beautiful places in all the world. Whenever I travel anywhere else and come back, I take deep breaths and think to myself,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Hostility to 'Tier 3'

A Tier 3 designation for the Chilkat River would be compatible with uses like two-stroke outboard motors and existing mining operations, but would be...

 
 Letters    February 25, 2016

Tier 3 designation meeting was 'ugly'

The public meeting this week – in which the Department of Environmental Conservation explained about possible Tier 3 protection for the Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

State will answer questions on "Tier 3"

In an effort to put rumors to rest and increase understanding, a representative from the Department of Environmental Conservation will answer...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

Coliseum to reopen as 'bazaar'

In an effort to put rumors to rest and increase understanding, a representative from the Department of Environmental Conservation will answer...

 
 Letters    February 18, 2016

On Tier 3, why is Constantine worried?

It makes sense for people who use the Chilkat River to be sure their usual activities can continue under an Outstanding National Resource Water Tier...

 

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