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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 23, 2017 

Valley teams winning early at Medal tourney

At press time Wednesday, teams from the Chilkat Valley were undefeated after five games at Juneau’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. The Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 

Hark served chilly dogs, chili dogs

Many thanks to all who helped make Haines Animal Rescue Kennel’s “Paws for Celebration” a rewarding occasion. HARK’s annual meeting and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Police: With more funding, blotter will return

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott told the borough’s Public Safety Commission Tuesday he would produce a police blotter again when his budgeta...

 

Thanks for making ski race a success

New snow and sunshine made last Saturday’s Miles Klehini Classic 10K ski event a huge success. The Haines Ski and Hike Club would like to...

 

Duly Noted

Friends of Mike and Elaine Crawshay were saddened to hear of the fire that destroyed Kluane Machine, their auto repair shop of 30 years in Haines Junc...

 

Duly Noted

North Gil Bishop was born Feb. 22 to Sarah and Chorus Bishop at the Juneau Family Birth Center. North joins sister Garland, 21 months. Grandparents Ge...

 

Unsure how rock-haul numbers add up

This letter is in regards to a question I have about the proposed Southeast Roadbuilders rock-hauling issue. A few weeks back it was quoted in the...

 

Match to double donations

Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, is kicking off its 2020 Matching Funds Campaign, a four-year...

 

Editorial

Some readers expressed concern that I wrote articles for last week’s Chilkat Valley News about borough issues, given that I sit on the Haines...

 

Duly Noted

Tod Sebens has returned from a solo, month-long bike trip across Madagascar, the island nation of Africa. His route took him through rainforests,...

 

Duly Noted

Rhonda and Rod Hinson are back from volunteering at the start of the Yukon Quest, the 1,000-mile international sled dog race between Fairbanks and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Valentine offerings: 3 dinners

Sweethearts have plenty of options for Valentine’s Day. The Presbyterian Church holds its annual Valentine’s Tea starting 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Committee proposes alternatives to heli-ski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee weighed options for the future of the Heliski Map Committee – including eliminating it all...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 26, 2017

Museum program offers 'Saturday at Sheldon'

A new program at the Haines Sheldon Museum aimed at families explores the history and culture of the Chilkat Valley. “Saturdays at Sheldon” will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 26, 2017

Heavy rain maxes out sewage plant

A new program at the Haines Sheldon Museum aimed at families explores the history and culture of the Chilkat Valley. “Saturdays at Sheldon” will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 26, 2017

Some Dolphins debut, others stalk team records

A new program at the Haines Sheldon Museum aimed at families explores the history and culture of the Chilkat Valley. “Saturdays at Sheldon” will...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 19, 2017

Legislators say they'll defend trooper slot

Legislators representing Haines said in recent interviews they would work to block proposed cuts to the Chilkat Valley. The 30th Alaska Legislature...

 

Commission: Give police more money

The Public Safety Commission voted 3-0 Wednesday to recommend the Haines Borough Assembly pay an additional $63,000 in the current year budget to the...

 

Smith, longtime nurse, dies in Virginia at 102

Vera Smith, who worked as a Haines public health nurse for the state and federal governments, died...

 

Duly Noted

Gloria Jill Armstrong-Kosinski was born Jan. 4 to Sophia Armstrong and Reilly Kosinski at Anchorage’s Providence Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs., 14...

 

Grant will help senior center buy van

On behalf of the Haines Senior Center and the special people we serve, I would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its grant of...

 

Seward weighs lawsuit; recall effort in works

Bill Seward, who was fired as Haines Borough manager in an emotional assembly 4-2 vote last week, is pursuing legal action against the borough for...

 

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