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 Letters    July 23, 2015 

Blacksmithing workshop drew all ages

The Hammer Museum would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its help in making the blacksmithing workshop a great success....

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015 

Rasmuson donation grew endowment

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation held a wonderful donor appreciation event June 29. As always with these things, it took many people to pull...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

VanSpronsen's dropped cases showed similarities

Following Ken VanSpronsen’s recent move from wildlife trooper to Haines Borough police officer, another Haines man has come forward alleging...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Carlson to help site preschool

One of the jobs for interim superintendent Rich Carlson may be finding space for the Chilkat Valley Preschool at the Haines School. Former Haines...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Kudos to Garcia for 'masterful unravelling'

What this town may or may not lack in legal services is made up for by the news reporters. Karen Garcia should be awarded the golden key to the gate...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Apply Lutak standard at 26 Mile

What do dog kennels and helicopter noise studies have in common? In fact, two features in the June 18 issue of the Chilkat Valley News address the...

 
 Letters    July 9, 2015

Garcia's reporting cleared misconception

I would like to thank the June 25, 2015 Chilkat Valley News and Karen Garcia for clearing up the misconception that funds for the harbor have to be...

 
 News    July 2, 2015

Rasmuson pledges $35K

Representatives of the Rasmuson Foundation this week pledged to match up to $35,000 in donations toward the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation’s go...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015

Hope to do portrait workshop again

Thank you to all the many folks who made the Studio Incamminati portrait painting workshop possible. Thanks to Lea Colie Wight for coming all the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

Rasmuson group to visit next week

Haines is rolling out the red carpet in its small-town way for 24 board and staff members of the Rasmuson Foundation next week. The statewide...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 25, 2015

Fisher's adventure: Bohemian, classicist, society wife

Liz Fisher, an East Coast legal secretary who in midlife adopted a footloose lifestyle and landed...

 
 Opinion    June 25, 2015

Editorial

In his 1989 book “The Lost Continent,” writer and social observer Bill Bryson goes looking for small-town America. His grim findings included Winf...

 
 Letters    June 25, 2015

Helicopter noise study results predictable

The results of the helicopter noise study at the 26 Mile residential area came out exactly as predicted. Helicopters make noise at a level that...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 25, 2015

Duly Noted

Brandy Brown and Aaron Peters were married Sunday at Moose Meadows on Seduction Point Trail. The groom’s aunt, Patricia Peters, officiated. Maids...

 
 Blotter    June 25, 2015

Police Report

Monday, June 22 A Tower Road resident reported someone stole approximately 200 gallons of heating fuel over the past month. Police are investigating....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Helicopter noise study out for public comment until June 26

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released the results of a draft helicopter noise study late last week, but he said he doesn’t want to share his...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 18, 2015

Duly Noted

Denise Kathleen Sherman and John Arthur Marquardt were married June 6 at their Mosquito Lake home. Pastor Sage Thomas officiated. John’s...

 
 Letters    June 18, 2015

Free news difficult to compete against

I disagree with Thad Hopper‘s opinion that the issue of KHNS “providing written word stories to their listeners” is a personal/professional prob...

 
 Letters    June 18, 2015

'Bigs' needed to mentor highway pullouts

This year Big Brothers Big Sisters is promoting its programs more frequently in the Chilkat Valley News and on KHNS. Our print media sponsors to date...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

BLM: Heli-ski permits trump borough map rules

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent decision to permit commercial helicopter landings on a block of the agency’s land south of town has raised...

 
 Opinion    June 11, 2015

Editorial

Citizens have raised legitimate questions about how matters sent to the Haines Borough Assembly sometimes don’t get placed on meeting agendas. Borou...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Editorial's tone was disconcerting

While in Haines recently, I had the opportunity to read the May 28 edition of the Chilkat Valley News and found your editorial about KHNS’s new poli...

 

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