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 By Tom Morphet    News    May 14, 2015 

School board OKs plan to house preschool

What a difference a year can make. In spring 2014, Chilkat Valley Preschool officials were so discouraged by the Haines Borough School District’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    May 14, 2015 

Editorial

It was a fitting coincidence that the Haines School Board approved pursuing an agreement for housing the Chilkat Valley Preschool on the same day...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 7, 2015

Cold case unit cut could end work on Wafer killing

For the past 33 years, Lois Wafer has waited for a break in the case of her 14-year-old daughter, Eileen Wafer, who was found dead on a Portage Cove...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 7, 2015

Summer reading program starts May 22

It’s time for young bookworms to reclaim their summer reading nooks and return to favorite stories they put down during the school year. The Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 7, 2015

Police Report

Monday, May 4 A caller reported possible neglect of an animal at a household on FAA Road. The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel was advised. Police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 7, 2015

Duly Noted

Archie Dunbar was born to parents Luck Dunbar and Jennifer Marschke at 12:21 p.m. on April 25 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. Archie...

 
 Letters    May 7, 2015

Borough lucky to have Sosa on the job

I was delighted to see the article regarding David Sosa in the April 16 edition of the Chilkat Valley News. It was certainly no surprise having had...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 30, 2015

Duly Noted

Haines High School seniors Keanu Lynch, Josh Stearns, Jordan Badger, Terry Davis and Kyle Canfield and junior Kai Hays earned their Wildland...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 30, 2015

Editorial

I am borrowing an idea from my friend Heather Lende by “finding the good” in the Alaska Legislature’s recent decision to eliminate funding for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Tlingit dance group revived

Former members of a Native dance group that disbanded in the 1990s have resurrected the group and are teaching traditional songs and dances weekly at...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 16, 2015

Editorial

Working on the Haines Visitor’s Guide this week made us think of using the town’s marketing slogan, “Adventure Capital of Alaska.” Including...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Thanks to Woman's Club

Many thanks to the Haines Woman’s Club for its continuing support of early childhood education in our community! With its financial donation, plus...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Haines High grad True pens book on missionaries

Writing about another culture isn’t like putting a butterfly under a microscope. That’s the underlying lesson of “Masters and Students,” a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Preschool may stay put, after all

Chilkat Valley Preschool leaders have told Haines Borough officials they may be interested in the government gifting them the Human Resources...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

HARK garners most support from 'givers'

Nearly 400 Alaskans gave more than $20,000 to 10 Haines nonprofits this year through the state’s Pick.Click.Give program, which allows people to don...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    April 2, 2015

Activist Tuynman built career around art, community

In 1959, Carol Tuynman was a studious eighth-grader in a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., when her family made a summer trip to Alaska. Parents Louie and...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    April 2, 2015

Duly Noted

A fundraiser party was held Saturday for Scott Carey and Heidi Robichaud, who lost their storage and shop building to a fire on March 21. About 80...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Party for Lende's 3rd book

Haines author Heather Lende will hold a launch party for her new book, “Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer,”...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Legislator: Repeal program that funds artworks

The Alaska Legislature is considering eliminating a program that paid for much of the public art around Haines and provided work for local artists...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 2, 2015

Advice from afar for smell patient

A woman in Michigan reached out this week to Klukwan’s Dakota Strong, saying he may be suffering from a little-known smelling disorder for which she...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015

Elks Lodge building to be fitness center

Haines chiropractor Dr. Chris Thorgesen has purchased the former Elks Lodge building on Main Street and plans to transform it into a fitness center....

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2015

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 

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