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 By Natalie Helms    News    May 18, 2017 

Lendes donate $25K

Haines residents Chip and Heather Lende have donated $25,000 to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for a new fund to support local fitness and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 18, 2017 

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

 

CVN, KHNS win awards

Local media outlets won five awards at the Alaska Press Club Conference last month for reporting in 2016. KHNS won first place for best daily news...

 

Don Petersen mined 45 years

Longtime Porcupine gold miner Don Petersen died May 1 following a fall at his Haines Highway home...

 

Nonprofit Summit drew 50 attendees

The Nonprofit Summit held April 27 in Harriett Hall was an enormous success. Over 50 attendees from 25 different organizations joined the six-hour...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 4, 2017

Two poles. screen honor veterans

Totem poles and a screen carved by Tlingit master carver Wayne Price were ceremoniously unveiled in front of the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 4, 2017

Two strong quakes rattle homes, stores

Two vigorous earthquakes centered about 60 miles northwest of Haines rumbled the Chilkat Valley early Monday, tossing items off shelves and causing...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Geologist: In quakes, rock behaves like spring

State seismologist Michael West wrote that an earthquake’s magnitude is much less important than how close people are living to its epicenter. “Al...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Acupuncturist sets up practice

Paula Warden has opened Warden Wellness, acupuncture for pain and sports injuries. She’ll share office space with Chilkat Valley Acupuncture above...

 

First Friday to feature models, wearable art

May’s First Friday celebration will feature wearable art, basket weaving, multimedia work, found objects, paintings and more. The monthly art walk s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Mining steering committee plans forum on issues

A new mining steering committee recently organized by Takshanuk Watershed Council plans to educate the public through a “comprehensive and...

 

Community foundation is a treasure

“This class expands your taste buds.” “It’s a confidence builder.” “Fabulous food.” “It’s good for the belly and the soul!” These...

 

Editorial

On October 20, 2016, the Chilkat Valley News reported at the top of its front page that Haines Borough police had arrested Dean “Bear” Lari in a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

Recall aimed at 3 on assembly

Ten Haines residents have launched a recall petition against Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet. Borough...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 6, 2017

Bat hunters scan skies for science on little-studied species

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is on the hunt for citizen scientists to track bats in the Chilkat Valley. “Bats in Alaska are a total...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    March 30, 2017

Valley teams take 3 of 4 Gold Medal crowns

Teams from the Chilkat Valley captured three of four titles at last week’s Juneau Lions Club 71st Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. With a combined...

 
 By Leigh Horner    News    March 30, 2017

Duly Noted

Jemma Joy Carter was born to Lori and Mike Carter at 8:32 a.m. on March 22 at Bartlett Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. and measured 20....

 
 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...

 

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