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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Nonprofits: Tax change a squeeze

Leaders of local nonprofits say proposed changes to how their organizations apply and qualify for property tax exemptions would put financial and...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 26, 2015 

Duly Noted

Friends and family gathered Feb. 14 for a celebration of the 95th birthday of John Schnabel, held at the Fort Seward Lodge. Grandson Parker Schnabel,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 Letters    February 19, 2015

Hooray for singular gender identity

Sometimes stories on the front page of the newspaper don’t reflect the truly significant developments in a community. I wonder, for example, how man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Solid, deep snowpack at upper elevations: good for ski season

Snow around town doesn’t look impressive, but at upper elevations where backcountry and heli-skiing occurs, conditions are the best they’ve been...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

After nine rounds, Alten-Huber takes spelling bee title

Facing more than a modicum of competition, seventh-grader Aurora Alten-Huber won the 2015 Spelling Bee championship after several rounds of intense...

 
 Letters    February 5, 2015

New program focuses on purposeful play

The Children’s Reading Foundation of Haines brings to you a fun new program, “Play With Purpose.” This gathering will bring together parents...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 5, 2015

Duly Noted

By Cynthia Allen Leonitus Norman Swanson was born at 11:15 p.m., Jan. 21, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau to parents Stephana and Kyler...

 
 Letters    January 29, 2015

Foundation gave funds for center tables

The Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts is thankful for a grant we received from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation to help purchase...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 22, 2015

Duly Noted

The Haines School music department wants to make you a pizza for Super Bowl Sunday. School music director Kristy Totten said they are prepared to mak...

 
 News    January 15, 2015

Snowflake exhibit premieres January 23

The multi-media exhibit, “Snowflakes: Nature’s Dazzling Design,” opens at the Sheldon Museum 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23. The exhibit includes...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    January 8, 2015

Swim coach, teacher traded southern roots for adventure

At a college party in Midgeville, Ga., seven years ago, a friend of Robert Butker’s introduced him to Courtney Hunt. Later, through the same...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 8, 2015

Duly Noted

Services were held Saturday for lifelong resident Fred Strong, who died at his Klukwan home Dec. 28. He was 62. Strong worked as a truck driver and co...

 
 Letters    January 8, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Explanation of wooden cut-outs I wanted to set the record straight on why there have been wooden, cut-out animals in front of the borough office. A...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Chilkat tribe honors Hotch for legacy of leadership

Klukwan elder Joe Hotch has a new jacket. It's black, with yellow embroidery that reads "Chilkat...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Preschool session offered

Chilkat Valley Preschool will be offering an enrichment program for 3-5 year olds, focusing on school readiness and social-emotional development....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Preschool will pursue Willard site

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board last week voted to pursue a Willard Street commercial building as the school’s new site. Also, at January’s Hai...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    December 4, 2014

Musician, baker cooks up new home in Chilkat Valley

There was blue sky over the mountains and Fort Seward when Cambria Goodwin first arrived in Haines in September 2013. She was on her way from summer...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    News    December 4, 2014

Duly Noted

Former Haines public health nurse Vera Smith turned 100 on Nov. 24. She received cards from the White House and from former Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell,...

 
 Print Edition    December 4, 2014

Print Edition of newspaper

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 By Karen Garcia    News    November 27, 2014

Valley foundation gives $15K to 14 nonprofits

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation last week awarded $15,500 to 14 local nonprofits, doubling the number of groups that received funding last yea...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 27, 2014

Researcher tracks Southeast eagles - to landfills

Brown bears aren’t the valley’s only wildlife dining at the dump. Six or more of 12 bald eagles from the Chilkat Valley tracked by researcher...

 

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