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 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

To view the print edition of this weeks Chilkat Valley News, log in, click on any story, then click the ‘View PDF’ link.... Full story

 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...

 Letters    November 27, 2014

Foundation boosted heritage center

I am writing to express my appreciation to all the people who have donated to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation. I attended the CVCF gathering...

 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Sosa: Open area to heli-ski event

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said he’ll recommend the assembly approve use of out-of-bounds area for a snowboard and ski competition this sprin...

 Letters    November 20, 2014

DDF team thankful for local support

The Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team along with coach Amanda Randles would like to thank the following folks and businesses for...

 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

Findings of goat study Monday

Of the estimated 1,500 mountain goats that range in the Chilkoot and Chilkat drainages, there are seven, geographically discrete sub-populations,...


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