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 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...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Grant boosted shelter campaign

We would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for the grant of $1,000 that they awarded Becky’s Place in November 2014.  The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Help wanted: New generation to save historic cabin

The Chilkat Valley Historical Society is hoping a new and younger cadre of volunteers will help bring its Anway cabin project to completion....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Borough helps eagle foundation project

The American Bald Eagle Foundation has big plans, and the Haines Borough’s community and economic development director is trying to help the...

 
 News    May 28, 2015

Editorial

Public radio station KHNS recently started offering written-word versions of its stories on its website on a free, daily basis. That’s a good deal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Preschool to discuss fate of donations

Chilkat Valley Preschool board members will meet during a finance committee meeting May 28 and discuss what will come of about $100,000 the group...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Persevere, grads told; scholarships awarded

Haines High School valedictorian Keegan Sundberg on Tuesday urged his classmates to “try your best to accept new things with an open mind. Life is...

 

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