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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Borough to await state's lead on pot

The Haines Borough is waiting for the state to take the lead on how marijuana dispensaries and grow operations will be regulated following the...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    News    November 27, 2014

Duly Noted

Leo Randal Nash was born 2:27 a.m. on Nov. 17 at Riverbend Hospital in Springfield, Ore., to parents Emma and Carl Nash. Leo weighed 8 pounds, 2.4...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Class plumbs history of village at Klucktoo

Local histories of a Native village known as Klucktoo say it was destroyed by a mudslide in the 1890s and abandoned, but a recent review of historic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Speakers win 2 events at Wrangell

The Haines Glacier Bards picked up steam at their Drama, Debate and Forensics meet last weekend in Wrangell, finaling with five pieces and claiming...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

New home for a mom on wheels

Chun Williamson thanked John Katzeek for the keys to her new home Friday, and told him he could bring her a burger. It was an old joke between...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

Valley voters: Pot, Begich, wage hike

Haines and Klukwan residents voted with the rest of Alaska on three ballot measures in Tuesday’s general election, but diverged on who should assume...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

Two firsts for bards at DDF tourney

Haines High’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team earned two first-place finishes at its home competition Oct. 24-25 when seven schools and more than...

 
 Obituaries    November 6, 2014

Belle Laing's life of adventure led to Haines

 Belle Laing, 87, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Oct. 21 at an assisted living...

 
 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Jones was operator, optimist

Stacie Turner will remember her mother, Rowena Jones, a heavy equipment operator and clerk at the fo...

 
 Blotter    October 30, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 27 A Klukwan resident reported seeing a flare in the sky across the river. Troopers were advised. A resident living near Fourth Avenue...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014

Village heritage center aims for May 2016 opening

Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center executive director Lani Hotch told a crowd at the project’s annual benefit dinner Friday she hopes to open the doors...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Guides to offer village tour next year

Chilkat Guides will partner with Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center to offer upwards of 40 cruise-based tours at Klukwan next summer. The partnership...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Changes at Klukwan School

Klukwan School students have rafted the Chilkat River and helped butcher a moose since classes started Aug. 25. The school, with 13 students,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Arts Outlook

Authors to celebrate Alaska Book Week The Haines Borough Public Library is celebrating Alaska Book Week by gathering local authors for a roundtable...

 
 Blotter    October 2, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 29 The harbormaster reported two boats were broken into at the Small Boat Harbor. An officer is investigating. One boat owner moved his...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 4, 2014

Duly Noted

The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 28, 2014

New staff at school bring wide experience

Greg Brittenham, a nationally recognized conditioning coach who worked 20 years for the New York Knicks, will be leading physical education classes...

 
 Blotter    August 28, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 25 Two callers reported a horse loose on Small Tracts Road. The owner was notified. A caller reported a bear followed a person down...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Locals buck state trend on oil vote

In Tuesday’s primary election, Chilkat Valley voters overwhelmingly supported repealing the state’s oil tax structure, diverging from voters state...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Festival is Klukwan's blueberry celebration

Klukwan’s second annual Blueberry Festival kicks off at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, with new games and workshops designed to celebrate the berries....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Veterans move in to Soboleff-McRae home

Tom Stevens can’t hunt rabbits out his back door anymore and he needs a new hobby to fill the time he once spent bringing in firewood. But he’s...

 

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