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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Borough fines Skagway tour company

The Haines Borough this month fined Skagway tour company Alaska Excursions $2,500 for operating a tour at Glacier Point without a permit in 2017. Alas...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 22, 2018 

Senate considers bill to protect utilities from pesticide liability

A bill introduced in the Alaska Senate this month could protect local utility providers from liability associated with soil contamination. The bill,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 8, 2018

Public safety commission appoints two new members

The Public Safety Commission recommended SEARHC administrator Pat Hefley and Chuck Mitman to sit on the board. The recommendations come after postpone...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 25, 2018

Tsunami warning wakes town, Senior Village

A tsunami scare early Tuesday morning drove some residents to high ground after they received mixed messages from Skagway Police, the National Weather...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 25, 2018

Fishing restrictions to snag commercial fleet

To protect king salmon, the Alaska Board of Fisheries approved an action plan that places tighter restrictions on commercial fishermen this summer....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly questions mayor on commission appointments

A Haines Borough Assembly member and a public safety commission applicant are pushing to seek its board appointments after Mayor Jan Hill stopped sche...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 9 A citizen reported a violation to a rental agreement on Union Street. The person was referred to court. A 36-year-old man of Allen...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

Strong winds crash ski carrier into bookstore window, boats across lot

A ski carrier shattered the book store's picture window at around 3 p.m. Tuesday after a gust of...

 

Former CVN reporter lived prolific life

Bill McAllister, a former Chilkat Valley News reporter who later became press secretary for Alaska g... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Margaret Plucker and the Men of Note surprised her husband Bob Plucker with a very special song on his 90th birthday last week. As director of the...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Assembly grows heli-ski terrain

In a convoluted stray from procedure and with prodding from the borough manager Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly expanded heli-ski map terrain aft...

 

Duly Noted

Hugh Edward Cavellier was born 3:31 p.m. Monday at Bartlett Regional Hospital to Lisa and Patrick Cavellier of Haines. Hugh weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Klukwan sues Bureau of Land Management

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three regional conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday against the Bureau of Land Management for...

 

Letters to the Editor

Finished with Mud Bay 'spring' Regarding the test results for the Mud Bay “spring.” I applaud the assembly for ordering further testing of the...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Arts Outlook

Local musicians to rock solstice Musicians from around the Upper Lynn Canal will take center stage for Solstice Celebration, a showcase of local...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

'Tricksters' give new meaning to family drama

Haines' newest theater troupe "The Merry Tricksters of Haines," debuted its first performance of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Hospital visit for plane crash survivor turns his luck again

Despite the fact he wasn't supposed to be on the plane headed toward Haines that crashed into Lynn Canal during Beer Fest last spring, it's hard not...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Subsistence fishing times reviewed

Setting maximum commercial gillnet mesh sizes and closing subsistence fishing for increased periods in the Chilkat River were among the proposals the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Mining Forum panel highlights economy, water degradation

Last weekend's Chilkat Valley Mining Forum drew a large crowd Saturday and Sunday where scientists,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Legion ends NFL viewing

Haines’ American Legion Lynn Canal Post 12 has stopped airing NFL games until the football league “restores proper respect to our flag and...

 

Haines theater fall and winter line-up

Haines’ theater scene has a lot to offer this year. The Lynn Canal Community Players is holding a meeting Friday, Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Beets, Cheetos make mouths water

It's not easy to create a five-star dish using beets, anchovies, chili powder, Cheetos and gummy...

 

Town celebrates Chilkat salmon

The board and staff of Lynn Canal Conservation thank all those who helped to make the 2nd Chilkat Chef salmon dinner and cooking competition a great...

 

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