Klukwan residents hope teacher hire will bolster enrollment

Klukwan School advocates asked the Chatham School Board last week to hire a teacher, a hire superintendent Bruce Houck has declined to make in the...

Former park ranger starts as police officer

Travis Russell turned in his badge and gun with Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation a...

Bill proposed to grant land to indigenous communities

Alaska’s U.S. senators introduced legislation on Monday that would grant land to the five “landless” indigenous communities in Southeast...

Glacier Bears volleyball team places sixth at home regional tournament

The Glacier Bears volleyball team placed sixth at the home regional tournament on Sunday. Haines...

Harbors board considers offer of free breakwater for Letnikof

The Ports and Harbors Advisory Committee discussed the merits of taking ownership of a 40-year-old breakwater float in Ketchikan that’s scheduled...

Thank you to emergency medical workers

I recently needed emergency medical assistance from the HVFD and SEARHC. I would like to thank everyone for their professional service during what...

Sorry for the noise

A quick note: apologies to my Rutzebeck/Mud Bay neighbors.  I have purchased a snow machine and it turned out to be the loudest, stupidest thing...

Policy on births and deaths

As an official record of our community, the Chilkat Valley News strives to report the births and deaths of all residents. Obituaries are available...

Jacquot: a robust, can-do life

When he was about six years old, Hank Jacquot tied his favorite dog to a sled and set out across... Full story

Duly Noted

Cari O’Daniel started this week in her new job as site manager at the Haines Senior Center. The center provides a daily lunch for seniors,...

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