Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Articles from the March 3, 2022 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 23 of 23



 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Guarded optimism marks summer tourism outlook

This summer could be a banner tourism season. Or it could be a bust, brought on by a yet unknown coronavirus variant and a new program of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 3, 2022

Residents join in support of Ukraine

As solidarity and support for Ukraine erupts across the world, seamstress Becky Nash made a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Gas prices stay high, could continue to rise

Gas prices around the globe have risen steadily over the last year, and with persistent inflation and supply chain issues and new sanctions on...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 3, 2022

Haines cleared of community spread

Haines Borough School District superintendent Roy Getchell will make masks optional for students and staff on March 7. The Alaska Department of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Census undercounted Haines residents; population likely grew

According to the U.S. Census, Haines’ population fell by 17% between 2010 and 2020 — the largest decline in Alaska. But as many residents...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Committee considers reforming nonprofit funding structure

The Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee is again considering a reform to the borough’s nonprofit funding process followin...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Harbor board reviews funding, design plan for Lutak Dock

Haines Borough staff estimate that the phases one through three of the Lutak Dock renovation project will cost about $26 million — approximately $6...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    March 3, 2022

Lady Bears defeated by Miss Chiefs in final home games

The Lady Bears were defeated by the Metlakatla Miss Chiefs both night in the final home games of the season last weekend. The ladies lost 28-48 on...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    March 3, 2022

Glacier Bears defeated by Metlakatla Chiefs in last home games

The Glacier Bears boys were defeated by the Metlakatla Chiefs both nights in the last home games of the season. The Bears lost 49-61 the first night...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Afterschool girls running program to return next week

An afterschool running program for girls in third, fourth and fifth grades will return next Tuesday, after two years off during the pandemic. The...

 

Rob Miller

There will be a memorial celebration of Rob Miller's life later this year at his favorite moose camp... Full story

 

Compassion It

At our last meeting I made a brief mention about the Compassion It program. This was brought to my attention by Marnie Hartman and we are looking...

 

HFR makes recycling even easier

Haines Friends of Recycling has added markers, magnifying glasses and magnets by the bins at the recycle center to make your sorting easier.  Your...

 

What else will Russia want?

Russia used to own Alaska. We have resources, timber, oil, minerals, fish. We aren’t that far from Russia. What’s to say Putin might not want to...

 

To Joe Altman-Moore's letter

This is the type of response I was hoping for. Any discussion at this level is escaping from making decisions that are less than critical thinking....

 

This year's Winter Games was a day of fun

We had another excellent Winter Games on Saturday, thanks in large part to all of the hardworking people who put in so much time and effort to bring...

 

Thanks for making Kat to Koot a success

Haines Huts And Trails extends smiling high-fives to everyone who helped make the 2022 Kat to Koot Alpine Adventure Race a success.  More than 30 sno...

 

Fun had by all

Thanks to all the XC skiers and snowshoers who came out on Winterfest Sunday for the Miles Klehini Classic at 25M, despite the wet and soggy...

 

Tournament of the readers comes to an end

The month-long 2022 Tournament of the Readers finished this week with a nail-biting match between two fifth-grade teams. Congratulations to the...

 

Duly Noted

Casey Bradford and Danielle Abe were married on New Year’s Eve at Portage Cove with Casey’s father Scott Bradford presiding as marriage minister....

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021