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Articles from the March 21, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

A difference of degrees: The innate risk in avalanche terrain

Twenty feet below avalanche forecasters Erik Stevens and Jonny Cromwell, on a gray and frigid alpine...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Josephson to propose borough hiring freeze

In the wake of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that would slash about $1.7 million in state funding to the borough, assembly member Brenda Jose...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

Klukwan school to lose teacher amid budget cuts

Chatham School District administrators won't replace a Klukwan teacher next year, leaving only two t...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Federal judge rules against Klukwan, LCC in BLM mining impact lawsuit

On March 15, a federal district court judge ruled against the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and conservation groups in a lawsuit brought against...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

'Noises Off' farce opens next Thursday

A realized dream for both director and cast members will come to the Chilkat Center stage next...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Subcommittee to inventory local trails

A new trails subcommittee workshop aims to complete an inventory assessment of trails, consider trespass issues or consider establishment of an...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

HARK receives $3K grant from Nashville nonprofit

On Saturday, Haines Animal Rescue Kennel director Kay Clements found a surprise in her mailbox: an unsolicited $3,000 check and an acknowledgement as...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

Glacier Bears boys finish season at state championship

The Haines Glacier Bears boys’ basketball team ended their season at the state championship in Anchorage last week, falling to Glennallen and...

 

This Week in History

March 18, 1969 Expanded school facilities may be a reality when school resumes in September....

 

Thanks for a successful Health Fair

We would like to thank everyone who volunteered in some way to make the health fair a success. Our Alaska Health Fair partners were impressed with...

 

Honor Dave and smile

I didn’t know David Dzenawagis very well but I played hockey with him this winter. He was a good player, he skated fast with a bit of recklessness b...

 

Take your misplaced values elsewhere

I see a lot of letters in the Chilkat Valley News that seem to be opposed to everything from local natural resource development to increased tourism...

 

Clean water and Constantine don't mix

I recently dug a well at my 26-mile residence and called the Haines Borough and DEC about well testing. I was told that tests should be done annually...

 

No more dogs need to die for a race

Another dog has died for the Iditarod. 155 dogs have died to date. We know this through the media since the race first started, but no official count...

 

Duly Noted

On a recent trip to Oklahoma, George and Lynette Campbell were guests of Tulsa philanthropist Roger Hardesty. George toured with Hardesty in his...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 12 A Beach Road caller reported a possibly abandoned vehicle. Vehicle owner was contacted to remove it. A Lutak Road caller reported a... Full story

 

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