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

Articles from the August 5, 2021 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 21 of 21



Half of renters receive covid relief

Using federal pandemic relief funds, the state has paid more than $179,000 toward past-due and future rent and utility bills in Haines, part of $85.2...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 5, 2021

Power restored but Beach Road remains closed to public

Last week electricity was restored to the last of the Beach Road houses that had been cut off from...

 

Kreitzer, borough reach job agreement

Although a contract has yet to be signed, mayor Douglas Olerud and assembly member Paul Rogers reached an agreement over employment terms with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 5, 2021

Can Haines attract niche wedding market?

Weddings in Haines are going pro, and people familiar with local nuptials say it’s about time. Summertime outdoor weddings are a long local...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 5, 2021

Museum ordinance to go to public hearing

A proposed ordinance that would eliminate Haines Borough oversight over the Sheldon Museum’s board and staff, but maintain borough ownership of the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 5, 2021

Single COVID-19 case on cruise in Haines

One fully vaccinated passenger tested positive for COVID-19 aboard the American Constellation cruise ship that was docked in Haines on Monday. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 5, 2021

School board to decide on updated mitigation protocols

The Haines Borough School District Board will vote on updated school mitigation protocols at a special meeting next week after hearing...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 5, 2021

Golf tournament planned for cancer fund

Next week the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links will be hosting a tournament to raise money for the Uglys of Haines’ community cancer fund. The Uglys...

 

Wishstar takes first at talent show

Vanessa Wishstar won first place at this year’s Southeast’s Got Talent show at the Southeast Alaska State Fair for an interpretive dance related...

 

Fair results

Talent Show: Youth Winner: Nate White Adult Winner: Vanessa Wishstar Parade:  Best of theme: 1. Pie Slice Dancers 2. Fair Membership Team Best Kids...

 

Donate to a nonprofit, not national politics

As if national campaigns haven’t turned nasty enough in recent years, the billions of dollars at stake in political fundraising is making it worse....

 

Clement letter misses important details

Richard Clement’s letter regarding LCC’s raffle of an electric bike raises valid questions, but he paints with broad strokes while the devil is in...

 

E-bikes not made of irony

A contributor last week called LCC’s electric bike raffle “tragically ironic”, as if a simple bicycle with a battery pack could rise to that lev...

 

Don't up the heliski permit cap

In 1999, Haines Borough voters approved a limited and managed heliski industry with one operator and 500 skier days. We now have three operators, two...

 

Thanks for successful, fun e-bike raffle

Lynn Canal Conservation would like to thank everyone who helped make this year’s E-Bike raffle a big success.  Sockeye Cycle kindly put the bike...

 

Cell phones (redux)

At the risk of sounding like a nag, I feel compelled, once again, to raise the specter of the dangers Haines faces by not having a working...

 

Thanks for the amazing food and vibes

I had the lovely opportunity to join your community for the 2021 Southeast Alaska Fair and visit a dear friend. I was overcome by the generosity of...

 

Duly Noted

Jenn Walsh, Jessica Kayser-Forster, and Abbey Holmes are home from a nine-day and 100-mile journey. They were dropped on top of Flower Mountain by...

 

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