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Articles from the August 16, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Lost man finds divine solace as rescuers scour Sunshine Mountain

While multiple agencies and volunteers conducted a search-and-rescue operation for him, 74-year-old...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Rogers joins assembly race, three in the running

Another resident is eyeing an open seat on the Haines Borough Assembly for this October’s municipal election. Paul Rogers is still gathering...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Question to elect boards,commissions heads to ballot

The question of whether or not voters want to elect members of the planning commission, port and harbor advisory committee, public safety commission a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Three new teachers join schools

Teachers at Haines and Klukwan Schools are gearing up for bustling classrooms as the new school year nears. Haines School hired two new teachers and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Highway residents ask borough to repair park on Mosquito Lake Road

Ten Upper Valley residents turned out last week to lobby for improvements to Emerson Field, located at the intersection of Haines Highway and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Kemp expecting strong showing from runners

Haines High School cross country runners are back on the trails preparing for what they hope will be their best season yet. Coach Chandler Kemp said...

 

Alaska House of Representatives District 33 democratic primary candidate questionnaire

Would you support giving the Chilkat River a Tier 3 Designation? Who should be the final designating authority: the legislature, the Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Takshanuk backs off 26 Mile project

Takshanuk Watershed Council announced Monday it is backing out of a wetland mitigation project at the 26 Mile Pond, but State Parks southeast area...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Assembly delays rental tax exemption decision

The Haines Borough Assembly last week postponed taking action on an ordinance aimed at reducing expenses for long-term housing renters. This spring,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Summer: hotter, dryer and wetter than normal

Daily temperatures in Haines were above average in July, but August is shaping up to be more ordinary. According to measurements by the National...

 

Planning commission briefs

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended the assembly approve employee housing as a conditional use in industrial and commercial zones. The...

 

Business Briefs

Bookstore, tea shop opens at Fairgrounds Last month, Chris Palmisano opened a new and used bookstore and tea shop in Dalton City. Lao Tzu and Company...

 

Lifelong music lover taught in Haines

Former music teacher Woody Bausch died Aug. 8 at home in Lewiston, Idaho after four years of cancer... Full story

 

Host of rescuers saved our dad

Thank you to everyone who helped with the search for my dad, Valentino Burattin: Phil Wilde with Wildefire Pyrotechnics, many people from Klukwan,...

 

Thanks for supporting your local reporter

It’s come to my last day of work at the Chilkat Valley News, and I wanted to sincerely thank the community of Haines for supporting me as one of...

 

Misrepresented at meeting

I would like to clarify that Melissa Aronson and I did not speak either in support of or opposition to draft ordinance 501, as incorrectly reported...

 

Duly Noted

Alissa Henry celebrated her 40th birthday at White Sulfur Springs with friends Sarah Elliott, Sierra Jimenez, Sara Chapell, Stoli Lynch, Jess Crowe,...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 7 Police received a confidential report of drug activity in Haines. A business reported public access equipment on Second Avenue had...

 

Corrections

The King Arthur Flour Cake Bake Off results were incorrectly listed in our August 2 paper. The correct results are as follows: youth winner, Selby...

 

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