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Articles from the November 3, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    November 3, 2022

Land swap approved for Beach Road couple

Wendie Marriott and Bern Savikko lost their house — and a forested acre with a Lynn Canal view — in the Beach Road landslide two years ago. Now...

 

Community Foundation Awards Annual Grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded roughly $57,000 to twenty-four community organizations at their 2022 annual CVCF grants event. This...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 3, 2022

USDA awards $100k for food project

An initiative to bolster the Chilkat Valley’s agricultural sector and enhance local food production, storage and access was one of dozens of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 3, 2022

Lost bracelet returned to jeweler after 30 years

Jenny Lyn Smith received some unexpected mail a few weeks ago: a silver bracelet she made more than...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Despite late dockings shop owners report banner year

This summer’s cruise ship traffic count reached nearly 80,000 visitors, roughly double the average since 2010, and next year’s forecast is expecte...

 

Forest insect outbreak likely to abate in in near future, says state entomologist

Since 2018, an ongoing insect outbreak has been killing the foliage of hemlock and Stika spruce in the Tongass. The Wrangell area is among the most...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Eagle Fest resumes; Bird count picks up

After two pandemic years off, the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival will return Nov. 9 with eagle counts up but visitor registration down. “There’s a...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Valley residents spot mystery light in sky

Residents from across the Chilkat Valley and as far as Whitehorse reported witnessing a strange light in the early morning sky last Friday, Oct. 28. T...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Monsieur Grey with the pistol in the Chilkat Center

An exciting affair, on more than one account, took place during the "Clue" themed murder mystery...

 

Canadians reel in coho derby cash

The Haines Sportsman’s Association annual Coho Salmon Derby concluded this Saturday and Paul Hearn of Whitehorse pocketed the winning prize, a...

 

Senior night hits home for volleyball team

The Haines High School Volleyball team defanged the Skagway Panthers this week at their one and only home meet of the season. The team won three of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Sports    November 3, 2022

Chapell qualifies for state championship

Haines High School’s Lucia Chapell will swim the 100-yard backstroke at the state championship meet this weekend in Anchorage after notching a time...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 3, 2022

HEDC to update economic plan at library workshop

Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is holding a workshop Nov. 12 to hear public input for a new five-year economic development plan. The d...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 3, 2022

Local volunteers muck out homes in western Alaska after typhoon

Three Haines residents flew to the small Iñupiaq community of Golovin to muck out homes and assist with recovery from the high winds, rain and storm...

 

Duly Noted

Dave Pahl’s Hammer Museum is one of 49 roadside attractions nationwide featured in a new board game, “Zillionaires Road Trip USA.” The game is a...

 

Thank you to Sean Gaffney

On behalf of the American Bald Eagle Foundation, I extend our gratitude to Sean Gaffney for the years of service he has given to the ABEF before...

 

Help us help the community

This week is the last of the “Waste Reduction Tips of the Week” that Haines Friends of Recycling is publishing in the Chilkat Valley News. We...

 

Play-Dough

Haines is lucky to have such erudite individuals that publish their works extensively across such scholarly journals as Reddit and Tumblr. Between...

 

Support public use cabins in the valley

State parks officials say the caretaker’s cabin at Chilkat State Park will be available for use as a nightly rental in the coming weeks. Joe...

 

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