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Articles from the November 24, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 24, 2021

Klukwan residents hope teacher hire will bolster enrollment

Klukwan School advocates asked the Chatham School Board last week to hire a teacher, a hire superintendent Bruce Houck has declined to make in the fac...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Former park ranger starts as police officer

Travis Russell turned in his badge and gun with Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Bill proposed to grant land to indigenous communities

Alaska’s U.S. senators introduced legislation on Monday that would grant land to the five “landless” indigenous communities in Southeast Alaska,...

 

Glacier Bears volleyball team places sixth at home regional tournament

The Glacier Bears volleyball team placed sixth at the home regional tournament on Sunday. Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 24, 2021

Harbors board considers offer of free breakwater for Letnikof

The Ports and Harbors Advisory Committee discussed the merits of taking ownership of a 40-year-old breakwater float in Ketchikan that’s scheduled to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 24, 2021

Federal COVID-19 grant funding boon to Haines public library

The Haines Borough Public Library will upgrade its community room, increase internet capacity, add new e-books and purchase more lending materials...

 

Freezing spray, weight distribution delay LeConte last week

The LeConte's sailing to Haines from Juneau was delayed Friday as freezing spray and a fully loaded...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Regional avalanche mapping could help identify risks to Chilkat Valley

State researchers are nearly finished with an innovative avalanche mapping project that will help assess risks to Chilkat Valley infrastructure and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Consultant questions Constantine's preliminary assessment in presentation

Montana-based consultant Jim Kuipers, a longtime mining industry employee turned consultant, discussed the economic prospects and possible...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 24, 2021

Kiehl to seek reelection in 2022

Haines’ state senator, Jesse Kiehl, announced on Nov. 15 that he will seek reelection in 2022. Juneau representative Andi Story also plans to run in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 24, 2021

First Friday to include furry friends, cupcakes and fundraiser

A birthday celebration, complete with cupcakes and Lego creations, Alaska Weather Calendars and a turtle named Rosie will all be featured during Dec....

 

Policy on births and deaths

As an official record of our community, the Chilkat Valley News strives to report the births and deaths of all residents. Obituaries are available in...

 

State defends its right to cut non-existent taxes

There is an inescapable irony to the fact that Alaska joined with a dozen other states in suing the federal government over their right to cut taxes....

 

Jacquot: a robust, can-do life

When he was about six years old, Hank Jacquot tied his favorite dog to a sled and set out across... Full story

 

This Week in History

November 1971 This newspaper's staff has recently been taken to task for not publishing more local...

 

Thank you to emergency medical workers

I recently needed emergency medical assistance from the HVFD and SEARHC. I would like to thank everyone for their professional service during what...

 

Sorry for the noise

A quick note: apologies to my Rutzebeck/Mud Bay neighbors.  I have purchased a snow machine and it turned out to be the loudest, stupidest thing...

 

Duly Noted

Cari O’Daniel started this week in her new job as site manager at the Haines Senior Center. The center provides a daily lunch for seniors,...

 

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