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Articles from the December 20, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

Fall chum harvest hits record lows

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game lacks data for its fall chum escapement numbers due to low water and fish wheel displacement from highway...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

Planning commission approves phase two of Haines Highway project

The Haines Borough Planning Commission approved the Haines Highway reconstruction project phase two design plans despite staff objections. Borough...

 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 20, 2018

Small salmon runs keep bears foraging into winter

It’s still too early to put away your bear spray, according to Fish and Game wildlife biologist Anthony Crupi. On Dec. 8, Heather Lende and...

 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 20, 2018

Heliski company offers terrain near Petersburg

Beginning in January, adrenaline junkies heading to Alaska for heliskiing can now launch off a boat moored at the foot of untouched mountains in...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

Glacier Bears pounce Craig

The Glacier Bears boys' basketball team clashed in a relentless back and forth contest with the Crai... Full story

 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 20, 2018

Verhamme places fourth in state wrestling finals

Two Haines Glacier Bears wrestlers closed their season at state championship tournament last weekend in Anchorage, on Dec. 14 and 15. Senior Kamakana...


Lady Bears fall at home

The Glacier Bears girls' team lost two tough games against Craig Dec. 17 and 18. On Monday the team...


Constantine identifies second mineral deposit

Constantine Metal Resources released a new mineral estimate at its AG Zone, a new deposit at the Palmer Project 30 miles north of Haines, which has...


Weir was decorated Vietnam War vet

Longtime Chilkat Lake resident Bill Weir died Nov. 15 at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka of smoking and heart-related issues. He was 70. “First an... Full story


Arts Outlook

Classical guitarist pushes genres The Haines Arts Council will present classical guitarist Brad Richter on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Chilkat C...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

2018 required residents to face difficult truths

The surfacing of what many residents described as a decades-long open secret shook the town this year: allegations from multiple men of sexual abuse...


Thanks for swinging in a snowstorm

Thanks to Kyle Clayton, Tom Heywood, Eric Holle and Kip Kermoian for providing dance instruction and live music for the Friends of Mosquito Lake... Full story


Toy drive delivers truckload of gifts

Once again The Uglys would like to thank the Chilkat Valley community for coming together to support our Gifts for Grub toy drive dinner. Your...


Duly Noted

Mira Tazlina Lynn Johnson Kraft was born to Lindsey Johnson and Graham Kraft on Nov. 30 in Sitka at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital at 10:30 a.m. Mira...


Police Report

Tuesday, December 11 A Main Street caller reported a civil issue. A caller reported a possibly intoxicated driver at 14 Mile Haines Highway....


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