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 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Sperm whale carcass beached near Eldred Rock, jaw bone stolen

For the first time on record, a sperm whale carcass was found in Lynn Canal. This is the third time...

 

Thanks for "Rock, Paper, Fish" success

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council would like to thank our partners and volunteers and the communities of Klukwan and Haines for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Federal judge rules against Klukwan, LCC in BLM mining impact lawsuit

On March 15, a federal district court judge ruled against the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and conservation groups in a lawsuit brought against...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Drug task force finds alcohol major contributor to crime

While the Haines Borough’s drug enforcement task force has worked since June 2017 to find solutions to drug-related issues, recent data analyzing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Two mining forums tell different tales

Two entities organized two mining forums this week that focused on community impacts and solutions from industrial mining—a split that largely...

 

Disturbed by River Talk story

I went to the River Talk on Feb. 21, and while many of the stories were fine, there was one that I thought crossed the line. He was the last speaker,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 14, 2019

Chilkat historical society works to inject energy into its mission

“Relevance” was the buzz word at the Chilkat Valley Historical Society (CVHS) meeting on Thursday, where members wordsmithed a new mission...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019

HEDC seeks seat on mining forum group

Members of the Haines Economic Development Corporation board voted unanimously to request a seat on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee. The for...

 

Editor's note

I’d like to welcome Larry Persily to the upper Lynn Canal. On April 1, 2019 the long-time Alaska journalist and government worker will be the new...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 7, 2019

Fish and Game to study valley moose

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists will better understand the Chilkat Valley’s moose population after it begins a new capture and collar...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 31, 2019

Speakers approved for mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee approved a geologist, a socio-community specialist and a Sealaska board member to present at its Feb. 24 for...

 

This Week In History

January 13, 1969 Once again the Alaska Music Trail and the Lynn Canal Community Players join in...

 
 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...

 

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 Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Townsite service area is one third sea water

One third of the town site’s 20 square-mile service area is water, according to a realization by the Haines Borough administration. In October,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 6, 2018

F&G committee suggests restricted Sullivan Island deer hunt

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee met Friday to vote on game-management proposals to be considered by the Alaska Board of Game...

 

Jones brought British charm to Haines

Maisie Jones, 95, died peacefully at Haines Assisted Living early Sunday morning. The English born W... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 29, 2018

Residents weigh in on delayed UA timber sale

The University of Alaska’s land management branch representatives visited Haines this week to host discussion groups on a proposed 10-year timber...

 

Arts Outlook

First Friday gets into the festive spirit Santa, the town tree lighting, and a multi-media art show that encourages residents to reflect on their mort...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2018

Klukwan, little league among first-time CVCF grantees

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded $27,685 in grants to 19 community organizations at...

 

AMHS expands December ferry service after initial delays

The Alaska Marine Highway System’s M/V Fairweather will sail in the Upper Lynn Canal next month to cover winter holiday service gaps that arose...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2018

Timber group aims to broaden understanding of industry

On Nov. 15, 12 community members went on a field trip into the woods, trailing state forester Greg...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Ferry system maintenance delays cause December service gaps

The Alaska Marine Highway System’s December ferry schedule has a lot of blank spots as vessel repairs have caused system-wide delays. The LeConte...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Canadian trio wins third annual Chilkat Chef competition

"Sexy- it's a sexy dish," judge Claire Fordyce said with an affirmative nod to what would be the...

 

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