Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

News

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 8194

Page Up



This week in history

Oct. 6 1969 Discussions Friday between the city councils of Haines and Port Chilkoot aimed at...

 

Students join in worldwide 'Climate Strike' movement

On Wednesday, students of all ages marched, chanted, and spoke in alignment with 4 million students...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 26, 2019

The Bee People of Haines try to keep dry

Bees wintering in Haines do not require all that much more than humans do- "plenty of food,"...

 

TAB members frustrated by vacant tourism director job

The Haines Borough Assembly directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to advertise for a new tourism director after the position had been vacant for...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 26, 2019

Staff to research 'green' harbor parking lot

On Sept. 10, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously directed the manager to explore the possibility of making the Portage Cove boat-launch parking lo...

 

Bears JV ends season strong

Despite injuries and illness, the junior varsity cross-country team set personal records last weekend in Ketchikan. Senior Dori Getchell finished her...

 

Interview with candidates for the Haines Borough Assembly seats

Do you think the borough’s current level of taxation is appropriate? If not, how would you change it?  Sally McGuire:  About one-fifth of our...

 

New borough planner to start October 14

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel hired Tim O’Melia as the new borough planner for his skills in policy and community engagement, she said. The...

 

Arts Outlook

Artist Talk & Author Readings to be held at museum Artist Katie Ione Craney’s collection “Landfalls” was inspired by Alaskan women writers,...

 

This Week in History

Sept. 24 2009 A miner who was in the shack that blew off the side of a mountain near the border last weekend said the roof of the building was...

 

CIA applies with state to change Seduction Point to Tlingit 'Ayiklutu'

The Chilkoot Indian Association has applied with the Alaska Historical Commission to change the name of Seduction Point, the southern tip of the...

 

Ship cancels Chilkat Inlet sailing after fishermen protest

A cruise ship sailing north up the Chilkat Inlet last Tuesday roiled fishermen as about 25...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

'Race Trail' closed to the public

By Jenna Kunze The race trail off Young Road that weaves up the steep face of Mount Ripinsky is clos...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Candidates outline positions during first of three forums

Five assembly candidates twice responded to questions on their ideas of the Haines Borough’s most pressing problems, ways to generate revenue, thoug...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Haines stands to lose half its cruise traffic

Holland America will not be porting at least two large vessels in Haines in 2020, borough manager Debra Schnabel said after a conversation with...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

New signs beg the question: What is a scenic view?

New road signs installed on the Haines Highway by the Department of Transportation last month have some residents scratching their heads. Last month,...

 

Resident group commissions report on socioeconomic impact of mining

By Kyle Clayton A group of citizens concerned about mining impacts in the Chilkat Valley, the Friends of the Chilkat and Klehini Rivers, commissioned...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Meet the borough assembly candidates

Six candidates are vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in the Oct. 1 municipal election. The third highest vote getter will be...

 

Cornejo to be replaced as mining forum chair

Haines Mining Forum committee member Heather Shade summarized changes to the mining forum during an HEDC meeting on Friday, including the decision to...

 

Hunters report six moose as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday afternoon, valley hunters have reported six moose taken since the hunt began Sunday. “(I’m) happy that all are legal so far with...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

State test results show strides in English, math targeted for improvement

Results from 2019 Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools statewide exams show Haines students have achieved significant growth in language...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 10/17/2019 14:00