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 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Klukwan, conservation groups appeal mining wastewater decision

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan (CIV) and several conservation groups have appealed a recent state decision to approve a revised wastewater disc...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 10, 2022

Manager to renegotiate MOU with Mosquito Lake center

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to renegotiate an agreement with the Mosquito Lake Community Center following a request from the volunte...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Tourism director to step down

Steven Auch will step down from his position as Haines Borough tourism director next week after three years on the job. Auch marshaled Haines’ touri...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

Eagle Fest events preview

Thursday Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the foundation will hold bald eagle natural history chats discussing the unique aspects of eagle behavior and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Harbor committee backs new Lutak Dock concept

The new design concept for the Lutak Dock renovation project received unanimous support from the Port and Harbor Advisory Committee last week....

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Michael York    News    October 27, 2022

Haines hosts jubilant Music Fest

The Southeast Alaska Music Honor Festival wrapped up with a bang on Tuesday with a final concert per...

 

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