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

 
Striping Rig Touches Up Roadsides

Insurance costs rise as fire rating drops

Insurance rates are rising for homeowners in the upper valley, the result of a diminished rating of the Klehini Valley Fire Department by the...

Skinny salmon leave fishermen wanting more

Commercial fishermen who’ve seen the value of their catch drop with changes in prices from processors are taking a double hit this year because...

Interim police chief winning supporters

The Haines Borough Public Safety Commission met Wednesday to hear what the community wants of its next police chief, and apparently it’s interim...

Gardeners coming around to domed greenhouses

Two igloo-shaped structures have popped up around Haines in recent months, but the domes aren’t for people. They’re for plants. Haines residents...

Chum salmon channels get $620K expansion

The region’s aquaculture association last week completed a $620,000 extension of two chum spawning channels located near the Porcupine Road in the...

Disc golf tournament drew 28 competitors

On behalf of all of the participants in the Raven’s Bowl Disc Golf Tournament, we would like to thank our sponsors and all of the people who...

Groups held made hoops camp possible

I want to thank the programs and businesses that helped support the “Back to School Basketball Camp.” The camp could not have been done without...

Worried about downstream mine effects

As I look east from Southeast Alaska, I see a picturesque, untouched landscape of mountains – Canada. A British Columbia development map shows a...

Sponsors made bear festival a success

Thank you to all the sponsors that made our second annual Celebration of Bears festival a success. They were Princess Cruises, Howsers Supermarket,...

Judy Berry operated fuel plant, Food Center grocery

Former Haines business owner Judith Ann "Judy" Berry died Aug. 2 in Medford, Oregon, of several...

Duly Noted

Sue Libenson this week attended the State Department-sponsored Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience...

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 31 A person reported an abandoned vehicle on New Hart Road. An apartment manager reported a woman was trespassing. Police contacted the...

 
 
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