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Haines affair

...a path to the fair."It is really kind of a celebration of the culture of the region," said band member and Chilkat Valley News editor Tom Morphet, a 30-year resident. "The rest of it we kind of fake and make up as we go. It is the whole...
Off the Beaten Path: Living in wolf country

...month there's been reports of two wolf attacks on dogs in northern Southeast Alaska. One dog, as reported in the Chilkat Valley News, north of Haines was killed and eaten. The dog's owner, Hannah Bochart, when interviewed, despite having what...
Pair of unusual dog injuries raises more questions than answers

On March 5 in Haines, as reported by the Chilkat Valley News, a dog on a daytime walk with its owner was attacked and eaten by a wolf that appeared to be starving.In the last month in Juneau...
Juneau inmate to be extradited to answer to murder charge in Utah

...court Tuesday that there was nothing amiss with the extradition process that they were planning on challenging.The Chilkat Valley News in Haines reported that Ellenwood and his girlfriend moved from Idaho to Haines during the summer of 2012. The paper...
State withdraws helicopter regulations near Haines

...This is a slap in the face from the Murkowski administration," Haines Borough Assemblyman Norm Smith told the Chilkat Valley News. Heliski operators will not need permits to conduct business on state land next spring. The decision by DNR commissioner...
Groups object to opening Haines mountain to motorized access complete the trail. "It would be a shame to keep Mount Ripinsky as a hiking-only area," Mulford told the Chilkat Valley News. "Especially since I'm using my own money to build it, and it wouldn't even interfere with the hiking trails...
Haines borough/city consolidation ahead in early tally

...favorable outcome to "diligence in responding to inquiries" regarding consolidation, Mayor Dave Black told the Chilkat Valley News. "For those who voted for consolidation, I thank you," Black said. "For those who didn't, we hope you'll...
My Turn: Reopening Kensington mine would adversely affect Berners Bay

...Alaskans? It looks like 80 percent of mine workers will be hired from the Lower 48. Coeur s Rick Richins told the Chilkat Valley News in July that 95 percent of the work force would be Southeast Alaskans; however, the U.S. Forest Service s draft...
Alaska Digest

...another man - didn't provide the "clear and convincing" evidence needed to erase his conviction. Jackson told the Chilkat Valley News he disagreed with the decision and will appeal. "People don't just come up and testify they burned down buildings...
Business Briefs

...have no effect on this store whatsoever." Williams told employees the Haines A&P was closing on July 15, the Chilkat Valley News reported. Williams cited economic hard times and high maintenance costs at the Haines store, which has "lost...


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