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Put harbor bid process on hold

Extension of the present rock, rubble-mound breakwater, beyond the present harbor entrance, has never been planned or requested by the Haines...

 

Thanks for help with Totem Trot

On behalf of the entire staff at the Sheldon Museum, I want to say thank you to everyone who came out for the Pasta Feed Fundraiser Friday, Aug. 12,...

 

Charlie Jimmie taught, led dancers

I will sure miss my brother Charlie Jimmie Sr. He had his ways and charms on how to do what he did best. He taught us much, and told me many stories...

 

Is harbor need or power player desire?

That aerial view of the proposed harbor parking lot – CVN, bottom of page 6, Aug. 11, 2016 edition – what a fabulous illustration! Big, big...

 

Preschool effort has 2 open seats

Thanks for the great article on the Chilkat Valley Preschool project. However, I would like to clarify that I am not the only one “handling the...

 

Animals need love, companionship

Are you guilty of animal cruelty? You may not think you are, but if you keep your pet tied in your yard or locked in a pen every day, you are guilty...

 

Schnabel: Harbor views are my own

In your article describing opposition to the harbor project (8/4/16), I was identified as the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. In that...

 

Harbor project naked of logic

The emperor has no clothes. You needn’t look any further than the harbor project. Fred Shields...

 

Constantine shared science with students

I would like to thank Constantine Metal Resources for inviting school district personnel to come out and learn about the Palmer Project. In small town...

 

Sorting is key to successful recycling

Haines Friends of Recycling thanks the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for a grant last fall that allowed us to purchase three Bear Saver bins...

 

Thanks for well wishes on birthday

Thank you so much for the well wishes, gifts, cards and guests at my party. I had a wonderful birthday week. Mary Price...

 

Totem Trotters take off this weekend

The Haines Sheldon Museum’s annual fundraiser, the Totem Trot, celebrates our rich heritage this weekend. Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. is a...

 

Why not schedule the fair later?

I don’t understand why the Southeast Alaska State Fair officials will not schedule the fair for the first or second week of August! There are...

 

Thanks for help during foul weather

Thanks to the M/V Fjordland, Alison Jacobson and Crystal Badgley for facilitating the delivery of our new embroidered Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation...

 

Venom undermines writer's credibility

I was surprised to read that Al Kelly regards Tom Morphet’s recent editorial as “the most disgusting thing that (Tom has) done since coming to...

 

Diversity beautiful at wearable art

The Wearable Art runway exhibition is a highlight of the fair for its local involvement and creativity. This year the diversity wearable art modeled...

 

Consider income when setting fines

Haines is planning a fundraiser, asking the most financially challenged among us to foot the bill. On KHNS last winter I heard about a man fined for...

 

Volunteers boosted recycling at fair

A gigantic thank you to everyone who helped with the recycling and composting efforts at our amazing fair! We had more than 25 volunteers; some...

 

Bakers sweetened Hospice booth at fair

The Hospice of Haines dessert booth at the Southeast Alaska State Fair was a delicious effort by a sweet group of local bakers who suspended all from...

 

Editorial is Morphet's most disgusting

A friend passed on a copy of your July 14 CVN editorial thinking that I might get a chuckle out of it. I must say that I think that is probably the...

 

Plea for moderation on harbor project

Haines has been discussing harbor expansion since at least 2009. We have had 90 opportunities to give input. All those hearings, planning sessions a...

 

Uglys grateful to golfers, links owners

Once again we have good news to report. We have had a couple of generous donations to our Cancer Connection Fund. First, the Haines Woman’s Club...

 

Event restored school to traditional use

The Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center (FMLSCC) would like to thank the nearly 20 vendors and upper valley residents who turned out...

 

Apology for not consulting Frog House

On May 14, 2016, the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska repatriated two objects to the Chilkat Indian Village during the...

 

What's behind candidate coaching?

On top of all the duties and constant public interaction, our elected officials now want to spend time coaching anyone who might want to run for an...

 

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