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 Letters    April 23, 2015 

Lawmakers sabotage voters' intent

Alaska’s politicos and allied morality police betray a prevailing public trust: they sabotage the voters’ intent to decriminalize production...

 
 Letters    April 23, 2015 

Thanks for help with Youth Fishing Day

The third annual Youth Fishing Day on the Chilkat River was a great success. Dozens of young anglers and their families showed up to try their hand...

 
 Letters    April 23, 2015 

Medical staff donated kindergarten time

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Adam McMahan and Emily McMahan from SEARHC and Brigid O’Connor from the Public Health Department...

 
 Letters    April 23, 2015 

Musicians made library event lively

The National Library Week Festivities at the Haines Borough Public Library were a big success, thanks in large part to the generous musicians who...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

'Hired gun' lobbyist not a wise expense

Spending $45,000 for lobbyist services is not the wisest use of our tax dollars, especially in times of tightened budgets. Our capable borough...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Citizens, not consultants, for cop review

Our Haines community will benefit more from a citizen stakeholder review of the police department than from an ill-timed, expensive, out-of-town...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Mine presentation a success

Thanks to all those that came out to last week’s mining information presentations in Haines and Klukwan. Both events were well-attended and we...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Thanks to Woman's Club

Many thanks to the Haines Woman’s Club for its continuing support of early childhood education in our community! With its financial donation, plus...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Library is teacher, sanctuary

I’m sitting in the rocking chair at the public library, marveling at all that the facility is. It’s a teacher, creative space, classroom,...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Thanks for quick 911 response

We are grateful for the quick 911 response and medical expertise given our daughter Ellen Rasmussen on March 27 by the Haines fire department and the...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Three heroes deserve award

We will be forever grateful to Blake Ward, Chris Olsen and Brad Badger for their extreme bravery and heroic actions saving Woody’s life when his...

 
 Letters    April 9, 2015

Many helped to stage health fair

We would like to thank everyone who volunteered in some way to make the health fair such a success. John Hagen, thank you for the donation of the...

 
 Letters    April 9, 2015

Archery Club hails its top shooters

The Haines Archery Club would like to congratulate our best shooters this year at the State of Alaska Archery Competition. Nora Prisciandaro placed...

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

Volunteers helped break the silence

I would like to thank everyone who braved the rain and joined us in our 5th annual Choose Respect March this year! Your participation meant so much...

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

Roadside help the hallmark of kindness

On Feb. 1, my husband, daughter and I drove out of Fairbanks with a truck and an SUV pulling a U-Haul trailer for a move to Seattle. The drive went...

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

Marijuana isn't needed to love Haines

As I sit and wait for the next installment of wit in the War of the Words that I find myself in a battle that I am only half equipped to engage in...

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

HARK event was fun, huge success

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all those who attended, volunteered, and donated to our annual member meeting and “Spring...

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

Thanks from family of Dakota Strong

On behalf of Dakota Strong and the rest of our family, I wanted to say thank you to everyone. Your donations, advice, words of comfort and support...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

'Guerrilla artist' apologizes

I would like to apologize publicly to Dorain Gross and owners of the building on Main Street in Haines for putting up my panels on their building...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

Haines went to pot long ago

In response to Lt. Dave Kyle’s letter in last week’s CVN, I decided to take my response straight from the book from which he preaches and...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

Motorists: Use care around bikes

Ride your bike! Okay, I got that out. Now, I observed a truck passing three kids on bikes this week in front of the school. After the truck passed,...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

Harbor job won't include slips

I wonder if people realize that there will be no new slips or floats in the coming harbor expansion? We didn’t have enough money for those. We had...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

Thanks to help at library event

A huge thank you to all those who helped make our Lucky LEAP a success. Thank you to the bakers of delicious desserts, some to eat that evening and...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

What is the future of our fish?

What is the future of our fishing for our foods to provide for ourselves and family? Our waters and rivers need more protection and especially...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015

Uglys gave boost to dinner

I would like to thank everyone who attended the American Legion’s spaghetti dinner and dessert auction last Saturday. A very special thank you to...

 

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