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 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Steel roof for school, Jan Hill for mayor

So someone finally spoke up about fixing the school roof problem. Why not put a good steel roof on that will last much longer? Change the ordinance....

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Quash attempt to expand heli-ski map

There is another attempt in the works by a few owners and proponents of the heliski industry as Title 5 Ordinance revision 14-08-390 to access...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

DOT pushing road down throats

It wasn’t long ago that our communities rallied against the road to Juneau and the end of regular ferry service to our area. Once again, the state...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Arts Confluence grateful for support

The Alaska Arts Confluence board of directors wants to thank the people of Haines and the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for our first grant,...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Thanks for movement class

Last week the Children’s Reading Foundation of Haines (CRFH) sponsored two classes with Christine Roberts, founder of Nurturing Pathways. Christine...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Imagination failure downtown

Again a store closing in downtown Haines. And I can certainly understand the lament. It’s regrettable that it is so hard to sustain a business in Ha...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

State reps provided grants

During the month of September as we celebrate National Senior Center Month, we want to give special thanks to state Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins and...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Frost part of school leaks?

Maybe the school leak problem is a condensation issue. If there is no vapor barrier or a poor one, warm, moist air inside a building will travel...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014 

Town helped Bigs with raffle

Haines Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank the community for making this year’s raffle a success. The three winners of the statewide...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Police should enforce bear attractant laws

If we want to keep bears out of our garbage and in the rivers where tourists can get their bear fix, Fish and Game would be wise to include bear...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Donors helped others get on feet

On behalf of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL), I would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, Haines Borough, and the 32...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Support candidates who pay taxes

This fall we’re going to vote for new assembly members. We should all ask one question to each. Do you pay property taxes in Haines? If not, why...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Feldman's service will be missed

Thank you, Dr. Len Feldman, for your years of service to our community, especially your service as medical director and physician for Lynn Canal...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Thanks for sauna account

Thank you, Tom Morphet, for starting the Haines sauna account at the bank.  I just made a contribution. I’m one of those people who doesn’t use...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Jackson works, minds details

I am writing in support of Ron Jackson for assembly. For several years, I have worked closely with Ron in his capacity as treasurer of Haines Senior...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Voc Ed building needs upgrade

The Vocational Education building is vital for the education of our students as well as our community. It is one of the most used spaces for...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Up the requirements for perks

Snowbird property tax exemption: Let’s change all factors that for years past have come into play. First, let’s change the Permanent Fund...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Road option best way to Juneau

Let’s compare the cost and time of traveling by road vs. by ferry to Juneau. If you have an appointment in Juneau for any multitude of reasons, on...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Jackson will serve community

I would like to endorse Ron Jackson for borough assembly. I have worked with Ron for a number of years on the senior board as well as the senior...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Market shined despite weather

I would like to express sincere gratitude and appreciation for all who participated in the Haines Farmer’s Market this season, both vendors and...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Senior barbecue a wonderful surprise

Wow. Haines is a fantastic place to be. I love how people are willing to help and chip in. The Senior Center had a barbecue fundraiser on Aug. 27...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Looking forward to tax break

I have lived in the Haines Borough for 40 years and worked to buy land and build a home and paid taxes every year on time. One thing to look forward...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Disc golf played on glacier

On behalf of all of the participants of the Raven’s Bowl disc golf tournament, we would like to thank Robert Murphy and Alaska Excursions for...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Two leaders show true colors

The two departing members of the Borough Assembly included in last week’s issue of the Chilkat Valley News provide a striking contrast toward...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Waste systems working well

The current system of waste management is working well. It is affordable and provides incentives for people to reduce their waste consumption and...

 

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