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 By Bill Kurz    Letters    December 11, 2014 

Government must listen to citizens

Government 101: Officials elected or hired must remember they work for the citizens. Once an official gets the idea they are smarter or don’t need...

 
 By Dick and Carol Flegel    Letters    December 11, 2014 

Flegels thankful for kind prayers

Wow! Carol has been dealing with health issues since March, and many of you, our friends, have kept her in your prayers. Carol is now better, and...

 
 By Phillip Jackson    Letters    December 11, 2014 

Keep culture alive and teach respect

It’s sad to see a culture die slowly as it has here in Haines. There was once a man who knew he must do all he could to make sure it never happens....

 
 By Georgia Sampson    Letters    December 11, 2014 

Woman's Club bolstered by support

I would like to express my late thanks to all the vendors, Christmas shoppers and the Haines Woman’s Club for the successful bazaar. We did not...

 
 Letters    December 4, 2014

Friends grateful for help at library lighting

The Friends of the Library would like to thank all those who made our 12th annual Holiday Open House a rousing success. Special thanks to Howsers IGA...

 
 Letters    December 4, 2014

Family thankful for help during illness

We deeply appreciate all your kind thoughts and prayers. For those who have offered their help and resources, we are stunned by the depth of...

 
 Letters    December 4, 2014

Behind-doors decisions appear underhanded

Assembly members voted for a rate increase without the rationale for that vote being made public. Deals made behind closed doors always give the...

 
 Letters    December 4, 2014

Patrol elated by traditional decorations

I was elated to walk into the Haines Library and finally see some evidence of Christianity in the decorations which, in previous years, only touted...

 
 Letters    December 4, 2014

State parks a true partner on trail-making effort

The Haines Ski and Hike Club would like to thank Alaska State Parks for the generous support for the second year with the use of two, state-owned...

 
 Letters    November 27, 2014

Tribe in turmoil; needs new rules

It seems the Chilkoot Indian Association is always in turmoil. For the record, most of us could care less anymore. We never know what they’re up...

 
 Letters    November 27, 2014

Foundation boosted heritage center

I am writing to express my appreciation to all the people who have donated to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation. I attended the CVCF gathering...

 
 Letters    November 27, 2014

Time of unite under new Gov. Walker

Now that the people of Alaska have chosen the unity team of Gov.Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, it’s time to stop the blood sport of partisa...

 
 Letters    November 27, 2014

Couple grateful for help with fundraiser

We would like to express our many thanks and appreciation to all the people who made the Nov. 15 fundraiser an overwhelming success. Thank you to...

 
 Letters    November 27, 2014

Volunteers helped raise sunken boat

I’d like to thank Gregg Bigsby and the Rustler and harbormaster Phil Benner and his crew. Also, thanks to the following people for coming out and...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014

Jackson still feels unwelcome in Haines

It’s been 11 years since I was proven innocent of the crime I never did, but I have almost five years in prison and three-and-a-half years on...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014

'Emergency hire' was no emergency

According to merriam-webster.com, the definition of “emergency” is “an unexpected and usually dangerous situation that calls for immediate actio...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014

Express your interest in Lutak Dock

The Lutak Dock is very important to the Haines region and has been since it was built in 1953. It is the economic engine that fuels the Haines...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014

Ski contest will showcase magic of area

Congratulations to Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures for working hard to bring the Freeride World Tour (FWT) competition to Haines this coming...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014

DDF team thankful for local support

The Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team along with coach Amanda Randles would like to thank the following folks and businesses for...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

Marijuana supporters stood alone

I am not only very pleased with the passing of Measure 2 but also a bit overwhelmed by all the rhetoric around town. It seems everybody and their...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

Thanks to residents for caring attention

Thank you, Haines, for your love to me and my children, grandchildren and their families after the death of my husband, their father and grand- and...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

Hoops players made Haines proud

We would like to say “thank you” to all the Haines junior high basketball players, coaches, and champions who came to participate at the Boyd...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

No one cares gym is closed Sunday

Adult basketball players asked to use the gym on Sunday and guess what the answer was? If you guessed “no,” then you would have guessed...

 
 Letters    November 6, 2014

Hospice thankful for local support

Hospice of Haines would like to share a big thank you to Patty Campbell at Radio Shack for phone technical support, Stephanie Scott for...

 
 Letters    November 6, 2014

Wild mushroom dinner a success

The Takshanuk Watershed Council would like to thank all those that came out to the Wild Mushroom Dinner to support the Chilkat Forest Investigators...

 

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