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 Letters    July 30, 2015 

Snowbirds push residency qualifications

Having been a resident of Alaska for over 48 years, I have seen the residency issue come up regularly. It seems strange to me that people who call...

 
 Letters    July 30, 2015 

Thanks to King's for painting supplies

There is one person I forgot to thank in my previous list of thank-yous to all who helped make the recent portrait workshop a great success. Bev...

 
 Letters    July 30, 2015 

Volunteers made recycling event possible

If anyone wants to “Find the Good” in this community, one place to look is with our nonprofits and all the wonderful volunteers that keep them...

 
 Letters    July 30, 2015 

Golf tournament raised cancer awareness

Valley of the Eagles Golf Links and The Wisewoman Program at Haines SEARHC Health Center would like to thank everyone who helped out with the Rally...

 
 Letters    July 30, 2015 

Eagle students praised for research

On behalf of the Young Eagle Scientists, I want to thank the community of Haines for supporting our participation in the GLOBE conference in Los...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Blacksmithing workshop drew all ages

The Hammer Museum would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its help in making the blacksmithing workshop a great success....

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Thanks for local food donations

On behalf of the Haines Senior Center staff and all of the wonderful seniors that we serve, I would like to offer so much gratitude to all of the...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

CVN's VanSpronsen reporting vindictive

For almost 30 years I was a law enforcement officer. I worked for five different agencies in three states and I saw a lot of pain and suffering. The...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Badgley grateful for support, kind words

Wow! I am overwhelmed by the support of the Haines Volunteer Fire Department members, Haines Presbyterian Church and the community of Haines upon my...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Volunteers needed for state fair

The Southeast Alaska State Fair begins Thursday, July 30 and runs through Aug. 2. If you have time to volunteer, please call the fair office at...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Consider these harbor alternatives

My harbor objectives: Expand the boat harbor with slips and in-water services. Provide one row of car and truck parking, where space is available,...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Rasmuson donation grew endowment

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation held a wonderful donor appreciation event June 29. As always with these things, it took many people to pull...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Don't degrade the picture at the point

Why do we have to spend any money at Picture Point? Why can’t we leave it alone? I am glad the borough purchased it, but the more we do to it, the...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Kudos to Garcia for 'masterful unravelling'

What this town may or may not lack in legal services is made up for by the news reporters. Karen Garcia should be awarded the golden key to the gate...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Apply Lutak standard at 26 Mile

What do dog kennels and helicopter noise studies have in common? In fact, two features in the June 18 issue of the Chilkat Valley News address the...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Harbor plan a costly eyesore

 I do not think that the two-story wave barrier is a well-thought-out plan for increasing the size of our boat harbor. I have a sense that it will...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

No harm from parole violation

A 29-year-old local man had a couple minor teenage alcohol consumption violations and a debatable third alcohol offense six years ago. These were...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Water standards not made up

So-called “water quality consultant” Gershon Cohen is either trying to mislead the public or really doesn’t know what he is talking about in...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Thanks for questions on harbor

I’m writing to thank Karen Garcia for her excellent reporting on the planned harbor expansion. I also thank Joe Parnell, Debra Schnabel, Anne Boyce...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Golf links made 'Bigs' event special

Haines Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers and kids enjoyed a beautiful Thursday evening outing at the driving range on the Valley of the Eagles Golf...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Thanks to watershed council

The Hammer Museum would like to send a big thanks to Takshanuk Watershed Council for its donation to the museum. Your generosity will help us...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Lemcke responded to public need

Washboard surface was fine for cleaning clothes but as a road contour is undesirable. Thanks and congratulations to Mr. Brian Lemcke, interim public...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Please explain cost of outhouse

Wow! I didn’t realize we buy our facilities from the Pentagon. Sixty-thousand dollars for a wood-sided, fiberglass outhouse is a bit much. Don’t...

 
 Letters    July 9, 2015

Cosmic clouds surround police here

The Haines Borough Assembly continues to flow with indecision regarding establishing a purposeful, inclusive, orderly process for selecting a new...

 
 Letters    July 9, 2015

Firemen's barbecue attracted 643 diners

The 26th Annual Haines Volunteer Fire Department barbecue was a great success. Thanks goes out to those volunteers who prepped, cooked, sliced and...

 

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