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 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Join campaign against library dandelions

When the library was built years ago and the landscaping was put in, I signed up to take care of the area to the left of the front door, despite the f...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Manager candidate grateful for hospitality

Recently, my wife Bonnie and I were fortunate enough to visit Haines as your guests. I was interviewing for the borough manager position. I did not...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Thanks for help with maypole celebration

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board and the “A Solution for Everyone” steering committee would like to thank the community at large for your...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Coaches' dedication makes big impact

A very special thank you to coach Cassie Miller for all her help and dedication coaching the middle school boys’ and girls’ volleyball team this...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Campbell honored by support

I am humbled and honored by the outpouring of support for me to continue representing you while working a seasonal position in Sitka. Your compassion...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Zehe family appreciative of kindness

The family of Larry Zehe would like to thank everyone for all the wonderful cards and letters and the drop-in visits when in the Tacoma, Wash. area....

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Local waste management system dysfunctional

Spring cleanup gives Haines an annual reminder of how our so-called “system” of waste and recycling management is antiquated and...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Potential nicknames for wave barrier

The Haines Borough Assembly decided to ask due diligence to leave the room; no cost benefit analysis, a fake waiting list, no public referendum, and...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Hospice rummage sale was a whopping success

For the 19th year, the Hospice of Haines Mega Rummage Sale was a whopping success, earning $8,000 to help our direct-service volunteers assist...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Man alleges beating by police

I’ve been very quiet since March 30 about a beating I took from cop Brayton Long. He told me to go to my apartment. After a talk, next thing I know...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Students grateful for travel support

We would like to thank the Uglys of Haines, the American Legion, Alaska Marine Lines, and the Haines Chamber of Commerce for their generous donations...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Candidate event should be public forum

I’m hoping the Haines Borough Assembly will rectify a shoddy, demonstrably flawed borough manager selection process by facilitating the coming...

 
 Letters    May 5, 2016

A final touch for the waterfront wall?

Well folks, looks like the steel, sheet-pile, vertical wall wave deflector is the final answer! Maybe for the final touch for the wall, we could...

 
 Letters    May 5, 2016

Thanks for help with Nash fundraiser

We would like to express our sincere appreciation for all who helped make the Nash family fundraiser a tremendous success. We were overwhelmed by the...

 
 Letters    May 5, 2016

Mew remodel improves view of raptors

The American Bald Eagle Foundation is grateful for the generous grant from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation. Our mew remodel to allow public...

 
 Letters    April 28, 2016

Not too late to speak out on harbor project

Think of other beautiful, waterfront cities. They had the foresight to not mix a working harbor with a scenic waterfront. We’re trying to and...

 
 Letters    April 28, 2016

Research on manager finalists appreciated

Thank you to Karen Garcia and her wise and timely Facebook search of the manager finalists. Her actions prevented a community disaster. And thanks...

 
 Letters    April 28, 2016

Daffodils worth more than a donation

Thank you to Karen Garcia and her wise and timely Facebook search of the manager finalists. Her actions prevented a community disaster. And thanks...

 
 Letters    April 21, 2016

Code commission a reasonable solution

I find it interesting that our mayor who referred to the community as the most “hateful and vindictive” she had ever seen during her lifetime...

 
 Letters    April 14, 2016

Lucky to have HAL, Veterans Village

My husband Bill and I moved into the Veterans’ Village almost a year ago. We are grateful for the facilities and all who help maintain them! I...

 
 Letters    April 14, 2016

We were blessed by Erma's presence

All too often we look elsewhere for the hero, saints to admire or people of inspiration when it is often individuals right before us that we care not...

 
 Letters    April 7, 2016

Editor looking for pie in the sky

It is kind of weird that you, the Haines Borough and their auditor think we have $15 million in savings and everything is hunky dory in Haines...

 
 Letters    April 7, 2016

Donations made Freeride event possible

I would like to thank all of the individuals and businesses that helped welcome the Freeride World Tour in Haines again this year. Many people...

 
 Letters    March 31, 2016

Bar and restaurant priced at $1.1 million

Your article on the Pioneer Bar was nicely written, but noting the borough assessed value of the real estate has caused some confusion. Several...

 
 Letters    March 31, 2016

Thankful for presentation on seeds

Thank you to Foundroot for helping the Haines School children learn about seeds and gardening through your fun learning session. Also, a huge thank...

 

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