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 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...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Sourdough Slim show was a hit

Oh, what a time we had!  The Foundation for the Chilkat Center fundraiser, featuring Sourdough Slim, was a huge success! It could not have been...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Don't be taken for fool in local election

Whether it is upgrading our roads and bridges, securing reliable, low-cost hydropower, skiing, jet-boat tours or a responsible mining and timber...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Thanks for sharing at Edwards' memorial

I would sincerely like to thank everyone for attending George Edwards’ memorial service last Wednesday. Thank you to those who shared stories,...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Please keep food scraps out of landfill

I would like to start by thanking all Haines residents who self-haul their municipal solid waste to the landfill, making sure the food-contaminated...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Alcohol the killer, not marijuana

And there you have it, folks: The resolution to oppose ballot measure 2, legalizing recreational use of marijuana, was passed by the Haines Borough...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Killed brown bears were doing no harm

I couldn’t believe that anybody should be so crass as shooting a brown bear and her two cubs. They were doing no harm. I had a visitation from mama...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Is replacement of school roof necessary?

Regarding the bond for $1.8 million to replace the high school roof, I am wondering if I am missing something here. I looked online for information...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Dolphins thank foundation for support

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its generous grant support. The grant assisted the team...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Thanks for effort that created mural

Last year, Debra Schnabel of Lynn Canal Corporation approached the Haines Borough School District with a wonderful idea for creating a colorful...

 

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