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Thanks for help with 25 Mile cleanup

The Chilkat Snowburners would like to thank all who helped with the cleanup at 25 mile on Sunday the 21st. We wish we could name each and every one...

 

Don't pick tree's apples

I am the gardener for the Sheldon Museum. I am writing to thank those in our community who appreciate and enjoy our 100-year-old Anway apple tree...

 

Vets spruce up Legion

Thanks to Turner Construction for the loan of its forklift, without which we would not have been able to paint the north side of the American Legion...

 

Second market a success

The second community market held at Mosquito Lake School on Sunday featured over 100 attendees despite a bluebird late-summer day that might have...

 

Hot Shots grateful for help

We would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for the very generous donation they provided to the Haines Hot Shots youth shooting...

 

Hoops camp thankful

The Back to School Basketball Camp had a great turnout.  Thank you to the Chilkat Indian Village and the Chilkoot Indian Association for your...

 

No borough garbage fees

The assembly, at this moment, appears to be preparing to charge every household in the valley $40 a month for garbage regardless of the amount or if...

 

Stop by the garden

Thank you everyone for coming out in the rain to our Garden Party fundraiser. We had a lot of fun and we were able to raise enough money for a...

 

Museum thanks CVCF

The Sheldon Museum is extremely grateful to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its support of our archives. This financial support has...

 

Put harbor bid process on hold

Extension of the present rock, rubble-mound breakwater, beyond the present harbor entrance, has never been planned or requested by the Haines...

 

Thanks for help with Totem Trot

On behalf of the entire staff at the Sheldon Museum, I want to say thank you to everyone who came out for the Pasta Feed Fundraiser Friday, Aug. 12,...

 

Charlie Jimmie taught, led dancers

I will sure miss my brother Charlie Jimmie Sr. He had his ways and charms on how to do what he did best. He taught us much, and told me many stories...

 

Is harbor need or power player desire?

That aerial view of the proposed harbor parking lot – CVN, bottom of page 6, Aug. 11, 2016 edition – what a fabulous illustration! Big, big...

 

Preschool effort has 2 open seats

Thanks for the great article on the Chilkat Valley Preschool project. However, I would like to clarify that I am not the only one “handling the...

 

Animals need love, companionship

Are you guilty of animal cruelty? You may not think you are, but if you keep your pet tied in your yard or locked in a pen every day, you are guilty...

 

Schnabel: Harbor views are my own

In your article describing opposition to the harbor project (8/4/16), I was identified as the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. In that...

 

Harbor project naked of logic

The emperor has no clothes. You needn’t look any further than the harbor project. Fred Shields...

 

Constantine shared science with students

I would like to thank Constantine Metal Resources for inviting school district personnel to come out and learn about the Palmer Project. In small town...

 

Sorting is key to successful recycling

Haines Friends of Recycling thanks the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for a grant last fall that allowed us to purchase three Bear Saver bins...

 

Thanks for well wishes on birthday

Thank you so much for the well wishes, gifts, cards and guests at my party. I had a wonderful birthday week. Mary Price...

 

Totem Trotters take off this weekend

The Haines Sheldon Museum’s annual fundraiser, the Totem Trot, celebrates our rich heritage this weekend. Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. is a...

 

Why not schedule the fair later?

I don’t understand why the Southeast Alaska State Fair officials will not schedule the fair for the first or second week of August! There are...

 

Thanks for help during foul weather

Thanks to the M/V Fjordland, Alison Jacobson and Crystal Badgley for facilitating the delivery of our new embroidered Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation...

 

Venom undermines writer's credibility

I was surprised to read that Al Kelly regards Tom Morphet’s recent editorial as “the most disgusting thing that (Tom has) done since coming to...

 

Diversity beautiful at wearable art

The Wearable Art runway exhibition is a highlight of the fair for its local involvement and creativity. This year the diversity wearable art modeled...

 

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