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 Letters    June 25, 2015 

Maintain integrity of Front Street

Front Street is a small, community enclave important to the town’s diversity and integrity. When I turn off Main Street and enter Front Street I...

 
 Letters    June 25, 2015 

Helicopter noise study results predictable

The results of the helicopter noise study at the 26 Mile residential area came out exactly as predicted. Helicopters make noise at a level that...

 
 Letters    June 18, 2015

Free news difficult to compete against

I disagree with Thad Hopper‘s opinion that the issue of KHNS “providing written word stories to their listeners” is a personal/professional prob...

 
 Letters    June 18, 2015

'Bigs' needed to mentor highway pullouts

This year Big Brothers Big Sisters is promoting its programs more frequently in the Chilkat Valley News and on KHNS. Our print media sponsors to date...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Editorial's tone was disconcerting

While in Haines recently, I had the opportunity to read the May 28 edition of the Chilkat Valley News and found your editorial about KHNS’s new poli...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Grant boosted shelter campaign

We would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for the grant of $1,000 that they awarded Becky’s Place in November 2014.  The...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Borough shouldn't sell Haines short

Focusing on a cruise ship waiver when marketing Haines sends the message that the only reason a ship would want to bring people here is for the dock...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Lutak, harbor projects linked by cost

The harbors situation is serious business, folks. Haines Borough owns the north end of Lutak Dock, just past the ferry terminal. The engineer’s...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

A monster lives on Cemetery Hill

The people who live on Cemetery Hill have a monster in residence. I spent a few months this winter living on Cemetery Hill and, while there, my dog...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2015

Another town hall meeting needed

Following the (apparent) precedent of the town hall meeting last week, I propose a second town hall meeting. The citizens of the Haines Borough could...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2015

Rostad was point man for observance

In my letter last week thanking folks for their help with the American Legion’s Memorial Day, I forgot to recognize and thank the point man in our...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2015

Everyone benefits from a better harbor

I support the boat harbor expansion. Everyone benefits from a better harbor. This is not just a commercial fisherman issue. The harbor is a main...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2015

Thanks for support of weaver's film

Many thanks go out to Haines and Klukwan for coming out full force for the film screening of “Tracing Roots: A Weaver’s Journey” with filmmaker...

 
 Letters    June 5, 2015

Base harbor moorage fees on reality

I have been the following developments involving the harbor expansion project. I’m delighted to see some Alaskans actually thinking about the...

 
 Letters    May 28, 2015

Harbor project cost-benefit study is absurd

The community and economic development director and the harbormaster did a cost-benefit analysis of the harbor expansion and their projections are...

 
 Letters    May 28, 2015

Thanks for service on Memorial Day

This past Monday, Memorial Day, the members of our local American Legion stepped up to organize a great day of remembrance at Jones Point Cemetery...

 
 Letters    May 28, 2015

Harbor petition has been swallowed up

What has happened to the petition so many signed?  First it was placed on the consent agenda, which means it was acknowledged, but no intention to...

 
 Letters    May 21, 2015

ANB should have more Native membership

In my time I’ve seen many changes, especially in our Native people; for better or worse, I don’t know. I’m a lifelong member of the Alaska...

 
 Letters    May 21, 2015

Summer residents care about harbor, too

Please don’t use “those summer resident” signatures as an excuse. Every signature should count when it’s on a petition. My husband and I...

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Seek win-win on waterfront projects

I’m noticing that a lot of us don’t like cars right next to our waters – Viking Cove, the Chilkoot River Bridge, the Small Boat Harbor. I also...

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Use cruise ship dock fees to build events

Here’s another option to consider as an alternative to waiving fees for cruise ships. Instead of the Haines Borough giving up around $10,000 in...

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Honored by outpouring of support

On Saturday, May 9, my loving wife Anneliese Stacy passed away after a brief illness. Anneliese made the sacred journey from this life the way she...

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Haddocks grateful for town's prayers

We would like to thank the community of Haines for the continuous support and prayers for our family.     Gates and Susan Haddock and...

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Town, harbor have great potential

We the residents of Haines often lose sight of what we have and can have. Often people or groups come up with an idea to make Haines a better place....

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Friends gave patient comfort

Cancer affects an individual, family and a whole community. I would like to say thank you for all thoughts and prayers for my husband, Tyler Scovill....

 

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