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 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Reporter's story buys harbor more time

Kudos to Karen Garcia and the CVN for setting the record straight on funding issues related to the harbor expansion project. It is remarkable that no...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Public needs dialogue with police chief

Hey! What happened to that town hall meeting we were supposed to have had a few weeks ago? What was advertised to attract “anybody who’s anybody...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Thanks for 'shop local' editorial

Thank you, Tom Morphet, for your June 25, 2015, editorial about shopping locally. Your thoughts are right on, and something we should all consider...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Borough was proactive on E. coli issue

I have been hearing many loud complaints from Haines residents about the water situation. It is my understanding that one sample was contaminated,...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

King salmon barbecue turnout set record

We would like to thank the Lynn Canal Gillnetters Association for once again sponsoring the king salmon barbecue on June 20 at the Southeast Alaska...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Noise study shows how to lie with stats

To site something as noisy and disruptive as a heliport in a residential neighborhood is an example of exceptionally poor planning, bound to create...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Walsh showed grit, talent in bike race

While it was gratifying to have had a good and safe ride in this year’s bike race, and very nice to see our name in the headline on your story...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

Hope to do portrait workshop again

Thank you to all the many folks who made the Studio Incamminati portrait painting workshop possible. Thanks to Lea Colie Wight for coming all the...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

King salmon barbecue was fun evening

Thanks to the more than 1,300 residents and visitors who attended the Community King Salmon Barbecue June 20 at the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 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...

 

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