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 Letters    March 26, 2015 

'Guerrilla artist' apologizes

I would like to apologize publicly to Dorain Gross and owners of the building on Main Street in Haines for putting up my panels on their building...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Haines went to pot long ago

In response to Lt. Dave Kyle’s letter in last week’s CVN, I decided to take my response straight from the book from which he preaches and...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Motorists: Use care around bikes

Ride your bike! Okay, I got that out. Now, I observed a truck passing three kids on bikes this week in front of the school. After the truck passed,...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Harbor job won't include slips

I wonder if people realize that there will be no new slips or floats in the coming harbor expansion? We didn’t have enough money for those. We had...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Thanks to help at library event

A huge thank you to all those who helped make our Lucky LEAP a success. Thank you to the bakers of delicious desserts, some to eat that evening and...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

What is the future of our fish?

What is the future of our fishing for our foods to provide for ourselves and family? Our waters and rivers need more protection and especially...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Uglys gave boost to dinner

I would like to thank everyone who attended the American Legion’s spaghetti dinner and dessert auction last Saturday. A very special thank you to...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Weather aside, hockey club grew

Spring is here and the skating season is officially over. Even with unpredictable weather, there was a great turnout with more skaters than ever. ...

 
 Letters    March 19, 2015

Combine borough offices and library

I kind of miss Joe Parnell’s “Wonderings.” Next to the police report, his article was the second thing we would read. I have a few wonderings...

 
 Letters    March 19, 2015

State should keep Daylight Savings Time

That Daylight Savings Time might be terminated in Alaska is devastating news. Haines is east of Anchorage by about 16 degrees, and the sun time is an...

 
 Letters    March 19, 2015

Marijuana is not a good choice

Regarding the March 5 article featuring Dean Lari’s invitation to the assembly and police chief to try marijuana, I invite the assembly and police c...

 
 Letters    March 19, 2015

Bowl for Kids' Sake netted $11,000

Haines Big Brothers Big Sisters raised over $11,000 during our 2015 Bowl for Kids’ Sake fund drive. We received several hundred individual gifts...

 
 Letters    March 12, 2015

Subsistence fishers wrongly blamed

Now we face the fact that our waters are being overfished and we, the subsistence users, pay the price, our waters. What about the outsiders and, of...

 
 Letters    March 12, 2015

Thanks for help with ski races

Thank you everyone for attending the Miles of Smiles Memorial Ski Race last weekend! We had 13 children and 14 adults compete in the race and many...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Move park away from parking lot

I hear the need for more parking at the Small Boat Harbor. Before we literally “pave paradise to put up a parking lot,” please, please consider mo...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Reading contest drew 41 participants

Congratulations to the winners in the School Library’s Tournament of Readers! Forty-one students participated in the tournament this year. They...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Thanks for help with Games

Thanks to all who participated in the 2015 (Not So) Wintry Games at the fairgrounds on Saturday. Thanks to Takshanuk Watershed Council for running...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Kings need more protection

We have had poor king salmon returns for the last seven years. The return of kings in 1997 was 8,100. In 2014, it was 1,534. This year sport fishing...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Noise study is misguided

I made three phone calls totaling 23 minutes at 2.9 cents / minute = $6.67. I learned that numerous studies have already been conducted to determine t...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Harbor wait list is baloney

Here’s an interesting story. Go on the Haines Borough website, then go down to the departments section and click on ports and harbors. Then pull up...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Sebens deserves credit

I would like to thank Tod Sebens for finding these wonderful plays to help us through the long winters and for his soft-spoken direction.  I would...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Telluride film fest to show Friday

The Telluride Mountain Film Festival returns to Harriett Hall at 6:30 p.m. Friday with 11 films showcasing the quirky, extreme and inspirational ways...

 
 Letters    February 26, 2015

Noise study makes us look stupid

There’s a reason pilots wear ear protection. Please don’t spend $42,000 – or even $9.99 – to determine if helicopters make noise. It would...

 
 Letters    February 26, 2015

Harbor needs more parking area

In response to planning commissioner Heather Lende’s comments in the Feb. 19 issue of the CVN concerning additional boat harbor parking and the...

 
 Letters    February 26, 2015

Benner was great asset to the borough

I wish Phil Benner well. It is unknown to me what Phil’s medical dilemma is, but I wish that he finds excellent care, makes a great recovery and...

 

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