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 Letters    November 20, 2014 

Jackson still feels unwelcome in Haines

It’s been 11 years since I was proven innocent of the crime I never did, but I have almost five years in prison and three-and-a-half years on...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014 

'Emergency hire' was no emergency

According to merriam-webster.com, the definition of “emergency” is “an unexpected and usually dangerous situation that calls for immediate actio...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014 

Express your interest in Lutak Dock

The Lutak Dock is very important to the Haines region and has been since it was built in 1953. It is the economic engine that fuels the Haines...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014 

Ski contest will showcase magic of area

Congratulations to Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures for working hard to bring the Freeride World Tour (FWT) competition to Haines this coming...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014 

DDF team thankful for local support

The Haines High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team along with coach Amanda Randles would like to thank the following folks and businesses for...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

Marijuana supporters stood alone

I am not only very pleased with the passing of Measure 2 but also a bit overwhelmed by all the rhetoric around town. It seems everybody and their...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

Thanks to residents for caring attention

Thank you, Haines, for your love to me and my children, grandchildren and their families after the death of my husband, their father and grand- and...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

Hoops players made Haines proud

We would like to say “thank you” to all the Haines junior high basketball players, coaches, and champions who came to participate at the Boyd...

 
 Letters    November 13, 2014

No one cares gym is closed Sunday

Adult basketball players asked to use the gym on Sunday and guess what the answer was? If you guessed “no,” then you would have guessed...

 
 Letters    November 6, 2014

Hospice thankful for local support

Hospice of Haines would like to share a big thank you to Patty Campbell at Radio Shack for phone technical support, Stephanie Scott for...

 
 Letters    November 6, 2014

Wild mushroom dinner a success

The Takshanuk Watershed Council would like to thank all those that came out to the Wild Mushroom Dinner to support the Chilkat Forest Investigators...

 
 Letters    November 6, 2014

Festival credit to community members

It has been brought to my attention that folks in the community may be attributing the success of the Harvest Festival to Lt. Mary Kyle. This was brou...

 
 Letters    October 30, 2014

Fines may help etiquette toward bears

By reading our local police blotter, it would seem Haines is being overrun with bears. They are tearing into storage sheds, ripping off doors and...

 
 Letters    October 30, 2014

Water is more toxic than pot

Let’s understand the relative danger of substances. Alcohol’s toxicity ratio is about 10:1. If you consume 10 times the normal dose of alcohol,...

 
 Letters    October 30, 2014

Legal pot is wrong for Alaska

Vote “no” on Ballot Measure 2. Alaskans, read the law that we are being asked by Outside interests to pass before voting on it. And if you only...

 
 Letters    October 30, 2014

Dump Don Young; vote Dunbar

Usually being the longest currently serving Republican in a Republican controlled House of Representatives means that Don Young should exert an enormo...

 
 Letters    October 30, 2014

Woman's Club Bazaar Nov. 22

In answer to all the people’s questions about the Haines Woman’s Club Bazaar this year, it will be held Saturday, Nov. 22 at the elementary gym...

 
 Letters    October 23, 2014

A vote for Begich is a vote for fish

Thanks to all who voted and ran in our local election. Turning to the statewide election, a very close vote is expected in the US Senate race. If you...

 
 Letters    October 23, 2014

Marijuana overdose is impossible

It seems some people just do not get it. Libby Kurz can be worried about children and edibles all she wants to; Thousands of studies have shown...

 
 Letters    October 23, 2014

Pot legalization brings problems, costs

Wake up, Alaska, and smell what is coming out of Colorado. It stinks. Legalization and commercialization of marijuana in Colorado started less than...

 
 Letters    October 23, 2014

Juneau Road would save time and money

Why did they build the Klondike Highway to Whitehorse, Y.T.? Skagway was already connected by railroad. They had an airport. They had ferry...

 
 Letters    October 16, 2014

Photographer thrilled about display

The Haines community may have noticed a new display for Art on Main Street, located in the hallway of Howsers IGA. This includes a rotating display...

 
 Letters    October 16, 2014

Mayor Scott will continue to help Haines

I want to say thank you for bestowing the honor of “mayor” on me for the past three years. I am disappointed that I was not re-elected, but I am...

 
 Letters    October 16, 2014

Check out who opposes legalizing pot

When Alaskan doctors, mayors, businesses, police, hospitals, tribes, chambers of commerce, and other cities in Alaska besides Haines all agree on...

 
 Letters    October 16, 2014

Kudos to Borders for saving trees

When construction began on our new Aspen Hotel, we had to quickly move our apple trees from Aspen’s building site. The new owner was gracious to...

 

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