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 Letters    July 21, 2016 

Event restored school to traditional use

The Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center (FMLSCC) would like to thank the nearly 20 vendors and upper valley residents who turned out...

 
 Letters    July 21, 2016 

Apology for not consulting Frog House

On May 14, 2016, the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska repatriated two objects to the Chilkat Indian Village during the...

 
 Letters    July 21, 2016 

What's behind candidate coaching?

On top of all the duties and constant public interaction, our elected officials now want to spend time coaching anyone who might want to run for an...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Sell Main Street lot to fund more studies

We should give serious consideration to the potential of selling off the corner lot at Third and Main. We read about the borough’s financial...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Pie booth raised $800 for 2 causes

The Haines Woman’s Club has had another successful Pie Sale at this year’s Fourth of July celebration. Our special thanks go out to the Haines...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Bad cops occur anywhere, everywhere

We all should really take a good look at what has happened in Dallas, Texas: five cops killed. And why does this happen? Well, we all know why: Bad...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Park picnic, book sale raised $2,500

Once again, our community has come through with flying colors. The annual Friends of the Library Barbecue, Book and Bake sale on July 4 garnered over...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Station raised $70K, topped goal

KHNS would like to thank the more than 450 members, volunteers, businesses and friends who came together to support KHNS during our 2016...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Businesses boosted holiday contest

The Hammer Museum would like to thank the following local businesses for supplying the prizes for the spike-driving contest held during the Fourth of...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Doctors came through in emergency

I would like to thank Haines medical personnel, especially Dr. Linda Kierstad and Dr. David McCandless, for coming to my aid last week during an...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Foundation donation bought carpet

The Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library would like to acknowledge the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for once again demonstrating their...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Dixon's contribution to town significant

Regarding the passing of Carl Dixon: It is important to note that his contribution to the community of Haines was significant. Sometimes we fail to...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Borough should keep Third and Main lot

In response to the news article in the June 30 CVN regarding selling the borough-owned property at Third Avenue and Main Street, I urge the borough...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Paraprofessionals are school's backbone

When thinking about the future of education, it is important to remember that the population is growing, which means larger class sizes. Best...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Keep Third and Main lot for public use

There appear to be competing proposals for the borough’s corner lot 8A at Third Avenue and Main Street. The borough parks and rec committee would...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Power players control harbor project

While code violations have certainly occurred, we don’t need them to tell us the harbor expansion process has been extremely flawed. Common sense...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Loss of firewood makes life harder here

Haines was a great place to live. Beautiful scenery, great fishing, bears and moose in our backyard and now and then a coyote trotting down the...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Give Porcupine Road respect

The attitude public facilities director Brad Ryan has about the upkeep of the Porcupine Road was off-base and one-sided. Let me tell you about the...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Call it Park Place, not a park

Recent interest in buying the undeveloped lot at Third and Main is understandable. It’s arguably our sweetest piece of dirt downtown, overlooking...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Heartfelt thanks for support

Becky’s Place Haven of Hope (a local “safe house” in Haines) wanted to express our gratitude to all who came and supported our fundraiser on...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

New organizers needed for race

We wish to convey our thanks to the many people who over the last approximately 35 years have helped us with the July 4th Mount Ripinsky Race. The...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

Christy Tengs Fowler 'gets it'

As I pass by the Pioneer Bar and Bamboo Room, and see the “For Sale” sign, I’m reminded of the many years and numerous times that Christy Tengs...

 
 Letters    June 30, 2016

Thanks for help with Chinese dinner

Haines American Legion Post #12 would like to thank everyone who attended our recent Chinese dinner benefit. We were able to serve over 100 community...

 
 Letters    June 30, 2016

Letter-writer omitted some facts

Regarding Karen Hess’ letter in last week’s paper in which she describes the facts behind the funding of the Port Chilkoot Dock complex: her...

 
 Letters    June 30, 2016

Thanks for donation of land to Uglys

On behalf of The Uglys of Haines, I would like to thank Vickie Cox. She got word that we were “homeless” and generously donated a piece of land...

 

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