Letters

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 1962



Assembly members need to follow codes

To all voters in the Haines Borough, We need to make a change in our incumbent Haines Borough Assembly members. Six candidates running for two open...

 

Exploration company to work together 

As we continue to explore and evaluate the mineral potential of the Palmer Project, we are making significant investments in understanding the local e...

 

Thank you to Community Foundation

On behalf of the Haines Senior Center and the special people we serve, I would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Chilkat Valley...

 

Work to control local water pollution

Do the people of Haines see what’s happening with the pristine waters of your gorgeous, untouched coastline? Little by little Haines is being...

 

Local radio station appreciated

I wish that KHNS would stop calling itself a good radio station, it isn’t. It’s a GREAT radio station. I have been an avid listener for nearly 24...

 

People movers are the best!

Our volunteers for the People Mover Cart down at the dock are the BEST! Thanks for being very dependable and friendly: Bob Budke, Jerry Blood, Janet...

 

Keeping the arts alive a group effort

Alaska Arts Confluence says thank you to all who so generously give of their time, money and emotional support to others. Your positive energy and...

 

Things to consider in candidates

Take a closer look at the candidates. Qualities to consider when choosing assembly members: CREATIVE - Will they bring new ideas, and creative...

 

Glad Planning Commission is involved

“Planning Commission dips toe into harbor issue”; I love this headline, hallelujah! While one would have thought the planning commission would...

 

Nature doesn't create mine tailings

In a recent letter, John Hirsh compares sediment from “pulverizing glaciers” and landslide debris to potential impacts of a mine at Glacier...

 

Senior Services thanks CIA

Southeast Senior Services (SESS), a division of Catholic Community Service (CCS), would like to thank the Chilkoot Indian Association for their...

 

Acid-mine drainage is legitimate

To equate natural processes with a short-term targeted extraction and transport of acid-containing ore bodies and to suggest that this will not have...

 

The straight poop on the park

Another really nasty aspect of the harbor project is that where they are going to dig up the ocean floor (dredge) is where the sewer outfall pipe has...

 

Commission chair commended

Thanks to Rob Goldberg for his valuable service as chair of the planning commission. At the recent forum concerning harbor expansion, Mr. Goldberg...

 

Thanks for Skits-o-Frenia help

Many thanks to Dan and Charlie Henry, as well as the cast and crew of Skits-o-Frenia, The Historical, Hysterical Skits Festival, for all their...

 

Building revitalization a group effort

Lots of elbow grease, laughter, long hours, sweat and camaraderie! We would like to thank all American Legion members and community members who have...

 

Cop's conduct questioned

You are certainly right, Mr. Morphet, about our police’s corruptible, incompetent and criminal behavior. I was a victim of all of these and have...

 

Raffle ticket sales a success

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haines would like to thank everyone in Haines who bought (and sold) raffle tickets this summer.  Together, we raised...

 

Thanks for another great market

Friends of Mosquito Lake School Community Center hosted another successful market on Sunday, 9/18. Many thanks to vendors and attendees alike, and to...

 

Candidate has financial experience

Please join me in voting to elect Judy Erekson to the Borough Assembly. Judy brings years of financial and budget management experience in public and...

 

Candidate contradicts himself

I read with interest that Tom Morphet’s first campaign “plank” is “fewer studies.” Meanwhile, at the Mosquito Lake forum, Tom stated that...

 

Thanks for interesting cannery tour

We would like to thank Harry Rietze and David Lorentz at Haines Packing for giving us an interesting and informative tour of the cannery and for...

 

Water quality not a disclaimer for mines

Glacier Creek, the tributary facing the potential Palmer Mine, is fed from a glacier. The Chilkat River’s tributaries are surrounded and primarily...

 

Call for storytellers for River Talk

This call is open to anyone who ever lived here, passed through and has a local-type or related story, or just plain loves small-town Alaska and has...

 

Thanks to volunteers for Hospice training

The Hospice of Haines (HOH) Volunteer Training just keeps getting better and better. Our licensure with the Alaska Department of Health and Social...

 

Page Down