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Thanks to park volunteers

Haines Woman’s Club would like to thank all who helped on the Tlingit Park Playground rehab. Many thanks to the guidance and knowledge of Terry...

 

Recyclers keep Haines clean

A gigantic thank you to the volunteers of Haines Friends of Recycling who work so hard to keep recyclable and compostable materials out of the...

 

Thanks to Garden Partiers

We would like to thank all those that came out to support Takshanuk Watershed Council’s garden education program at our Garden Party fund raiser...

 

Mosquito Lake sale draws crowd

Thanks to over 50 people who attended and supported our Market and Garage Sale at Mosquito Lake School Community Center last Sunday. Mark your...

 

People problem crowds bears

Here we go again, another dead bear through no fault of its own. It’s not a bear problem, it’s a people problem! Why can’t people realize these...

 

Suffering sockeye need help

I hope the Department of Fish and Game will not wait until there are very few sockeye to try and save them like they did the kings. When there are so...

 

School board needs math lesson

The Haines Borough School Board does not understand education. People learn not only from what they are “taught” but also what they observe from...

 

Thanks to Porcupine fire responders

As an employee of Constantine Metal Resources and a volunteer at Klehihi Valley Volunteer Fire Department since 2004, I would like to say a huge...

 

Salvation Army thankful for support

We at The Salvation Army would like to thank the owners and staff of Howser’s IGA Supermarket for their continued support of the work that we do in...

 

Do not want, need taxes for police

Let me see if I understand the latest plan to separate us from our hard-earned wages. The assembly wants to institute new taxes on tobacco, alcohol...

 

Support for school board conclusion

I write in defense of the Haines Borough School Board’s handling of the termination of Tony Habra as superintendent. Allowing Mr. Habra to submit a...

 

'Alley' is public right-of-way

In response to the letter submitted by Jim and Janice Studley in the Aug. 3 edition of the CVN, the Haines Borough would like to clarify that “the...

 

Kids' science camp fun

This week we have a fun camp for kids. I know I’m a kid. We get to use nature to tie-dye T-shirts. Another fun thing is we paint rocks. We would...

 

Recall initiated on baseless grounds

There is family – parents, siblings, nieces, nephews – who enrich life beyond words. I am lucky enough to have another type of family as well –...

 

Recall effort harmful for public

A passion for politics isn’t a bad thing. But I am disappointed by the proponents of the recall who allow their strong political opinions to...

 

Voting 'no' in recall election

To Tom, Heather and Tresham, we share in your likely embarrassment for having to go through this absurd recall process. Three assembly persons as...

 

'Wrong' vote led to recall effort

If you read some of the articles and inserts about the recall, then you know that the primary reason for the recall had nothing to do with violation...

 

Recall hurts economic future

On a recent trip Outside we discovered that what happens in Haines doesn’t stay in Haines. The recall made national radio news, and it seemed that...

 

Recall, refresh community trust

I would say that without arguing points, the merit of the recall, or other subjective points, one thing is certain looking at presented facts, this...

 

Assembly members dedicated

The recall attempt of Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet is a classic example of, “No good deed goes unpun...

 

Recall has long-lasting effects

A couple months ago I was asked to sign the recall petition. I declined. I kept remembering the last recall we had years ago and how that divided the...

 

Talk to assembly members about problems, no on recall

Through the recall endeavor, the organizers have shown that they are not afraid to go to extreme measures to prove their point about assembly members...

 

Democracy calls for a 'No Vote'

I call for a “No Vote.” Not everything has pleased me, but that’s a matter of opinion. Nothing is illegal and the three assembly members have...

 

We apologize, we'll pay

To the residents of the Haines Borough, particularly those within 500 feet of our house located at 527 Dalton Street, Haines, Alaska, we apologize if...

 

Thanks to soccer volunteers

Alaska Miners Association Haines Chapter would like to thank CYD Director Al Giddings and coach Greg Palmieri for their support with the Soccer Shoot...

 

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