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The conspiracy has been revealed

Thank you for pointing out the Illuminati symbolism around Haines. I too am concerned about the proliferation of these symbols. Cruise ship lines,...

 

Try a conversation before public shaming

I was saddened to see a community member start a confrontation around my dad’s creative mailbox/lighthouse that he built at our beautiful homestead...

 

Huling will bring balance

People in Haines talk about the local economy quite a bit. After 19 years of smokejumping, I make $25 an hour. A fire jump takes two minutes to get to...

 

Josephson puts the community first

Dear Haines, very soon we will be voting for two new assembly members. While all the candidates bring something special, Brenda Josephson has always...

 

Science over fiction

It is unfortunate that Mayor Bronson of Anchorage does not know what more can be done to stem the spread of Covid in his town. One wonders if he...

 

The black bear killing was another disgrace

The unwarranted killing of the museum apple-eating black bear recently by two local officials was a disgrace.  Our chief of police, currently under...

 

The tower

Life is, in part, an art gallery. You go in, “uhs and ahs” for likes and a “grunt” for dislike. Jeff Bochart’s functional and artistic...

 

Saddened, angered by theft

It’s with mixed sadness, disgust, and a dose of p.o. that I write about a theft from Haines Friends of Recycling’s fishnet recycling work area...

 

More than grateful

We owe a big thank you to so many in Haines who have been involved in helping us clean up our property after the December flooding. Haines Long Term...

 

CVCF is a bounty all its own

We, the board of the Mosquito Lake School Community Center, would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for their generous Special...

 

Don't tear down, build up

Dear Helen, Your letter in last week’s paper did not break my spirit, but I felt compelled to offer a rebuttal. For two years it has been trying...

 

Could we show a bit more consideration?

A big thank you to Mountain Market and all other essential businesses in Haines that support wearing a mask when in the presence of customers. I...

 

Josephson is transparent, direct

I encourage you to vote in the next election.  I support Brenda Josephson to be on the Haines Borough Assembly.  It’s a really simple decision...

 

Does Josephson really support agriculture?

Brenda Josephson is running for Haines Borough Assembly. This time she's promoting local agriculture. As a previous Assembly-person, she had an...

 

Do we care about basic safety concerns?

So last spring I’m driving down Young Road when I notice that the stop sign at Oslund and Young Road is lying in the ditch. Fast forward a month and...

 

Powerless

I’m not into reading much the last week or so; although I do check in on some stuff. I’ve recognized I’m powerless and that exerting my own...

 

Josephson created a toxic environment

Your vote will shape the future of Haines. In her last term on the assembly, Brenda Josephson created turmoil, stress and pain to working families,...

 

Schnabel will be good for town

I think a vote for Debra Schnabel for the Haines Borough Assembly will be good for our community because: She cares about Haines. She pays...

 

Proud to vote for Huling

I have worked side-by-side with Tyler Huling and can say for certain that she is thorough, diligent, methodical, trustworthy, and energetic. These...

 

Huling's local love is contagious

When I arrived in Haines in October 2020, Tyler was one of the first people within my age group that I connected with. The very first thing I noticed...

 

Does a Satanic tower belong here?

I wish to address the roadside tower at 39 Mile.  It is a sinister structure symbolizing the Illuminati Order.  The Illuminati is a Masonic secret s...

 

We need a sustainable fishery for all

In reading the very informative article this week on sockeye escapement and how it’s determined, I was enlightened and confused. I am very happy...

 

Think of others before dumping trash

Please, whoever you are, do not leave garbage at the Recycling Center on Small Tracts.  When you leave garbage, we either have to pay our staff or...

 

Fear leads down a bad road

We have become lazy and letting our government do our thinking, and by doing that we have become afraid of our own shadow. Fear controls us. Whatever...

 

Golf tourney a success

The local Cancer Fund Golf Tournament managed by the Uglys was a great success. A special thanks to the players and people stopping by with donations...

 

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