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We live in such and amazing community!

Becky’s Place would like to acknowledge and publicly thank Fred and Sue Johnson, Karen Wallace, and Jim and Julie Shook for donating all their...

 

Thanks for helping with the Harveset Potluck

Thank you to everyone who attended the Haines Library’s Community Harvest Potluck! It was a delicious and educational success. We enjoyed a tasty...

 

Our front line rocks

A big thank you to our cruise ship volunteers for all you do as our welcome committee. You are most appreciated; Carol Duis, Michael Marks, Alan...

 

Thanks for support with "Goddess Party"

We would like to thank all those who attended the “Goddess Party”, which supports women’s causes throughout the world. This year their cause...

 

Disagree with "professional" mine report

Just recently a report came out about the social and economic effects of a mine in our community. I did read this report and I find it to be very bia...

 

Thank you to Haines miners

To be a miner in Alaska is to be a leader in responsibility and professionalism. Thank you to the many miners, both male and female, who chose to...

 

Batter up!

Haines Little League would like thank the players, parents and volunteers for a successful 2019 season. Also thanks to the Chilkat Valley Community...

 

Thank you, American Legion

We here at The Salvation Army would like to give our heartfelt thanks to the good folks from the American Legion. It was almost a year ago that they...

 

Well-paid, single young men, bad?

With regards to the letter from the SEARHC Spin Doctors: When I was younger, I would have loved an influx of single young men with good paying jobs....

 

Thank you for positive campaigns

All five Haines residents who ran for borough assembly deserve our thanks for running positive campaigns. Let’s support our leaders--our...

 

Dolphins ready to jump in

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team will be hosting an information and registration event from 5 to 6 pm this Friday, Sept. 27, at the school cafeteria....

 

Vote to protect our valley and community

We have a big decision to make as a community with electing our next assembly. What type of life do we envision for ourselves? We are at a...

 

Support our youth with climate action

This week, Chilkat Valley kids join 4 million youth worldwide in an international school strike demanding real climate action. They need our support...

 

Vote now, early voting is open

Don’t risk forgetting to vote or having something come up on Election Day.  The polls are already open.  In our democracy voting is not only a rig...

 

Cast your vote for future generations

I believe that we should be living in such a way that the riches we enjoy should be here for our children and grandchildren, and that’s why I’m...

 

Physicians oppose mine in Chilkat Valley

As practicing physicians who live, raise families and care for patients in this community, we are compelled to stand against a proposed mine near the...

 

Thanks for supporting our cross country team

Thank you to all the participants and sponsors for the 2019 Takshanuk Ridge Invitational, including  Alaska Sports Shop, Alaska Backcountry...

 

Get out and pick some mushrooms

With the recent rain development Haines is finally seeing a bumper crop of mushrooms. I encourage everyone to get out and walk through the woods to...

 

Gunalcheesh Zephyr

I first got to know Zephyr through planning our annual Culture Camp out at Chilkoot in coordination with the Haines Library. He was instrumental,...

 

Sincerny listens to learn, a rare quality

I would like to express my support for assembly candidate Zephyr Sincerny. My experience with Zephyr have shown him to be an intelligent, honest and...

 

Vote 'no' on alcohol and marijuana taxes

Citizens should vote “no” on alcohol and marijuana taxes in order to wait one year and dedicate these taxes to a communitywide recreation...

 

Visitor recognizes local generosity

My wife and I have always enjoyed our visits to Haines .  However this time was special.  We were overwhelmed  with a sense of being in a kind...

 

The state won't protect our resources

Last winter former Alaska state economist Gregg Erikson spoke in Haines on the economic impacts we might face if the Palmer Project goes forward....

 

A missed thank you

In July I wrote a letter thanking all the people who helped with the 4th of July Woman’s Club Pie Sale.  I just recently realized that I made an...

 

Governor values outside industry over locals

I am amazed at the flagrant corruption our current governor exhibits.  What state elected official, who won an election because of large...

 

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