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Where do toxic bulbs fit into waste plans?

Recently I looked to dispose of two broken compact fluorescent light bulbs. These are the type of bulb that releases highly toxic mercury when they...

 

Unchecked empires tend to grow

Two words come to mind when I found out the manager wanted to change the charter to allow areawide police (I won’t say service as that’s not...

 

Fair takes many helping hands

I wanted to say thank you to the crew at the Southeast Alaska State Fair for all the hard work that was put in to make this a very successful and fun...

 

Be open to change, open the gym

I was doing a bit at the talent show of the fair and I kind of messed up and ran out of time before finishing my song, “Giant Steel Wall in the...

 

Volunteers make the fair sing and dance

A special thank you to all of the businesses and individuals who donated food, lodging, transportation, and their time helping pull off this year’s...

 

Happy 50th to fair supporters

Congratulations to the Southeast Alaska State Fair board and to all the volunteers for a wonderful (sunny!) 50th anniversary fair! Especially noted...

 

Thanks for keeping softball alive

Thank you, Chris Thorgesen, for sponsoring our coed softball team in Whitehorse at the annual Dustball Softball Tournament. Thor’s Fitness did not...

 

Contributors help in fermenting fun

Haines’ fermented foods fans turned out to share in an inspiring presentation by Sandor Katz this weekend and learn to make sauerkraut at the ANB...

 

Help keep fair zero-waste event

This year the Southeast Alaska State Fair is again striving to be a zero-waste event with the help of Haines Friends of Recycling. Last year we...

 

Soundproofing helps quality recordings

KHNS recently implemented a project to soundproof both the production studio and the newsroom to ensure better sound quality for broadcast...

 

Uglys come through to help Gals Shooting

The Haines Gals Shooting Club would like to sincerely thank the Uglys of Haines for their generous contributions of $300 and a raffle. The funds will...

 

80's reunion was an ace of a time

The Haines High Decade of the 80’s Reunion committee would like to thank everyone who helped make our reunion such a fun, memorable experience! The...

 

Thanks for space and help with still life painting workshop

A big thank you is in order to everyone involved in the recent Studio Incamminati painting workshop “Color Study with Still Life,” from our...

 

Thanks for the smooth, efficient ride

The Upper Lynn Canal is a great place to live, especially for kids. Thank you to Alison with the Alaska Fjordlines and Stephanie with the...

 

KHNS membership drive breaks record

On behalf of the staff and board of directors of Lynn Canal Broadcasting/ KHNS Radio, I would like to say thank you so much to everyone who...

 

Thanks to pie bakers for a record breaker

The Haines Woman’s Club is thrilled to announce that more than temperature records were set this past 4th of July. We baked and sold a record...

 

Kids can cool off with a free summer swim

Free swimming for kids! What a great idea! Thanks Borough Assembly! Joanie Wagner, Scarlette and Isabelle Alamillo...

 

Becky's Place grateful for all the help

This year’s fundraiser for Becky’s Place got off to a shaky start but ended strong! The total we took in from the fundraiser and the following...

 

Another fun summer at culture camp

The Chilkoot Indian Association and Haines Library would like to thank all who contributed to the Culture and Environmental Stewardship Camp 2018....

 

Muddy and happy, thanks for volleyball

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the return of a successful mud volleyball tournament on July 4! Special thanks to the Southeast Alaska State...

 

Golfers tee off to help cancer victims

The Uglys of Haines have several thank you’s to give out for the success of the latest fundraiser for our cancer connection. First of all, thank...

 

Driving success on the Fourth of July

The Hammer Museum’s annual 4th of July Spike Driving and Nail Pounding competitions were a big success this year. Over 60 men and women stepped up...

 

Advice for borough assembly members

Moment of Zen to the borough assembly members: “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, then to speak and remove all doubt.” ~Quentin...

 

Economic development team confident

The Haines Economic Development Corp. board of directors would like to address the news story in the June 21 Chilkat Valley News about our work with t...

 

Thanks for helping student rafters

Many thanks to Rainbow Glacier Adventures for the generous donation of a rafting trip to our students as a wonderful culmination of a year of studies...

 

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