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The Salvation Army needs your help

I would like to personally thank all those in the Haines community who have been so generous already this Thanksgiving /Christmas season. The need...

 

Special thanks to special people

First, a special thanks needs to go out to everyone who contributed to the holiday calendar, especially Suzy Waterhouse for her work in encouraging,...

 

Wolves in sheeps clothing

Antisemite Kenye West/Ye is no Christian nor patriot. Neither is Andrew Torba of Gab,nor Alex Jones of InfoWars. Christians should speak out against t...

 

Thanks for supporting a holiday tradition

To make Saturday’s Lighting of the Fort happen, Port Chilkoot Distillery provided food, Felicia Finley organized the Nativity tableau, Greg Podsiki...

 

Dock is designed to meet seismic standards

In last week’s CVN, a Lynn Canal Conservation representative implied in a LTE that the Turnagain Marine Lutak Dock is designed to allow for large...

 

Community dock meets our needs

Thanks to Richard Clement for contacting LCC with questions about the Lutak Dock project. It's a complex issue. We've been studying dock-related docum...

 

Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving

We here at The Salvation Army would like to thank the whole community for participating in the Thanksgiving festivities sponsored by the Ministerial...

 

Thanks for helping a neighbor in need

I want to give my sincere thanks to everyone who helped me on the night of Nov. 17, when I hit a moose at 25 Mile. The first responders were so...

 

Beware the false choice

There is no “Community Dock” vs “Industrial Dock” that Haines residents need to “converse” about. The Haines freight dock is old, failing...

 

Community Foundation hits a homerun

The Haines Little League was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation to help facilitate the purchase and...

 

First bazaar since covid a huge success

The Haines Woman’s Club is humbled and grateful for the wonderful turnout this past weekend for their first post-Covid Holiday Bazaar. While there...

 

Thanks for supporting the library

The Friends of the Library are grateful to live in such a generous community with such a great library. We wish to thank all those who donated a...

 

Thanks for the warm memories

Thank you Haines friends for welcoming me 15 years ago and for letting me share the wonderful Alaska wilderness, your friendship and camaraderie. My...

 

Tesse helped us heal

Welcome Tesse Maciejko, DPT, who joined Haines Mountainside Physical Therapy earlier this year. Tesse excels as a physical therapist. She’s...

 

Keep speed-limit low on Lutak Road

We've lived at Lutak since 1985. In those 35 years or so the area has gone from rural with a dirt road to a densely populated residential neighborhood...

 
 By Pam Long    Letters    November 17, 2022

Thank you AP&T for travel support

The Haines Hot Shots trap shooting team received a generous donation from Alaska Power & Telephone to cover registration fees for our athletes to...

 

Never look a gift horse in the mouth

At the Nov. 3 Ports and Harbors Committee meeting I asked the first four questions below. Chair Diana Lapham suggested I submit the questions to the...

 

Examine your assumptions

Recent worldwide events have shaken my confidence in my ability to see things as they are. I had maintained assumptions that now seem to have been...

 

The election merry-go-round is tiresome

I’ve been on this planet for a while and have voted in the last 13 presidential elections and countless state and local elections. The one constant...

 

Volunteers keep community center going

The first big snowstorm announced that winter has arrived! Big shout out to Paul Rogers, not only for his dedicated service on the assembly, but also...

 

Thank you to Sean Gaffney

On behalf of the American Bald Eagle Foundation, I extend our gratitude to Sean Gaffney for the years of service he has given to the ABEF before...

 

Help us help the community

This week is the last of the “Waste Reduction Tips of the Week” that Haines Friends of Recycling is publishing in the Chilkat Valley News. We...

 

Play-Dough

Haines is lucky to have such erudite individuals that publish their works extensively across such scholarly journals as Reddit and Tumblr. Between...

 

Support public use cabins in the valley

State parks officials say the caretaker’s cabin at Chilkat State Park will be available for use as a nightly rental in the coming weeks. Joe...

 

Please close 'Pandora's Box'

As a member of the Planning Commission when this Heliport idea surfaced all those years ago, the overwhelming recommendation of the Commission was...

 

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