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'Embearrassing' incident at Chilkoot

For the last four years, I have lived here and I have had frequent visitors to this beautiful area we call home. One of our favorite spots to visit...

 

Senior center stocks up on sockeye

The Haines Senior Center would like to thank the Chilkoot Indian Association for their generous grant to purchase Sockeye Salmon from local fishermen...

 

It's time to tax beverage containers

Back in the day, an eating establishment was likely to be a brick-and-mortar affair. Today, not so much. Heck, today you can serve great food right...

 

Golfers drive donations for volunteers

The international golf tournament was a great success. A special thank you to everyone who donated prizes: The Fogcutter, Delta Western, First...

 

We already pay for police service

Not only is Haines an important port of entry, it is an important international point-of-entry. It is also a critical point-of-entry. Doing a huge...

 

Host of rescuers saved our dad

Thank you to everyone who helped with the search for my dad, Valentino Burattin: Phil Wilde with Wildefire Pyrotechnics, many people from Klukwan,...

 

Thanks for supporting your local reporter

It’s come to my last day of work at the Chilkat Valley News, and I wanted to sincerely thank the community of Haines for supporting me as one of...

 

Misrepresented at meeting

I would like to clarify that Melissa Aronson and I did not speak either in support of or opposition to draft ordinance 501, as incorrectly reported...

 

Gratitude for returning lost ring

I offer my sincere gratitude to the individuals who helped deliver my lost wedding ring back to me. While in Haines earlier this spring, I lost my...

 

Attentive reader troubled by canoeing police

Thank you for keeping us former Haines residents updated on the happenings around Haines. It’s nice to see that things are going well. However, I...

 

Thanks for making pool free for young swimmers

So many times we criticize and complain about government, especially our local one, the Haines Borough Assembly. I would like to acknowledge and...

 

Represent people, not government

It is difficult to find the words that can fully express the disappointment I experienced when a member of the Haines Borough assembly made the...

 

Cut down your catalogs

Catalog season will soon be upon us. If you want to cut down the number of catalogs you get, it is important to act soon since companies print their...

 

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...

 

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