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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...

 

Roaming dogs a danger to pets

Around 1 a.m. on June 15, our beloved cat Tigger was attacked by two dogs roaming loose on Small Tracts Road. He did not survive. Our family would...

 

Borough shouldn't take over business

A few points about the landfill debate: 1. Government should not be forcing a private business out of business and people out of their livelihoods. Go...

 

Who has our best interest in mind?

As a professional woodworker, I realize that trees have to be cut down and metals need to be mined for me to do my job. But I don’t support cutting...

 

Seduction Point graffiti is abhorrent

Rarely do I become enraged. Even if warped, there is some logic behind most acts committed by the human species. Whether it’s stupidity, ignorance...

 

Get engaged: stream public meetings

Have you ever heard the news from a public meeting and wondered what happened? There is no need to wonder anymore because Haines Borough Assembly and...

 

Quiet-to-crazy recycling day

Whew! Electronic Recycling this year resulted in 15,725.5 pounds recycled with 141 customers. 41 of the customers came in the last totally crazy...

 

Vandalism ruins scenic rocks

A “crime” is defined as a breach of a rule for which a punishment may be prescribed by a governing authority. This notice goes out to the person,...

 

Running water back in action

A big thank you to Dennis Durr, Scott Bradford, Jack Smith, Lee Heinmiller and Brad Ryan for getting our water running at the Dojo and Old Field...

 

Loewen family heads for the border

As the Loewen family prepares to leave Haines, I realize there is neither time nor ink enough for all the thank yous I want to say. Thank you to the...

 

Thanks to Lumber Genius, Mastermind

A big gregarious thank you to Heidi Robichaud - Mastermind, Sylvia Heinz – Mud Bay Lumber Genius, Sheldon Museum Community Coordinator Regi...

 

In the end, it's not worth the risk

I grew up in New Jersey and have lived in Haines for five years. I bought my home in Haines 10 years ago after my first visit to this beautiful and...

 

We're at a crossraods

The mining and logging proposals being talked about seem to be nothing more than corporate welfare. Non-local corporations come to rural areas for a...

 

Let's elect our committees

The manager’s letter in last week’s CVN attempting to exonerate the police chief from complicity in an unfounded, brazen, and unsuccessful politic...

 

Memorial is all about the love

I was taken aback when I read and felt my own negative tone in part of my quote from last week’s Duly Noted. I hope you’ll cut me some slack, know...

 

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