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Alaskattrition Part 2

Governor Dunleavy’s big idea was to slash Alaska’s population by 13 to 30 percent, or 100,000 to 300,000 people. That, along with draconian budget...

 

Kids love to dig in sand

On behalf of the Haines Headstart staff, we would like to thank Roger Schnabel and Southeast Roadbuilders for donating sand for our sandbox....

 

I support balance and compromise

I urge everyone to vote in the upcoming election for borough assembly seats. I am going to vote for Jerry Lapp, Gabe Thomas and Ben Aultman-Moore....

 

Who's talking about a mine?

I love Haines, just like you.  It is home.  I do not want a mine that could poison this place.  Oh man, phew - that feels good to finally say out...

 

Let the bears eat in peace

The fish are running in the Chilkat River. We in Haines have the unique opportunity to observe bears in their natural habitat feeding and teaching...

 

Apologies for miscommunication

To the readers of CVN and the Haines Community, I am sorry that this year’s Chamber Candidate Forum was not posted in the newspaper. The missing...

 

Vote for Gabe Thomas

I encourage everyone, especially other Seniors, to vote for Gabe Thomas. We all know that Gabe supports jobs and affordable housing for all,...

 

Jones is a well-rounded candidate

Kathy and I support Margarette Jones for the Haines Borough Assembly because she grew up in Haines, graduated from college with a degree in political...

 

Take responsibility for your dogs

My plea is that dog owners be more aware of responsibility for their dogs, please. Two main areas of concern: dogs at the Farmer's Market (gladly,...

 

Please don't steal our speed limit sign

Recently the speed limit on Front Street changed from 25 mph to 20 mph. This change corrects the previously mismatched directional speeds. Now, from...

 

Alaskattrition

Anyone paying attention will have noticed a general decline in Alaskan’s quality of life since Mike Dunleavy took office. Funding for education has...

 

Hello from Mary, Mom, Baba, Mommers

I would like to thank you all for your well wishes, smile bringers (candy, pins, reminders of Haines), and funny comments. You are all right, I do...

 

We're at a crossroads

Haines/Deishu/Chilkat Valley is at a crossroads. The upcoming borough assembly election may be the most important one we have ever had. Will we have a...

 

Vote for Eric Holle

The Haines Borough now has assembly members addressing capital improvements, affordable housing, tax reform, comprehensive planning and other...

 

Aultman-Moore gets my vote

I write to encourage you to vote for Ben Aultman-Moore for Borough Assembly on Oct. 4, 2022.   Ben came to work for me when he first got to town,...

 

I support Bill Jurewitz for assembly

We have known Bill for approximately four years. During that time, we have found him to be a very engaging, warm, intelligent person who is both...

 

Vote for Ben

Fall time and election season are upon us here in Haines. It is time once again for us to be mindful as we choose who will represent us and steer the...

 

Thanks for supporting SAIL

Thank you to this amazing community for your support of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) and some of our community’s most vulnerable...

 

Borough should buy state campground

The State of Alaska, which has abandoned Mosquito Lake campground, can’t fix the Chilkat State Park road, gave up on management of brown bears...

 

Forgiving student debt is unconscionable

I have disagreed with most things that Pres. Biden has done during his administration but his latest action in Forgiving Student Loan Debt is...

 

Little League season a huge success

On behalf of the Haines Little League Board of Directors, I would like to give a very big thank you to everyone who helped make this past season such...

 

Volunteer snow plowers needed

The Mosquito Lake School Community Center is looking for volunteer snow plowers for the upcoming winter. Since the weather disaster of December 2020,...

 

Ben Aultman-Moore for assembly

Ben Aultman-Moore and I sat in conversation regarding his recent decision to run for a seat at the Haines Borough Assembly. When I inquired about his...

 

We have learned from our mistakes

When 44 bears were killed in defense of life and property in 2020, the bear population took a huge hit and it will be years before they recover. This...

 

Vote Eric Holle for assembly

Eric Holle. Hmmm. You know, I’ve known about Mr. Holle since I moved to Haines, and that was a while ago. I never really took the time to get to...

 

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