Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Town supports another great race


January 25, 2018

We would like to thank the Alcan 200 business sponsors, poster sponsors, volunteers, officials, racers, the Fogcutter Bar for being so faithful with hosting the Calcutta, Melissa Snell for everything you do, Diana Lapham as the behind-the-scenes Alcan Icon, Greg Richmond of Richmond Accounting for your accounting expertise, Yukon Government for allowing us to do this race, Wade Istchenko for always being there at Dezadeash and his crew (Haines Junction Lions Club and community whom we can’t do without), and Yukon DOT crews.

Thank you to Mike Dorris for being race director, Zack Ferrin for being assistant race director, Rick Campbell for getting our Canadian neighbors sponsorship for the poster, the Haines Visitor Center for posting our race on the website and sending a photographer to 42 Mile, the Whitehorse Daily Star for being at Dezadeash, and Yukon News and Chilkat Valley News for advertising the race.

Thank you to the American Legion for hosting the banquet, the “Strong Boys” for doing the cooking, the Hot Shots for serving and cleaning, Yvette Clay for the delicious desserts, J. Rossman for setting up the microphone system, auction item sponsors, everyone who purchased 50/50 raffle tickets and the winner Leah Harris for donating her $1,000 winnings back to the Chilkat Snowburners. Thank you to United States and Canadian Customs for working with us during the race.

To anyone we’ve missed, you are not forgotten. We do thank you. Here’s to 2019, 50 years and going strong! See you next year!

Kathi Lapp, President and Patty Campbell, Vice President,

Chilkat Snowburners


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