Editor: Mark Ritchie Village of Haines Junction - 634-2293
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Here's some important news about the Tourism & Convention Centre:
- Rent the Grand Hall before June 1, 1998 and receive 50% OFF the normal
rental rate! This applies only to the first booking by each group.
- Mark Ritchie now works mostly afternoons and evenings to serve users
of the recreation facilities better. If you wish to see him, please phone
634-2293 to ensure he is available.
- Watch for news in early February when the Village Office moves to the
Here are the new phone numbers for the Village once this move occurs.
Additional copies are available at the Village Office.
VILLAGE OF HAINES JUNCTION
(Effective early February 1998)
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Mayor Burton & Council thank the organizers and supporters of these
recent community events:
CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE WINNERS OF THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTING CONTEST!
Honourable Mention: Shannon Maloney
Thank you to the anonymous judges and their chauffeur Al Tomlin for their
hard work! Watch for the Garden Judging Contest this summer!
Also, thank you ROY MARTINSON and the rest of the Public Works staff for
brightening up our town with your water tower star!
HELLO TO OUR READERS ACROSS THE NET!
Greetings to Alan Ings and Staff of the Haigh & Hochland Bookstore in
Manchester, England! Dave hopes you are having a mild winter!
(If you would like to send greetings to someone outside the Yukon who reads
the TREDMill on the Net, just call Mark at the Village Office.)
FOUND at the CAFN Boxing Day Dinner & Dance
These can be claimed from Mark Ritchie.
THANK YOU to these sponsors of seats in the new Tourism & Convention
To order your seat, please call Mark at 634-2293.
Parks and open spaces bring beauty to an area while GIVING PEOPLE SATISFACTION
AND IMPROVING THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.
-From Your Friends In Active Living
101 THINGS TO DO IN THE JUNCTION
Get what you really wanted for Christmas at:
THE THRIFT SHOP
ST. CHRISTOPHER'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
Thursdays - January 29 & February 12 & 26
2-4 pm, 7-8 pm
$4,000 was raised for Third World Relief in 1997 through the Thrift Shop!
Thank you, Haines Junction!
Info: Jeananne 634-2374
2nd ANNUAL SILVER SLED DOG SLED RACES
Saturday & Sunday, February 28 & March 1
11th ANNUAL OLDTIMERS HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Friday-Sunday, February 27-March 1
Bill Brewster Arena
Info: Dan 634-2683
Welcome to Colin Dean and his wife Margaret from Faro, our new Director
of Administration & Finance!
Here is the schedule for upcoming Village Council meetings. Unless noted,
all meetings are at 7 pm Wednesdays in Council Chambers:
If you would like to attend the Council Meeting as a delegation, please
contact Colin Dean by noon the Thursday before at 634-2291.
1998 Dog Tags are mandatory and are now available at the Village Office.
$5 for spayed or neutered dogs, $25 for dogs not spayed or not neutered.
Be sure to pick up yours today! Also, local streets are now being patrolled
regularly by the Animal Control Officer.
PUBLIC WORKS NEWS
THANK YOU to Public Works for your long hours when you restored the water
system after it failed on December 18!
TOURISM & CONVENTION CENTRE UPDATE
Do you have a few hours a month to volunteer for our community? Mark Ritchie
has some small jobs at various times and they would help the community a
lot. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Mark at 634-2293.
ARENA PUNCH PASSES
ARE NOW ON SALE!
CONGRATULATIONS to our Atom Hockey Players for winning the Pre-Championship
Tournament in Faro!
CONGRATULATIONS to Kristy Staley on being chosen for the Whitehorse
Women's Traveling Team who will be playing in the Western Canadian Finals
in Edmonton in April!
The YUKON GYMNASTICS ASSOCIATION is willing to help set up a gymnastics
program here in Haines Junction. If you are interested in being the local
contact, please contact Dan Henry at the YGA at 668-4236 or Mark at the
CONGRATULATIONS to these locals who are representing the Yukon
at the Arctic Winter Games this March in Yellowknife!
Thank you to all the coaches and other volunteers who have supported these
athletes over the years!
Please support your local athletes when they ask you to buy tickets on the
ARCTIC WINTER GAMES SUN RAFFLE. First prize is a trip to Hawaii!
PUT A TALON IN YOUR TANK!
Haines Junction Airport now has Aviation Gas (100 Low Lead). It's available
at any hour by calling 634-2916 or 634-2816.
TOURISM INTERNET LINKS
TIA YUKON wants to Net you more business. TIA members are invited to link
their websites and email addresses with TIA's website. Just call Jo at 668-3331
or check out their website at www.yukonweb.com/tourism/tia
YOU, ME AND THE Y.C.B.!
The YUKON CONVENTION BUREAU invites your business to join them today! The
Raven Motel and the Village of Haines Junction are both members. The mission
of the YCB is to attract conventions to the Yukon. For more information
about the benefits of joining the YCB, contact Jennifer Faulkner at 667-7545
or Mark Ritchie.
Please welcome these new Business License holders in Haines Junction:
KEITH WILLIAMS GENERAL CONTRACTING - 634-3831
TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN - Snowmobile/ATV sales, service & guiding
HAPPY'S - Video Rentals, Confectionery 634-2811
SOURCE MOTORS - Automobile Repairs; Snowmobile, ATV, Personal Watercraft
Sales & Service; Towing; Wrecking 634-2637
DO YOUR Y.E.C.L. MAN A FAVOUR - DIG A PATH IN THE SNOW TO YOUR METER!
ARTS CENTRE OUTREACH
Are you interested in taking a painting workshop this March with Virginia
Cuppaidge, an Australian painter from New York? She is known for her bright,
large scale abstract oil paintings and has taught art at Lehman College
in the Bronx and the Victor D'Amico Institute of Art. Please contact Mark
at the Village Office by Friday, January 30.
KIDS ARE WORTH IT!
The Outreach Team from the Child Development Centre will be in Haines Junction
on Tuesday & Wednesday, February 17-18. If you have concerns about the
development of your child, please contact the CDC at 1-888-291-KIDS or the
Health Centre at 634-4444.
TRANSPORT YOUR IDEAS!
YTG Community & Transportation Services is looking for ideas for events
to celebrate National Transportation Week June 1-7. If you have an idea,
Jennie Howie is looking for suggestions by March 1. Please contact her at
1-800-661-0408 Local 5756 with your idea today!
MONEY FOR THE A$KING!
Monday, February 2 is the deadline to apply for ACTIVE LIVING/GO FOR GREEN
grants. If you have a project that promotes healthy activities and environmental
awareness, then apply to the Recreation & Parks Association of the Yukon
Monday, February 16 is the next deadline to apply for COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
FUND grants for funding requests less than $20,000. Please contact the Village
Office for application forms. We even have the application form on computer
THE GREEN SCENE
Keep drains clear by rinsing with boiling water twice a week. Or pour 125
ml of baking soda followed by 125 ml of vinegar down the drain and cover
with a stopper.
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