T.R.E.D.MILL

The Tourism Recreation & Economic Development Mill


JUNE 1996


Village of Haines Junction - 634-2293
Editor: Mark Ritchie
403-634-2293
Fax: 403-634-2008

Return to TREDMill Home Page

Mayor Stinson and Council would like to
congratulate:


The organizers & participants of the Trail of '42 Road Race. Special congratulations go to :



Employees who follow a fitness program are MORE PRODUCTIVE, ABSENT LESS OFTEN and LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ACCIDENTS.
From Your Friends in Active Living


ANYONE SEEN THESE FANS?

Did you happen to borrow some fans from the Kluane National Park Visitor Reception Centre? If you did, they would really like them back. Please call 634-2345 and tell them you have the fans so they don't lose their cool!


SIT DOWN & BE COUNTED!

Have you completed and mailed in your Census Form yet? Questions? 1-800-670-3388


DEADLINE FOR THE JULY AND AUGUST TREDMILL

is Friday, June 7. Fax: 634-2008


Alsek Renewable Resources Council invites you to:

WHAT FOREST RESOURCES ARE OUT THERE?

An information session with Federal foresters and
YTG representatives to review the spruce beetle "netting down" maps.

7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4
Mezzanine

Info: 634-2524 or 667-3308


ST. ELIAS SCHOOL AWARDS NIGHT


7 P.M.
THURSDAY, MAY 30
SCHOOL GYM
INFO: 634-2231

Create your spring wardrobe at
THE THRIFT SHOP


ST. CHRISTOPHER'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
THURSDAY, MAY 30 and JUNE 13 & 27
2-4 P.M. & 7-8 P.M.
INFO: 634-2512

ST. ELIAS SCHOOL GRADUATION


4:30 P.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 6
SCHOOL GYM
INFO: 634-2231

5th ANNUAL ALSEK MUSIC FESTIVAL


Friday & Saturday, June 7 & 8



Music under the mountains with some of the best artists from North of 60!

Info: 634-2520 or 634-2673


DON'T FORGET TO DO SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR YOUR DAD ON FATHER'S DAY - SUNDAY, JUNE 16!


Village of Haines Junction & Softball Yukon present
CIBC CHILDREN'S SOFTBALL CLINIC

Learn about batting, pitching, back catching, base running, fielding & throwing.
Please bring glove, hat & sunscreen.
Please pre-register at the Village Office by Tuesday, June 18.


Saturday, June 1 is the Earlybird Deadline for the
4th ANNUAL KLUANE TO CHILKAT INTERNATIONAL BIKE RELAY

Saturday, June 22
Cycle from Haines Junction, Yukon to Haines, Alaska in teams of 2, 4 or 8 riders
along one of the most spectacular highways in the world!

Congrats to Paul Jago for designing the winning T-shirt!
Info: Neil Salvin 634-2453


YUKON OUTDOORS CLUB
MOUNTAIN BIKE TRIP UP CANYON CREEK ROAD
- Sunday, June 30 -
Call Mark at 634-2293 days or 634-2943 evenings by June 27 to pre-register.

CELEBRATE CANADA DAY MONDAY, JULY 1
at the Village Monument



Unfortunately due to lack of funds, the Phil Temple Memorial Rodeo has been canceled this year.

CHAMPAGNE-AISHIHIK FIRST NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY


FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 19-21
KUSAWA LAKE
INFO: 634-2288

SPORTS CORNER



SKAGWAY, AK, HERE WE COME!
We are now forming this year's team for the Skagway to Whitehorse Trail of '98 Road Relay on September 6 & 7. Space is limited, so bring your cheque for $47.50 today to Mark at the Village Office. The Mixed Nuts team needs more nuts!

TENNIS, ANYONE?
The Arena is now available for tennis for an hourly rental rate. Call the Village Office at 634-2293 to reserve your time. The Arena will be opening for rollerblading, street hockey and basketball very soon.



COMMUNITY NEWS



VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETINGS
The next meetings of Village Council are scheduled for Wednesday, June 12 & 26. If you would like to be placed on a Council Meeting Agenda, please contact Sheila O'Hanlon by 12 noon the previous Thursday.

KIDS ARE WORTH IT!
The Child Development Centre will be in Haines Junction on Thursday, June 13. If you need assistance with a child who has developmental challenges, please call the Health Unit at 634-4444 or Leona Corniere at 1-403-668-4386 collect.

THE JUNCTION FUNCTION FUNDING FOUNDATION
is pleased to announce the following grants:


IF I HAD A HAMMER . . .
Building permits issued so far this year for Haines Junction are:

TYPE NO. VALUE
Residential 1 $103,000
Institutional 2 $ 22,000
Total 3 $125,000

Same period last year $196,000


HELP STOP CHILD ABUSE
The Village Office has copies of the YTG brochure YOU CAN HELP STOP CHILD ABUSE for community volunteers & coaches.

DAYHOME NEEDS HELP
A post-secondary student is needed full-time for a Haines Junction dayhome. Wage is $11.50/hour, 37.5 hours per week. Field of education must relate to children. For information about this position under the STEP program, call 634-2040.

$$$ IN YOUR POCKET!

As of July 1, there will be deposits and refunds for glass and plastic non-liquor beverage containers. Consumers will pay a deposit on any glass, plastic or aluminum beverage container sold and they will receive a refund when it's returned to any recycling depot. Questions? Call 1-800-661-0408 Local 5683.


HATS OFF!
To Andrew Moore for doing his bit for the
environment by picking up beer & pop cans around town!


The Haines Junction Volunteer Fire Department thanks BERNIE GENIER for supplying coffee while they fought the fire at Cozy Corner.

THEY KEPT THEIR EYE ON THE BIRDIE!
Congratulations to these winners from Haines Junction in the Yukon Badminton Championships: Alida Allison, Aven Crawshay, Logan Freese, Geordie Funnell, Matt Horsey, Scott Horsey, Brian Irvin and Heather Scherer.


TOURISM NEWS

Thank you SIFTON AIR for assisting the Kluane Wilderness Operators Association
and the Village of Haines Junction with their Trail Survey!

YOU & ME & THE V.R.C.!
The Kluane National Park/ Tourism Yukon Visitor Reception Centre is now open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. If you would like your business or special event advertised by the staff, drop in or phone them at 634-2345.

TELL THE WORLD!
FRIDAY, JUNE 7 is the deadline to order your ad in the 1997 YUKON VACATION GUIDE. The Village Office has order forms or contact the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon at 403-668-3331.


POOL REPORT

IMMERSION IN GERMAN!
Would you or someone else like swimming lessons in German?
We have a German speaking instructor available.
If you do, please let Heather know at the pool - 634-7029 or 634-2650.

SHAKWAK POOL SCHEDULE

MAY 27 - JUNE 9
Pool Info Line: 634-2650
(Schedule subject to change without notice)

Monday, May 27

Shakwak Sharks Swim Club is starting! Show up at the pool at 4:30 p.m.
with your bathing suit and goggles.
Children of all abilities ages 5 years and up are welcome.
Monday, June 3
We will begin taking registrations in person for swimming lessons that start June 17.
June 10-16
We are offering a Bronze Medallion course for ages 13 and up. Times and Costs TBA.
You must pre-register by Sunday, June 9.

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY

7:00 a.m. 		- 8 a.m. Earlybird
10:30 a.m. 		- 12 noon Family & Fitness
12 noon 			- 1 p.m. Open
1:00 p.m. 		- 3:15 p.m. School Booking
3:30 p.m. 		- 4:30 p.m. Public (Mon. Wed. & Fri.)
4:30 p.m. 		- 5:30 p.m. Swim Club (Mon. & Wed.)
4:30 p.m. 		- 5:30 p.m. Public (Friday only)
6:30 p.m. 		- 7:30 p.m. Family & Fitness
7:30 p.m. 		- 9:00 p.m. Public

TUESDAY, THURSDAY

1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. School (Thursdays only)
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Public (Tuesdays only)
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Public (Thursdays only)
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Swim Club (Thursdays only)
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Family & Fitness
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Public

SATURDAY, SUNDAY

(Closed Saturday June 1 for Pool Managers Workshop)
12:30 p.m. 	- 2:00 p.m. Family & Fitness
2:00 p.m. 		- 6:00 p.m. Public

RETURN TO GOD'S COUNTRY