T.R.E.D.MILL

The TourismRecreation & Economic Development Mill


SUMMER 1996


Village of Haines Junction - 634-2293
Editor: Mark Ritchie

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Mayor Stinson and Council congratulate the organizers of these recent successful events:

Special congratulations go to the Class of '96!


Physically active senior citizens LIVE LONGER, REMAIN IN THEIR HOMES LONGER and PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN COMMUNITY LIFE.
- From Your Friends in Active Living




to:
Claire Dulac & Brent Liddle for all your work during your terms on the Culture, Parks & Recreation Committee.


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



MEN OF STEELE
video now on sale at:

Want to sell this account of the
1995 RCMP Centennial Climb of Mt. Steele?
Call Mark at 634-2293

YTG Renewable Resources invites you to a
YUKON FOREST POLICY OPEN HOUSE & INFORMATION SESSION

Monday, June 17
6 p.m. Mezzanine
Info: 1-800-661-0408 Local 3523
(Postponed from Tuesday, June 11)


CPR "C" COURSE
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, June 17, 18 & 20
7 p.m. Health Centre
Cost: $65
Info: Sharon 634-4444 or Barb 634-2514



Village of Haines Junction & Softball Yukon present
CIBC CHILDREN'S SOFTBALL CLINIC
10 am THURSDAY, JUNE 20
St. Elias School Field
AGES 7-16 YEARS

Cost: $8 includes lunch & t-shirt
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.

ABORIGINAL DAY
FRIDAY, JUNE 21

9 a.m. Prayer for Peace
12 Noon Lunch
Elders Complex
Info: Kathy Kushniruk 634-2514

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!
800 people are planning to do it!
Info: Neil Salvin 634-2453
SHORTEST NIGHT PARTY
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
BURWASH LANDING
Dance to The Tom Orrin Band
Midnight Horseshoe Tourney
Barbecue
Info: Ollie Wirth 841-4441


SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION
HAINES, ALASKA


3 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
Four Bands!
Beer Gardens!
Info: Joanne 907-766-2476



DOLLAR-A-BAG SALE!
THE THRIFT SHOP
ST. CHRISTOPHER'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
THURSDAY, JUNE 27
1-4 P.M. & 7-9 P.M.
Extended hours for your shopping pleasure!
Next Thrift Shop will be in September.
INFO: 634-2512



22ND ANNUAL MT. LOGAN LIONS CLUB
FAMILY TROUT FISHING DERBY

10 a.m. Saturday, June 29 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30
DESTRUCTION BAY
DJ Dance Saturday Night (Minors allowed with a parent)
Entry Fee: $25 Single, $40 Family
Divisions: Men's, Ladies, Juniors
INFO: Jim Flumerfelt 841-4451

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

Info: 634-2268
FREE FLAG! FREE FLAG!
Before Sheila Copps went on sabbatical from the Department of Canadian Heritage, she set up a toll free number to get a free Canadian Flag! Just call 1-888-FLY-FLAG or 1-888-359-3524 and she'll send you one as soon as she gets back to Ottawa. The best part is that there is no GST!



" Dang!...I forgot to pay my taxes!!"

THIS EDITOR NOW KNOWS HOW YOU FEEL!

TUESDAY, JULY 2 is the deadline to pay your 1996 property taxes. Late payment means a 10% penalty and daily interest charges. Questions? Call the Village Office at 634-2291.



HAPPY 95TH BIRTHDAY, Y.E.C.L. !

The Yukon Electrical Company Limited invites you to their 95th Birthday Party from 1-4 p.m. TUESDAY, JULY 2 at the YECL Office across from the Gateway Lounge. There will be free refreshments for everyone! Info: 634-2551

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
HAINES, ALASKA

THURSDAY, JULY 4

Info: 907-766-2202




HAINES, ALASKA RODEO
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 5-7

Barbecue!
Kids Roping School!
Pay-Out Party!
Dance!
Cowboy Beauty Contest!
Info: 907-766-2202



If you are on the water on
SATURDAY, JULY 6
be sure to wear your lifejacket!
IT'S NATIONAL LIFESAVING DAY!

MT. RILEY RUN HAINES, ALASKA
10 A.M. SATURDAY, JULY 13

Run up and down Mount Riley!
Info: Steve Williams 907-766-2554 or 766-2020



FOOD & HEALTH SAFETY COURSE
Wednesday & Thursday, July 17 & 18
9 pm - 1 pm Yukon College
Cost: $25
Info: Steve Osborne 634-2688


Haines Junction RCMP and the Community Justice Committee
invite you to a:
COMMUNITY BARBECUE
THURSDAY, JULY 18

Dezadeash Picnic Area
Come and discuss:
Consumption of alcohol & drugs
What can be done about this
The future structure of community circles
Info: Helen Hassard 634-7020


CHAMPAGNE-AISHIHIK FIRST NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 19-21
KUSAWA LAKE
INFO: 634-2288

PARKS DAY
Saturday, July 20

Join a Park Interpreter for a celebration of Canada's heritage!

(Park Interpreters will be offering a variety of events throughout the summer as well. Drop into the VRC to find out the latest schedule. More details on the last page of the TREDMill)

Info: 634-7209

KLUANE NATIONAL PARK RESERVE INTERPRETIVE EVENTS

Join our interpreters for these summer events:


Fees will be collected to help Parks Canada continue to provide these programs. They are:
Programs begin June 22 - Schedules of Events will be available at this time. Questions? Call 634-7205 or 634-7209

ENJOY KLUANE! SEE YOU THERE!

CHILKOOT CHUM RUN
HAINES, ALASKA


9 A.M. SATURDAY, JULY 20

10K, 5K, 1K Kids Run
Prizes for Walkers & Runners

Info: Chip Lende 907-766-2700

PINE LAKE REGATTA & SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Friday-Sunday, July 26-28

Info: Rose Kushniruk 634-2524
or 634-7032

COMPUTER CAMP '96
Monday-Friday, August 5-9
Ages: 9 to 15 years
St. Elias Community School
Cost: $40


Info: 1-800-661-0408 Local 3072

SOUTHEAST ALASKA
STATE FAIR
HAINES, ALASKA

Wednesday-Sunday, August 7-11

Info: Joanne 907-766-2476


BALD EAGLE MUSIC FESTIVAL
HAINES, ALASKA

Wednesday-Sunday, August 7-11

Afternoon Performances at Fairgrounds
8 p.m. Performances at Chilkat Centre
9 p.m. Dance at High School

Info: Joanne 907-766-2476

SAM DONAJKOWSKI MEMORIAL TRIATHLON
HAINES, ALASKA

Sunday, August 11

Run, Bike & Swim
Team & Individual Competition

Info: Chip Lende 907-766-2700

MID-SUMMER BASH
Saturday, August 24
Burwash Landing

Barbecue
Dance to The Tom Orrin Band
Horseshoe Tourney

Info: Ollie Wirth 841-4441


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!

THE ARENA REPORT
The arena is now open Tuesdays-Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. for street hockey, rollerblading, skateboarding and basketball. If you want to play tennis, call Kelson Bastien, the
new Arena Attendant, at 634-7028 to reserve your time.


THANK YOU
Minor Hockey for donating $337
towards the glass for the new trophy case!


THANK YOU
YTG Highways for your donation to the
new basketball court by the arena!

VILLAGE NEWS
COUNCIL MEETINGS

The next meetings of Village Council are scheduled for these Wednesdays:
June 26
July 10 & 24
August 14 & 28

If you would like to be placed on a Council Meeting Agenda, please contact Sheila O'Hanlon by 12 noon the previous Thursday at 634-2291.


LEAVE THE BURNING TO US!
Sanitary landfill users are asked not to burn the garbage in the pit. Public Works employees are the only people authorized to do this.


JUST A REMINDER . . .

Here's who to contact about Village related matters:

Sheila O'Hanlon - Acting Chief Administrative Officer 634-2291:

Martin Jones - Public Works Foreman 634-2586:

Mark Ritchie - Community Development Coordinator 634-2293:

Darlene Sillery - Receptionist 634-2291:

If you are not sure who to talk to, call the Village Office at 634-2291.

YOU WATER IT, WE'LL CUT IT!
Public Works staff look after cutting the grass on the boulevards along the Alaska and Haines Highways. We are asking businesses with lawns to please water the grass on their property.


AND DON'T SAY WE DIDN'T WARN YOU!
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit on the Willow Acres road is 50 km/h, and the RCMP have been asked to step up their patrols of that road.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Congratulations to Ellen Drift on being appointed to the Community Justice Committee.

KNOW A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR?
The Business Development Bank of Canada is seeking nominations for its annual Young Entrepreneur Awards for people ages 29 years or younger. Nomination forms are at the Village Office.


IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY . . .

Thinking about buying some bear spray this summer? Sprays containing CAPSICUM must be registered with AGRICULTURE CANADA and must say this on the can, otherwise it can be classified as a PROHIBITED WEAPON. Here are some brand names that have been approved by Agriculture Canada:


Questions? Call the Chief Territorial Firearms Officer at 1-800-661-0408 Local 3088.


TOURISM NEWS

IF YOU IMPROVE IT, THEY WILL COME
The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon has three new brochures on how to make easy improvements to your facility and increase traffic flow:

They were produced by Florian Maurer Architects Ltd. and Marianne Darragh Landscape Design. These free brochures are available by calling 403-668-3331.

600,000 PEOPLE WILL SEE IT!
FRIDAY, JULY 5 is the deadline to submit your special event for the 1997 YUKON OFFICIAL VACATION GUIDE. Contact Jim Kemshead at 1-800-661-0408 Local 5949.

POOL WAVES

THANK YOU to our EARLYBIRD swimmers for their early morning support. Kudos go to Val Drummond, Nancy Ball, Rob Moore, Enid Tait, Sharon Riedl, Marty Hunter, Cathy MacKinnon, Rosemary Buck & Rick Staley.

SWIMMING LESSONS
Start June 17 - please register in person at the pool. Late registrations will be accepted up until June 19, however, we regret to inform you that we will not take registrations between 10 am - 1 pm during that time.

SWIM CLUB
has started! Come on out and join the Shakwak Sharks for a good time. This year's schedule includes a stroke and turn clinic, fax meets and the Yukon Invitational Sportsmanship Meet in Mayo! We are always looking for more kids to join the club so come on down to the pool and talk to Rea or Jason.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
Are you interested? If so, talk to Heather or Rea. We are looking at starting up a synchro program in July if there is enough interest. If you are an adult and are interested in trying it out, please let Heather know and if there is enough committed interest, we will run a class.

The Pool is now selling goggles!

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