Haines teacher, community leader Ray Menaker dies at 93

Longtime Haines resident Ray Menaker died this week at the age of 93 in his home at Haines Assisted Living. Menaker moved to Haines in 1955 with his wife Vivian and three children. He was a school teacher for 20 years. He also served as a borough assembly member, founded the Chilkat Valley News, helped start KHNS and other organizations such as Lynn Canal Community Players and Lynn Canal Conservation. For decades, he hosted a weekly show on KHNS called Tales and Tunes. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/25Menaker1.mp3   In Tales and Tunes, Menaker read short stories and played classical music. We have an...

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