Assembly awards Sosa high scores

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa scored high on his one-year performance evaluation, with assembly members agreeing Sosa generally exceeded...

Settlement reached at Viking Cove

A three-year-old dispute over access to Viking Cove ended last week with a settlement stating property owners Michael Wald and Sally Andersen may...

Computer initiative stirs school board discussion

At a Tuesday budget workshop, Haines Borough School Board members questioned a technology initiative supported by the district’s administration...

Fair's annual member party set for April 24

The Southeast Alaska State Fair hosts the 10th annual Spring Fling barbecue and dance Friday, April 24, to mark its annual membership drive. Doors...

Landing craft sold, will be ferry at Prince of Wales

A private, landing-craft ferry built for service in Lynn Canal is being repurposed as a ferry that will operate out of Prince of Wales Island. The...

'Hired gun' lobbyist not a wise expense

Spending $45,000 for lobbyist services is not the wisest use of our tax dollars, especially in times of tightened budgets. Our capable borough...

Citizens, not consultants, for cop review

Our Haines community will benefit more from a citizen stakeholder review of the police department than from an ill-timed, expensive, out-of-town...

Mine presentation a success

Thanks to all those that came out to last week’s mining information presentations in Haines and Klukwan. Both events were well-attended and we...

Thanks to Woman's Club

Many thanks to the Haines Woman’s Club for its continuing support of early childhood education in our community! With its financial donation, plus...

Editorial

Working on the Haines Visitor’s Guide this week made us think of using the town’s marketing slogan, “Adventure Capital of Alaska.” Including...

Henderson: Former mayor, author, farmer dies at 95

Bob Henderson, an energetic high school science teacher, farmer and Haines Borough mayor known as...

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