Articles written by Jessica Edwards

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 By Jessica Edwards    Letters    March 8, 2012

Volunteers made Olympics a success

Community Youth Development, Well and Fit Community Council, and the Southeast Alaska State Fair would like to thank Haines Borough, Alaska Mountain...

 By Jessica Edwards    Duly Noted    January 20, 2011  
 By Jessica Edwards    Duly Noted    January 13, 2011  
 By Jessica Edwards    Duly Noted    November 11, 2010  
 By Jessica Edwards    News    October 14, 2010

Volunteer burnout, polarization cited as town's impediments

A panel of 12 community leaders who gathered at the public library Sept. 29 said Haines could be strengthened through a loan program to encourage...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    September 30, 2010

'South Pacific' for weekend

A cast of 31 residents, some new to theater, some veteran, sing the World War II-era stories of Rogers and Hammerstein's 1949 musical "South...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    September 23, 2010

Grocery store tour zeroes in on nutritious choices

For those who don’t grow or raise food, good nutrition begins at the grocery store. But how many of us actually stop to think about making the...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Hill breaks tie, rejects raises for borough leaders

The Haines Borough Assembly May 11 voted 4-3 against giving themselves a $50 per meeting raise, with a $500 per month raise for the mayor. Under the...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Borough, tribe seal deal to swap utility, road work

The Haines Borough will pay for water and sewer mains in the Chilkoot Indian Association’s new subdivision in exchange for money to maintain...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 20, 2010

Assembly debates annual grants to non-profits

The Haines Borough Assembly May 25 is slated to adopt its $11 million operating and capital budget, and will consider amending it to include as much...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Election rule change fuels assembly spat

The Haines Borough Assembly last week tangled over a draft ordinance revising local election laws, sending the proposed law to its government...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Assembly OKs 10K pay hike for harbormaster

The Haines Borough Assembly Friday May 7 gave the borough manager the go-ahead to increase harbormaster pay by up to $10,000 to attract the...

 By Jessica Edwards    News    May 13, 2010

Contract assessor to be hired; Borough abandons attempts for permanent position

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday for contracting with an assessing firm to complete borough assessments and to train a local pers...