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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Borough rehires Walsh, but for EMT job

Three months after she was dismissed from the training officer position at the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department, Jenn Walsh is returning as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Two manager candidates withdraw, 2 added for interview

Two finalists for the Haines Borough manager position have withdrawn their candidacies, including Dennis Koenig, the La Jara, Colo., city manager who...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Planner graduates boot camp, earns citizenship

Haines Borough planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui is back on the job this week after more than five months in U.S. Army Reserves boot camp....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Avalanche claims skier wearing beacon, AvaLung, airbag

A Canadian skier died in the Haines Pass last week after being swept over a cliff and buried...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Getting medieval: Players will stage black comedy

Amanda Randles has been scrounging around for bones lately. She needs a lot of them, as they’re a key plot element in “Incorruptible: A Dark...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Chamber pushes council model for economy

The Haines Chamber of Commerce is continuing to push its goal of establishing a local economic development council, though it still needs to convince...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Mining exploration out for public review

The federal Bureau of Land Management this week opened the public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment of Constantine Metal...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Police Report

Monday, April 25 A man reported a truck and skateboarders impeding traffic. Officers spoke with the individuals. A woman reported an unattended burn,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Duly Noted

Nicole Horton Holm recently flew to San Diego, Calif., to pose in a patriotic outfit for Haus of Volta’s annual pin-up calendar. Haus of Volta is a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Bear attacks UAS professor near Kicking Horse

An Alaska State Trooper spokesperson this week said the only person who may be able to give an account of Monday’s bear attack on Mount Emmerich is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Borough manager candidates narrowed to 4 finalists

The Haines Borough Assembly is scheduled to bring four manager candidate finalists to town for two days of receptions and interviews May 13-14. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Manager finalist made crude Facebook posts

The Haines Borough Assembly met as a committee-of-the-whole Tuesday to select manager finalists from a pool of 10 candidates picked by hired...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Freerider's death, accident spotlight safety issue

Tuesday’s death of a Freeride World Tour champion in Switzerland returned a spotlight to the safety of extreme skiing, coming less than a week...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Budget discussion: Police seek fifth officer

The Haines Borough Assembly this week began delving into the nitty-gritty of interim manager Brad Ryan’s draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

NYC dance group to perform May 3

Tracie Stanfield, artistic director and choreographer for the New York City-based Synthesis Dance company, isn’t really interested in whether...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Police chief candidates underwhelm commission

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan will bring three police chief finalists to town for interviews, taking two candidate recommendations from...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Learn to repoint masonry at Park Service workshop

The Alaska Arts Confluence and Port Chilkoot Co. are partnering to host a three-day masonry repointing workshop in Haines May 3-5. The event,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 21, 2016

Duly Noted

Family members from overseas, Alaska and the Lower 48 will host a celebration of life for Ray Menaker 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    April 21, 2016

Police Report

Monday, April 18 Dispatch received a 911 call from a local woman reporting a helicopter was landing on her private property. Dispatch advised...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Assembly OKs plan for harbor on 4-2 vote

Reflecting a continued division on the topic, the Haines Borough Assembly this week voted 4-2 to approve the Small Boat Harbor expansion project’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

List of police chief candidates includes officer Long

The executive search firm tasked with finding the Haines Borough’s next police chief this week submitted its list of 10 semi-finalists, which...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

New wildlife trooper on the job

With the busy summer season around the corner, Haines’ new wildlife trooper has arrived just in time. Trent Chwialkowski, 39, started on the job...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Leaders grapple with offenses ordinance

A day after an ad hoc committee recommended the creation of an independent code commission to sift through the hundreds of violations outlined in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Court Report

Melissa J. King, 35, pleaded guilty on April 5 to committing first-degree criminal trespass and disorderly conduct on Feb. 11. Police were notified...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    April 14, 2016

Police Report

Monday, April 11 A caller reported their Beach Road business had been damaged by snow plows during the winter season. State road crews were advised....

 

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