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 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018 

Fullerton to become state trooper

Michael Fullerton has started over many times throughout his adult life-he's been a financial...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018 

Borough to advance taxpayer-funded solid waste program

Prompted by citizen complaints and borough staff intervention, the Haines Borough Assembly this week decided to take a more active role in waste...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018 

Debate continues over police patrols outside townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly again discussed the merits of police patrols outside the townsite—shining a light on a more than year-long debate about...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 7, 2018

Canoes push off for Celebration

Wayne Price, Ted Hart, James Hart, Zachary James and Ryan Barber crewed canoes to the 2018 Juneau...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 7, 2018

Delegation travels to Excursion Inlet

Haines borough staff, public officials and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski traveled to Excursion Inlet...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 7, 2018

Regents scrutinize timber sale process

The University of Alaska Board of Regents postponed voting on the Haines timber sale proposal and scheduled a special meeting to, in part, discuss pro...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 7, 2018

Assembly considers Chilkat Center kitchen remodel

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday discussed pledging $90,000 to The Foundation of the Chilkat Center for the Arts to remodel the center’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 31, 2018

Dramatic rescue saves man from beach

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department treated and evacuated a man from a rocky Lutak beach Sunday...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 31, 2018

Police arrest two men for sexual abuse of a minor

Haines and Anchorage police arrested two Haines men, aged 22 and 32, last Friday for felony-level sex crimes against a minor. Officer Brayton Long has...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 31, 2018

Assembly rejects police dog proposal

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rejected a proposal Tuesday to seek grants to purchase a police dog. The assembly also rejected, 4-2, having...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 31, 2018

Business Briefs

Mediation could cost $50,000 A $780,200 settlement offer from Pacific Pile & Marine was rejected by the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday. Instead the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Mitman celebrated for volunteer work

Chuck Mitman, who turns 64 this Sunday, has always been one to lend a helping hand. Helping others...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Harbor dispute headed for mediation

The Haines Borough and Pacific Pile & Marine could end up in mediation over a dispute about the hardness of the harbor basin, according to borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Brewfest bigger than ever

The 26th Annual Great Alaska and Craft Beer Festival will bring 27 breweries to Haines this weekend—the most the event has ever hosted. Breweries...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Graduation 2018

Class representative Seth Waldo’s commencement address drew laughter as he shredded his speech and threw it across the gym, recited a tongue...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Tobacco tax revenues low in first quarter

The borough collected $14,422 in tobacco excise taxes in the first three months of its enactment—slightly less than projections if the trend...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Triathlon participation hikes in second year

With the cut-off still three weeks away, participation in the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon is nearly double that of last year’s inaugural event....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018

Assembly rejects cop grant

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rejected a $125,000 federal grant at its regular May 8 meeting that would pay nearly half of an additional pol...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 17, 2018

Meeting of the Moms: Opera singer spends first Mother's Day with both moms

For the first time in 50 years, Katie Saunders spent this Mother's Day with her birth mother-a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 17, 2018

OpenGov could take time to see citizen response

The Haines Borough Assembly last week narrowly approved purchasing a $40,000 software program aimed at increasing citizen engagement, but the assembly...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Vintage cognac a boon to Hospice of Haines fundraiser

As residents across Haines unburied and dusted off belongings to donate to the annual Hospice of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly snubs law enforcement reality TV porposal

The Haines Borough Assembly quashed a request from a reality television producer to film a show centered around the Haines Police Department. Engel En...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly stops new tours in Chilkoot

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to stop issuing new tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor and prohibit permit-holders from transferring their pe...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Timber sale meeting gets dramatic in Chilkat Center

About 100 residents attended the University of Alaska’s meeting Wednesday at the Chilkat Center to address the negotiated timber sale on about...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly debates budget details

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed and made amendments to the $13.3 million 2019 fiscal year budget Tuesday—which included voting to allow...

 

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