(195) stories found containing 'bill thomas'

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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Draft budget balanced with $400K in savings

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan last week released his $12.3 million draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes cutting the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 7, 2016

Duy Noted

Silas Christopher Thomas was born to parents Gabe Thomas and Tracey Harmon at 1:55 p.m. on March 9 at Sitka’s Mount Edgecumbe Hospital. He weighed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

State will answer questions on "Tier 3"

In an effort to put rumors to rest and increase understanding, a representative from the Department of Environmental Conservation will answer...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

Coliseum to reopen as 'bazaar'

In an effort to put rumors to rest and increase understanding, a representative from the Department of Environmental Conservation will answer...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 11, 2016

Constantine urges delay on 'Tier 3' river protection

Constantine Metal Resources is urging members of the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee to delay any support toward designating the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 4, 2016

Lobbyist Thomas reports activities

Haines Borough lobbyist Bill Thomas submitted his first progress report to the manager last week, offering a day-by-day chronicling of his work in Jun...

 
 Opinion    February 4, 2016

Editorial

To save us some potential embarrassment and money, the Haines Borough Assembly should advance to voters a $10 million bond for completion of the boat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 28, 2016

Clerk pay raise idea triggers critique, flap

“Cruel.” “Vicious.” “Unprincipled.” Those are a few of the words Haines Borough Assembly members and one borough employee used to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 21, 2016

Lobbyist's reports at issue

Responding to residents concerned about confidentiality clauses in the Haines Borough’s agreement with lobbyist Bill Thomas, assembly member...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Thomas will lobby Legislature for Haines Borough

The Haines Borough Assembly on Dec. 29 authorized acting manager Julie Cozzi to draw up a $45,000, one-year lobbying contract with former state Rep....

 
 News    December 17, 2015

Ski petitioner pushing case

Haines resident Erik Stevens said this week he has collected about 140 signatures in support of removing a section of Haines Borough code that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 17, 2015

Former legislator seeks lobbyist job

The Haines Borough received only two applications for its $45,000 lobbyist position, including one from former state Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

assemblyman takes up museum name change

A tense exchange at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting revealed there may be more to the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center’s name change...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 19, 2015

Questions raised on hiring lobbyist

Nearly six months after approving a budget that included $45,000 for a state lobbyist, the Haines Borough has posted an advertisement for a firm or...

 
 News    October 29, 2015

Minor offenses group chosen

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill revealed her selections for the newly-created minor offenses committee Tuesday, choosing four members of the public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Hearing Wednesday on revised highway expansion

The state Department of Transportation will hold public meetings in Haines and Klukwan Oct. 28 on the draft revised environmental assessment of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015

Insurance costs rise as fire rating drops

Insurance rates are rising for homeowners in the upper valley, the result of a diminished rating of the Klehini Valley Fire Department by the Insuranc...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 3, 2015

Chum salmon channels get $620K expansion

The region’s aquaculture association last week completed a $620,000 extension of two chum spawning channels located near the Porcupine Road in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 23, 2015

Vets' home nets $650K gift

Lucy Harrell has made a $650,000 donation that will complete the first floor of the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village within a year. “Since we agreed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Harbor petition denied, but analysis planned

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday told concerned residents it would not slow plans for expansion of the Small Boat Harbor, but agreed to discuss...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Sosa: Hire state lobbyist for $45K

One year after the Haines Borough Assembly cut from its budget a $43,200 federal lobbyist position, manager David Sosa is proposing to spend $45,000...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Mayor: Juneau trip netted many connections

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill recently returned from a trip to Juneau for the Alaska Municipal League Winter Legislative conference, where she...

 
 Letters    February 26, 2015

Fish tax should pay for seine, troll floats

I read with interest your Dec. 16, 2014 article on the raw fish tax the Haines Borough receives, mostly from the purse seine catches. I...

 
 News    February 12, 2015

Election placards must go

Some residents are still publicly proclaiming their support for U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan or former state Rep. Bill Thomas, but Haines Borough staff is...

 

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