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 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015

Sonar fish camera slated for cut

A $100,000 sonar camera installed at the Chilkat Lake weir since 2008 will likely be mothballed this year by the Department of Fish and Game due to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Former Representative Thomas will advise borough

The Haines Borough has hired former state house Rep. Bill Thomas as a consultant. Manager David Sosa this month hired Thomas for one month for a fee...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    December 18, 2014

Duly Noted

Nate and Michelle Webb were married at Sedgely Place in Greene, Maine, on Nov. 8. The 17th-century inn was filled with about 70 guests, including...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Record pink return pushes raw fish tax to $438K

Haines Borough income from the state’s raw fish tax has hit a 25-year high – $438,390. That’s about twice last year’s fish tax income of...

 
 By Vince Hansen    Letters    December 18, 2014

Volunteers sweeten life at senior home

The residents of Haines Assisted Living have benefited greatly from the gifts of beautiful seafood from Bill Thomas, J.R. Churchill, Sabine Olsson...

 

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