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 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 Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016

Operation Clean Sweep targets roadside debris

Any day is a good day to pick up litter, but residents participating in the Chamber of Commerce’s Operation Clean Sweep can qualify for “dump doll...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    April 14, 2016

Erma Schnabel remembered as caring, hard-working

A memorial service for Erma Schnabel will be held May 15. Schnabel died April 8 at Mercy Retirement...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Assembly OKs property tax exemptions

When the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village applied for a property tax exemption for the second floor of its downtown building in 2014, the Haines Boroug...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Interest in pot shop apparently low

Entrepreneurs in communities as far-flung as Sand Point and Coffman Cove are champing at the bit to get a marijuana business license from the State...

 
 Opinion    March 10, 2016

Editorial

Judging by recent public comments, community discussion of nonprofits has somewhat devolved into arguments about whether such organizations are good...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 25, 2016

A range of ideas for economy

Encouraging commercial agriculture, adding special events, and developing the port were among economic development opportunities touted at a public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 18, 2016

Study: 51 ferry workers claim Haines residence

A ferry system study by the McDowell Group on the economic benefits of the Alaska Marine Highway System also found that 51 ferry system employees...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    February 18, 2016

Duly Noted

The 2016 Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament is set for March 3-6. Tournament organizer Stuart DeWitt said this week he has eight teams...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 11, 2016

A detour for the borough's motor vehicle tax

After being tasked with looking at the biennial $22 motor vehicle registration tax, the Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services Committee is...

 
 Letters    January 28, 2016

Public should discuss Lookout Park

You reported that Lucy Harrell gave $5,000 to the Haines Borough for “moving Lookout Park.” I asked Lucy Harrell what her intentions were in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 21, 2016

Assembly weighs ways to grow economy

The Haines Borough Assembly is returning to the idea of establishing a property tax waiver program to spur local economic development. The assembly...

 
 News    January 14, 2016

Chamber partners on town business project

The Haines Chamber of Commerce has secured an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer to help identify obstacles to local businesses and potential strategies for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 14, 2016

Chamber voting in question

Should Haines Chamber of Commerce members that are nonprofit organizations get to participate in votes taken by the group? Under the organization’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    January 14, 2016

Duly Noted

Alixanne Goodman and Shaun Cornish married Dec. 30 at a ceremony in Villa Polinesia, Mexico. Parents Greg and Carole Goodman of Haines attended,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 10, 2015

Ryan among 7 manager hopefuls

Haines Borough public facilities director Brad Ryan is among seven candidates who submitted applications for the interim manager position by the Dec....

 
 Letters    December 10, 2015

Trust a local candidate for manager

We are reminded constantly this time of year to shop locally. The Haines Borough Assembly should do the same. We have two talented, local candidates...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    December 10, 2015

Duly Noted

Former Haines resident Nori Nash is publishing her first historical romance novel, “How the Duke Was Won.” The novel will be released by...

 
 News    November 12, 2015

Chamber officials review past year

Expanding tourism by attracting large and small cruise ships could soften the blow to the community from reduced state spending resulting from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Borough will fight planned ferry cuts

Haines Borough officials are organizing a community response to a planned reduction in ferry service that tourism director Leslie Ross describes as...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

King's Store to close 5 months

By Tom Morphet King’s Store will close for five months starting Oct. 31, and a winter closure may become permanent, owner Bev Jones said this week....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Borough explores economic development options

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee on Wednesday endorsed exploring a shift that would put its economic development efforts under a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 8, 2015

Borough officials pitch to cruise companies

Representatives from the Haines Borough and its tourism industry say they are confident their pitch of reduced docking fees influenced cruise line...

 

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