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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

Permit sale rekindles talk of waste

Sale of a waste-handling business has resurrected discussion of consolidating service in Haines. Acme Transfer owner Paul Nelson has agreed to sell...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 7, 2016

Crosswalks not only issue on Main Street

An order to cover up artfully painted crosswalks on Main Street is only the most recent wrinkle in a prickly relationship between the Alaska...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Borough OKs $10K for ferry plan

The Haines Borough Assembly last week unanimously agreed to contribute $10,000 to a joint effort between the state and a regional economic...

 
 Letters    July 7, 2016

New organizers needed for race

We wish to convey our thanks to the many people who over the last approximately 35 years have helped us with the July 4th Mount Ripinsky Race. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Assembly approves budget

A day before a charter-mandated deadline, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted its $12.3 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year on a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

Bike relay gear: For some teams, it's glitter

While some cyclists are stocking up on protein bars and extra water bottles for the upcoming 24th Annual Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay, the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Assembly chooses Coast Guardsman as manager

The Haines Borough Assembly bucked the staff’s choice for manager on Saturday, voting 4-2 to offer the job to Coast Guard veteran William Seward...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Meet police chief, manager candidates

It’s a big weekend for the Haines Borough, with candidates for two of the municipality’s top jobs coming to town for closed-door interviews with a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Cleanup season reveals pockets of dumped garbage

The spring cleanup season this year coincided with discoveries of dumped trash and trashed areas. A retired teacher with a heart condition hauled...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Chamber study quantifies nonprofit contributions

The financial impact of local nonprofits has come to the fore of political discussions in recent years, as state and federal funds dwindle and the...

 
 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...

 

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