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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015

Sales of lots, houses on the rise, agents say

A tight year-round rental market and technological barriers preventing some would-be residents from moving here are two recent trends in the local...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Only 2 assembly candidates; filing deadline Thursday

A familiar face and a familiar voice will vie for seats on the Haines Borough Assembly this October, but if no one else files for candidacy soon, it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Harbor expansion critics: Aesthetics study not enough

A Monday meeting of the Waterfront Aesthetics Committee once again veered toward more fundamental aspects of the Small Boat Harbor expansion project,...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Sundberg renews push for heliport

Helicopter ski tour operator Scott Sundberg has resumed his eight-year campaign to establish a heli-port near a residential subdivision at 26 Mile...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Borough office trailer for sale

In need of a used office trailer? Contact the Haines Borough. The borough is selling the mobile office trailer that took up residence behind the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Garbage violations unearth bigger concerns

The Haines Borough Assembly last week took a mid-meeting field trip to a west side trailer park in an attempt to settle a dispute between borough staf...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Future unsure for borough's economic job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is remaining tight-lipped on the future of the municipality’s community and economic development director...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Officials review harbor option history

Concerns about the Small Boat Harbor project this week prompted Haines Borough staff to look into how the current design was chosen. Manager David...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Chamber won't push borough to cover loss from water

The Haines Chamber of Commerce has rescinded its request that the Haines Borough waive June’s water and sewer fees for local businesses affected by...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Mayor creates new harbor group

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill created a joint committee this week charged with “monitoring” the aesthetic design of the waterfront and Small Boat...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Thanks for questions on harbor

I’m writing to thank Karen Garcia for her excellent reporting on the planned harbor expansion. I also thank Joe Parnell, Debra Schnabel, Anne Boyce...

 
 News    July 9, 2015

Residents revel; sun caps 4th festivities

“The Slayers,” a team of teenagers, upended perennial champion Kevin Shove’s squad in the Mad Raft Race and Chandler Kemp cruised to victory in...

 
 News    July 2, 2015

Haines 4th of July Festivities

Oh, say can you see: Fireworks are back The rockets’ red glare returns this year with a fireworks display that will be shot off Port Chilkoot Dock s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Residents testify for saving Port Chilkoot waterfront

The aesthetics of the Haines Borough’s harbor expansion and other development projects along the town’s waterfront have residents wondering about...

 
 Letters    June 18, 2015

Free news difficult to compete against

I disagree with Thad Hopper‘s opinion that the issue of KHNS “providing written word stories to their listeners” is a personal/professional prob...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Economic director quits, cites conflict

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa issued a statement Wednesday that community and economic development director Bill Mandeville had resigned, but...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Sosa: Outreach via Facebook, 'bimbling'

If you see Haines Borough Manager David Sosa wandering the streets of town, feel free to approach him and tell him what’s on your mind. Sosa said at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Exotic ales, morsels on tap for 23rd beer festival

From horchata rice beer and wild mushroom cinnamon rolls to tug of war battles and bingo games, this weekend’s 23rd Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Testimony supports waiving cruise ship fees

Haines Borough staff and local tour operators turned out this week at an assembly Commerce Committee meeting to lobby for a proposed program that woul...

 
 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    May 14, 2015

Duly Noted

Lucy Madeline Bell was born to parents Sarah and Shawn Bell at 12:53 a.m. on Thursday, May 7, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. Lucy weighed...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Sign law enforcement has shopkeepers seeing red

A recent decision by Haines Borough staff to begin enforcing a controversial sign law has already inflamed a Fort Seward business owner and prompted...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

Borough to enforce sign law

“This is one ordinance that I would very much like to see resolved, once and for all.” – Mark Earnest, on proposed changes to the Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015

Town 'Clean Sweep' hits streets on Monday

“Operation: Clean Sweep,” the town’s annual roadside cleanup effort, starts Monday and runs through May 9, with targeted cleanup efforts May...

 

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