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 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

What recession? : Surveys find business owners optimistic

The results of two recent surveys by the Haines Chamber of Commerce paint an upbeat picture of operating a local business. “People aren’t as glum...

 

Duly Noted

Gloria Jill Armstrong-Kosinski was born Jan. 4 to Sophia Armstrong and Reilly Kosinski at Anchorage’s Providence Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs., 14...

 

Puppeteers save parade with stand-in dragon

This year’s Holiday Parade almost took place without its fire-breathing star, the multi-legged thing that for years has snaked down Main Street...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    December 8, 2016

Holiday happenings in Haines

Put on your holiday best, dress your pets, prepare your snowshoes and get your taste buds ready for holiday events in Haines this weekend. Pet picture...

 

Assembly members dig into how to fix budget

Amid another troubled season of state budget slashing, the Haines Borough Assembly held a sometimes-tense workshop Monday night to target its budget...

 

Fort Seward's new art piece aims to slow sands of time

One of Haines’ newest public art pieces is an interactive work that combines glass, steel, stone and even the contemplative sands of time. The...

 

Visitors arrive for 22nd bald eagle festival

The Valley of the Eagles will live up to its name this month as more than 2,000 of our national birds congregate on the Chilkat River. The 22nd...

 
 By John Stang    News    October 27, 2016

Chamber adopts new bylaws

Twenty-three to 24 people will be needed to hold a Haines Chamber of Commerce meeting, compared to a recently dropped 14-person threshold. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Planners uphold decision on harbor

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week upheld a land use permit for the harbor expansion, but one appellant said he’ll appeal that decisio...

 
 By John Stang    News    October 6, 2016

Aesthetics committee revived for uplands

Haines’ long-dormant waterfront aesthetics committee will take its first crack to brainstorm how the Haines Borough should upgrade the uplands...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Planning Commission dips toe into harbor issue

The bid deadline for the first phase of expanding the small boat harbor has been extended from Sept. 21 to Oct 19. Haines borough manager Bill Seward...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Magistrate in office one week per month

A full-time, on-site Haines magistrate is the latest casualty in a long series of public service cuts brought on by Alaska's budget crisis. Following...

 

Harbor meeting discussed bidding process, trail, parking

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan updated about 35 people on the harbor expansion project at a town hall meeting Aug. 25. He said...

 

State forestry management questioned

Your article “Industry makes case for forestry office” ignored the community appeal to manage the Haines State Forest in accordance with...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Borough offers forestry office, car

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward this week offered office “space, utilities and transportation” for five years to the state’s Division of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Last stand for forestry office set

Alaska’s top Division of Forestry officials are coming to town next week to discuss with residents and Haines Borough officials the future of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Harbor project likely to seek deadline extension

The Haines Borough is advancing its Small Boat Harbor expansion project, but public facilities director Brad Ryan said the municipality will likely ne...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

For sale: Town's businesses in flux

When Scott Haston, a 1980 Haines High School graduate, returned to town this May after 35 years away, his first reaction was, “Everywhere you look,...

 

Schnabel: Harbor views are my own

In your article describing opposition to the harbor project (8/4/16), I was identified as the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. In that...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 4, 2016

Harbor project opposition unwavering as bid nears

A June meeting called to address harbor project aesthetics was dominated by citizen concerns about the size of a planned parking lot and a project...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

Few turn out for assembly training day

A new program aimed at training residents contemplating a run for Haines Borough Assembly drew little interest this week, with three members of the...

 
 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...

 

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