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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Moment of silence, apology at meeting

At a meeting that included colorful moments, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday heard the tourism director explain why she recently resigned,...

 

Time for borough staff to mend fences

How do I thwart thee (the thoughtful, positive intentions of legitimately elected assembly members)? Let me count the ways. I’m repeating myself to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 4, 2017

Assembly seat open; deadline set May 15

A vacant seat is up for grabs on the Haines Borough Assembly, following the resignation of member Mike Case at the group’s April 25 meeting. Case...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    May 4, 2017

Duly Noted

Carol Iverson of Salem, Ore., was in town last week, visiting brother Don Hartmann and catching up with friends. Former schoolmates she visited includ...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017

Manager hire vote roils community

The Haines Borough Assembly’s 5-1 decision to hire Debra Schnabel as borough manager Tuesday has further engulfed a community already embroiled in...

 

Use civil conversation instead of recall

I’ve enjoyed my share of politics. Voted every election since I first could at age 18 at a special election at college. I very seldom agree with...

 

Manager hiring process was flawed

In my opinion, Debra Schnabel was not the “best” qualified borough manager candidate. The question is not about academic achievement, but...

 

Schnabel highly qualified to be manager

In a letter last week, Joe Poor said, without mentioning names, that the borough manager candidate who is not Brad Ryan “has been deemed unqualified...

 

Schnabel most qualified candidate ever

  There are two good candidates for the Haines Borough manager position. I would like to highlight the qualifications and experience of one. Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Manager candidate interviews scheduled

By way of conversation and a coin toss, Haines Borough officials organized two community meetings with manager applicants. Residents will get to ask q...

 

Duly Noted

Titus Solomon Thorgesen was born to Christopher and Amy Thorgesen at Bartlett Memorial Hospital in Juneau on March 30. Titus weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz. and...

 

Borough's population grows smaller, older

The population of Haines continued on a downward trend as another 26 people left town between 2015 and 2016. The Haines Borough also retains its...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 30, 2017

Borough manager finalists are Schnabel, Ryan

The final two local Haines Borough manager applicants both stressed their abilities to bring people together and curb controversy in borough politics...

 

Kurtz, 74, advocated for port, rail projects

Bill Kurz was buried March 16 at Jones Point in a large crate he had used as a toolbox. Kurz, who ha...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Wings of Alaska shuts down; air carriers down to 1

Wings of Alaska has shut its doors, reducing service to Haines to a single air carrier. But as the company’s service has been limited, the closure...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Sales tax revenues drop first time in 5 years

Haines Borough sales tax revenue in 2016 took its first dip in more than five years, led by a 4 percent decrease in retail revenue. According to borou...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Manager candidates down to 3

Residents Debra Schnabel and Brad Ryan made the shortlist for borough manager applicants that the borough assembly will interview. Assembly members...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Manager applicants include Bill Seward

By Kyle Clayton Haines Borough Assembly members will meet Thursday to start reviewing applications for the manager position. They include one from...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Schnabel not qualified, clerks say

Haines Borough clerks this week said Debra Schnabel did not meet basic requirements for the borough manager position, the same requirements that...

 

Duly Noted

Friends of Mike and Elaine Crawshay were saddened to hear of the fire that destroyed Kluane Machine, their auto repair shop of 30 years in Haines Junc...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Growth group to be considered

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee will meet 6 p.m. on Monday, March 6 to consider a request for $95,000 from a newly formed Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Meeting seeks interest in Toastmaster's

Two meetings set for Wednesday, March 8 will discuss the possibility of launching a local Toastmaster’s Club in Haines. Toastmaster’s is a...

 

Food production holds potential for town

The Haines Chamber of Commerce publicly recognizes the many people in the valley that are actively pursuing sustainable, commercial and/or organic...

 

Waste group: No opinion on borough shipping proposal

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group decided Feb. 16 not to weigh in on a borough manager proposal to ship municipal waste to Washington....

 

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