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 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Report honestly on ex-employees?

Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel last week submitted for the assembly’s consideration a policy statement that would discourage the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Deals with rogue cops questioned

Assembly member Debra Schnabel is questioning Haines Borough agreements with a former police chief and sergeant, who resigned in exchange for the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 26, 2014

DOT says Joel hire acceptable

Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said in a press release late Wednesday that the hiring of former Haines Borough Police Sgt....

 
 Letters    June 26, 2014

Lowe and Joel situations not comparable

When my friend Gary Lowe was “let go” a year or so ago, I sat by and said nothing.  He was getting a financial settlement he seemed satisfied...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Sanctioned ex-cop to lead ferry security

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott is calling for Gov. Sean Parnell to rescind the hire of former Haines Borough Police Department Sgt....

 
 Opinion    June 19, 2014

Editorial

Recent revelations about the behavior of former Haines Borough Police Sgt. Jason Joel should lead the municipality to create new policies to follow...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 20, 2014

Assembly OKs ATVs on borough roads

The Haines Borough Assembly last week unanimously approved an ordinance change that will allow ATVs on borough-owned roads. Member Diana Lapham raised...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

ATVs on roads? Last hearing Tuesday

Supporters of an ordinance that would allow ATV use on Haines Borough roads turned out to testify in front of the assembly last week, claiming ATVs ar...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 13, 2014

ATVs on roads? Ordinance back

Haines Borough Assembly member Jerry Lapp is resuming the push for relaxation of snowmachine and all-terrain vehicle laws in the borough. An...

 
 Opinion    February 13, 2014

Editorial

If Bill Musser works out as chief of the Haines Borough Police Department, it will be despite the borough’s hiring process, not because of it. The b...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Finalist for top cop blasts assembly

The attempted hire of a new Haines Borough police chief fell through Wednesday when the assembly voted unanimously to end negotiations with Richard...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Police chief finalists down to 2

The number of finalists for Haines Borough Police Chief has dropped to two after applicant Scott Happ recently withdrew his name from consideration, l...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Earnest's tenure disastrous

Borough manager Mark Earnest’s employment in Haines is ending. Thank God. Earnest’s departure marks the end of another disastrous manager’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Paper trail follows chief hopeful

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest has shortlisted his favorite candidates for police chief from 16 to four, but at least one of them has...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 19, 2013

Police will search mail for narcotics

Haines Borough police plan to have mail coming to local post office boxes inspected in the coming months as part of an ongoing investigation of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Required form on Lowe lagging

Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest is nearly two months overdue in filing a required form to a statewide police oversight agency regarding the resign...

 
 Opinion    August 29, 2013

Editorial

The CVN last week published a story about the four candidates for Haines Borough police chief who’d applied by the borough’s deadline. The story...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 22, 2013

Why so few assembly candidates?

With only two names appearing on the fall municipal ballot for two seats open on the Haines Borough Assembly, interest in serving on the town’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Borough releases Lowe evaluation

A March performance evaluation of former Haines Borough police chief Gary Lowe released this week says Lowe maintained good relationships with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 11, 2013

Number of police will soon drop to 3

The five-member Haines Borough Police Department will soon be reduced to three. Understaffed since the resignation of former chief Gary Lowe in...

 
 Letters    July 5, 2013

Time to end mobster-style government

I attended what I believed to be a meeting on whether or not Mark Earnest should be kept on as Haines Borough manager June 10. Turned out that his...

 
 Opinion    June 20, 2013

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly has decided against hiring a headhunting firm and instead will hire a new police chief itself, with the input of the...

 
 Letters    June 6, 2013

Attorney advice needed on conflict

Today I spoke with mayor Stephanie Scott concerning the issue of Darsie Culbeck’s appearance of a conflict of interest. I was stunned to learn the b...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 9, 2013

Police: Get rid of hybrid patrol cars

The Haines Borough Police Department is looking to replace two hybrid electric patrol vehicles purchased four years ago, due to concerns about their...

 

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