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 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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017 

Union Files grievance against borough

The Alaska Laborers union filed a grievance against the Haines Borough after assembly member Tom Morphet released to the public earlier this month...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017 

Email an issue for targets of recall

The recall effort is generating distrust between several Haines Borough Assembly members and some borough staff after the recall’s sponsor...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 27, 2017 

School savings down to $195K

A budget battle between the Alaska state Senate and House of Representatives has the Haines School District budget in a lurch until the state’s...

 

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...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    April 27, 2017 

Duly Noted

Former resident Suzie Scollon was here for four days visiting friends and staying with Kathleen Menke. Besides hiking local trails and lunching at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

All drug charges against Lari dropped

The state dismissed all drug charges against Dean Lari last week because of what a magistrate judge described as a “technicality” and Lari’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Early data on goats presented

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Kevin White presented Thursday preliminary findings of a seven-year study on regional mountain goat...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Mining steering committee plans forum on issues

A new mining steering committee recently organized by Takshanuk Watershed Council plans to educate the public through a “comprehensive and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Planners mum on plans for pot farm

Marijuana cultivation is legal statewide, but municipalities have the option to more stringently regulate it or outlaw it all together. In the face...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Klukwan program aimed at youth jobs

Klukwan high school students are learning the basics of pre-employment skills and career exploration, hoping to snag a job this summer at local busine...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Assembly debates police issues

After reviewing a large budget increase for the police department, the Haines Borough Assembly discussed a host of police issues during a budget...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

For differing reasons, revolving loan funds stalled

Between an apparent lack of awareness and the inability to continue financing due to default, two local revolving business loan-funding options have...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Planners seek to expand notification

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to notify more neighbors when development projects are being planned. Households within 500 feet of a...

 

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...

 

Duly Noted

Aksel Archer Stickler was born to Corrie and Daniel Stickler at Bartlett Memorial Hospital in Juneau on April 17. Aksel weighed 7 lbs., 13...

 

Editorial

On October 20, 2016, the Chilkat Valley News reported at the top of its front page that Haines Borough police had arrested Dean “Bear” Lari in a...

 

Clerk, attorney give go-ahead on recall

The effort to recall three Haines Borough Assembly members is moving forward. Borough clerk Julie Cozzi, consulting with borough attorney Brooks Chand...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Assembly settles with Seward

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 Tuesday for a $55,000 settlement with former manager Bill Seward. Seward threatened a wrongful termination...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Morphet releases police complaints

Assembly member Tom Morphet made public four complaints against Haines police officers Tuesday, leading some members to question his methods despite...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

First application filed for growing marijuana

Longtime resident Carol Waldo has applied for Haines’ first marijuana establishment license. Using the business name Glacier Bay Farms, Waldo...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Highway lukewarm to police

Haines Highway residents raised points including essential emergency services, resistance to active patrols, and better tax representation to Haines...

 
 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...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 13, 2017

Assembly chooses Lutak Dock option

The Haines Borough Assembly agreed to pursue a $37.4 million project to refurbish Lutak Dock as the borough’s preferred option, but only if grant...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

Recall aimed at 3 on assembly

Ten Haines residents have launched a recall petition against Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet. Borough...

 

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