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 By Natalie Helms    News    August 18, 2016 

Senior Village finds $185K hole

The Haines Senior Village must raise an unexpected $185,000 in the next 10 years to pay off a second mortgage on the 20-year-old housing project due...

 
 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 

Leaders sign secrecy forms

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott’s first meeting with the Public Safety Commission this week included a two-hour closed door session during w...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2016 

Yukon: Lots of firewood still available

A competitor of a Canadian firewood supplier involved in a tax dispute with the Haines Borough this week said he wouldn’t rule out bringing logs to...

 
 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 18, 2016 

Hickman to lead public works crew

Promotions and retirements at the Haines Borough mean residents will be seeing new faces at the office and around town. Administrative assistant...

 

Erekson in assembly race

Haines Borough School District bookkeeper Judy Erekson this week submitted her paperwork to run for assembly, joining incumbent Diana Lapham and...

 

Put harbor bid process on hold

Extension of the present rock, rubble-mound breakwater, beyond the present harbor entrance, has never been planned or requested by the Haines...

 
 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,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 

One week remaining to file for local office

The deadline to file for Haines Borough office is drawing near, with three residents submitting the required paperwork as of press time Wednesday....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

New planner worked on comprehensive plan

The Haines Borough's new planner is a fourth-generation Southeast Alaska resident and already has ex...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

Assembly comment time mulled

Audience members who ask questions and voice concerns during the public comment period at the beginning of Haines Borough Assembly meetings could...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

Assembly OKs preschool lease

The Chilkat Valley Preschool has passed the halfway mark in its effort to raise $420,000 for the construction of its new home, a 1,400-square-foot...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

Turner wins award for supporting town

The Haines Borough Assembly meeting on Tuesday kicked off with an exceptional amount of back-patting, including the presentation of a new award...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

College group meets Tuesday

Greg Podsiki is leading the charge to rally community support for a college in Haines. Podsiki, a 37-year resident, believes a small college or...

 

Assembly says little after lengthy secret session

The Haines Borough Assembly emerged from a 90-minute closed door session with its attorney Tuesday, only to give a one-sentence update on the ongoing...

 

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 Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

Legal fees mount in heliport lawsuit

The Haines Borough has spent more than $13,000 to date defending itself in a lawsuit filed by a sister company of Southeast Alaska Backcountry...

 

Extra half day nets uptick at waste event

A half day added to this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection proved to be a success as employees of Carson Dorn, Inc. of Juneau and the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 4, 2016

'Harvest camp' offered for youths

Haines’ first Harvest Camp will make its debut Aug. 13-16 for Southeast Alaska youth, inspired by a popular and successful Chilkoot Culture Camp...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

New police chief adjusting to town's 'uniqueness'

Haines is a long way from Washington, D.C., and Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott has spent the last three weeks “getting used to the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

DOT: Mud Bay parking issue not fixed yet

A state employee jumped the gun last week when she told the Haines Borough a solution had been reached in the ongoing issue of residents parallel...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

AMG seeks permit for Flower Mountain tour

Alaska Mountain Guides is looking to add a commercial ATV tour to its operations that would take clients around the Flower Mountain and lower Klehini...

 

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