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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Borough brass to staff booth at fairgrounds

Haines Borough employees and elected officials will be manning a booth at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this year.   Manager David Sosa said staff...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Police resurrecting reserves program after decade

The Haines Borough Police Department is resurrecting its volunteer reserve officer program after more than a decade of dormancy. The department is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Third Ave. plan may also pave behind borough office

The Haines Borough’s Third Avenue improvements project could be getting some add-ons, including the potential paving of Oslund Drive and a small...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Borough buys 1st forklift for $42K

The Haines Borough is buying a used $42,000 forklift to add to its heavy machinery fleet. Though the borough hasn’t previously owned an extended...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014 

Waste management system is broken

The Haines Brewing Company recycles glass by refilling my growler. That is true recycling. Skyline Drive residents recently learned about another...

 
 Blotter    July 24, 2014 

Police Report

Monday, July 21 An elderly woman died at a residence on Small Tracts Road. A person reported a water leak on Soap Suds Alley. Public works said they...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Sales tax delinquents owe borough $229K

The Haines Borough is moving against three businesses that owe an estimated $229,000 in back sales taxes, interest and penalties. According to chief...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Intruders at Mosquito Lake School

Trespassers apparently have been helping themselves to the recently vacated Mosquito Lake School. Jim Stanford, a Mosquito Lake resident charged with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014

Ford resigns for patrol job in Palmer

After four years with the Haines Borough Police Department, Sgt. Simon Ford has accepted a position as a patrolman in Palmer. He leaves town July 24 a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Culbeck, 2 others vie for development job

The Haines Borough received three applications for the new community and economic development director position by Tuesday’s deadline, including one...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 17, 2014

HARK fills executive director, dogcatcher positions

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has a new executive director and a new animal control officer working out of its Small Tracts Road shelter. Executive...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Residents give fire hall high marks

Residents who toured the refurbished Fort Seward Fire Hall during a Sunday open house had praise for it and owners Joanne Waterman and Phyllis Sage....

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Waste day Friday

The Haines Borough’s annual hazardous waste cleanup event offers residents a rare opportunity to safely dispose of nasty household waste, for free....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Assembly to hear brewery deal

Haines Borough manager David Sosa and the Haines Brewing Company have reached a deal for purchase of 20,000 square feet of borough land on Main Street...

 
 Opinion    July 17, 2014

Editorial

The Downtown Revitalization Committee should untether itself from the Haines Borough. Downtown revitalization – at its core – is about rebuilding...

 
 Letters    July 17, 2014

Neighbors should get to know Nelson

If you have been following the news articles in the Chilkat Valley News, you would have noticed an ongoing dispute concerning Paul Nelson, local busin...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 17, 2014

Duly Noted

Timothy Mikael “JJ” Ackerman was born 1:24 a.m. July 8 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to parents Timothy James Ackerman and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Packets available for office seekers

Haines Borough residents interested in running for mayor or assembly can now pick up candidate filing applications at the borough administration offic...

 
 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 Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Shops cry foul over sign enforcement

Portage Street business owners are squaring off with the Haines Borough over recent enforcement of signage rules on Fort Seward’s primary business r...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Catapult project at library

The Haines Borough Public Library is seeking catapult builders to participate in the statewide “Things that Fling!” competition. People...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Heli-ski firm fined

Five random spot checks on Alaska Heliskiing during this year’s heli-ski season found one out-of-bounds infraction. The GPS spot checks, conducted...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Sosa gives 80-day view of job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa assessed his first 80 days on the job at a town hall meeting last week, telling about 50 residents that his goals...

 
 Opinion    July 10, 2014

Editorial

Funny how things work out. On the Fourth of July with no official fireworks display, the unofficial fireworks were glorious – and everywhere....

 

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