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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

State easing off prosecuting cases

Some Haines residents have been getting lucky lately as a convergence of circumstances has led to an uptick in the number of criminal cases being...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

Town's drinking water turns brown

A brown, frothy liquid poured from the taps of the Haines Borough’s water customers last weekend, following a drop in pressure at the borough’s wa...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

Permit sale rekindles talk of waste

Sale of a waste-handling business has resurrected discussion of consolidating service in Haines. Acme Transfer owner Paul Nelson has agreed to sell...

 
 News    July 21, 2016 

Seasonal EMT added

Due in part to a lack of ambulance crew volunteers, the Haines Volunteer Fire Department is hiring a seasonal, part-time EMT. The $12,182 position...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

New cruise lines sign on for 2017

The Haines Borough’s tourism department has been receiving waves of good news recently, with new cruise lines committing to visit Haines in 2017...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 21, 2016 

Parking gridlock at the airport

Officials are trying to find a solution to an overflow of cars parked at the Haines airport, some of which are double- and triple-parked and left for...

 
 News    July 21, 2016 

Budgets take hit of $265K

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s last-minute education cuts will cost Haines about $265,000, but most of that will be borne by the Haines Borough, not the...

 
 News    July 21, 2016 

Work starts on replacing steel bridge

Motorists traveling on the Haines Highway should be extra alert around 26 Mile Haines Highway, where construction on the state’s Klehini River...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    July 21, 2016 

Former mayor, clerk Van Winkle dies at 68

Former Haines Borough mayor, assembly member and borough clerk Sharan Van Winkle died of...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 21, 2016 

Duly Noted

The injured moose calf adopted by Kroschel Wildlife Center died Thursday. Steve Kroschel said the calf called Ladybug was eating and drinking from...

 
 Blotter    July 21, 2016 

Police Report

Monday, July 18 A Second Avenue business owner reported sunflowers in front of her business had been destroyed. A Muncaster Lane resident reported he...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Buzz-in entry at borough defeated

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday rejected Bill Seward’s proposal to install a buzz-in security door at the administration...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Borough worker raises OK'd: $351K

The Haines Borough will spend an additional $351,600 on its employees over the course of the next three years following the assembly’s ratification...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Lapham, Lende say they'll run

Though the candidate filing period doesn’t open until Aug. 1, Haines is abuzz with chatter about who will vie for two borough assembly seats up for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Borough's attorney backs Dimok decision

The Haines Borough administration is standing its ground on a decision to hold Canada-based company Dimok Timber to the same sales tax requirements...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Assembly dumps tour tax vote

Going against the recommendation of its own committee, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday decided not to ask voters about repealing the town’s 1...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Planners: No to land sale request

The Haines Borough’s coveted lot at the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street will remain in public hands, for now. The Planning Commission last we...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 14, 2016

Borough seen as regional pilot for wood chip heat

The revised Haines Borough biomass project was characterized as a pilot project for small towns throughout Southeast at a Monday meeting where a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Seward: Deputize Brad Ryan

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward is hoping to promote public facilities director Brad Ryan to deputy borough manager, a new position which would...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Training offered to assembly hopefuls

Interested in running for local office? The Haines Borough wants to make sure you know what you’re in for. For the first time, the clerk’s office...

 
 Opinion    July 14, 2016

Editorial

Instead of tying itself in knots on the question of selling a lot on Third and Main or making it a park, borough leaders could steer a middle course...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Sell Main Street lot to fund more studies

We should give serious consideration to the potential of selling off the corner lot at Third and Main. We read about the borough’s financial...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Foundation donation bought carpet

The Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library would like to acknowledge the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for once again demonstrating their...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Seward: Beef up security at office

Following a confrontation between two residents and a Haines Borough employee last week, manager Bill Seward is looking to implement a new security...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Manager delays harbor job, for a moment

Less than seven hours after postponing the Small Boat Harbor expansion project, Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward retracted the directive and gave...

 

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