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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

Firewood company quits town

A timber company based in Haines Junction, Y.T., is ceasing sales in Haines following a dispute with the Haines Borough. Dimok Timber office manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

Borough sets Seward's contract terms

Haines Borough manager Bill Seward started on the job this week, though he got a taste of local politics sitting on last week’s assembly meeting....

 
 News    June 23, 2016 

Maintenance trips up campsite privy plan

An idea by a local biologist for establishing an outhouse at Mosquito Lake recreation site has hit a hurdle. The Division of State Parks recently noti...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

Harbor project Q&A scheduled

Haines Borough public facilities director Brad Ryan will lead a presentation and field questions about the Small Boat Harbor expansion project at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

'Bully-proofing' workshops set

Bullying isn’t something that just happens in schools, or among middle-schoolers. And it doesn’t always look like a student being pushed into a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016 

Dock busking issue will go to Seward

It appears that one of the first decisions for new manager Bill Seward will be whether musicians can perform in public here, and where. Longtime...

 
 Opinion    June 23, 2016 

Editorial

On the scale of things, planning commissioner Donnie Turner’s “shut up” T-shirt was not particularly newsworthy and I was hoping to not publish...

 
 Letters    June 23, 2016 

Community supports school activities

A long overdue “thank you” to the entire Haines Borough. This community will step up and support extracurricular school activities faster than a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Effort aims to repeal sales tax for tourism

Should the Haines Borough repeal its 1 percent tourism and economic development tax? That’s the question one Haines resident wants put on the ballot...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Heliport OK'd for year-round use

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week approved unlimited, year-round use of a 35 Mile Haines Highway heliport, though the owners will not b...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Something's fishy about town's new crosswalks

When asked how he would respond to critics of the Haines Borough’s new decorated crosswalks, outgoing public works director Ralph Borders said,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Assembly approves budget

A day before a charter-mandated deadline, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted its $12.3 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year on a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Cui resigns for planning job in Washington state

Haines Borough planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui resigned this week to take a planning job in Sammamish, Wash. Cui’s last day with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Police: Unmarked car not for stealthy patrol

Residents may have noticed a new Haines Borough Police Department vehicle cruising around town lately. Or maybe they haven’t, because the black...

 
 Letters    June 16, 2016

The bullies have taken over Haines

Don Turner III, while sitting at the Planning Commission table last week, wore a T-shirt that said, “I like the sound you make when you shut up.”...

 
 Letters    June 16, 2016

More misbehavior by cops will come

The return of Mr. Long to the police force shows he can manipulate the city any time he wants. And for someone to say he’s a good cop, forbid, I...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 16, 2016

Duly Noted

Nick Oddo and Faith Tuohy were married Friday afternoon at Picture Point. “The skies just opened up. It was amazing,” Faith said. Magistrate John...

 
 Blotter    June 16, 2016

Police Report

Monday, June 13 A Mathias Avenue resident reported a moose cow and two calves in her yard. Police received a stalking order from the court to serve on...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

New trailers get jump on committee

As the Haines Borough struggles to address the lingering issue of how to permit commercial trailers, more are setting up shop around town. Cheechako...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

School board OKs $4.85 million budget

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved its $4.85 million general fund budget for the coming year, which includes some recent...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

Brayton Long to stay on borough police force

After tendering his resignation in May, officer Brayton Long has decided to stay with the Haines Borough Police Department. Interim chief Josh Dryden...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hearings set on wood chip heat proposal

The Haines Borough School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on July 14 to hear a detailed presentation and ask questions about a proposal by borough consultan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

Mayor Hill reins in parks committee

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill is putting her foot down over what she sees as the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee’s overreach on the Small Bo...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hill considers Washington, D.C. trip to seek funds

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill said a recent visit to town by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, was encouraging and Hill is considering a trip to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    June 9, 2016

Police Report

Monday, June 6 A person reported a brown bear in the woods near Cox Street. Dispatch forwarded the report to Fish and Game. A person reported a possib...

 

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