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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Freeride at last: Skies open for skiers

A 10-day wait for clear skies paid off for organizers of the Freeride World Tour, who held their international, big-mountain skiing and snowboard comp...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Police will investigate rogue artist

The owners of the boarded-up Coliseum Theater on Main Street this week said they were pursuing criminal charges against a Haines man who attached an...

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2015 

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Thanks to help at library event

A huge thank you to all those who helped make our Lucky LEAP a success. Thank you to the bakers of delicious desserts, some to eat that evening and...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015 

Blaze claims shop $50K in tools, gear

Carpenter Scott Carey was putting his life back together this week after a Saturday night fire destroyed his workshop on Chilkat State Park Road and...

 
 Blotter    March 26, 2015 

Police Report

Monday, March 23 A pedestrian walking near Second Avenue reported being charged by one of two moose in the area. The caller was concerned as the moose...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Waiting on weather: Skiers need 1 clear day for event

Organizers of the Freeride World Tour international ski and snowboard competition this week pinned their hopes for staging the event on a forecast...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Heli-ski area open for 1 year

By Karen Garcia The Bureau of Land Management is opening more than 66,000 acres of land south of Hai...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Chamber seeks $3 million grant

The Haines Chamber of Commerce last week submitted a grant application that, if awarded, could inject up to $3 million in the local economy. Chamber...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Second, '65-percent' harbor plan out for review on Friday

The Haines Borough Assembly is looking into the cost of moving Lookout Park to keep it from being engulfed by a parking lot in the Small Boat Harbor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Progress on back taxes

The Haines Borough has made progress on collecting back sales tax from three delinquent business owners it reported owed an estimated $229,000 in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Avalanche buries skier on event eve

Despite a Wednesday morning avalanche that partially buried the event’s co-coordinator and an insurance snafu delaying the Haines Borough’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Chamber members support talk of pot

The Haines Chamber of Commerce released results of its marijuana survey this week, with 82 percent of respondents agreeing the chamber should be a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly: More work needed on tax-exempt rule

Nearly a dozen residents turned out at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting to roundly criticize an ordinance that would change how nonprofits...

 
 News    March 12, 2015

Nonprofit groups form alliance

Local nonprofit organizations are banding together to share resources, collaborate on projects, and figure out how to effectively communicate their...

 
 News    March 12, 2015

School jobs move ahead

Haines Borough School Board members last week agreed to advertise new positions in the district, although decisions to fund them have not yet been...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly labors on Nelson appeal

After nearly 90 minutes of testimony and deliberation, the Haines Borough Assembly agreed to refund $600 of a $1,200 fine levied against a Skyline...

 
 News    March 12, 2015

Winds, waves break apart float

Haines Borough officials said they hope to repair a U-shaped mooring float at the Letnikof float before the fishing season. The shore-side leg of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Legislators: Close state forestry office

The state Division of Forestry office in Haines would close under a proposal being considered by the Alaska Legislature’s House Finance Committee....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Town rolls out welcome mat for skiers

Up to 100 skiers, snowboarders, media representatives, sponsors and event organizers arrive in Haines next week for the Freeride World Tour, and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Again, preschool seeking new home

The Chilkat Valley Preschool’s plans to buy part of a building on Willard Street have fallen through due to zoning issues, preschool administrator...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Harbor wait list is baloney

Here’s an interesting story. Go on the Haines Borough website, then go down to the departments section and click on ports and harbors. Then pull up...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Mayor: Juneau trip netted many connections

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill recently returned from a trip to Juneau for the Alaska Municipal League Winter Legislative conference, where she...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Nelson appeals $1,200 fine for glass fill on lot

The Haines Borough and resident Paul Nelson are once again locked in a dispute stemming from Nelson’s use of glass for fill on his Skyline Estates...

 

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