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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016 

Washington, D.C. cop offered job as chief

The Haines Borough Assembly emerged Tuesday from a 45-minute closed-door session to confirm interim manager Brad Ryan’s decision to negotiate a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016 

VanSpronsen forfeits police badge

Former Alaska Wildlife Trooper and Haines Borough Police Department officer Ken VanSpronsen has become the fifth Haines law enforcement officer in fiv...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016 

Plainclothes officer to walk grounds during Beer Fest

Haines Borough interim police chief Josh Dryden said he has been getting flack for his decision to station an officer in street clothes at this...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016 

Assembly defeats attempt to terminate lobbyist contract

A Haines Borough Assembly member on Tuesday made a move to terminate Bill Thomas’s lobbyist contract, but other members weren’t on board with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016 

End draws near for 'The Swamp'

A Haines Borough Assembly member on Tuesday made a move to terminate Bill Thomas’s lobbyist contract, but other members weren’t on board with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016 

Borough receives key Corps permit

The Small Boat Harbor expansion project cleared a major hurdle this week, with the Haines Borough receiving the Army Corps of Engineers 408 permit it...

 
 Letters    May 26, 2016 

CVN editorial on manager disingenuous

Am I misperceiving, or was the Chilkat Valley News in their May 19 editorial “welcoming” our new borough manager to Haines being deliberately...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    May 26, 2016 

Editorial

Who is in charge of scheduling in this town? No one. Should there be? Consider: On Saturday, May 14, civic-minded folks were forced to choose between...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Assembly chooses Coast Guardsman as manager

The Haines Borough Assembly bucked the staff’s choice for manager on Saturday, voting 4-2 to offer the job to Coast Guard veteran William Seward...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Sailboat capsizes near Skagway

The Skagway Volunteer Fire Department rescued a person from a capsized vessel about halfway between Haines and Skagway in Taiya Inlet Sunday night....

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Thomas says lobbyist pay was for work during session

Lobbyist Bill Thomas said in an interview last week his $45,000 pay covers only a 90-day session of the Alaska Legislature, although he may keep in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Assembly rejects proposed changes to draft budget

After an hour of discussion and nearly a half-dozen failed motions, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to change only one budget item during the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Police chief hire in the works

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan has offered the police chief position to one of the three candidates who visited town last...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016

Manager candidate grateful for hospitality

Recently, my wife Bonnie and I were fortunate enough to visit Haines as your guests. I was interviewing for the borough manager position. I did not...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016

Coaches' dedication makes big impact

A very special thank you to coach Cassie Miller for all her help and dedication coaching the middle school boys’ and girls’ volleyball team this...

 
 Opinion    May 19, 2016

Editorial

Congratulations, William Seward, on being chosen as the Haines Borough’s new manager. It’s a tough job, one that has overwhelmed most of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Assemblyman's absences at issue

The Haines Borough administration is grappling with how to deal with complaints about assembly member George Campbell’s continued physical absence...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Meet police chief, manager candidates

It’s a big weekend for the Haines Borough, with candidates for two of the municipality’s top jobs coming to town for closed-door interviews with a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Borough to help fund bear monitor

Following another rough season of tense human-bear interactions along the Chilkoot River corridor, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Teacher seeks district's apology in dismissal

The Haines Borough School Board will hold an “informal non-retention hearing” starting 6 p.m. June 28 to consider the dismissal of kindergarten...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Wellness Center opens; donor Harrell honored

When you go to the dentist at the new SEARHC clinic, you’ll be able to see your sore tooth live on TV. An oral display filmed with a pen-sized...

 
 News    May 12, 2016

Officer Long quits borough police force

Haines Borough interim police chief Josh Dryden said officer Brayton Long’s recent resignation was not solicited by the department, and was not a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Alten lays out play for museum worker bonuses

The Haines Sheldon Museum Board is investigating the legality of a proposed “staff bonus program” that would supplement museum employee salaries...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Picnic to spotlight preschool's plans

Supporters of a project that would expand the Haines Senior Center with an addition to the building for Chilkat Valley Preschool say they’re about...

 

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