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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014 

Mayor's vote sends message against pot

With a tie-breaking vote cast by Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott, the assembly passed a resolution Tuesday opposing a statewide proposition to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 28, 2014 

New staff at school bring wide experience

Greg Brittenham, a nationally recognized conditioning coach who worked 20 years for the New York Knicks, will be leading physical education classes...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014 

Hiring panel gives nod to Culbeck

A five-person hiring committee has recommended the Haines Borough hire Darsie Culbeck as the new Community and Economic Development Director. Mayor St...

 
 News    August 28, 2014 

Meal program sign-up needed

The Haines Borough School District reminds parents they need to register their students for free or reduced-charge meals. Parents can fill out a...

 
 News    August 28, 2014 

Harbor drilling to seek contaminants, bedrock

Two years after a drill rig dug near the Small Boat Harbor entrance to test the stability of soil, another drill rig is coming to Haines to begin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014 

'Vote No on 2' presentation draws residents on both sides

About a dozen residents turned out Monday to hear a presentation opposing a ballot measure that would legalize and commercialize marijuana in Alaska....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 28, 2014 

Police mum on death

Haines Borough police have released no official information about what caused the death of resident George Edwards. Edwards,51, was found dead at his...

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014 

Mechanic Edwards was buoyant spirit, despite disabilities

Friends and relatives filled the American Legion Hall Wednesday to share stories of George Edwards,...

 
 Opinion    August 28, 2014 

Editorial

Joe Parnell’s column this week is a paid advertisement because Parnell is now a candidate for local office. During a political campaign, the...

 
 Letters    August 28, 2014 

No good argument for senior exemption

I have yet to hear a good argument for why we should continue to have senior property tax exemptions. I’m a member of the painfully small 30-40-yea...

 
 Letters    August 28, 2014 

Assembly rolls for corporate interest

It’s not unusual for the Haines Borough Assembly to balk when outside “big government” folks try to tell our community what to do. But...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 28, 2014 

Duly Noted

Sylvia Louise Loewen was born 11:20 p.m. Aug. 4 at Cornell Presbyterian Hospital in New York City to parents Rosalie and Reuben Loewen. She weighed 8...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Five candidates seek 2 seats on assembly

As of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, five candidates had filed for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. Residents Jerry Erny, Ron Jackson,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Pool, locker rooms removed from bonding effort

Voters likely won’t get to decide this year whether they want to bond for $784,000 in repairs to the Haines High School locker rooms. The Haines...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Marijuana meetings scheduled next week

Marijuana legalization will be the subject of two meetings next week in advance of an upcoming statewide vote on whether to legalize its recreational...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Senior lunches to extend 5 days

The Haines Senior Center meals and transportation program will return to five-day service this fall, thanks to a grant secured through the Chilkoot In...

 
 Opinion    August 21, 2014

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly reversal last week of its tour moratorium at Chilkoot Lake reflects that the town hasn’t yet figured out its...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014

Borough's spending a hurdle for support

I understand why the Haines Borough would like to phase out the senior property tax exemption and I might support it if the borough spent its money...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014

Borough's appetite just keeps growing

Our Haines Borough has turned into this giant amoeba. Nothing impedes its growth. The employees, facilities and services just keep multiplying. At...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014

Group will address mine independently

The Takshanuk Watershed Council is disappointed that the CVN did not contact a representative for comment on last week’s article titled,...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014

Moratorium could be explained

Shame on the Haines Borough manager and assembly for dropping the moratorium on new tours on the Chilkoot without any public notification other than t...

 
 Blotter    August 21, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 18 A caller reported someone had been using his vacant lot on Mud Bay Road for storage. Officers were advised. A person reported a black...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a canoe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Discovered crate a link to early firefighting efforts

A bit of Fort Seward history surfaced recently when a 50-pound, unopened crate of soda ash addressed to the quartermaster at Chilkoot Barracks was...

 

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