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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017 

Drugs stolen at clinic

A “small amount” of prescription painkillers and sedatives were stolen late March 16 or early March 17 during an apparent break-in at the SEARHC m...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017 

Schnabel permit OK'd, with conditions

Resident Ella Bredthauer said this week she would take a wait-and-see approach to a permit for blasting and hauling rock through her residential...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017 

Planners eye building height cap

Building height restrictions across the Haines Borough might be limited to 30 feet after the planning commission voted 5-2 last week to recommend...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017 

Board takes up cost of school administration

The Haines Borough School Board zeroed in on administration at its first run-through of next year’s budget on March 16. “Talking about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017 

Freeride coming down to the wire

The fate of the 2017 Freeride World Tour in Haines will come down to weather and slope conditions Friday and Saturday. The event was delayed through...

 

Respect existing land-use designations

Mr. Ordonez asked a keenly astute land-use question, “How can the rights of the various user groups be respected so that all of us can enjoy the...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    March 23, 2017 

Duly Noted

Tom True, 67, died in Sitka on Tuesday of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). True worked 30 years as an immigration inspector and customs agent at the U.S....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Assembly reverses on trash regulation

The Haines Borough Assembly Wednesday reversed a decision made earlier this month and is now in favor of borough regulation of garbage collection...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Snow, athletes converge for 'Freeride'

Eight inches of snow fell Sunday and Monday. Next come the skiers. Twenty-eight professional skiers and snowboarders will shred powder during the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Wings of Alaska shuts down; air carriers down to 1

Wings of Alaska has shut its doors, reducing service to Haines to a single air carrier. But as the company’s service has been limited, the closure...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Sales tax revenues drop first time in 5 years

Haines Borough sales tax revenue in 2016 took its first dip in more than five years, led by a 4 percent decrease in retail revenue. According to borou...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Forester job clears initial hurdlle

The state House of Representatives Finance Committee approved an amendment last week that could lead to funding for a nine-month forester position in...

 

What's cost of being a bike-friendly town?

About 40 residents turned out March 2 and raised questions about a “bicycle-friendly community” designation pursued by members of the Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Manager candidates down to 3

Residents Debra Schnabel and Brad Ryan made the shortlist for borough manager applicants that the borough assembly will interview. Assembly members...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Investing in Mosquito Lake School

The idea of the Haines Borough selling the Mosquito Lake Community Center may be off the table for at least three years following a March 7 recommenda...

 

Is the sign law legal?

Haines Borough’s signage regulations are unconstitutional and need to be changed, the borough’s code review commission was told March 2. While...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Sprinkler burst shuts down pool

Broken piping in the sprinkler system caused the Haines Pool to unexpectedly close for a week. On Friday, March 10, interim public facilities...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Waste group weighs new model

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group discussed the merits of mandatory collection March 3 following a presentation from Karl Hagerman,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Legal, procedural questions slow appeal of rock-haul

The Haines Borough Assembly extended its Tuesday meeting into a third day after wrestling for hours with two appeals of a controversial conditional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 16, 2017

Frozen market to boost production at Excursion

As much as four million additional pounds of salmon will be processed at Ocean Beauty’s Excursion Inlet plant this summer due to market conditions...

 

Police chief extorting community

Nothing like blatant extortion by the police chief to create good faith in the public servants at Haines Borough. Is extortion what they call best...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Manager applicants include Bill Seward

By Kyle Clayton Haines Borough Assembly members will meet Thursday to start reviewing applications for the manager position. They include one from...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Math teacher Davis to lead music

By Natalie HelmsHigh school math teacher Matt Davis will take over the district’s full-time music teacher position, Haines Borough School Principal...

 

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