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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Borough rehires Walsh, but for EMT job

Three months after she was dismissed from the training officer position at the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department, Jenn Walsh is returning as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Two manager candidates withdraw, 2 added for interview

Two finalists for the Haines Borough manager position have withdrawn their candidacies, including Dennis Koenig, the La Jara, Colo., city manager who...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Planner graduates boot camp, earns citizenship

Haines Borough planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui is back on the job this week after more than five months in U.S. Army Reserves boot camp....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016 

Skiers bump sales tax income in 2015

A springtime bump apparently from skiing and the Freeride World Tour helped push sales tax revenues to a five-year high in 2015. Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016 

Memorial planned for Jones Point cemetery

A “town memorial wall” will be added at Jones Point Cemetery as a marker for deceased residents not buried in the cemetery. “More people are doi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Chamber pushes council model for economy

The Haines Chamber of Commerce is continuing to push its goal of establishing a local economic development council, though it still needs to convince...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Mining exploration out for public review

The federal Bureau of Land Management this week opened the public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment of Constantine Metal...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Police Report

Monday, April 25 A man reported a truck and skateboarders impeding traffic. Officers spoke with the individuals. A woman reported an unattended burn,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Borough manager candidates narrowed to 4 finalists

The Haines Borough Assembly is scheduled to bring four manager candidate finalists to town for two days of receptions and interviews May 13-14. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Manager finalist made crude Facebook posts

The Haines Borough Assembly met as a committee-of-the-whole Tuesday to select manager finalists from a pool of 10 candidates picked by hired...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Budget discussion: Police seek fifth officer

The Haines Borough Assembly this week began delving into the nitty-gritty of interim manager Brad Ryan’s draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Police chief candidates underwhelm commission

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan will bring three police chief finalists to town for interviews, taking two candidate recommendations from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016

Operation Clean Sweep targets roadside debris

Any day is a good day to pick up litter, but residents participating in the Chamber of Commerce’s Operation Clean Sweep can qualify for “dump doll...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 21, 2016

Duly Noted

Family members from overseas, Alaska and the Lower 48 will host a celebration of life for Ray Menaker 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    April 21, 2016

Police Report

Monday, April 18 Dispatch received a 911 call from a local woman reporting a helicopter was landing on her private property. Dispatch advised...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 21, 2016

Editorial

It seems oddly synchronous that John Schnabel, Layton Bennett, Ray Menaker and Bob Henderson died within a year of each other. (Henderson, age 95,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Assembly OKs plan for harbor on 4-2 vote

Reflecting a continued division on the topic, the Haines Borough Assembly this week voted 4-2 to approve the Small Boat Harbor expansion project’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

List of police chief candidates includes officer Long

The executive search firm tasked with finding the Haines Borough’s next police chief this week submitted its list of 10 semi-finalists, which...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

New wildlife trooper on the job

With the busy summer season around the corner, Haines’ new wildlife trooper has arrived just in time. Trent Chwialkowski, 39, started on the job...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Leaders grapple with offenses ordinance

A day after an ad hoc committee recommended the creation of an independent code commission to sift through the hundreds of violations outlined in the...

 
 News    April 14, 2016

Police to tighten up on guns at school

Haines Borough interim police chief Josh Dryden said the department will begin enforcing a state law that prohibits guns in vehicles on school...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Ryan won't seek permanent manager job

Despite rave performance reviews from the Haines Borough Assembly last week, interim manager Brad Ryan on Monday said he would not be applying for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Draft budget balanced with $400K in savings

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan last week released his $12.3 million draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes cutting the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2016

School workers feel sting of insurance cost hike

A 24 percent increase in insurance costs for Haines Borough School District personnel will fall hard on aides and other non-teaching staff, whose...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2016

Carlson: School savings will last 2 more years

School board members started discussing cuts that might be forced two years from now during a budget meeting March 29, where interim superintendent Ri...

 

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