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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

E. coli in water; state orders boil order

Don’t drink the water, unless you’re getting it from somewhere other than the Haines Borough’s distribution system. The public water system...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

No penalty for Jewell breaking contract

The Haines Borough School Board considered but chose not to pursue a penalty against departing superintendent Ginger Jewell for breaking a three-year...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

Cruise ships get half-price fees

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday agreed to waive 50 percent of docking fees for every new and existing cruise ship that visits the Port...

 
 News    June 25, 2015 

Staff will align code, policy on agenda

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to have manager David Sosa and clerk Julie Cozzi ensure code and policy are aligned when it comes to how ite...

 
 News    June 25, 2015 

Borough committee members needed

Residents are needed to fill 11 vacant seats on five of the Haines Borough’s advisory committees. Three seats are open on the Parks and Recreation...

 
 Blotter    June 25, 2015 

Police Report

Monday, June 22 A Tower Road resident reported someone stole approximately 200 gallons of heating fuel over the past month. Police are investigating....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Exchange will feature modern-day trade goods: 'Zamboni' and sockeye

In what’s being described as a locally flavored cultural exchange, Haines is set to receive a Zamboni-like ice-grooming machine from Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Drop in gas price should boost independent visitors

Low gas prices could help boost numbers of independent visitors to Haines this summer to the highest numbers in years, but some of the anticipated...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Helicopter noise study out for public comment until June 26

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released the results of a draft helicopter noise study late last week, but he said he doesn’t want to share his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Man charged in sting of online predators

Troopers arrested a 62-year-old Haines man Saturday on nine felony warrants stemming from a Virginia-based online sting operation intended to catch...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Assembly approves 911 phone surcharge

The Haines Borough Assembly last week passed an ordinance adding a monthly surcharge of $1.51 to every land line and cell phone in the borough. The as...

 
 News    June 18, 2015

Interim chief: Police need town's help, support

By Karen Garcia In a recent interview, Haines Borough interim police chief Robert Griffiths said he wants to encourage community involvement – like...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Neighbors' comments sink plan for Lutak dog kennel

The Haines Borough Planning Commission rejected plans for a commercial dog-boarding kennel on Lutak Road last week after receiving more than a dozen...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Residents testify for saving Port Chilkoot waterfront

The aesthetics of the Haines Borough’s harbor expansion and other development projects along the town’s waterfront have residents wondering about...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Lemcke: Don't expect long-term fix from $52K in roof repairs

The Haines School roof isn’t one, but several roofs that have been replaced at different times using at least three different kinds of coverings....

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    June 18, 2015

Police Report

Monday, June 15 A Main Street resident reported an intoxicated person loitering and drinking beer in their apartment building’s stairwell, even...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Pair convicted in car break-ins

The state has secured two convictions in connection with the ransacking of 30 cars downtown two years ago, but some victims this week said that’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Minor offense ticket holiday coming to an end

Fines for minor offenses are on their way back. The Haines Borough Assembly recently introduced an ordinance that will empower police and some borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Assembly members revisit remarks

Following a Haines Borough committee meeting last week during which two assembly members publicly derided a resident’s concerns, two other assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Borough nets sewer plant loan

The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance recently that would accept a $1.7 million loan from the state to improve the municipality’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

BLM: Heli-ski permits trump borough map rules

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent decision to permit commercial helicopter landings on a block of the agency’s land south of town has raised...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 11, 2015

Brewfest will drop electronic tickets

Organizers of the Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival say they’ll scratch an electronic ticket system and return to paper tickets...

 
 Opinion    June 11, 2015

Editorial

Citizens have raised legitimate questions about how matters sent to the Haines Borough Assembly sometimes don’t get placed on meeting agendas. Borou...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Borough shouldn't sell Haines short

Focusing on a cruise ship waiver when marketing Haines sends the message that the only reason a ship would want to bring people here is for the dock...

 

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