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 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015 

Break-ins at library and thrift store

The Haines Borough Public Library and Salvation Army both took a hit last week when someone broke into the buildings and stole several hundred...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015 

Cost of helicopter noise study soars

The cost of a noise study to monitor the impacts of a heliport near 26 Mile Haines Highway has ballooned from a Haines Borough staff estimate of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015 

Dispatch still can't trace phone calls

The Haines Borough Police Department’s $500,000 Enhanced-911 and dispatch services project has hit “a significant roadblock for completion,” acc...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015 

Gym open three mornings

The Haines Borough School District has opened the Karl Ward Gym, weight room and showers from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays....

 
 Letters    January 22, 2015 

Why no town observance of MLK Day?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a state and national holiday. I am confused why our town does not recognize this holiday. Haines Borough offices and...

 
 Letters    January 22, 2015 

Join effort to save highway school

Thank you to all who have supported Mosquito Lake School. This is an exciting time for everyone who is interested in the future of the school...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 22, 2015 

Duly Noted

The Haines School music department wants to make you a pizza for Super Bowl Sunday. School music director Kristy Totten said they are prepared to mak...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015 

Leaders question dock-seeing plan

The Haines Borough Finance Committee at its Monday meeting scrutinized manager David Sosa’s request for $100,000 in Lutak Dock funds, with the...

 
 News    January 22, 2015 

Fuel distributor chairs dock group

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa has appointed Fred Gray as the chair of the Lutak Dock “core group,” an advisory group tasked with guiding what...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015 

Decision on sale of school delayed

The Haines Borough likely won’t be selling Mosquito Lake School this summer, manager David Sosa said this week, after withdrawing his request last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Snowplow savings a possibility

A dearth of snow this winter could lead to a blizzard of savings for the Haines Borough. As of Tuesday, only 8.2 inches of snow had fallen downtown...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

Burner burnout a pellet system issue

A problem with a pilot-program boiler and questions about a delivery system are delaying a Haines Borough plan to replace oil-burning heat systems...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Borough signs economic development director

On a unanimous vote, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved the hire of Bill Mandeville, the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Former Representative Thomas will advise borough

The Haines Borough has hired former state house Rep. Bill Thomas as a consultant. Manager David Sosa this month hired Thomas for one month for a fee...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 15, 2015

Duly Noted

Southeast Alaska State Fair director Jessica Edwards spent three days at the International Association of Amusement Park Attractions trade show in Flo...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Sosa proposes new survey to gauge citizens' priorities

Three years after the Haines Borough conducted a survey to steer its Comprehensive Plan, manager David Sosa is seeking to conduct a new survey to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

School Board: Keep Mosquito Lake School

Following testimony by a half-dozen upper highway residents, the Haines Borough School Board voted 5-0 Tuesday to oppose putting up for sale Mosquito...

 
 News    January 15, 2015

Haines cops don new duds

Haines Borough Police Department officers have a new look.   Police chief Bill Musser said he decided new khaki-colored shirts should replace the...

 
 Blotter    January 15, 2015

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 12 A caller reported someone cutting trees on Haines Borough property near FAA Road. An officer responded and found a man felling trees...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

Icy walks take toll on pedestrians

During the recent freeze, Susan Yamada was driving her car from her apartment on Third Avenue to her job at the medical clinic at First Avenue, two...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    January 8, 2015

Gas prices drop, but that's relative

Barry Paige, a retired pipeline worker from Wasilla, delayed buying gasoline in Canada as he drove down the Alaska Highway to catch the ferry. He...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 8, 2015

Mosquito Lake School on two meeting agendas

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center say they’ll take their case to two Haines Borough meetings next week, including a Jan. 15...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    January 8, 2015

Editorial

It appears likely the town will soon have a community and economic development director. Taxpayers may be justifiably skeptical of funding this job. T...

 
 News    January 8, 2015

Advisory committee to meet

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet in the Haines Borough Assembly chambers 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The agenda will...

 
 Letters    January 8, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Explanation of wooden cut-outs I wanted to set the record straight on why there have been wooden, cut-out animals in front of the borough office. A...

 

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