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 By Eileen McIver    News    October 16, 2014 

Air ambulance coverage changes

Residents who aren’t covered by memberships in two air ambulance companies serving Haines could get stuck with a whopping medevac bill. Since June...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Lutak Dock repair urgent, report says

The Haines Borough’s Lutak Dock is “near the edge” and living on “borrowed time,” according to a recently released draft report. The report,...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Development job seeking applicants

The Haines Borough Community and Economic Development Director position is up for grabs again, and manager David Sosa is altering the borough’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Chief Musser responds to information concerns

Haines Borough Police Chief Bill Musser explained some of his policies on release of information at last week’s Public Safety Commission meeting...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

HARK board removes director Swensgard

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel is back to looking for a new executive director and animal control officer. The nonprofit recently fired executive...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014 

Borough designates downtown boat yard

The Haines Borough is taking the first step toward a downtown municipal boat yard, a facility supporters say will help keep money in town during the w...

 
 Opinion    October 16, 2014 

Editorial

The Haines Borough should scrap hiring an economic development director and hire a grant writer instead. There’s been no public outcry for another d...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough voters like Hill, Jackson, Case

Haines Borough voters on Tuesday elected residents Ron Jackson and Mike Case to the assembly and chose Jan Hill for the mayor’s seat, according to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough plans downtown ice rink

The basketball court at the former elementary school site will be transformed into a downtown ice skating rink this winter. Haines Borough Public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

Mine summit leans to port partnership

A private-public partnership to restore the Chilkoot Lumber Co. dock as an ore terminal was floated as a potential model at the Haines Port...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

School extends paid vacations

The Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Tuesday to give as much as six weeks of annual paid vacation leave to three janitorial and maintenance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Brewery construction pending

The Haines Brewing Company has signed a contract with the Haines Borough for purchase of 20,000 square feet of Main Street property. The assembly...

 
 Opinion    October 9, 2014

Editorial

Congratulations to the winners of Tuesday’s election and thanks to all the candidates who ran. A campaign is a great opportunity to hear ideas from...

 
 Blotter    October 9, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 6 A caller in the Fort Seward area reported a bear had broken into a garbage containment building and made a mess. Police, wildlife...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Vote Tuesday on leadership, school bonds

Haines Borough voters will elect a mayor and two new assembly members and decide four ballot propositions in Tuesday’s municipal election....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 2, 2014

Eagle foundation seeks room for collection

American Bald Eagle Foundation founder Dave Olerud says his organization has been gifted a significant attraction, but it may take closing a section o...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Thefts reported at airport, boat harbor

Thefts of cash and property are continuing around town. The Alaska Seaplanes office and boat owners at the Small Boat Harbor are the latest victims....

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Assembly member injured in boat fire

Haines Borough Assemblyman George Campbell is “fine” and will likely return to town early next week after treatment at Harborview Medical Center...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 2, 2014

School board candidates give views of district

Incumbents Anne Marie Palmieri and Brian Clay are unopposed as they seek re-election to three-year terms on the Haines Borough School Board. A third,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Ballot questions on school upgrades, 40 percent

Four ballot questions will be considered by voters Tuesday, the first involving an election policy and the subsequent three on whether to bond for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Candidates sound off at forums

Haines Borough Assembly and mayor candidates faced questions ranging from solid waste management to heli-skiing at recent forums. Assembly candidates...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Arts Outlook

Authors to celebrate Alaska Book Week The Haines Borough Public Library is celebrating Alaska Book Week by gathering local authors for a roundtable...

 

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