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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 20, 2015 

Chilkoot bear scene 'worse than a zoo'

By Tom Morphet Crowding, garbage and careless behavior became so prevalent at Chilkoot River during last weekend’s Dominion Day holiday that some...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015 

Study: Police below standards in many areas

Following last week’s release of a damning study of the Haines Borough Police Department, the Public Safety Commission this week decided to hold a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015 

Sales of lots, houses on the rise, agents say

A tight year-round rental market and technological barriers preventing some would-be residents from moving here are two recent trends in the local...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 20, 2015 

School board approves teachers' contract

After a 45-minute executive session, the Haines Borough School Board Tuesday accepted a revised contract with the local teachers’ union. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015 

Plan for Lutak Dock fix slogs ahead

The process of developing a plan for the Haines Borough’s deteriorating Lutak Dock is slowly moving forward, with the municipality last week asking...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015 

Assembly to hear Mud Bay Road speed issue

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week voted 5-2 to recommend the assembly ask the Department of Transportation to perform a speed study on...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015 

Tresham Gregg seeks assembly seat

A third Haines resident has filed for Haines Borough Assembly. Tresham Gregg turned in his papers minutes before the borough offices closed Wednesday...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015 

Public survey of police escaped notice of many

The recently-released Haines Borough Police Department study from Russell Consulting claims a public survey about the police was “heavily promoted w...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Sosa discloses some contents of police report

In anticipation of the release of a $22,000 police department study, Haines Borough officials this week circulated a letter alluding to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Only 2 assembly candidates; filing deadline Thursday

A familiar face and a familiar voice will vie for seats on the Haines Borough Assembly this October, but if no one else files for candidacy soon, it...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 13, 2015

Gov. Walker: New revenues, including taxes, will be discussed

During an afternoon visit here last week, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said he would be putting the issue of new revenues “on the table” when the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Library, borough office parking lots now one-way

Motorists, take note of the new signs flanking the Haines Borough administration building and library parking areas. The borough has turned the area...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Harbor expansion design at 95 percent

The Haines Borough this week released the 95-percent design documents for the Small Boat Harbor expansion project, with changes from the 65-percent...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Public safety panel meets on Monday

The Haines Borough’s Public Safety Commission will meet in assembly chambers 5 p.m. Monday after a nearly four-month hiatus. The commission has a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Court Report

Deina R. Davis, 34, pleaded guilty July 7 to committing second-degree harassment on Feb. 11. Police received a report Davis had slapped a minor. An...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    August 13, 2015

Editorial

Haines Borough policy allowing free, overflow camping in public places during events that book the town could stand some tweaking. Putting campers in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    August 13, 2015

Police report

Monday, Aug. 10 A 17 Mile Haines Highway resident reported someone was walking around his house taking pictures. Haines Borough assessors are working...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 6, 2015

SEARHC to absorb counseling agency

Lynn Canal Counseling Services officials said anticipated funding cuts are behind its decision to turn over its operation to Southeast Alaska...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 6, 2015

Commercial trailers open around dock

Two unpermitted commercial trailers that started operating earlier this summer bring to three the number of wheeled shops operating on rented lots...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Sundberg renews push for heliport

Helicopter ski tour operator Scott Sundberg has resumed his eight-year campaign to establish a heli-port near a residential subdivision at 26 Mile...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Borough briefs

Assistant eyed for manager The Haines Borough will look into the possibility of hiring an executive assistant to the manager rather than an economic a...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Death a suicide

An autopsy has determined that Stephannie Quinn, 29, died of asphyxiation from suicide. Quinn died in Haines on July 8, according to the coroner’s...

 

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