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 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017 

Habra's departure remains a mystery

Six days after the departure of superintendent Tony Habra, Haines School Board members refused to provide details on why he was leaving one year into...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017 

Highway police vote introduced

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday introduced a ballot question on creating a “Community Safety” service area to address the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017 

Assembly favors taking ownership of bridge

The Haines Borough Assembly expressed support for taking over ownership and maintenance of a new bridge at Excursion Inlet to be built by the U.S....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 13, 2017 

'Wild and free': Tourism video is a hit

The new promotional video for the Haines Borough’s Tourism Department is drawing raves – and more importantly, views. Released Thursday, July 6, t...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017 

Wooten will head tour office

Carolann Wooten will take over as Haines Borough tourism director this month, hoping to use tourism as a “bridge builder” between differing...

 
 News    July 13, 2017 

Pool sauna project nears construction

After years of planning, the Haines Pool is inching closer to having a sauna. Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan said the borough is...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017 

Assembly censures Morphet

With little discussion, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted Tuesday to censure member Tom Morphet for violating code and the borough’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017 

KHNS cuts length, availability of commentaries

KHNS is tightening listener commentary availability and online comment policies. The public radio station published a new policy on listener commentar...

 

Executives leave; taxpayers get bills

Once again, the cycle of hiring, firing and paying settlements continues. I see no precedent, nor contractual obligation to pay a post resignation...

 

Couple's work revives downtown park

Haines is fortunate to have such caring and wonderful people living here. The long-neglected George Mark Park on Third and Main Street in front of...

 

Register to vote against recall effort

It is almost here!  This Saturday, July 15 is the deadline for you to register as a Haines Borough voter to vote in the Haines Borough recall...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 6, 2017

Fireworks bomb injures river guide

A river guide suffered severe facial injuries after approaching a homemade “sparkler bomb” while shooting off fireworks at Jones Point Monday...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Hill seeks to keep mayor job

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill filed a letter of intent in May that she will seek re-election, according to the Alaska Public Offices Commission. With...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Winter, night service to be part of Uber, driver says

Alaska became the last state in the nation to allow transportation apps last month, and Uber was quick to roll into Haines. Gov. Bill Walker signed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Borough at low risk of 'takings' rulings

Risk that the Haines Borough would have to compensate landowners for prohibitions on resource extractions is low, a borough attorney recently said....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Parks committee seeks Mosquito Lake privy

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Committee recommended Thursday that borough staff work with the Division of State Parks to fund, install and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Size of spaces vexes parking lot planners

The Portage Cove harbor parking lot may have to be bigger than planned after the Haines Borough Planning Commission discovered a discrepancy in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 6, 2017

Do Fourth festivities need boost?

Does the Haines Fourth of July need a shot in the arm? Residents at Tlingit Park festivities Tuesday commented on the recent loss of several...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Three executive sessions on Habra

Haines Borough School Board members said this week they would schedule a fourth executive session to discuss the evaluation of first-year school super...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Fireworks a 'do-it-yourself' event again

For the fourth consecutive year, there will be no big fireworks show in Haines. On the Fourth of July between 6 p.m. and midnight, consumer-grade...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

District OKs $4.5 million budget

The Alaska Legislature passed a state budget last week without cuts to education, but the Haines Borough School Board still approved a stringent 2018...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Borough Digest

Maidy named to open seat on assembly The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed resident Sean Maidy to an open assembly seat after members...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 29, 2017

Youths take to 'interactive room'

It doesn’t take long for children to figure out the “interactive room” at the Haines Sheldon Museum. During a break in youth summer camp Monday...

 

Food donations boost senior center

On behalf of the Haines Senior Center, I want to give a huge thank you to all the people who help support the center. Recently, Dr. Stan Jones...

 

Duly Noted

Christina Baskaya is helping organize a Haines High School class of 1997 reunion. Events will include a Chilkoot Lake picnic, tour of the Haines...

 

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