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 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015 

Insurance costs rise as fire rating drops

Insurance rates are rising for homeowners in the upper valley, the result of a diminished rating of the Klehini Valley Fire Department by the Insuranc...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015 

Interim police chief winning supporters

The Haines Borough Public Safety Commission met Wednesday to hear what the community wants of its next police chief, and apparently it’s interim...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015 

Committee selects Ryan for facilities director

Pending approval by the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday, Brad Ryan will be the municipality’s new public facilities director. Manager David Sosa...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015 

Planners to review harbor design

The Haines Borough Planning Commission has already received a handful of written comments regarding its discussion next week of the 95-percent design...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 3, 2015 

District seeks input for superintendent hire

If no one in the pool of finalists for the school’s superintendent job measures up to the school board’s expectations for the position,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 3, 2015 

Duty contract settles issue of janitor pay

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved an “extra duty contract” that would allow the district to pay for head custodian...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 3, 2015 

Wilson, Gross, Chapell to seek school board seats

Inez Gross, operations supervisor at First National Bank Alaska, has joined two incumbents in the fall election to fill three seats on the Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015 

Minor offense issue goes to assembly Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Government Affairs and Services Committee and the municipality’s Public Safety Commission have both recommended...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 3, 2015 

Borough considering $7,000 website upgrade

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said the municipality is considering a $7,000 facelift for its website. The upgrade would be through the same...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    September 3, 2015 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 31 A person reported an abandoned vehicle on New Hart Road. An apartment manager reported a woman was trespassing. Police contacted the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 27, 2015

'Mystery room' full of evidence discovered at police station

The Haines Borough Police Department last week discovered a “secret” room at the station that turned out to be an evidence storage repository....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 27, 2015

Library expansion plan grows new wing

Following a June visit by the Rasmuson Foundation, Haines Borough Public Library Board members have decided to think big when it comes to a planned...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 27, 2015

Lemcke leaves facilities job, sees Ryan as replacement

Haines Borough interim public facilities director Brian Lemcke is recommending the municipality hire Haines resident Brad Ryan as his successor.  ...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

New Haines School teachers bring diversity of experience

In addition to new superintendent Rich Carlson, the Haines Borough School District hired 10 new teachers this year. Four are profiled in this...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 27, 2015

Borough withdraws Lutak Dock RFQ

The Haines Borough this week took a step backward on the Lutak Dock project, rescinding the Request for Qualifications it issued on Aug. 11. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 27, 2015

Bank finds 'funny money' in night-drop box

Haines’ local bank manager wasn’t laughing last week when a teller discovered someone had deposited funny money into the night drop box. Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    August 27, 2015

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 24 A caller reported a horse running loose on Small Tracts Road. The owner secured the horse. A person reported a brown bear floating on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    August 27, 2015

Editorial

As it was only about 15 years ago that brown bear sows and cubs started showing up in numbers along the Chilkoot River during daylight hours, the...

 
 Letters    August 27, 2015

Start lottery on when Lutak Dock will collapse

By jove, I’ve got it. We should have a contest to guess when the Lutak Dock in Haines is going to collapse into the sea. It will be like that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    August 27, 2015

Duly Noted

    Sockeye Cycle had a celebrity guest on one of its Skagway bicycle tours last week. Academy Award-winning actor Gene Hackman and wife Betsy...

 
 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...

 

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