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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Revitalize this: Large, empty and downtown

This is the first in a series of articles about the emptying of the town’s core. Stories in coming weeks will include the role of government in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 17, 2014 

Sales tax revenues up a hair

Preliminary sales tax figures for calendar year 2103 compiled by the Haines Borough show local sales up about 1 percent from 2012, at $49.8 million....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Assessor says accounts still a mess

The Haines Borough’s latest contract assessor says years of problems persist in the borough’s assessment system and resolving them may require...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Assembly: No to mayor's road letter

The Haines Borough Assembly April 8 rejected mayor Stephanie Scott’s request to send an opinion piece to the Juneau Empire criticizing funding of...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Ode to salmon planned on Main

A local conservation group recently secured funding to install an 8-by-24-foot chalkboard on Main Street where residents can express their...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Winter tour study gets OK

The fourth time was the charm for the Haines Borough tourism department. The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved the deparments’s request...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Lightering float fee increase proposed

Using the Port Chilkoot Dock lightering float may be getting more expensive. The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance last week that would...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Borough OKs $113K in sewer plant work

The Haines Borough is taking a step toward addressing its dilapidated wastewater treatment plant, beginning with designs for more than $4 million in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 17, 2014 

School to hire 'dean of students'

Under a staffing plan that responds to the departure of vice-principal Michelle Byer, the Haines Borough School Board Monday approved hire of a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Assessments out; used 'market groups' method

Property owners should be receiving their 2014 assessments by now, as notices were sent out last week, contract assessor Marty McGee said. The total...

 
 Opinion    April 17, 2014 

Editorial

If you don’t think it pays to shop at home, consider that local sales taxes raised $2.74 million last year, or nearly one-quarter of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly mulls spending limit hike

Should the Haines Borough manager be allowed to spend $25,000 without assembly approval? The assembly discussed the question Tuesday of whether to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Fort firehall to reach new heights?

Fort Seward residents Joanne Waterman and Phyllis Sage are seeking a variance that would likely make theirs the town’s tallest building. Waterman...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly postpones helicopter noise plan

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday postponed directing the manager to craft a plan for monitoring the impact of helicopter operations near 26 Mile...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly balks at privately-funded sauna plan

The Haines Borough Assembly voted in January to deny a request for a publicly-funded community sauna, and Tuesday it also voted to deny a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Rogue at the harbor: Lock on crane cut 4 times

At least one person doesn’t want to shell out the $50 annual fee for use of the Small Boat Harbor crane, and instead has decided to repeatedly cut o...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly OKs 2 river tour permits

On 5-1 votes, the Haines Borough Assembly approved a new tour permit for Haines Rafting Co. and expanded tours for Rainbow Glacier Adventures at its...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Purpose vexes downtown group

The Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization Committee March 27 voted to adorn the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street with picnic tables and...

 
 Letters    April 10, 2014

Committee's concern was lost income

After reading the CVN article on the Haines Borough Assembly’s vote to request state Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins to remove a bill rescinding the Yukon...

 
 Letters    April 10, 2014

Are homeschooled students learning?

Back in Baltimore in the 1940s, if a child didn’t show up for school, a truant officer would make a visit to the home to establish the reason for...

 
 Opinion    April 10, 2014

Editorial

The Chilkat Valley News extends a welcome to new Haines Borough Manager David Sosa and his family. Sosa arrives at a critical juncture in our...

 
 Blotter    April 10, 2014

Police Report

Monday, April 7     Police received a protective order to be served on a Haines woman.      A caller reported a tree down at 6 Mile Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Train line price tag in billions

A group of Haines and Whitehorse residents are confident building a railroad from Carmacks, Y.T., to Haines is possible – so much so that they...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Budget would shift jobs, add to office

Haines Borough interim manager Julie Cozzi released her draft $12 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday, which includes a proposal to...

 

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