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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015 

Chief Musser, where are you?

The District Attorney’s office is postponing a Haines trial because one of the state’s key witnesses, former Haines Borough police chief Bill...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015 

Leaders will unravel minor violations law

After widespread public criticism, the Haines Borough’s Government Affairs and Services Committee agreed this week to dissect a draft ordinance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015 

Filing period opens Aug. 1 for local offices

Residents who have clamored at recent Haines Borough Assembly meetings for more public involvement can step up Aug. 1 and declare their candidacy for...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 23, 2015 

Along for ride on Fireman Al's last day

Fireman and EMT Al Badgley worked his last day for the Haines Borough Friday. During the past two weeks, borough officials and community members have...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015 

Membership qualifications cause Chamber rift

A decision at last week’s Haines Chamber of Commerce board meeting that prompted a prominent member to quit the group has resurrected questions of...

 
 News    July 23, 2015 

Court fees to increase

The Alaska Court System is increasing existing fees and adding new ones beginning Aug. 1. The fee hikes are the result of the state’s budget woes,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015 

Garbage violations unearth bigger concerns

The Haines Borough Assembly last week took a mid-meeting field trip to a west side trailer park in an attempt to settle a dispute between borough staf...

 
 Opinion    July 23, 2015 

Editorial

Credit Southeast Alaska State Fair board chairman Eric Forster and resident Chris Miller for the new climbing tower and zip line project at the...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015 

Badgley grateful for support, kind words

Wow! I am overwhelmed by the support of the Haines Volunteer Fire Department members, Haines Presbyterian Church and the community of Haines upon my...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 23, 2015 

Duly Noted

Brianna Phillips and Matt Baarson were married July 11 at Letnikof Cove. Matt’s uncle and godfather Bob Franz officiated. Parents of the bride are...

 
 News    July 23, 2015 
 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Future unsure for borough's economic job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is remaining tight-lipped on the future of the municipality’s community and economic development director...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Officials review harbor option history

Concerns about the Small Boat Harbor project this week prompted Haines Borough staff to look into how the current design was chosen. Manager David...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

VanSpronsen's dropped cases showed similarities

Following Ken VanSpronsen’s recent move from wildlife trooper to Haines Borough police officer, another Haines man has come forward alleging...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Chamber won't push borough to cover loss from water

The Haines Chamber of Commerce has rescinded its request that the Haines Borough waive June’s water and sewer fees for local businesses affected by...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Residents want lower speeds on Mud Bay Road

Haines Borough Planning Commission members clashed last week over whether the body should entertain a request by residents to lower the speed limit...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Nonprofit deadline for grants Aug. 24

Local nonprofits can submit their applications for grant funding to the Haines Borough by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24. The annual process involves...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Fair climbing tower on the way up

The Southeast Alaska State Fair is adding a 44-foot climbing tower to its repertoire of attractions at this year’s 47th annual event. The climbing w...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Hotel parking spaces 11 less than required

Haines Borough staff is working with the new Aspen Hotel to address an issue with the development’s lack of required parking space. According to...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Mayor creates new harbor group

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill created a joint committee this week charged with “monitoring” the aesthetic design of the waterfront and Small Boat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 16, 2015

School board rejects contract change, hires Carlson

The Haines Borough School Board on Monday narrowly rejected an amendment to the district’s union contract that would have allowed aides and others...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Carlson to help site preschool

One of the jobs for interim superintendent Rich Carlson may be finding space for the Chilkat Valley Preschool at the Haines School. Former Haines...

 
 Opinion    July 16, 2015

Editorial

Haines Borough leaders – or citizens – would be wise to put this advisory question on the ballot for the October municipal election: “Do you...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Don't degrade the picture at the point

Why do we have to spend any money at Picture Point? Why can’t we leave it alone? I am glad the borough purchased it, but the more we do to it, the...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Apply Lutak standard at 26 Mile

What do dog kennels and helicopter noise studies have in common? In fact, two features in the June 18 issue of the Chilkat Valley News address the...

 

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