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 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...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Assembly looks to up investment in stocks

Should the Haines Borough invest more of its $8 million permanent fund in the stock market? The borough assembly’s finance committee agreed March...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Superintendent finalist bows out

The Haines Borough School District is again shopping for a superintendent. The district’s lone finalist for the job, Ted VanBronkhorst of Unalakleet...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Corps OKs heliport fill at 10 Mile

The Army Corps of Engineers recently approved a Haines developer’s request to fill more than 1,400 cubic yards of wetlands to build three helipads n...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Assembly: No harbor dump trailer

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rejected purchase of a $12,500 dump trailer for the Small Boat Harbor, despite appropriating funding for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Budget hearings set

Residents interested in how the Haines Borough spends its money can attend upcoming budget meetings, including an introductory presentation by chief...

 
 Obituaries    April 3, 2014

Art Jess volunteered, kept faith

  A cross-section of Haines, Klukwan and Skagway residents filled the ANB Hall for Art Jess's...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 27, 2014

Breakwater, dredging costs raise questions

Concerns about meeting the cost – including future maintenance – of a harbor expansion surfaced at the March 12 Haines Borough Assembly meeting,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

Assembly supports reciprocal licenses

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to send a letter to state House Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, asking him to remove a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

'Ring of Fire' plan delayed for 2 years

A decision by the Bureau of Land Management on whether to open about 320,000 acres of mountain terrain near Haines currently off-limits to commercial...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

SEABA: No more heli-skiing for '14

Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures co-owner Scott Sundberg said the company has shut down its heli-ski operations for the remainder of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

Assembly upholds heli-ski decision

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday upheld its original decision to keep the 2,200-acre zone near Four Winds Mountain closed to heli-skiing after...

 

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