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 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Legislators: Close state forestry office

The state Division of Forestry office in Haines would close under a proposal being considered by the Alaska Legislature’s House Finance Committee....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Town rolls out welcome mat for skiers

Up to 100 skiers, snowboarders, media representatives, sponsors and event organizers arrive in Haines next week for the Freeride World Tour, and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Again, preschool seeking new home

The Chilkat Valley Preschool’s plans to buy part of a building on Willard Street have fallen through due to zoning issues, preschool administrator...

 
 Letters    March 5, 2015

Harbor wait list is baloney

Here’s an interesting story. Go on the Haines Borough website, then go down to the departments section and click on ports and harbors. Then pull up...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Mayor: Juneau trip netted many connections

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill recently returned from a trip to Juneau for the Alaska Municipal League Winter Legislative conference, where she...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Nelson appeals $1,200 fine for glass fill on lot

The Haines Borough and resident Paul Nelson are once again locked in a dispute stemming from Nelson’s use of glass for fill on his Skyline Estates...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Water, sewer rate increase effective May 1

The Haines Borough Assembly last week passed an ordinance increasing water and sewer rates by 5 percent annually for the next three years, despite...

 
 News    March 5, 2015

Lari to leaders: To understand pot, observe use

A local marijuana advocate addressed the Haines Borough Assembly last week, urging the officials to either watch adults consume marijuana or partake...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Board waits on 3 new school jobs

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday balked at a request by superintendent Ginger Jewell to advertise three, new full-time positions with the...

 
 Blotter    March 5, 2015

Police Report

Monday, March 2 A child called 911 to ask if she could have a bake sale in front of her home. Dispatch told her to have her parents contact the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Noise, cop studies get assembly's OK

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a major spending package Tuesday, including $41,300 to study helicopter noise, $22,000 to study the police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Nonprofits: Tax change a squeeze

Leaders of local nonprofits say proposed changes to how their organizations apply and qualify for property tax exemptions would put financial and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Sosa: Pay to keep planner on job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said last week he believes it is in the municipality’s best interest to help planning and zoning technician Tracy...

 
 Letters    February 26, 2015 

Fish tax should pay for seine, troll floats

I read with interest your Dec. 16, 2014 article on the raw fish tax the Haines Borough receives, mostly from the purse seine catches. I...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 26, 2015 

Duly Noted

Friends and family gathered Feb. 14 for a celebration of the 95th birthday of John Schnabel, held at the Fort Seward Lodge. Grandson Parker Schnabel,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 26, 2015 

Museum is village's only capital request

The village of Klukwan has only one capital request to the Alaska Legislature this year: $750,000 for help paying for completion of the Jilkaat Kwaan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Borough shelves idea for pit

The idea for a Haines Borough-owned gravel pit died almost as quickly as it surfaced. Planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui wrote in her Feb. 12 re...

 
 News    February 26, 2015 

State's safest town? Police tout rating

The Haines Borough Police Department this week touted a ranking of the municipality as the "safest t...

 
 Blotter    February 26, 2015 

Police Report

Monday, Feb. 23 A person asked police to conduct a welfare check on a person living near FAA Road. An officer found the person was fine. Several...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Water, sewer rate increase looming

An ordinance increasing water and sewer rates 5 percent annually for the next three years is set for adoption at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly m...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Should workers get to assess manager?

With Haines Borough Manager David Sosa’s one-year anniversary approaching, so too is his first performance evaluation. On Wednesday, assembly...

 
 Letters    February 19, 2015

Hooray for singular gender identity

Sometimes stories on the front page of the newspaper don’t reflect the truly significant developments in a community. I wonder, for example, how man...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Harbor plan would add 3 acres of parking to waterfront

Plans for expansion of the Small Boat Harbor would nearly double the footprint of existing parking lots. That’s a concern for at least one member...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Borough office scouted for 'spatial modifications'

The Haines Borough is looking into how it can maximize office space in the administration building without having to add on to the structure. Public...

 

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