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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Assembly chooses Coast Guardsman as manager

The Haines Borough Assembly bucked the staff’s choice for manager on Saturday, voting 4-2 to offer the job to Coast Guard veteran William Seward...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Sailboat capsizes near Skagway

The Skagway Volunteer Fire Department rescued a person from a capsized vessel about halfway between Haines and Skagway in Taiya Inlet Sunday night....

 
 News    May 19, 2016 

Thomas says lobbyist pay was for work during session

Lobbyist Bill Thomas said in an interview last week his $45,000 pay covers only a 90-day session of the Alaska Legislature, although he may keep in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Assembly rejects proposed changes to draft budget

After an hour of discussion and nearly a half-dozen failed motions, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to change only one budget item during the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Police chief hire in the works

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan has offered the police chief position to one of the three candidates who visited town last...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Manager candidate grateful for hospitality

Recently, my wife Bonnie and I were fortunate enough to visit Haines as your guests. I was interviewing for the borough manager position. I did not...

 
 Letters    May 19, 2016 

Coaches' dedication makes big impact

A very special thank you to coach Cassie Miller for all her help and dedication coaching the middle school boys’ and girls’ volleyball team this...

 
 Opinion    May 19, 2016 

Editorial

Congratulations, William Seward, on being chosen as the Haines Borough’s new manager. It’s a tough job, one that has overwhelmed most of the...

 
 News    May 19, 2016 
 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Assemblyman's absences at issue

The Haines Borough administration is grappling with how to deal with complaints about assembly member George Campbell’s continued physical absence...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Meet police chief, manager candidates

It’s a big weekend for the Haines Borough, with candidates for two of the municipality’s top jobs coming to town for closed-door interviews with a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Borough to help fund bear monitor

Following another rough season of tense human-bear interactions along the Chilkoot River corridor, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Teacher seeks district's apology in dismissal

The Haines Borough School Board will hold an “informal non-retention hearing” starting 6 p.m. June 28 to consider the dismissal of kindergarten...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Wellness Center opens; donor Harrell honored

When you go to the dentist at the new SEARHC clinic, you’ll be able to see your sore tooth live on TV. An oral display filmed with a pen-sized...

 
 News    May 12, 2016

Officer Long quits borough police force

Haines Borough interim police chief Josh Dryden said officer Brayton Long’s recent resignation was not solicited by the department, and was not a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Alten lays out play for museum worker bonuses

The Haines Sheldon Museum Board is investigating the legality of a proposed “staff bonus program” that would supplement museum employee salaries...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Picnic to spotlight preschool's plans

Supporters of a project that would expand the Haines Senior Center with an addition to the building for Chilkat Valley Preschool say they’re about...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Local waste management system dysfunctional

Spring cleanup gives Haines an annual reminder of how our so-called “system” of waste and recycling management is antiquated and...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Potential nicknames for wave barrier

The Haines Borough Assembly decided to ask due diligence to leave the room; no cost benefit analysis, a fake waiting list, no public referendum, and...

 
 Letters    May 12, 2016

Candidate event should be public forum

I’m hoping the Haines Borough Assembly will rectify a shoddy, demonstrably flawed borough manager selection process by facilitating the coming...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 12, 2016

Duly Noted

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill recently honored water/sewer operator Scott Bradford for receiving the Small Wastewater System Operator...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Guns drawn: Cops give account of Small Tracts run-in

A Haines Borough police officer who allegedly drew his gun on a resident last week said he was responding to coming around a house and seeing a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Assembly keeps faith in search firm

Haines Borough Assembly members have mixed feelings on the performance of the headhunting firm they hired to find the municipality’s next manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Thomas claims role in saving sewer funds

The Haines Borough Assembly received an update from lobbyist Bill Thomas last week, and interim manager Brad Ryan has included funding for the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Freeride's partner search will plumb deep pockets

Haines has a strong calling card for hosting extreme ski events like the Freeride World Tour, but gaining the level of sponsorship sought by the...

 

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