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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

New restaurant, bar in planning for waterfront

A Haines corporation has applied for an Army Corps of Engineers permit to discharge 27,000 cubic yards of fill into Portage Cove for construction of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015 

Borough to enforce sign law

“This is one ordinance that I would very much like to see resolved, once and for all.” – Mark Earnest, on proposed changes to the Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015 

Town 'Clean Sweep' hits streets on Monday

“Operation: Clean Sweep,” the town’s annual roadside cleanup effort, starts Monday and runs through May 9, with targeted cleanup efforts May...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Assembly rejects last-minute bid to slow harbor project

An attempt by a Haines Borough Assembly member to hit “pause” on the Small Boat Harbor expansion project until several financial questions are...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015 

On harbor issue, planners voice support, concerns

A discussion of Haines Borough planning commissioners last week reflected apparent support for the municipality’s harbor expansion plan, but members...

 
 News    April 23, 2015 

Editorial

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and Haines Borough Assembly line up similarly on the $30 million plan for expanding the boat harbor. A...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 23, 2015 

Duly Noted

Haines Borough fireman Al Badgley received a standing ovation when he accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Annual Southeast Emergency...

 
 Letters    April 23, 2015 

Musicians made library event lively

The National Library Week Festivities at the Haines Borough Public Library were a big success, thanks in large part to the generous musicians who...

 
 News    April 23, 2015 

Borough budget boosted $125K

The Haines Borough expects to receive an estimated $125,000 in additional money for next year’s budget following recent Congressional...

 
 News    April 23, 2015 

Sosa: Borough likely to sell trailer

After buying a $12,500 trailer to house the Haines Borough’s public facilities director, it appears the director in the next fiscal year will be...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Borough outlines float fix schedule

Haines Borough public facilities director Carlos Jimenez said this week he hopes the municipality can repair a broken mooring float at Letnikof Harbor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Assembly discusses options for animal control

Haines Borough Assembly members floated several ideas for dealing with animal control following manager David Sosa’s proposed cuts to the Haines Ani...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Public participation plan released

The Haines Borough released its draft Public Participation Plan last week, a 12-step effort outlining how the borough can better engage the public in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Assembly awards Sosa high scores

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa scored high on his one-year performance evaluation, with assembly members agreeing Sosa generally exceeded expectati...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Computer initiative stirs school board discussion

At a Tuesday budget workshop, Haines Borough School Board members questioned a technology initiative supported by the district’s administration...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    April 16, 2015

Henderson: Former mayor, author, farmer dies at 95

Bob Henderson, an energetic high school science teacher, farmer and Haines Borough mayor known as...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 16, 2015

Editorial

Working on the Haines Visitor’s Guide this week made us think of using the town’s marketing slogan, “Adventure Capital of Alaska.” Including...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

'Hired gun' lobbyist not a wise expense

Spending $45,000 for lobbyist services is not the wisest use of our tax dollars, especially in times of tightened budgets. Our capable borough...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Forum on marijuana will be held April 23

It won’t be held on 4/20, but the Chamber of Commerce is organizing a community forum next week that will focus on the economic and legal aspects...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Case: End 2nd comment period

Opposition to an ordinance that would eliminate the public comment period at the end of Haines Borough Assembly meetings pushed the legislation into...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Supporters: Keep highway school open 2 days weekly

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center is asking the Haines Borough to spend an additional $9,400 per year to keep the facility open...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Move Lookout Park to lot corner?

Members of the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee last week expressed support for moving Lookout Park to a location in the...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Police force reduced to 2 officers

And then there were two. As of this week, Haines Borough police officers Joshua Dryden and Jeremy Groves are the only two members of the police staff...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Public safety panel wants voice

The Haines Borough’s Public Safety Commission is seeking more involvement in the municipality’s hiring of its next police chief after being...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Study: Heli-skiing best bet for winter tourism expansion

The Haines Borough released its Haines Winter Visitor Industry study this week, which identifies heli-skiing as the sector with the most potential...

 

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