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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014 

Five candidates seek 2 seats on assembly

As of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, five candidates had filed for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. Residents Jerry Erny, Ron Jackson,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014 

Pool, locker rooms removed from bonding effort

Voters likely won’t get to decide this year whether they want to bond for $784,000 in repairs to the Haines High School locker rooms. The Haines...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Marijuana meetings scheduled next week

Marijuana legalization will be the subject of two meetings next week in advance of an upcoming statewide vote on whether to legalize its recreational...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Senior lunches to extend 5 days

The Haines Senior Center meals and transportation program will return to five-day service this fall, thanks to a grant secured through the Chilkoot In...

 
 Opinion    August 21, 2014 

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly reversal last week of its tour moratorium at Chilkoot Lake reflects that the town hasn’t yet figured out its...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014 

Borough's spending a hurdle for support

I understand why the Haines Borough would like to phase out the senior property tax exemption and I might support it if the borough spent its money...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014 

Borough's appetite just keeps growing

Our Haines Borough has turned into this giant amoeba. Nothing impedes its growth. The employees, facilities and services just keep multiplying. At...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014 

Group will address mine independently

The Takshanuk Watershed Council is disappointed that the CVN did not contact a representative for comment on last week’s article titled,...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014 

Moratorium could be explained

Shame on the Haines Borough manager and assembly for dropping the moratorium on new tours on the Chilkoot without any public notification other than t...

 
 Blotter    August 21, 2014 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 18 A caller reported someone had been using his vacant lot on Mud Bay Road for storage. Officers were advised. A person reported a black...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a canoe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Discovered crate a link to early firefighting efforts

A bit of Fort Seward history surfaced recently when a 50-pound, unopened crate of soda ash addressed to the quartermaster at Chilkoot Barracks was...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Watershed council won't review mine

The Takshanuk Watershed Council apparently won’t facilitate stakeholder meetings and community forums on the potential development of a mine near 40...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 7, 2014

School OKs system for tracking visitors

On a 4-3 vote, the Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday approved a new, electronic security program for tracking visitors to the Haines School,...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Safety ladders added at harbor

Harbormaster Phil Benner tested new escape ladders at the Small Boat Harbor Monday afternoon, by jumping in fully clothed. Benner said he wanted to...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Litter, snow removal concerns for downtown group

Getting a handle on litter and snow shoveling downtown dominated discussion at Monday’s meeting of the Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization...

 
 Opinion    August 7, 2014

Editorial

At a workshop Tuesday, Haines Borough Assembly members pondered $21 million they need to raise to replace the sewage treatment plant, expand the boat...

 
 Letters    August 7, 2014

Report senior volunteerism

I read with impassioned interest Karen Garcia’s July 31 story on senior tax exemptions to cost Haines Borough $300,000 by 2015. Perhaps, in...

 
 Letters    August 7, 2014

Headline incredibly offensive

Your July 31 edition has a front page story with the headline, “Senior tax break costing borough $300K.” That is incredibly offensive. Since when...

 
 Letters    August 7, 2014

Highlights of Haines trip

Last week, my daughters and I had a brief trip to Haines. We had all visited before but never did we have such a grand tour as we received from Bill...

 
 Letters    August 7, 2014

Catapult effort say thanks

The Haines Borough Public Library would like to thank everyone who helped with the catapult competition. Teens were able to learn about propulsion,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Pot or not: Borough takes up dope vote

Should the Haines Borough weigh in on a statewide initiative that, if passed, would legalize the recreational use and commercial sale of marijuana in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Seniors' tax break costing borough $300K

Discount days at local businesses aren’t the only perks older residents enjoy. More and more property owners age 65 and older are applying for senio...

 

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