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 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

State approves electric rate hike

On a 2-1 vote, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska last week approved an 11.18 percent electric rate increase for more than 7,000 Alaska Power...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Sosa seeks $100K for dock plan

Haines Borough manager David Sosa is asking the assembly to appropriate $100,000 from the Lutak Dock enterprise fund for continued planning and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Candidate offered development job

After two rounds of interviews, Haines Borough manager David Sosa last week offered the community and economic development director job to Bill...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Cozzi, Stuart get pay increases

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved new contracts for clerk Julie Cozzi and chief fiscal officer Jila Stuart, increasing wages for both borou...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Ski event gets room to roam

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to allow an international ski and snowboard competition to use area outside the...

 
 By Carol Waldo    Letters    December 18, 2014

What does wooden animal sign mean?

All that money in the bank and the town looks like we can’t or won’t celebrate Christmas. You know that holiday the borough workers get paid...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

Lutak Dock repair quote may drop from $33 million

An early estimate of $33 million for replacement of the Lutak Dock might be shaved down considerably with further work by PND Engineers. Dick...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Borough holds $15 million in savings

As a percentage of spending, the Haines Borough’s $15 million in savings is exponentially more than what many other municipalities hold onto, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

Former mayor continues fight in rate case

After being stonewalled by the Haines Borough Assembly, former mayor Stephanie Scott is asking the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to explain how an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Preschool will pursue Willard site

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board last week voted to pursue a Willard Street commercial building as the school’s new site. Also, at January’s Hai...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Borough to await state's lead on pot

The Haines Borough is waiting for the state to take the lead on how marijuana dispensaries and grow operations will be regulated following the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Interviews start for ecnomic development job

A four-person hiring committee interviewed candidates this week for the Haines Borough’s community and economic development director position. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Borough to seek water,sewer rate increases

After eight weeks of consultation with senior Haines Borough staffers, manager David Sosa is recommending the assembly raise water and sewer rates....

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    December 4, 2014

Editorial

Thanks to Wayne Cowart and other church leaders who organized the community Thanksgiving celebration at Haines School. A communitywide get-together...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 27, 2014

Invitations to Lutak Dock meeting cause rift

A private development group in Haines is holding its own meeting on the Lutak Dock after discovering participation in a Haines Borough-sponsored event...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 27, 2014

Leaders explain support, opposition of power rate increase

Haines Borough officials said this week that information that can’t be disclosed led them to vote in favor of a settlement with the Alaska Power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Sosa drops policy on disclosing employees' histories

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa will not pursue a proposed policy aimed at discouraging the borough from entering into nondisclosure agreements...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Sosa: Open area to heli-ski event

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said he’ll recommend the assembly approve use of out-of-bounds area for a snowboard and ski competition this sprin...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Mayor sets office hours

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill has set office hours from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hill said residents and assembly members can find...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Only one assembly meeting left in 2014

The Haines Borough Assembly has only one more meeting left on the docket in 2014. Due to holidays and more than a half-dozen staff and assembly...

 
 Opinion    November 20, 2014

Editorials

Christmas lights already strung around town are a welcome sight. It’s been gray around here since June and the weatherman says we’re in for more....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Summit to explore fix of Lutak Dock

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is bringing a facilitator from the University of Alaska Anchorage to Haines Dec. 4-5 to help “facilitate the conve...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Candidate volunteers for top job

A Haines retiree has volunteered to perform the duties of a community and economic development director for free. Joe Poor, a former state and tribal...

 

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