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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Lutak Dock repair urgent, report says

The Haines Borough’s Lutak Dock is “near the edge” and living on “borrowed time,” according to a recently released draft report. The report,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Chief Musser responds to information concerns

Haines Borough Police Chief Bill Musser explained some of his policies on release of information at last week’s Public Safety Commission meeting...

 
 Opinion    October 16, 2014 

Editorial

The Haines Borough should scrap hiring an economic development director and hire a grant writer instead. There’s been no public outcry for another d...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough voters like Hill, Jackson, Case

Haines Borough voters on Tuesday elected residents Ron Jackson and Mike Case to the assembly and chose Jan Hill for the mayor’s seat, according to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Brewery construction pending

The Haines Brewing Company has signed a contract with the Haines Borough for purchase of 20,000 square feet of Main Street property. The assembly...

 
 Opinion    October 9, 2014

Editorial

Congratulations to the winners of Tuesday’s election and thanks to all the candidates who ran. A campaign is a great opportunity to hear ideas from...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Vote Tuesday on leadership, school bonds

Haines Borough voters will elect a mayor and two new assembly members and decide four ballot propositions in Tuesday’s municipal election....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Ballot questions on school upgrades, 40 percent

Four ballot questions will be considered by voters Tuesday, the first involving an election policy and the subsequent three on whether to bond for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Candidates sound off at forums

Haines Borough Assembly and mayor candidates faced questions ranging from solid waste management to heli-skiing at recent forums. Assembly candidates...

 
 Letters    October 2, 2014

Develop in appropriate places

In his letter to the Haines Borough Planning Commission regarding their approval of three heli-pads at 10 Mile that appeared in the Sept. 25, 2014...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Assembly hopefuls sound alike at 1st forum

Four candidates for Haines Borough Assembly sounded more alike than different at Monday’s forum sponsored by We the People’s Haines chapter....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Culbeck passes up development position

Haines Borough manager David Sosa’s top choice for the new community and economic development director has turned down the job offer. Sosa emailed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Home rifle range owner wins appeal

The Haines Borough Assembly decided Tuesday a Beach Road man can keep the personal shooting range he’s maintained at his residence for 28 years.  ...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Townsite ATV park heads to committee

Haines Borough Assembly member George Campbell’s dream of creating a motorized recreation area near town is still alive, and now is going to the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Staff swamped; manager inherits harbor trash issue

Garbage disposal at the Small Boat Harbor has been an issue for a long time, and the Haines Borough’s Port and Harbor Advisory Committee wants the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

Planners approve 3 helipads at 10 Mile

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week approved a conditional use permit for the installation of three helipads at 10 Mile Haines Highway,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 18, 2014

Replacing school roof questioned

A local contractor who worked as foreman on a Haines High School roof replacement in 1999 this week questioned a proposed $1.4 million bond for replac...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

Assembly to hear plea for backyard rifle range

A neighborhood dispute over a personal shooting range is raising questions about how the Haines Borough should deal with “grandfathering” in uses...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

All-night drilling at harbor irks residents, raises questions

Noise complaints about around-the-clock drilling at the Small Boat Harbor expansion project have prompted the Haines Borough to consider whether it...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Support candidates who pay taxes

This fall we’re going to vote for new assembly members. We should all ask one question to each. Do you pay property taxes in Haines? If not, why...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Jackson works, minds details

I am writing in support of Ron Jackson for assembly. For several years, I have worked closely with Ron in his capacity as treasurer of Haines Senior...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014

Assembly OKs Culbeck for new job

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday accepted the manager’s recommendation to hire Darsie Culbeck as the new community and economic development direc...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014

Assembly moves toward creating motorized-use area

After rejection by the Haines Borough Planning Commission in February, plans for a motorized recreation area in the townsite have resurfaced at the ur...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014

Borough targets impound lot

Haines Borough staffers are looking into developing an impound lot for securing junked, abandoned and illegal vehicles.   Manager David Sosa said...

 

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