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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

Permit sale rekindles talk of waste

Sale of a waste-handling business has resurrected discussion of consolidating service in Haines. Acme Transfer owner Paul Nelson has agreed to sell...

 
 News    July 21, 2016 

Seasonal EMT added

Due in part to a lack of ambulance crew volunteers, the Haines Volunteer Fire Department is hiring a seasonal, part-time EMT. The $12,182 position...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016 

New cruise lines sign on for 2017

The Haines Borough’s tourism department has been receiving waves of good news recently, with new cruise lines committing to visit Haines in 2017...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    July 21, 2016 

Former mayor, clerk Van Winkle dies at 68

Former Haines Borough mayor, assembly member and borough clerk Sharan Van Winkle died of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Buzz-in entry at borough defeated

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday rejected Bill Seward’s proposal to install a buzz-in security door at the administration...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Borough worker raises OK'd: $351K

The Haines Borough will spend an additional $351,600 on its employees over the course of the next three years following the assembly’s ratification...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Lapham, Lende say they'll run

Though the candidate filing period doesn’t open until Aug. 1, Haines is abuzz with chatter about who will vie for two borough assembly seats up for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Borough's attorney backs Dimok decision

The Haines Borough administration is standing its ground on a decision to hold Canada-based company Dimok Timber to the same sales tax requirements...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Assembly dumps tour tax vote

Going against the recommendation of its own committee, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday decided not to ask voters about repealing the town’s 1...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Seward: Deputize Brad Ryan

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward is hoping to promote public facilities director Brad Ryan to deputy borough manager, a new position which would...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Training offered to assembly hopefuls

Interested in running for local office? The Haines Borough wants to make sure you know what you’re in for. For the first time, the clerk’s office...

 
 Opinion    July 14, 2016

Editorial

Instead of tying itself in knots on the question of selling a lot on Third and Main or making it a park, borough leaders could steer a middle course...

 
 Letters    July 14, 2016

Sell Main Street lot to fund more studies

We should give serious consideration to the potential of selling off the corner lot at Third and Main. We read about the borough’s financial...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Manager delays harbor job, for a moment

Less than seven hours after postponing the Small Boat Harbor expansion project, Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward retracted the directive and gave...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Vote on tourism tax advances

After more than an hour of testimony from residents, the Haines Borough Finance Committee last week recommended to let voters in the fall municipal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 7, 2016

Two meetings to give update on biomass project

A shift in plans for municipal biomass heat from wood pellets to chips will be a main topic at two informational public meetings next week hosted by...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Borough OKs $10K for ferry plan

The Haines Borough Assembly last week unanimously agreed to contribute $10,000 to a joint effort between the state and a regional economic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 30, 2016

Third and Main lot pursued by buyers

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, to consider two requests to buy the borough-owned lot at the corner...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 30, 2016

Police chief choice wavers, takes offer

Following a breakdown in negotiations last week over his request that the Haines Borough cover $27,000 in moving expenses, police chief candidate Heat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 30, 2016

Seward seeks pay raise for clerk Cozzi

Haines Borough manager Bill Seward’s attempt to give clerk Julie Cozzi a raise was cut short this week when an assembly member advised it might not...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Firewood company quits town

A timber company based in Haines Junction, Y.T., is ceasing sales in Haines following a dispute with the Haines Borough. Dimok Timber office manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Borough sets Seward's contract terms

Haines Borough manager Bill Seward started on the job this week, though he got a taste of local politics sitting on last week’s assembly meeting....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Harbor project Q&A scheduled

Haines Borough public facilities director Brad Ryan will lead a presentation and field questions about the Small Boat Harbor expansion project at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

'Bully-proofing' workshops set

Bullying isn’t something that just happens in schools, or among middle-schoolers. And it doesn’t always look like a student being pushed into a...

 
 Opinion    June 23, 2016

Editorial

On the scale of things, planning commissioner Donnie Turner’s “shut up” T-shirt was not particularly newsworthy and I was hoping to not publish...

 

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