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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Borough rehires Walsh, but for EMT job

Three months after she was dismissed from the training officer position at the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department, Jenn Walsh is returning as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Two manager candidates withdraw, 2 added for interview

Two finalists for the Haines Borough manager position have withdrawn their candidacies, including Dennis Koenig, the La Jara, Colo., city manager who...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Borough manager candidates narrowed to 4 finalists

The Haines Borough Assembly is scheduled to bring four manager candidate finalists to town for two days of receptions and interviews May 13-14. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Manager finalist made crude Facebook posts

The Haines Borough Assembly met as a committee-of-the-whole Tuesday to select manager finalists from a pool of 10 candidates picked by hired...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016

Budget discussion: Police seek fifth officer

The Haines Borough Assembly this week began delving into the nitty-gritty of interim manager Brad Ryan’s draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 21, 2016

Editorial

It seems oddly synchronous that John Schnabel, Layton Bennett, Ray Menaker and Bob Henderson died within a year of each other. (Henderson, age 95,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Assembly OKs plan for harbor on 4-2 vote

Reflecting a continued division on the topic, the Haines Borough Assembly this week voted 4-2 to approve the Small Boat Harbor expansion project’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

List of police chief candidates includes officer Long

The executive search firm tasked with finding the Haines Borough’s next police chief this week submitted its list of 10 semi-finalists, which...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Leaders grapple with offenses ordinance

A day after an ad hoc committee recommended the creation of an independent code commission to sift through the hundreds of violations outlined in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Ryan won't seek permanent manager job

Despite rave performance reviews from the Haines Borough Assembly last week, interim manager Brad Ryan on Monday said he would not be applying for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Draft budget balanced with $400K in savings

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan last week released his $12.3 million draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes cutting the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Minor offenses draft ordinance criticized

A town hall meeting on the Haines Borough’s minor offenses ordinance this week revealed a fundamental misunderstanding between residents and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Assembly OKs property tax exemptions

When the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village applied for a property tax exemption for the second floor of its downtown building in 2014, the Haines Boroug...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 31, 2016

State rejected 2 sites for Freeride ski event

In December, the Freeride World Tour’s request to access two sites outside of the borough-approved heli-ski map generated controversy, including...

 
 News    March 31, 2016

Assembly OK with beer and wine license

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted unanimously to issue a statement of non-objection to the Pilot Light Restaurant’s state application...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 31, 2016

Assembly rejects bid for harbor advisory vote

An attempt to make the Haines Borough scrutinize how it will finance future phases of the Small Boat Harbor expansion project failed Tuesday, with...

 
 News    March 31, 2016

Action delayed on commercial trailer committee

Three months after the Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended Mayor Jan Hill appoint a committee to dig into the issue of commercial...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 24, 2016

No unlimited use for heliport

The Haines Borough Planning Commission narrowly decided March 10 to deny a landowner’s request for unlimited use of a heliport near 35 Mile Haines...

 
 Opinion    March 24, 2016

Editorial

Winter can grow long in the tooth in March and April. The calendar marks the start of spring but Alaskans who have been snowed on in May know the seas...

 
 Letters    March 24, 2016

Campbell upheld his oath of office

The people of the United States of America have a birthright and constitutional rights to freedom and due process of law.  The Haines Borough code re...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Deadline draws near for minor offense law

The deadline for an ad hoc committee to bring a revamped minor offenses ordinance to the Haines Borough Assembly is fast approaching, with a town...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Interest in pot shop apparently low

Entrepreneurs in communities as far-flung as Sand Point and Coffman Cove are champing at the bit to get a marijuana business license from the State...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Assembly ponders proposed 'code of conduct'

In recent years, behavior at Haines Borough Assembly meetings has gotten a bit unruly. “Some of the meetings recently have just been haywire,”...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Planners balk at grant support

Takshanuk Watershed Council in partnership with the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition is seeking a grant that would identify and catalog the ecolog...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 10, 2016

Alcohol permits: Too many or not enough?

Two applications for public convenience beer and wine licenses in Haines have touched off a discussion about whether the municipality would have too...

 

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