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 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016 

Six different visions proposed by Haines assembly hopefuls

Diana Lapham and Ryan Cook want to push ahead with Haines’ harbor improvements. Leonard Dubber thinks government is just too darn big. Heather...

 

Library break-in case moves ahead

Haines police arrested one or more people for the Sept. 5 and Sept. 15 break-ins at the borough’s public library. Police declined to say who was...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016 

Chilkoot tour permits discussion continues

Chilkoot tour permits discussion continues How many tour operators should be allowed in the Chilkoot River corridor? And if a limit is set, how would...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016 

Assembly committee talks trash

A working group might be put together to figure out if Haines’ garbage situation needs improvement. One possibility dominated a Sept. 15 Haines Boro...

 

The straight poop on the park

Another really nasty aspect of the harbor project is that where they are going to dig up the ocean floor (dredge) is where the sewer outfall pipe has...

 

Building revitalization a group effort

Lots of elbow grease, laughter, long hours, sweat and camaraderie! We would like to thank all American Legion members and community members who have...

 

Candidate has financial experience

Please join me in voting to elect Judy Erekson to the Borough Assembly. Judy brings years of financial and budget management experience in public and...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Nonprofits to receive funding

The Haines Borough Assembly took $65,000 originally earmarked for the area’s nonprofit organizations out of limbo, and approved the appropriations...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly nails down heliskiing timetable

The Haines Borough Assembly changed the law to delay the next heliskiing mapping efforts until 2019. However, it also grandfathered in two existing...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Planning Commission dips toe into harbor issue

The bid deadline for the first phase of expanding the small boat harbor has been extended from Sept. 21 to Oct 19. Haines borough manager Bill Seward...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly wants to rethink sales tax exemptions for nonprofits

How should the Haines Borough Assembly decide which nonprofit groups get breaks on paying Haines’ sales tax? That’s what the assembly members...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 8, 2016

Candidates start to stake out positions on Haines issues

All six Haines assembly candidates are sick of debating helicopter skiing. Keeping basic infrastructure up to snuff iscc a big worry, along with the...

 

Code Review Commission needs members

Our community is in need of seven individuals to step up to serve on the Code Review Commission. The Minor Offenses Ordinance brought to light the...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 1, 2016

Borough to launch junk car program

The Haines Borough is introducing a program where residents can get rid of junk cars for only $50. But better move fast; only 15 vehicles will be...

 

Harbor meeting discussed bidding process, trail, parking

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan updated about 35 people on the harbor expansion project at a town hall meeting Aug. 25. He said...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 1, 2016

Old city shop gets make-over

The old City of Haines public works building is getting an upgrade. The 60-by-50 foot, metal-frame structure on Union Street was built in the mid-1960...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Borough offers forestry office, car

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward this week offered office “space, utilities and transportation” for five years to the state’s Division of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Race for borough assembly swells to 6 candidates

Three new candidates will vie for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly alongside incumbent Diana Lapham and challengers Judy Erekson and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Assembly holds off on nonprofit funding

The Haines Borough Assembly stalled appropriations for local nonprofits Tuesday, delaying discussion of any funding for three months. The group also...

 

Editorial

As I recently filed to run for a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly, people have been asking me how I will run the newspaper and also run for...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 18, 2016

Senior Village finds $185K hole

The Haines Senior Village must raise an unexpected $185,000 in the next 10 years to pay off a second mortgage on the 20-year-old housing project due...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Leaders sign secrecy forms

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott’s first meeting with the Public Safety Commission this week included a two-hour closed door session during w...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Harbor project likely to seek deadline extension

The Haines Borough is advancing its Small Boat Harbor expansion project, but public facilities director Brad Ryan said the municipality will likely ne...

 

Erekson in assembly race

Haines Borough School District bookkeeper Judy Erekson this week submitted her paperwork to run for assembly, joining incumbent Diana Lapham and...

 

One week remaining to file for local office

The deadline to file for Haines Borough office is drawing near, with three residents submitting the required paperwork as of press time Wednesday....

 

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