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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Borough brass to staff booth at fairgrounds

Haines Borough employees and elected officials will be manning a booth at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this year.   Manager David Sosa said staff...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014 

Waste management system is broken

The Haines Brewing Company recycles glass by refilling my growler. That is true recycling. Skyline Drive residents recently learned about another...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Sales tax delinquents owe borough $229K

The Haines Borough is moving against three businesses that owe an estimated $229,000 in back sales taxes, interest and penalties. According to chief...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Assembly to hear brewery deal

Haines Borough manager David Sosa and the Haines Brewing Company have reached a deal for purchase of 20,000 square feet of borough land on Main Street...

 
 Opinion    July 17, 2014

Editorial

The Downtown Revitalization Committee should untether itself from the Haines Borough. Downtown revitalization – at its core – is about rebuilding...

 
 Letters    July 17, 2014

Neighbors should get to know Nelson

If you have been following the news articles in the Chilkat Valley News, you would have noticed an ongoing dispute concerning Paul Nelson, local busin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Packets available for office seekers

Haines Borough residents interested in running for mayor or assembly can now pick up candidate filing applications at the borough administration offic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Deals with rogue cops questioned

Assembly member Debra Schnabel is questioning Haines Borough agreements with a former police chief and sergeant, who resigned in exchange for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Shops cry foul over sign enforcement

Portage Street business owners are squaring off with the Haines Borough over recent enforcement of signage rules on Fort Seward’s primary business r...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Heli-ski firm fined

Five random spot checks on Alaska Heliskiing during this year’s heli-ski season found one out-of-bounds infraction. The GPS spot checks, conducted...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Sosa gives 80-day view of job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa assessed his first 80 days on the job at a town hall meeting last week, telling about 50 residents that his goals...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Camera captures late-night dumpers

Since it was installed three months ago, a motion-activated camera at the Small Boat Harbor has caught 11 people dumping household trash in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Borough legal bill $70K last year

The Haines Borough spent about $70,000 on legal services in the past year, including $11,500 on the 2013 election investigation and $7,000 on the appe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Assembly OKs idea of selling land to brewery

The Haines Brewing Company has cleared another hurdle toward securing 20,000 square feet of borough-owned Main Street property. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Manager to hold town hall meeting

Haines Borough residents can ask questions of rookie manager David Sosa at a town hall meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Chilkat Center...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Assembly 'very pleased' with new manager Sosa

The Haines Borough Assembly recently reviewed manager David Sosa’s first 60 days on the job, but failed to give any details on the assessment. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Nonprofit apps due

Local nonprofits interested in receiving funding from the Haines Borough must submit their grant applications by 5 p.m. July 15. Nonprofits that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Board seeks to expand public library in 2 directions

The Haines Borough Public Library board is moving forward with plans to expand the library by adding a reading room on the south end of the building...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Manager fines Nelson again for violations

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is fining property owner Paul Nelson for failing to comply with the assembly’s order to remove improperly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Discussion of trailer includes removal plan

Discussion about the Haines Borough’s decision to buy a trailer and site it behind municipal offices isn’t over. Questions raised last week...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Planners: Sell land to brewery

The Haines Brewing Company is one step closer to locating on Main Street. Both the Haines Borough Planning Commission and Downtown Revitalization Comm...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Borough to upgrade road ends

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said the borough will pay for upgrades to the ends of Fourth and Fifth avenues following a disagreement between...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Applicants sought for economic position

Haines Borough staff posted the advertisement for the newly-created community and economic development director position on the borough website Tuesda...

 
 Letters    June 19, 2014

Move borough offices into museum

It appears that with the addition of a trailer to the Haines Borough offices and the suggestion that we build yet another “muniplex” (Haven’t...

 

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