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 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...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Another sink hole opens at Lutak

A fourth sink hole has opened up at the Lutak Dock, a reminder that the Haines Borough structure is in serious need of repair or replacement. The...

 
 Opinion    September 11, 2014

Editorial

There may have been a real need for an community and economic development director in Haines before Darsie Culbeck proposed the job last fall;Culbeck...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Waste systems working well

The current system of waste management is working well. It is affordable and provides incentives for people to reduce their waste consumption and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Grants to nonprofits $94K, lowest since '09

The Haines Borough Assembly last week authorized $94,300 in funding for local nonprofits, nearly $33,000 less than the amount requested and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Report honestly on ex-employees?

Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel last week submitted for the assembly’s consideration a policy statement that would discourage the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Proposal would change waste management

The Haines Borough is looking at getting into the waste management business. Assembly member Debra Schnabel recently submitted a draft solid waste man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

Board rejects digital meeting packet

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday almost voted to do away with printed meeting packets, before getting hung up on the question of providing...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Voters to decide '40-percent rule' to elect

Residents will vote on four ballot measures this fall, including whether to remove a section of the Haines Borough Charter that mandates election...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Group wants rest room, sign, paving at Picture Point

Development of Picture Point is moving forward, with a topographical survey completed in July and grading of the parking area set for fall. The...

 
 Opinion    September 4, 2014

Editorial

There was a dust-up over the orange arrows spray-painted around town for the Sheldon Museum’s Totem Trot fundraiser. The arrows were drawn with...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Alcohol the killer, not marijuana

And there you have it, folks: The resolution to oppose ballot measure 2, legalizing recreational use of marijuana, was passed by the Haines Borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014

Mayor's vote sends message against pot

With a tie-breaking vote cast by Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott, the assembly passed a resolution Tuesday opposing a statewide proposition to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014

Hiring panel gives nod to Culbeck

A five-person hiring committee has recommended the Haines Borough hire Darsie Culbeck as the new Community and Economic Development Director. Mayor St...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014

'Vote No on 2' presentation draws residents on both sides

About a dozen residents turned out Monday to hear a presentation opposing a ballot measure that would legalize and commercialize marijuana in Alaska....

 
 Opinion    August 28, 2014

Editorial

Joe Parnell’s column this week is a paid advertisement because Parnell is now a candidate for local office. During a political campaign, the...

 
 Letters    August 28, 2014

Assembly rolls for corporate interest

It’s not unusual for the Haines Borough Assembly to balk when outside “big government” folks try to tell our community what to do. But...

 

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