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 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Benner to leave harbor; calls for PC Dock fee hike

Haines Borough harbormaster Phil Benner has submitted his resignation to manager David Sosa, citing personal reasons and a need to be closer to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015 

Assemble: No to proposal to protect harbor workers

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday voted down a resolution that would have supported extra protections for the harbormaster and harbor employees....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015 

Equipment lot draws criticism

Is storing heavy equipment an industrial use or a commercial one? That was a question raised at the Haines Borough Planning Commission Jan.15 by...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Cost of helicopter noise study soars

The cost of a noise study to monitor the impacts of a heliport near 26 Mile Haines Highway has ballooned from a Haines Borough staff estimate of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Leaders question dock-seeing plan

The Haines Borough Finance Committee at its Monday meeting scrutinized manager David Sosa’s request for $100,000 in Lutak Dock funds, with the...

 
 News    January 22, 2015

Fuel distributor chairs dock group

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa has appointed Fred Gray as the chair of the Lutak Dock “core group,” an advisory group tasked with guiding what...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

Decision on sale of school delayed

The Haines Borough likely won’t be selling Mosquito Lake School this summer, manager David Sosa said this week, after withdrawing his request last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Borough signs economic development director

On a unanimous vote, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved the hire of Bill Mandeville, the...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 15, 2015

Duly Noted

Southeast Alaska State Fair director Jessica Edwards spent three days at the International Association of Amusement Park Attractions trade show in Flo...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Sosa proposes new survey to gauge citizens' priorities

Three years after the Haines Borough conducted a survey to steer its Comprehensive Plan, manager David Sosa is seeking to conduct a new survey to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

School Board: Keep Mosquito Lake School

Following testimony by a half-dozen upper highway residents, the Haines Borough School Board voted 5-0 Tuesday to oppose putting up for sale Mosquito...

 
 News    January 8, 2015

Advisory committee to meet

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet in the Haines Borough Assembly chambers 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The agenda will...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

State approves electric rate hike

On a 2-1 vote, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska last week approved an 11.18 percent electric rate increase for more than 7,000 Alaska Power...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Sosa seeks $100K for dock plan

Haines Borough manager David Sosa is asking the assembly to appropriate $100,000 from the Lutak Dock enterprise fund for continued planning and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Candidate offered development job

After two rounds of interviews, Haines Borough manager David Sosa last week offered the community and economic development director job to Bill...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Cozzi, Stuart get pay increases

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved new contracts for clerk Julie Cozzi and chief fiscal officer Jila Stuart, increasing wages for both borou...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Ski event gets room to roam

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to allow an international ski and snowboard competition to use area outside the...

 
 By Carol Waldo    Letters    December 18, 2014

What does wooden animal sign mean?

All that money in the bank and the town looks like we can’t or won’t celebrate Christmas. You know that holiday the borough workers get paid...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014

Lutak Dock repair quote may drop from $33 million

An early estimate of $33 million for replacement of the Lutak Dock might be shaved down considerably with further work by PND Engineers. Dick...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Borough holds $15 million in savings

As a percentage of spending, the Haines Borough’s $15 million in savings is exponentially more than what many other municipalities hold onto, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014

Former mayor continues fight in rate case

After being stonewalled by the Haines Borough Assembly, former mayor Stephanie Scott is asking the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to explain how an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Preschool will pursue Willard site

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board last week voted to pursue a Willard Street commercial building as the school’s new site. Also, at January’s Hai...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Borough to await state's lead on pot

The Haines Borough is waiting for the state to take the lead on how marijuana dispensaries and grow operations will be regulated following the...

 

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