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 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015 

Borough to enforce sign law

“This is one ordinance that I would very much like to see resolved, once and for all.” – Mark Earnest, on proposed changes to the Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Assembly rejects last-minute bid to slow harbor project

An attempt by a Haines Borough Assembly member to hit “pause” on the Small Boat Harbor expansion project until several financial questions are...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 23, 2015 

On harbor issue, planners voice support, concerns

A discussion of Haines Borough planning commissioners last week reflected apparent support for the municipality’s harbor expansion plan, but members...

 
 News    April 23, 2015 

Editorial

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and Haines Borough Assembly line up similarly on the $30 million plan for expanding the boat harbor. A...

 
 News    April 23, 2015 

Borough budget boosted $125K

The Haines Borough expects to receive an estimated $125,000 in additional money for next year’s budget following recent Congressional...

 
 News    April 23, 2015 

Sosa: Borough likely to sell trailer

After buying a $12,500 trailer to house the Haines Borough’s public facilities director, it appears the director in the next fiscal year will be...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Borough outlines float fix schedule

Haines Borough public facilities director Carlos Jimenez said this week he hopes the municipality can repair a broken mooring float at Letnikof Harbor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Assembly discusses options for animal control

Haines Borough Assembly members floated several ideas for dealing with animal control following manager David Sosa’s proposed cuts to the Haines Ani...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Public participation plan released

The Haines Borough released its draft Public Participation Plan last week, a 12-step effort outlining how the borough can better engage the public in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Assembly awards Sosa high scores

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa scored high on his one-year performance evaluation, with assembly members agreeing Sosa generally exceeded expectati...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 16, 2015

Editorial

Working on the Haines Visitor’s Guide this week made us think of using the town’s marketing slogan, “Adventure Capital of Alaska.” Including...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Case: End 2nd comment period

Opposition to an ordinance that would eliminate the public comment period at the end of Haines Borough Assembly meetings pushed the legislation into...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Supporters: Keep highway school open 2 days weekly

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center is asking the Haines Borough to spend an additional $9,400 per year to keep the facility open...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Move Lookout Park to lot corner?

Members of the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee last week expressed support for moving Lookout Park to a location in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Public safety panel wants voice

The Haines Borough’s Public Safety Commission is seeking more involvement in the municipality’s hiring of its next police chief after being...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Legislature cutting local jobs, services

The Haines Division of Forestry office was apparently eliminated and the future of public radio funding and the ferry schedule hanged in the balance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Details cut from borough budget

The devil is usually in the details when it comes to the Haines Borough’s budget. But the devil may be harder to find as manager David Sosa’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Sosa: Hire state lobbyist for $45K

One year after the Haines Borough Assembly cut from its budget a $43,200 federal lobbyist position, manager David Sosa is proposing to spend $45,000...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Chamber questions scope, cost of harbor expansion

The Haines Chamber of Commerce says that a financial plan for improvements to the Small Boat Harbor should be in place before construction starts....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

State to begin work on ferry dock rebuild

The state last week began work on the new $15 million ferry dock, a project that will make the facility look like its Auke Bay counterpart in Juneau....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Borough may cut ad spending

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is proposing to drastically reduce the municipality’s spending on advertisement of public meetings, borough jobs...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Sosa's budget: Cut HARK, leave 1 police job unfilled

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released his draft $12 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday. It includes a mill rate increase,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Police chief, facilities director quit borough

Two top-tier Haines Borough employees resigned last week, vacating the police chief and public facilities director positions. Police chief Bill...

 
 Opinion    April 2, 2015

Editorial

Concerns about the Small Boat Harbor expansion project reflect serious flaws in the Haines Borough’s public review process. This project has been...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Mining experts to speak in valley

Four speakers with mining-related expertise will visit Haines and Klukwan next week for presentations and panel discussions on mining in Alaska. The...

 

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