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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

Firewood company quits town

A timber company based in Haines Junction, Y.T., is ceasing sales in Haines following a dispute with the Haines Borough. Dimok Timber office manager...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

Borough sets Seward's contract terms

Haines Borough manager Bill Seward started on the job this week, though he got a taste of local politics sitting on last week’s assembly meeting....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

Harbor project Q&A scheduled

Haines Borough public facilities director Brad Ryan will lead a presentation and field questions about the Small Boat Harbor expansion project at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

'Bully-proofing' workshops set

Bullying isn’t something that just happens in schools, or among middle-schoolers. And it doesn’t always look like a student being pushed into a...

 
 Opinion    June 23, 2016 

Editorial

On the scale of things, planning commissioner Donnie Turner’s “shut up” T-shirt was not particularly newsworthy and I was hoping to not publish...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Effort aims to repeal sales tax for tourism

Should the Haines Borough repeal its 1 percent tourism and economic development tax? That’s the question one Haines resident wants put on the ballot...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Assembly approves budget

A day before a charter-mandated deadline, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted its $12.3 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year on a...

 
 Letters    June 16, 2016

The bullies have taken over Haines

Don Turner III, while sitting at the Planning Commission table last week, wore a T-shirt that said, “I like the sound you make when you shut up.”...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

New trailers get jump on committee

As the Haines Borough struggles to address the lingering issue of how to permit commercial trailers, more are setting up shop around town. Cheechako...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hearings set on wood chip heat proposal

The Haines Borough School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on July 14 to hear a detailed presentation and ask questions about a proposal by borough consultan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

Mayor Hill reins in parks committee

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill is putting her foot down over what she sees as the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee’s overreach on the Small Bo...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hill considers Washington, D.C. trip to seek funds

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill said a recent visit to town by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, was encouraging and Hill is considering a trip to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 2, 2016

Biomass plan shifts from pellets to chips

The Haines Borough’s plan to install wood-fired boilers in its public facilities took two big steps forward recently, conceptually and financially....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 2, 2016

Funding sought for ferry plan

A regional economic development organization is asking the Haines Borough and other communities for money toward crafting a 25-year plan for a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 2, 2016

Park at Third Avenue rejected

A request by the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to designate a lot at Third Avenue and Main Street as a park or future...

 
 Opinion    June 2, 2016

Editorial

Making a park of the Haines Borough lot at Main Street and Third Avenue may be a good idea, but we needn’t do it right now. The lot is already a de...

 
 Letters    June 2, 2016

Borough should subsidize taxi service

It’s ironic that Haines has a beer festival and no taxi business. I think the borough should offer a $4,000 grant annually to a taxi company so we...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016

Washington, D.C. cop offered job as chief

The Haines Borough Assembly emerged Tuesday from a 45-minute closed-door session to confirm interim manager Brad Ryan’s decision to negotiate a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016

Assembly defeats attempt to terminate lobbyist contract

A Haines Borough Assembly member on Tuesday made a move to terminate Bill Thomas’s lobbyist contract, but other members weren’t on board with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016

End draws near for 'The Swamp'

A Haines Borough Assembly member on Tuesday made a move to terminate Bill Thomas’s lobbyist contract, but other members weren’t on board with the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Assembly chooses Coast Guardsman as manager

The Haines Borough Assembly bucked the staff’s choice for manager on Saturday, voting 4-2 to offer the job to Coast Guard veteran William Seward...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Thomas says lobbyist pay was for work during session

Lobbyist Bill Thomas said in an interview last week his $45,000 pay covers only a 90-day session of the Alaska Legislature, although he may keep in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Assembly rejects proposed changes to draft budget

After an hour of discussion and nearly a half-dozen failed motions, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to change only one budget item during the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Police chief hire in the works

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan has offered the police chief position to one of the three candidates who visited town last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Assemblyman's absences at issue

The Haines Borough administration is grappling with how to deal with complaints about assembly member George Campbell’s continued physical absence...

 

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