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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017 

Manager hire vote roils community

The Haines Borough Assembly’s 5-1 decision to hire Debra Schnabel as borough manager Tuesday has further engulfed a community already embroiled in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017 

Union Files grievance against borough

The Alaska Laborers union filed a grievance against the Haines Borough after assembly member Tom Morphet released to the public earlier this month...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017 

Email an issue for targets of recall

The recall effort is generating distrust between several Haines Borough Assembly members and some borough staff after the recall’s sponsor...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    April 27, 2017 

Duly Noted

Former resident Suzie Scollon was here for four days visiting friends and staying with Kathleen Menke. Besides hiking local trails and lunching at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

All drug charges against Lari dropped

The state dismissed all drug charges against Dean Lari last week because of what a magistrate judge described as a “technicality” and Lari’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Assembly debates police issues

After reviewing a large budget increase for the police department, the Haines Borough Assembly discussed a host of police issues during a budget...

 

Editorial

On October 20, 2016, the Chilkat Valley News reported at the top of its front page that Haines Borough police had arrested Dean “Bear” Lari in a...

 

Clerk, attorney give go-ahead on recall

The effort to recall three Haines Borough Assembly members is moving forward. Borough clerk Julie Cozzi, consulting with borough attorney Brooks Chand...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Morphet releases police complaints

Assembly member Tom Morphet made public four complaints against Haines police officers Tuesday, leading some members to question his methods despite...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Highway lukewarm to police

Haines Highway residents raised points including essential emergency services, resistance to active patrols, and better tax representation to Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

Recall aimed at 3 on assembly

Ten Haines residents have launched a recall petition against Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet. Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

Budget: Use savings for economic group, 5th police officer

Haines Borough Interim Manager Brad Ryan on Tuesday proposed a budget for the coming year that relies on a hopeful projection of state support and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

'Bike-friendly' effort railed, but endorsed

The designation of Haines as a “Bike Friendly Community” by the League of American Bicyclists drew criticism from a handful of Haines residents...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 30, 2017

Police pull-overs pushing minor offense numbers

Between 2015 and 2016, Haines minor offense cases jumped by 101 percent, according to Alaska court records, reflecting the largest increase in minor...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Drugs stolen at clinic

A “small amount” of prescription painkillers and sedatives were stolen late March 16 or early March 17 during an apparent break-in at the SEARHC m...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 

What's cost of being a bike-friendly town?

About 40 residents turned out March 2 and raised questions about a “bicycle-friendly community” designation pursued by members of the Haines...

 

Thanks for helping in time of need

There simply are not enough kind words to express my thanks to the many people involved in mine and Bill Kurz’s life yesterday and today. I would...

 

Police chief extorting community

Nothing like blatant extortion by the police chief to create good faith in the public servants at Haines Borough. Is extortion what they call best...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Police: With more funding, blotter will return

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott told the borough’s Public Safety Commission Tuesday he would produce a police blotter again when his budgeta...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

State trooper position moved

Alaska State Trooper Director Colonel James Cockrell wrote Haines Mayor Jan Hill last week informing her of the state’s decision to move the Haines...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Budget overrun an assembly concern

The Haines Borough Assembly questioned the police department Feb. 28 on its request for a $63,000 budget boost, asking how the department was authoriz...

 

Sixth-graders grateful for job-shadowing

Haines sixth-graders recently participated in a job shadowing experience with several businesses and organizations in the community. We appreciate...

 

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