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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 21, 2017 

Mayoral candidates differ on leadership style

Differences in leadership style and how to conduct civil discourse in the midst of divisiveness were two themes incumbent mayor Mayor Jan Hill and cha...

 

New tone needed for Haines

Our leaders set the tone for public discourse, and by the power we give them, their actions and words hold us to their standards of respect, trust,...

 

Duly Noted

Hazel Englund celebrated her 101st birthday Saturday with visits from family and friends at her hilltop home near 2 Mile Haines Highway. More than 30...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

Haines Borough mayor and assembly candidates differed on policing outside the townsite and Tier 3...

 

Haines to host Southeast Conference next week

Haines will host more than 200 municipal government leaders next week for the Southeast Conference annual meeting. The three-day event, which begins...

 

Haines needs Hill's experience

I was glad to learn that two people, Joanie Wagner and Jan Hill, are running for mayor in the forthcoming election. If applicable experience was not...

 

First responders honor 9/11 fallen

The Patriot’s Day Dinner this last Monday night was a gathering to remember the lives lost in the attack on Sept. 11, 2001 and to show our support...

 

Duly Noted

Ted Hart and Meghan Elliott were married Friday, Sept. 8 at the Chilkat State Park picnic shelter. Kevin Thompson, who introduced Ted and Meghan,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Police chief calls on state troopers to clarify position

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott said resistance to borough-wide police expansion is due to “misinformation that’s being circulated.”...

 

Single judge could serve Skagway and Haines

Haines District Court may have a resident magistrate again, according to Alaska Court System representatives. Clayton Jones, rural court assistant...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor, assembly candidates want to repair wounds

October’s municipal race heated up this week after a handful of residents declared their candidacy for mayor and assembly just before Monday’s 5...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Users beware, E. coli found in Mud Bay water

An unregulated water source for many Mud Bay and Haines Borough residents has tested positive for E. coli and a state drinking water specialist has...

 

Duly Noted

Suzanne and John Newton will be looking at different mountains soon. After 11 years in Haines, the couple is moving to Crossville, Tenn. The view...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Expanded police service goes back to committee

The question of extending police service borough-wide won’t go before voters this October after the Haines Borough Assembly referred the issue back...

 

Haines to host legislative talks

The Alaska Municipal League Summer Legislative Conference will bring about 100 people to Haines next week to discuss the state’s recent legislative...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Expanded police service still murky

A complex, borough-wide police service area draft ordinance might come before voters this October, but some residents and assembly members say it...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 20, 2017

Public's turn to weigh in on sin taxes

The Haines Borough Assembly last week advanced a new tax on tobacco and marijuana products. The 4-2 vote levies a $2 excise tax on each pack of cigare...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Hill seeks to keep mayor job

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill filed a letter of intent in May that she will seek re-election, according to the Alaska Public Offices Commission. With...

 

Lasagna feed raised $10,000 for shelter

Our third annual fundraiser for Becky’s Place Haven of Hope was a huge success this year and that is due to the wonderful, caring people of Haines....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Borough Digest

Maidy named to open seat on assembly The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed resident Sean Maidy to an open assembly seat after members...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly seat draws 4 hopefuls

Four Haines residents have submitted letters of interest for the assembly seat vacated by Margaret Friedenauer’s resignation last month. The...

 

Perplexed by recall, suspicious of chief

I am dumbfounded that anyone in Haines would want to recall assembly members because they asked that the police blotter be reinstated in the Chilkat...

 

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