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 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 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...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Wellness Center opens; donor Harrell honored

When you go to the dentist at the new SEARHC clinic, you’ll be able to see your sore tooth live on TV. An oral display filmed with a pen-sized...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 12, 2016

Duly Noted

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill recently honored water/sewer operator Scott Bradford for receiving the Small Wastewater System Operator...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Guns drawn: Cops give account of Small Tracts run-in

A Haines Borough police officer who allegedly drew his gun on a resident last week said he was responding to coming around a house and seeing a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Thomas claims role in saving sewer funds

The Haines Borough Assembly received an update from lobbyist Bill Thomas last week, and interim manager Brad Ryan has included funding for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Two manager candidates withdraw, 2 added for interview

Two finalists for the Haines Borough manager position have withdrawn their candidacies, including Dennis Koenig, the La Jara, Colo., city manager who...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Leaders grapple with offenses ordinance

A day after an ad hoc committee recommended the creation of an independent code commission to sift through the hundreds of violations outlined in the...

 
 News    March 31, 2016

Mayor calls for town to turn over new leaf

Months after Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill referred to the community as the most “hateful and vindictive” as she has seen it during her lifetime,...

 
 News    March 31, 2016

Action delayed on commercial trailer committee

Three months after the Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended Mayor Jan Hill appoint a committee to dig into the issue of commercial...

 
 News    March 17, 2016

Crash survivor to youths: Swimming skills critical

Knowing the passengers aboard his plane could swim gave him confidence he could make a water landing in Lynn Canal in November, pilot Mike Mackowiak...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 10, 2016

Hill wants limits on phoning it in

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill is trying to limit when assembly members can teleconference into a meeting. At the body’s Feb. 23 meeting, three...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    March 3, 2016

Duly Noted

Haines High School senior Autumn Gross was recently named “Student of the Year” by the Alaska Society for Technology and Education. ASTE...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Assembly sets hiring schedule, salary for top jobs

In a discussion that included reference to U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia and a member being gaveled over teleconference, the Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

State will answer questions on "Tier 3"

In an effort to put rumors to rest and increase understanding, a representative from the Department of Environmental Conservation will answer...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

Coliseum to reopen as 'bazaar'

In an effort to put rumors to rest and increase understanding, a representative from the Department of Environmental Conservation will answer...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 11, 2016

Questions surround dismissal of firefighter

The Haines Borough decided last week it will not continue Jenn Walsh’s employment as the Haines Volunteer Fire Department’s firefighter/training...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 11, 2016

Constantine urges delay on 'Tier 3' river protection

Constantine Metal Resources is urging members of the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee to delay any support toward designating the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 11, 2016

Borough will pocket $14K left over from HARK funds

More than $14,000 initially designated for nonprofits will be rolled over and added to the Haines Borough’s $2.8 million areawide general fund balan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 11, 2016

Mayor Hill limits assembly comments

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill used Tuesday’s assembly meeting as a “practice run” for her new policy of allowing assembly members to only speak...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 4, 2016

Ward: Hill's statement incorrect

Former Haines Borough interim manager Bob Ward said this week he never expressed the sentiment that the borough shouldn’t tax citizens and then...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 28, 2016

Clerk pay raise idea triggers critique, flap

“Cruel.” “Vicious.” “Unprincipled.” Those are a few of the words Haines Borough Assembly members and one borough employee used to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 28, 2016

Assembly to decide fate of HARK's leftover $14K

If Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill and assembly members Diana Lapham and Mike Case get their way, $14,000 slated for this year’s local nonprofit...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 28, 2016

'Big issues' in upcoming union talks

Negotiations between the Local 71 workers’ union and the Haines Borough are about to begin, and local union representative Tom Brice said members...

 

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