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 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 5, 2016

Duly Noted

Stories and slides from the life of former publisher, assembly member and community activist Ray Menaker were shared at a Chilkat Center memorial...

 
 Letters    March 17, 2016

Thanks for help with fundraiser

We would like to thank all the people who came to the dinner and auction to support the Mackowiak family. The generosity of Haines is wonderful. We...

 
 Letters    November 26, 2015

Thanks for supporting art teacher

We would like to thank everyone who donated, helped out and organized and attended the taco feed/art auction fundraiser for Linnus Danner. It was...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Public outcry prompts minor offenses reboot

After receiving a petition signed by 650 residents, the Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to nullify its Sept. 22 decision to adopt the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Gregg beats out Lapp for assembly

It’s Tresham Gregg by a nose. Gregg beat out candidate Jerry Lapp for a Haines Borough Assembly seat by only 12 votes, according to Tuesday night’...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 24, 2015

Assembly OKs minor offense law, with delay

At a four-hour Haines Borough Assembly meeting this week that included the deputy mayor threatening to eject members of the public, an assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 17, 2015

Complaints about water taste traced to lake algae

Has your town water tasted funky lately? Haines Borough water and sewer operator Scott Bradford thinks he has discovered the reason. The borough...

 
 Letters    September 17, 2015

No deadline for passage of ordinance

The Haines Borough Assembly is scheduled to vote on the minor offenses ordinance at its Sept. 22 meeting. The borough manager is recommending...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 10, 2015

Minor offenses ordinance trips up assembly

After nearly two hours of discussion, eight votes and considerable flip-flopping, the Haines Borough Assembly this week decided to postpone a vote on...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Only 2 assembly candidates; filing deadline Thursday

A familiar face and a familiar voice will vie for seats on the Haines Borough Assembly this October, but if no one else files for candidacy soon, it...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Borough briefs

Assistant eyed for manager The Haines Borough will look into the possibility of hiring an executive assistant to the manager rather than an economic a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Borough to censor police study

The Haines Borough has received a draft of the $22,000 study of its police department, but the document won’t be released to the public until it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Filing period opens Aug. 1 for local offices

Residents who have clamored at recent Haines Borough Assembly meetings for more public involvement can step up Aug. 1 and declare their candidacy for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Assembly OKs $12 million budget including lobbyist, tax increase

Although two of its six members were absent Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed the municipality’s roughly $12 million spending plan for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Assembly committee IDs money for HARK

The Haines Borough Finance Committee this week recommended the assembly fund the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel animal control contract at $45,250 using...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Assembly delegates harbor analysis to Ports and Harbors panel

After the Haines Borough Assembly last week charged the Finance Committee with conducting an economic analysis of the Small Boat Harbor expansion...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Assembly wants alternatives to cutting HARK

Dog lovers, don’t despair yet. The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday passed a motion directing borough staff to investigate different ways the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Harbor petition denied, but analysis planned

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday told concerned residents it would not slow plans for expansion of the Small Boat Harbor, but agreed to discuss...

 
 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 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 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    News    March 26, 2015

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Second, '65-percent' harbor plan out for review on Friday

The Haines Borough Assembly is looking into the cost of moving Lookout Park to keep it from being engulfed by a parking lot in the Small Boat Harbor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly labors on Nelson appeal

After nearly 90 minutes of testimony and deliberation, the Haines Borough Assembly agreed to refund $600 of a $1,200 fine levied against a Skyline...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015

Noise, cop studies get assembly's OK

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a major spending package Tuesday, including $41,300 to study helicopter noise, $22,000 to study the police...

 

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