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Seward weighs lawsuit; recall effort in works

Bill Seward, who was fired as Haines Borough manager in an emotional assembly 4-2 vote last week, is pursuing legal action against the borough for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Assembly sets priorities at retreat

The Haines Borough Assembly met on Dec. 11 for a four-hour retreat at the public library to outline what members believed were their biggest prioritie...

 

Juneau mechanic, 37, dies in cabin at Lutak

A 37-year-old Juneau man died Thursday at his cabin in Haines of apparent natural causes, according to the Alaska State Troopers. The deceased was...

 

Preferred alternative near for Lutak Dock

An engineering consultant hired by the Haines Borough last week offered cost estimates on possible plans-of-action to overhaul the badly corroding...

 

Commission: Raise building height limits

The Planning Commission last week voted to recomend raising the building height restrictions in Haines. The measure was introduced by commissioner...

 

Stronger contamination regulations could affect sites

The State of Alaska has adopted new regulations governing cleanup of contaminated sites – most of them more stringent. The new cleanup levels potent...

 

Volunteers keep recycling happening

Haines Friends of Recycling would like to recognize the extraordinary volunteers who sustain downtown recycling pickup to benefit the public. Year in...

 

Police should read Alaska statutes

I recently submitted a public information request to receive the police report/blotter in its entirety. First I got an e-mail from the dispatcher who...

 

Assembly members dig into how to fix budget

Amid another troubled season of state budget slashing, the Haines Borough Assembly held a sometimes-tense workshop Monday night to target its budget...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 23, 2016

Assembly to take up budget Monday

The Haines Borough Assembly will start discussing its budget priorities for next fiscal year at a workshop Monday. Subjects will likely include staffi...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 3, 2016

Consultants discuss three concepts for Lutak Dock

Some basic design ideas for overhauling the corroding Lutak Dock are scheduled to be ready by Jan. 25, 2017. But lots of questions will remain for...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Planners uphold decision on harbor

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week upheld a land use permit for the harbor expansion, but one appellant said he’ll appeal that decisio...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 13, 2016

Assembly OKs Lutak Dock bid

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved $129,530 for conceptual designs for replacing or refurbishing Lutak Dock. In awarding the...

 

Name calling inappropriate and misleading

I was saddened to see — in an ad in last week’s CVN — the resurrection of the era of mudslinging toward Mud Bay folks. We, in Haines, have...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Assembly hopefuls enter final stretch

Now it’s your turn. Haines voters will cast their ballots Tuesday for two highly contested seats on the Haines Borough Assembly and two non-conteste...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Weather station is installed on Mount Ripinsky

The Haines Borough’s first avalanche-oriented weather station is a couple weeks from going online. About 10 people climbed up Mount Ripinsky...

 

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 26 A caller reported receiving harassing calls from an out-of-state number. HBPD assisted another agency in the matter. A caller...

 

Duly Noted

The Mountain Mamas Gone Mad was the only Haines team to compete in the Klondike Road Relay last Saturday. The race had the largest turnout to date. Te...

 

Harbor expansion project is a scam

Dear Editor (whoever you are these days): I went to the harbor this past Friday and Saturday, Labor Day weekend. Beautiful weather. Holiday weekend....

 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 22 A caller reported an altercation between two parties in the area of Oslund Drive. Officers separated the two parties. A caller in the...

 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 15 Police responded to an intrusion alarm at a 0 Mile Haines Highway business. The building was secure. An out-of-town resident reported...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

Record surge for Chilkoot sockeye

One of the largest surges of sockeye into Chilkoot Lake kept commercial fishermen busy and swamped subsistence nets in the past week. About 40,000...

 

McCarter, ferry worker, KHNS volunteer, dies at 67

Mick McCarter, a former KHNS volunteer and board member died Saturday, Aug.  6, of apparent heart...

 

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