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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Sosa seeks $100K for dock plan

Haines Borough manager David Sosa is asking the assembly to appropriate $100,000 from the Lutak Dock enterprise fund for continued planning and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014

Shop offers trapping gear

Local trappers need no longer buy their gear online and wait weeks for supplies to arrive. Resident Ryan Cook this year launched Cookie’s General...

 
 Blotter    December 18, 2014

Police report

Sunday, Dec. 14 A Fort Seward area resident reported seeing a vehicle with a door open and the dome light on. He asked an officer to respond and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

Lutak Dock repair quote may drop from $33 million

An early estimate of $33 million for replacement of the Lutak Dock might be shaved down considerably with further work by PND Engineers. Dick...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Borough holds $15 million in savings

As a percentage of spending, the Haines Borough’s $15 million in savings is exponentially more than what many other municipalities hold onto, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    December 11, 2014 

Editorial

Haines Borough taxpayers should think twice before accepting the notion that they’re on the hook for rebuilding the Lutak Dock. What public service...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 27, 2014

Invitations to Lutak Dock meeting cause rift

A private development group in Haines is holding its own meeting on the Lutak Dock after discovering participation in a Haines Borough-sponsored event...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 27, 2014

Advisory committee to hold elections, discuss proposals

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Council will elect three new members at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the assembly chambers. Two,...

 
 Blotter    November 27, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Nov. 23 Officers processed evidence recovered from a Honda Pilot recently crashed near 8 Mile Haines Highway. Fingerprints were taken....

 
 Blotter    November 20, 2014

Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 17 A resident at 3 Mile Haines Highway reported finding the door of their pick-up truck open. No items were missing, but the caller...

 
 Letters    November 20, 2014

Express your interest in Lutak Dock

The Lutak Dock is very important to the Haines region and has been since it was built in 1953. It is the economic engine that fuels the Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Summit to explore fix of Lutak Dock

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is bringing a facilitator from the University of Alaska Anchorage to Haines Dec. 4-5 to help “facilitate the conve...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

Forecasters: Expect winter to be warmer

Summer’s especially soggy weather continued into fall, and rain may be the norm for the winter. According to the National Weather Service,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 13, 2014

Duly Noted

If you don’t have a working carbon monoxide detector in your house, get one. Matt Davis’ parents, John and Peggy Davis, died last month of...

 
 News    November 6, 2014

Quakes shake town; no damage reported

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake shook Haines Wednesday morning, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.   The quake struck 31 miles west...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Kito, Dukowitz square off in contest for House

House District 33 candidates Rep. Sam S. Kito III, D-Juneau, and Republican challenger Peter Dukowitz differ plenty on policies, projects and...

 
 Blotter    October 23, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 20 A Barnett Drive caller reported hearing bear activity at a neighbor’s house. The caller scared the bear away. Police, troopers and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014

Lutak Dock repair urgent, report says

The Haines Borough’s Lutak Dock is “near the edge” and living on “borrowed time,” according to a recently released draft report. The report,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014

Borough designates downtown boat yard

The Haines Borough is taking the first step toward a downtown municipal boat yard, a facility supporters say will help keep money in town during the w...

 
 Blotter    October 16, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 13 A Chilkoot Estates subdivision resident reported bear activity in the area. An officer responded but the bears were gone. A Mud Bay...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

Mine summit leans to port partnership

A private-public partnership to restore the Chilkoot Lumber Co. dock as an ore terminal was floated as a potential model at the Haines Port...

 
 Blotter    October 9, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 6 A caller in the Fort Seward area reported a bear had broken into a garbage containment building and made a mess. Police, wildlife...

 

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