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 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015

Benner to leave harbor; calls for PC Dock fee hike

Haines Borough harbormaster Phil Benner has submitted his resignation to manager David Sosa, citing personal reasons and a need to be closer to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    January 29, 2015

Editorial

Discussion of selling the Mosquito Lake School Jan. 15 veered off on a tangent about the town’s prospects, a trajectory not untypical for a...

 
 Blotter    January 29, 2015

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 26 A Soap Suds Alley resident reported her car had been rifled and items were moved, though nothing was missing. She didn’t want to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015 

Leaders question dock-seeing plan

The Haines Borough Finance Committee at its Monday meeting scrutinized manager David Sosa’s request for $100,000 in Lutak Dock funds, with the...

 
 News    January 22, 2015 

Fuel distributor chairs dock group

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa has appointed Fred Gray as the chair of the Lutak Dock “core group,” an advisory group tasked with guiding what...

 
 Blotter    January 22, 2015 

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 19 A business owner reported someone broke into his sheds on West Fair Drive. The owner and an officer went to the property and assessed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 15, 2015

Former Representative Thomas will advise borough

The Haines Borough has hired former state house Rep. Bill Thomas as a consultant. Manager David Sosa this month hired Thomas for one month for a fee...

 
 Letters    January 8, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Explanation of wooden cut-outs I wanted to set the record straight on why there have been wooden, cut-out animals in front of the borough office. A...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    January 8, 2015

McDermaid, 58, worked as a mechanic, tow truck driver

Dave McDermaid, 58, died of cancer Dec. 31 at his downtown apartment. Friends, family, and neighbors...

 
 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...

 

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