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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Five candidates seek 2 seats on assembly

As of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, five candidates had filed for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly. Residents Jerry Erny, Ron Jackson,...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Deals with rogue cops questioned

Assembly member Debra Schnabel is questioning Haines Borough agreements with a former police chief and sergeant, who resigned in exchange for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 26, 2014

Manager to hold town hall meeting

Haines Borough residents can ask questions of rookie manager David Sosa at a town hall meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Chilkat Center...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 19, 2014

Baskaya 'emergency hire' for development position

The Haines Borough has hired a “community and economic development special projects manager” to work for two months on tasks related to downtown...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Assembly to consider new, high-ranking job Tuesday

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said this week that if the proposed community and economic development director position is not approved by the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Assembly endorses new office in trailer

The Haines Borough is looking to buy a 450-square-foot trailer to use as extra office space despite having an empty desk at the administration buildin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Budget would shift jobs, add to office

Haines Borough interim manager Julie Cozzi released her draft $12 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday, which includes a proposal to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Assembly to revisit heliport issue

The Haines Borough Assembly agreed last week to hear an appeal of a Feb. 13 planning commission decision denying a conditional use permit for a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Permanent Fund interest unspent

For years, the Haines Borough has not used the full share of the interest it’s authorized to spend annually from the borough’s $8 million...

 
 Opinion    February 13, 2014

Editorial

If Bill Musser works out as chief of the Haines Borough Police Department, it will be despite the borough’s hiring process, not because of it. The b...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 30, 2014

New manager gets $98K, 35 days leave

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a compensation package Tuesday for incoming manager David Sosa that includes a $98,000 annual...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

SEABA agrees to pay $21K to BLM

A Haines helicopter skiing company has agreed to pay more than $21,000 in fines and fees for flying on federal lands closed to the activity 54 times d...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

Chief hopeful explains leaving job

Interim Haines Borough Manager Julie Cozzi said this week she was comfortable with a police chief...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 12, 2013

Earnest consulting for borough

Former Haines Borough manager Mark Earnest is performing consulting services for the borough on an as-needed basis, said interim manager Julie Cozzi....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 12, 2013

Police chief decision postponed

It’s back to square one in the Haines Borough’s search for a new police chief. Interim manager Julie Cozzi is “taking a second look” at some...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 28, 2013

New fee considered to pay for better 911

Haines Borough staffers are considering a monthly service charge on local cell phones and land lines to help pay for the nearly $500,000 Enhanced-911...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Police chief finalists down to 2

The number of finalists for Haines Borough Police Chief has dropped to two after applicant Scott Happ recently withdrew his name from consideration, l...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Assembly OKs tax on vehicles

After tabling it for nearly 10 months, the Haines Borough Assembly passed an ordinance establishing a motor vehicle registration tax Oct. 8.   The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Highway work may be delayed

A proposed amendment to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) would delay funding for several portions of the Haines Highway...

 
 News    October 17, 2013

Borough expects $190K payment

The Haines Borough is expecting to receive about $190,000 in Secure Rural Schools funding, according to borough manager Mark Earnest. Funding for the...

 
 Letters    October 17, 2013

Letter referring to Cui crossed line

Fred Einspruch’s criticism of outgoing borough manager Mark Earnest totally crossed the lines of human decency by dragging Tracy Cui into the fray....

 
 News    October 10, 2013

Twenty apply to be next borough manager

The Haines Borough has received 20 applications for the manager position, which will be vacated by Mark Earnest Tuesday. Some applicants list their...

 
 Letters    October 10, 2013

Earnest's tenure disastrous

Borough manager Mark Earnest’s employment in Haines is ending. Thank God. Earnest’s departure marks the end of another disastrous manager’s...

 

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