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 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014 

Assembly OKs Culbeck for new job

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday accepted the manager’s recommendation to hire Darsie Culbeck as the new community and economic development direc...

 
 News    September 11, 2014 

Another sink hole opens at Lutak

A fourth sink hole has opened up at the Lutak Dock, a reminder that the Haines Borough structure is in serious need of repair or replacement. The...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014 

Looking forward to tax break

I have lived in the Haines Borough for 40 years and worked to buy land and build a home and paid taxes every year on time. One thing to look forward...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Report honestly on ex-employees?

Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel last week submitted for the assembly’s consideration a policy statement that would discourage the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Proposal would change waste management

The Haines Borough is looking at getting into the waste management business. Assembly member Debra Schnabel recently submitted a draft solid waste man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

Board rejects digital meeting packet

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday almost voted to do away with printed meeting packets, before getting hung up on the question of providing...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Towns may seek repeal of senior tax exemption

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott attended the Alaska Conference of Mayors and Alaska Municipal League meetings in Nome last month, where the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Voters to decide '40-percent rule' to elect

Residents will vote on four ballot measures this fall, including whether to remove a section of the Haines Borough Charter that mandates election...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Alcohol the killer, not marijuana

And there you have it, folks: The resolution to oppose ballot measure 2, legalizing recreational use of marijuana, was passed by the Haines Borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014

Mayor's vote sends message against pot

With a tie-breaking vote cast by Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott, the assembly passed a resolution Tuesday opposing a statewide proposition to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014

Hiring panel gives nod to Culbeck

A five-person hiring committee has recommended the Haines Borough hire Darsie Culbeck as the new Community and Economic Development Director. Mayor St...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 28, 2014

'Vote No on 2' presentation draws residents on both sides

About a dozen residents turned out Monday to hear a presentation opposing a ballot measure that would legalize and commercialize marijuana in Alaska....

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Mechanic Edwards was buoyant spirit, despite disabilities

Friends and relatives filled the American Legion Hall Wednesday to share stories of George Edwards,...

 
 Letters    August 28, 2014

Assembly's action not myopic

In response to candidate Mario Benassi’s representation of the assembly as myopic, I looked it up on Dictionary.com: 1. unable or unwilling to act...

 
 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,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Locals buck state trend on oil vote

In Tuesday’s primary election, Chilkat Valley voters overwhelmingly supported repealing the state’s oil tax structure, diverging from voters state...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a canoe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Watershed council won't review mine

The Takshanuk Watershed Council apparently won’t facilitate stakeholder meetings and community forums on the potential development of a mine near 40...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Litter, snow removal concerns for downtown group

Getting a handle on litter and snow shoveling downtown dominated discussion at Monday’s meeting of the Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization...

 
 Letters    August 7, 2014

Writer apologizes for use of word

I would like to apologize to Mayor Stephanie Scott for using the word “appalled” in my letter to the editor. Though alarmed at Scott’s...

 
 Letters    August 7, 2014

Highlights of Haines trip

Last week, my daughters and I had a brief trip to Haines. We had all visited before but never did we have such a grand tour as we received from Bill...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Pot or not: Borough takes up dope vote

Should the Haines Borough weigh in on a statewide initiative that, if passed, would legalize the recreational use and commercial sale of marijuana in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Seniors' tax break costing borough $300K

Discount days at local businesses aren’t the only perks older residents enjoy. More and more property owners age 65 and older are applying for senio...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

Mayor Scott to seek re-election

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott has made up her mind to fight for another three-year term at the borough’s helm. To date, the mayor’s race...

 

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