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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 21, 2017 

Mayoral candidates differ on leadership style

Differences in leadership style and how to conduct civil discourse in the midst of divisiveness were two themes incumbent mayor Mayor Jan Hill and cha...

 

Divisiveness and vitriol behind us?

It’s difficult to sit through candidate forums and hear some say the recent political divisiveness is “behind us.” It’s not. To casually...

 

Wagner displays leadership

As a leader, Joanie Wagner has many personal qualities that are important for our community now. We need someone who can bridge our differing...

 

Wagner offers fresh outlook

Joanie Wagner is offering her talents, skills, and love of community to all in her run for the office of Mayor of Haines. Positivity, creativity,...

 

New tone needed for Haines

Our leaders set the tone for public discourse, and by the power we give them, their actions and words hold us to their standards of respect, trust,...

 

Mark your box for Wagner

Kudos to Joanie Wagner for throwing her hat in the ring for mayor of Haines! A fresh face, with new energy is always a welcome harbinger for new...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

Haines Borough mayor and assembly candidates differed on policing outside the townsite and Tier 3...

 

Haines to host Southeast Conference next week

Haines will host more than 200 municipal government leaders next week for the Southeast Conference annual meeting. The three-day event, which begins...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly cuts Mayor’s salary The assembly voted unanimously to reduce the mayor’s annual salary to $7,000 from $15,000. The cut will not go into...

 

Haines needs Hill's experience

I was glad to learn that two people, Joanie Wagner and Jan Hill, are running for mayor in the forthcoming election. If applicable experience was not...

 

First responders honor 9/11 fallen

The Patriot’s Day Dinner this last Monday night was a gathering to remember the lives lost in the attack on Sept. 11, 2001 and to show our support...

 

Wagner embodies new beginnings

Joanie Wagner will be a refreshing change for our borough government. These past few months have been shrouded with a dark heavy cloud; not the way...

 

Duly Noted

Ted Hart and Meghan Elliott were married Friday, Sept. 8 at the Chilkat State Park picnic shelter. Kevin Thompson, who introduced Ted and Meghan,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Police chief calls on state troopers to clarify position

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott said resistance to borough-wide police expansion is due to “misinformation that’s being circulated.”...

 

Single judge could serve Skagway and Haines

Haines District Court may have a resident magistrate again, according to Alaska Court System representatives. Clayton Jones, rural court assistant...

 

Slow down cowboy, let us all vote

I have been listening, with some interest, to the most recent local borough controversy of expanded police service (and I assume patrols) outside of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor, assembly candidates want to repair wounds

October’s municipal race heated up this week after a handful of residents declared their candidacy for mayor and assembly just before Monday’s 5...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Users beware, E. coli found in Mud Bay water

An unregulated water source for many Mud Bay and Haines Borough residents has tested positive for E. coli and a state drinking water specialist has...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Public criticizes proposed salary cut for mayor

The Haines Borough Assembly considered an appeal from a resident to reimburse them for the cost of providing adequate water pressure to their future...

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Aug. 25, 1967 Nancy Jackson, Haines City Dog Catcher,...

 

Duly Noted

Suzanne and John Newton will be looking at different mountains soon. After 11 years in Haines, the couple is moving to Crossville, Tenn. The view...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Expanded police service goes back to committee

The question of extending police service borough-wide won’t go before voters this October after the Haines Borough Assembly referred the issue back...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Ryan finalist for manager

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan is among three finalists for a city manager position in Dillingham. Ryan has served as the...

 

Haines to host legislative talks

The Alaska Municipal League Summer Legislative Conference will bring about 100 people to Haines next week to discuss the state’s recent legislative...

 

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