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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Sosa discloses some contents of police report

In anticipation of the release of a $22,000 police department study, Haines Borough officials this week circulated a letter alluding to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Only 2 assembly candidates; filing deadline Thursday

A familiar face and a familiar voice will vie for seats on the Haines Borough Assembly this October, but if no one else files for candidacy soon, it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Harbor expansion critics: Aesthetics study not enough

A Monday meeting of the Waterfront Aesthetics Committee once again veered toward more fundamental aspects of the Small Boat Harbor expansion project,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 6, 2015

Commercial trailers open around dock

Two unpermitted commercial trailers that started operating earlier this summer bring to three the number of wheeled shops operating on rented lots...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Assembly may not dissect violation law after all

Despite last week’s recommendation from a Haines Borough Assembly committee to comb through a minor offense ordinance that has caused public...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Filing period opens Aug. 1 for local offices

Residents who have clamored at recent Haines Borough Assembly meetings for more public involvement can step up Aug. 1 and declare their candidacy for...

 
 Letters    July 23, 2015

Badgley grateful for support, kind words

Wow! I am overwhelmed by the support of the Haines Volunteer Fire Department members, Haines Presbyterian Church and the community of Haines upon my...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Officials review harbor option history

Concerns about the Small Boat Harbor project this week prompted Haines Borough staff to look into how the current design was chosen. Manager David...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Nonprofit deadline for grants Aug. 24

Local nonprofits can submit their applications for grant funding to the Haines Borough by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24. The annual process involves...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Mayor creates new harbor group

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill created a joint committee this week charged with “monitoring” the aesthetic design of the waterfront and Small Boat...

 
 Opinion    July 16, 2015

Editorial

Haines Borough leaders – or citizens – would be wise to put this advisory question on the ballot for the October municipal election: “Do you...

 
 News    July 9, 2015

Residents revel; sun caps 4th festivities

“The Slayers,” a team of teenagers, upended perennial champion Kevin Shove’s squad in the Mad Raft Race and Chandler Kemp cruised to victory in...

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2015

Miller was fisherman, engraver, sheetrock hanger

Longtime resident Malcolm "Jay" Miller, a noted engraver, fisherman and sheetrocker, died July 1 in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 2, 2015

Public scrutinizes minor offense law

An ordinance establishing a minor offenses fee schedule has residents asking why many of the laws are even on the books, and why Haines Borough employ...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 News    June 25, 2015

Staff will align code, policy on agenda

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to have manager David Sosa and clerk Julie Cozzi ensure code and policy are aligned when it comes to how ite...

 
 News    June 25, 2015

Borough committee members needed

Residents are needed to fill 11 vacant seats on five of the Haines Borough’s advisory committees. Three seats are open on the Parks and Recreation...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Exchange will feature modern-day trade goods: 'Zamboni' and sockeye

In what’s being described as a locally flavored cultural exchange, Haines is set to receive a Zamboni-like ice-grooming machine from Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Assembly members revisit remarks

Following a Haines Borough committee meeting last week during which two assembly members publicly derided a resident’s concerns, two other assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Fisheries, ferries would suffer from government shutdown

Threats of a government shutdown stemming from the Alaska Legislature’s failure to pass a state budget have provoked anxiety in Haines, where 49...

 
 Opinion    June 11, 2015

Editorial

Citizens have raised legitimate questions about how matters sent to the Haines Borough Assembly sometimes don’t get placed on meeting agendas. Borou...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Borough shouldn't sell Haines short

Focusing on a cruise ship waiver when marketing Haines sends the message that the only reason a ship would want to bring people here is for the dock...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Assembly members deride testimony

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly subcommittee tasked with hearing a citizen’s concerns about the formulation of meeting agendas called the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Citizens scrutinize meeting procedures

Citizens are questioning Haines Borough policy and procedures, including how information to the assembly is screened at the borough office and...

 

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