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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Assembly: No to mayor's road letter

The Haines Borough Assembly April 8 rejected mayor Stephanie Scott’s request to send an opinion piece to the Juneau Empire criticizing funding of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Winter tour study gets OK

The fourth time was the charm for the Haines Borough tourism department. The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved the deparments’s request...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Borough OKs $113K in sewer plant work

The Haines Borough is taking a step toward addressing its dilapidated wastewater treatment plant, beginning with designs for more than $4 million in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly postpones helicopter noise plan

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday postponed directing the manager to craft a plan for monitoring the impact of helicopter operations near 26 Mile...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly balks at privately-funded sauna plan

The Haines Borough Assembly voted in January to deny a request for a publicly-funded community sauna, and Tuesday it also voted to deny a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly OKs 2 river tour permits

On 5-1 votes, the Haines Borough Assembly approved a new tour permit for Haines Rafting Co. and expanded tours for Rainbow Glacier Adventures at its...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Purpose vexes downtown group

The Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization Committee March 27 voted to adorn the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street with picnic tables and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 10, 2014

Duly Noted

Daniel Johnston is back in Haines after a five-month trip that included two-month stays in India and Sri Lanka. He kicked off his trip with a visit...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Train line price tag in billions

A group of Haines and Whitehorse residents are confident building a railroad from Carmacks, Y.T., to Haines is possible – so much so that they...

 
 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    April 3, 2014

Assembly: No harbor dump trailer

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rejected purchase of a $12,500 dump trailer for the Small Boat Harbor, despite appropriating funding for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Budget hearings set

Residents interested in how the Haines Borough spends its money can attend upcoming budget meetings, including an introductory presentation by chief...

 
 Obituaries    April 3, 2014

Art Jess volunteered, kept faith

  A cross-section of Haines, Klukwan and Skagway residents filled the ANB Hall for Art Jess's...

 
 Letters    April 3, 2014

Thanks for help with pet fashion show

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all the community members, local dogs and volunteers who participated in our recent pet fashion...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 3, 2014

Duly Noted

Jackie Haddock-Swift and Scott Brewington returned from their Las Vegas honeymoon, during which they stayed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, met a drug...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 27, 2014

Breakwater, dredging costs raise questions

Concerns about meeting the cost – including future maintenance – of a harbor expansion surfaced at the March 12 Haines Borough Assembly meeting,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

Assembly supports reciprocal licenses

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to send a letter to state House Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, asking him to remove a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

'Ring of Fire' plan delayed for 2 years

A decision by the Bureau of Land Management on whether to open about 320,000 acres of mountain terrain near Haines currently off-limits to commercial...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 20, 2014

Downtown group set to go again

The Downtown Revitalization Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at the Rusty Compass Coffeehouse on Main Street for the first time in ne...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 20, 2014

Bill would eliminate reciprocal fish license

House Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, is sponsoring a bill that would eliminate a regulation allowing Yukon Territory residents to buy fishing...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    March 20, 2014

Show will benefit animal clinic

Throw an outfit on your dog and help the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel build a veterinary clinic in Haines. HARK’s pet fashion show starts 6 p.m....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 13, 2014

Assembly OKs 26 Mile heliport

A Haines Borough Assembly meeting that lasted nearly nine hours this week after it was continued to a second night resulted in a split decision for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 13, 2014

A crosswalk on Third Avenue?

The Third Avenue improvements project is fully designed and ready to go to bid, but questions linger about the design’s safety and the Haines...

 

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