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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015 

Deadlock on sign ordinance continues

A standoff continues between the Haines Borough Assembly and the Planning Commission regarding a controversial sign law. The commission voted last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Want to speak to Assembly? Sign-up required

Members of the public wishing to testify during a public hearing at a Haines Borough Assembly meeting will now have to sign up ahead of time. Mayor Ja...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Bridge would eat up funds for outdoors class

A popular after-school program may be a casualty of the Haines Borough’s budget this year, as funding for the environmental education class is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Harbor petition denied, but analysis planned

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday told concerned residents it would not slow plans for expansion of the Small Boat Harbor, but agreed to discuss...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Mayor scratches early-bird meeting

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill intervened this week after assembly members scheduled a 6 a.m. committee meeting to discuss a proposal for a new cruise...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 7, 2015

Fuel spill stains 16 yards of soil at Lutak Dock

On April 21, at about 10:30 a.m., 125 gallons of jet fuel spilled from a Delta Western truck rack onto the ground at Lutak Dock. The dock’s owner,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 30, 2015

Sosa hires interim police chief

A former Cordova police chief has conditionally accepted the position of interim police chief for the Haines Borough. Robert Griffiths of Scappoose,...

 
 News    April 30, 2015

Proposal to eliminate comment period dies

An ordinance that would have cut the second public comment period at Haines Borough Assembly meetings has died. Assembly member Mike Case proposed...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 30, 2015

Editorial

I am borrowing an idea from my friend Heather Lende by “finding the good” in the Alaska Legislature’s recent decision to eliminate funding for...

 
 News    April 23, 2015

Sosa: Borough likely to sell trailer

After buying a $12,500 trailer to house the Haines Borough’s public facilities director, it appears the director in the next fiscal year will be...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015

Public participation plan released

The Haines Borough released its draft Public Participation Plan last week, a 12-step effort outlining how the borough can better engage the public in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    April 16, 2015

Henderson: Former mayor, author, farmer dies at 95

Bob Henderson, an energetic high school science teacher, farmer and Haines Borough mayor known as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Case: End 2nd comment period

Opposition to an ordinance that would eliminate the public comment period at the end of Haines Borough Assembly meetings pushed the legislation into...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Move Lookout Park to lot corner?

Members of the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee last week expressed support for moving Lookout Park to a location in the...

 
 News    April 16, 2015  
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Sosa: Hire state lobbyist for $45K

One year after the Haines Borough Assembly cut from its budget a $43,200 federal lobbyist position, manager David Sosa is proposing to spend $45,000...

 
 Opinion    April 9, 2015

Editorial

Hiring a lobbyist to work the Alaska Legislature would amount to adding yet another high-level position at the Haines Borough at a time when the...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    April 9, 2015

Duly Noted

The Haines School Community Education program is looking for feedback. Coordinator John Hagen is hoping to hear from former Glacier Bears, but the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Chamber questions scope, cost of harbor expansion

The Haines Chamber of Commerce says that a financial plan for improvements to the Small Boat Harbor should be in place before construction starts....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Mining forum digs into questions of regulation

Government mining agencies defended their regulation of the industry while watchdog and conservation group representatives said additional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 2, 2015

Red Cross to honor 3 fishermen

Blake Ward said he doesn’t consider himself a hero “but I felt like one that night” on Sept. 21 when a raging storm sank the commercial gillnet...

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

Volunteers helped break the silence

I would like to thank everyone who braved the rain and joined us in our 5th annual Choose Respect March this year! Your participation meant so much...

 
 Opinion    April 2, 2015

Editorial

Concerns about the Small Boat Harbor expansion project reflect serious flaws in the Haines Borough’s public review process. This project has been...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Mining experts to speak in valley

Four speakers with mining-related expertise will visit Haines and Klukwan next week for presentations and panel discussions on mining in Alaska. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 

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