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 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

All-night drilling at harbor irks residents, raises questions

Noise complaints about around-the-clock drilling at the Small Boat Harbor expansion project have prompted the Haines Borough to consider whether it...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Bruins not around - yet

Got brown bears? If you do, you may be the exception, as wildlife officials and residents say the numbers of bruins typically spotted around town and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 12, 2014

Fort tower goes up, up, up

Contractor Dave Ricke restored a bit of the original Fort Seward skyline Tuesday, erecting a 60-foot tower modeled after one built for the U.S. Army...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 24, 2014

Duly Noted

Grace Marie Pamela Comstock was born 12:19 p.m. Easter Sunday at the SEARHC Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka to parents Gina and Korey Comstock. She...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 23, 2014

Brooks brings Alcan trophy back to town

Chris Brooks averaged 106 mph to win the 45th Alcan 200 Saturday, becoming the first resident to...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 16, 2014

Duly Noted

Barb Blood reports that son Matt Blood recently passed the Flight Paramedic Certification exam. The FP-C is the highest level of paramedic certificati...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

SEABA agrees to pay $21K to BLM

A Haines helicopter skiing company has agreed to pay more than $21,000 in fines and fees for flying on federal lands closed to the activity 54 times d...

 
 Letters    January 9, 2014

Hire Ford as chief, question power use

Hire Simon Ford as police chief and stop spending money advertising. If David Sosa is the guy for manager and he accepts the job, have him come back...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 24, 2013

Borough's report upholds election

Mistakes were made during the Oct. 1 municipal election, but they were not egregious enough to warrant overturning the results and ordering a new...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Assembly OKs tax on vehicles

After tabling it for nearly 10 months, the Haines Borough Assembly passed an ordinance establishing a motor vehicle registration tax Oct. 8.   The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 26, 2013

Cozzi elevated to interim manager

Clerk Julie Cozzi will take the helm of the Haines Borough for up to three months while the assembly looks for a new manager to replace Mark Earnest....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 12, 2013

Assembly resists tourism study

The Haines Borough’s Tourism Advisory Board is asking for nearly $30,000 to conduct two tourism impact studies – one for the summer season, one...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 5, 2013

Yurts, wall tents, RVs get assembly's OK

People staying in yurts and wall tents can live there as long as they want, even though the Haines Borough Planning Commission would have it otherwise...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 29, 2013

No headhunting for manager job

The Haines Borough Assembly will not hire a headhunting firm to find the municipality’s next manager, but will instead conduct the hiring process it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 22, 2013

Borough may get help on manager hire

The Haines Borough Assembly appears to be leaning toward hiring a headhunting firm to find the municipality’s next manager, but assembly members sti...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 15, 2013

Earnest says he's leaving

The Haines Borough Assembly on Wednesday approved 5-1 the resignation of manager Mark Earnest. Member Norm Smith, a longtime Earnest critic, opposed t...

 
 News    August 15, 2013

Goll, Thomas pen critique of highway plan

Haines Borough Assembly members Tuesday hashed out a position on the state’s plans for widening the Haines Highway, incorporating verbiage from a...

 
 News    August 15, 2013

Benassi launches write-in campaign

Resident Mario Benassi on Monday filed notice of intent with the Haines Borough to run as a write-in candidate for a seat on the assembly. A...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 1, 2013

Two candidates for assembly, four to vie for school board

Despite a recent change in election procedures and exemption from state financial disclosure requirements, only two candidates filed to fill two...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 25, 2013

Assembly approves pay hikes

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved raises and benefits for employees that will cost, on average, at least an additional $165,000...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Assembly to consider raises Tuesday

Where an extra $151,000 for borough employee wages and benefits will come from is a concern for some assembly members, though Haines Borough manager M...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 18, 2013

Borough adds $210K to Front Street work

The Haines Borough has agreed to chip in up to $210,000 toward state-funded Front Street improvements, bringing the project total to about $5 million....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 11, 2013

Local candidate filing period open to July 26

Residents interested in running for Haines Borough Assembly or school board must declare their candidacy and file the appropriate paperwork by July...

 

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