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 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014 

State approves electric rate hike

On a 2-1 vote, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska last week approved an 11.18 percent electric rate increase for more than 7,000 Alaska Power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014

Former mayor continues fight in rate case

After being stonewalled by the Haines Borough Assembly, former mayor Stephanie Scott is asking the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to explain how an...

 
 Letters    December 4, 2014

Family thankful for help during illness

We deeply appreciate all your kind thoughts and prayers. For those who have offered their help and resources, we are stunned by the depth of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 27, 2014

Leaders explain support, opposition of power rate increase

Haines Borough officials said this week that information that can’t be disclosed led them to vote in favor of a settlement with the Alaska Power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Assembly opposes Juneau road plan

The Haines Borough Assembly is remaining firm in its opposition to the proposed East Side Lynn Canal Highway. The assembly voted 5-0 at its Oct. 28 me...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Assembly OKs 11 percent rate hike

After most than an hour of discussion behind closed doors, the Haines Borough Assembly on Wednesday voted to accept a settlement with the Alaska Power...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

THREA drops Walker Lake; Floreske still interested

After squabbling with a local developer for more than two years, the Tlingit and Haida Regional Electric Authority board has decided to relinquish...

 
 Letters    November 6, 2014

Hospice thankful for local support

Hospice of Haines would like to share a big thank you to Patty Campbell at Radio Shack for phone technical support, Stephanie Scott for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

'Emergency' hire for economic job

The Haines Borough has moved tourism director Leslie Ross into the interim community and economic development director position as part of an “emerg...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014

Vets' tax break stirs assembly debate

Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village officials don’t think property tax should be levied on the second floor of their building. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014

Heli-ski event seeking extra area

A worldwide ski and snowboard competition affiliated with Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures has applied to hold an event in Haines, and is...

 
 Letters    October 16, 2014

Mayor Scott will continue to help Haines

I want to say thank you for bestowing the honor of “mayor” on me for the past three years. I am disappointed that I was not re-elected, but I am...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

Mine summit leans to port partnership

A private-public partnership to restore the Chilkoot Lumber Co. dock as an ore terminal was floated as a potential model at the Haines Port...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Vote Tuesday on leadership, school bonds

Haines Borough voters will elect a mayor and two new assembly members and decide four ballot propositions in Tuesday’s municipal election....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Candidates sound off at forums

Haines Borough Assembly and mayor candidates faced questions ranging from solid waste management to heli-skiing at recent forums. Assembly candidates...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Assembly hopefuls sound alike at 1st forum

Four candidates for Haines Borough Assembly sounded more alike than different at Monday’s forum sponsored by We the People’s Haines chapter....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Culbeck passes up development position

Haines Borough manager David Sosa’s top choice for the new community and economic development director has turned down the job offer. Sosa emailed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Home rifle range owner wins appeal

The Haines Borough Assembly decided Tuesday a Beach Road man can keep the personal shooting range he’s maintained at his residence for 28 years.  ...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

Assembly to hear plea for backyard rifle range

A neighborhood dispute over a personal shooting range is raising questions about how the Haines Borough should deal with “grandfathering” in uses...

 
 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014

Assembly OKs Culbeck for new job

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday accepted the manager’s recommendation to hire Darsie Culbeck as the new community and economic development direc...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Another sink hole opens at Lutak

A fourth sink hole has opened up at the Lutak Dock, a reminder that the Haines Borough structure is in serious need of repair or replacement. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Report honestly on ex-employees?

Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel last week submitted for the assembly’s consideration a policy statement that would discourage the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Proposal would change waste management

The Haines Borough is looking at getting into the waste management business. Assembly member Debra Schnabel recently submitted a draft solid waste man...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Towns may seek repeal of senior tax exemption

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott attended the Alaska Conference of Mayors and Alaska Municipal League meetings in Nome last month, where the...

 

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