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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014 

Sales tax delinquents owe borough $229K

The Haines Borough is moving against three businesses that owe an estimated $229,000 in back sales taxes, interest and penalties. According to chief...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014 

Intruders at Mosquito Lake School

Trespassers apparently have been helping themselves to the recently vacated Mosquito Lake School. Jim Stanford, a Mosquito Lake resident charged with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014 

Ford resigns for patrol job in Palmer

After four years with the Haines Borough Police Department, Sgt. Simon Ford has accepted a position as a patrolman in Palmer. He leaves town July 24 a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014 

Culbeck, 2 others vie for development job

The Haines Borough received three applications for the new community and economic development director position by Tuesday’s deadline, including one...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 17, 2014 

HARK fills executive director, dogcatcher positions

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has a new executive director and a new animal control officer working out of its Small Tracts Road shelter. Executive...

 
 News    July 17, 2014 

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 News    July 17, 2014 

Klukwan gets $50K for exhibit

Klukwan has secured a $50,000 grant to design a cultural landscape exhibit for its Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center building. The grant from the...

 
 News    July 17, 2014 

Residents give fire hall high marks

Residents who toured the refurbished Fort Seward Fire Hall during a Sunday open house had praise for it and owners Joanne Waterman and Phyllis Sage....

 
 News    July 17, 2014 

Young actors polish for weekend shows

Audience members should expect a polished production when young actors take to the stage this weekend to present the comedy “Puss n’ Boots.”...

 
 News    July 17, 2014 

Waste day Friday

The Haines Borough’s annual hazardous waste cleanup event offers residents a rare opportunity to safely dispose of nasty household waste, for free....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014 

Assembly to hear brewery deal

Haines Borough manager David Sosa and the Haines Brewing Company have reached a deal for purchase of 20,000 square feet of borough land on Main Street...

 
 News    July 17, 2014 

Fair seeking volunteers

The Southeast Alaska State Fair seeks volunteers to help prepare the fairgrounds on the weekend of July 26-27. Volunteers also are needed to run...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014 

Barracks makes endangered list

The Fort Seward barracks building has been named to a list of the 10 most endangered historic properties in Alaska. The Alaska Association for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Packets available for office seekers

Haines Borough residents interested in running for mayor or assembly can now pick up candidate filing applications at the borough administration offic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Deals with rogue cops questioned

Assembly member Debra Schnabel is questioning Haines Borough agreements with a former police chief and sergeant, who resigned in exchange for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Shops cry foul over sign enforcement

Portage Street business owners are squaring off with the Haines Borough over recent enforcement of signage rules on Fort Seward’s primary business r...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Deadline for fair exhibits in 2 weeks

It’s time to frame photos and artwork and gather up school projects to exhibit at the 46th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair. Exhibit entries in...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Fort firehall open house

The owners of the renovated Port Chilkoot Fire Hall are inviting the public to an open house 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Recent improvements to the historic...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

State oil tax debate will be held Friday

Residents interested in hearing both sides of the Senate Bill 21 debate, also known as Proposition 1, can attend a forum noon Friday at the Chilkat...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Catapult project at library

The Haines Borough Public Library is seeking catapult builders to participate in the statewide “Things that Fling!” competition. People...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 10, 2014

Chum harvest spikes; red return strong on 2 rivers

The lead-up to Fourth of July proved a bounty for gillnetters in Lynn Canal, with 240 boats each averaging more than 1,600 chum or 7.4 tons of hatcher...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Soggy Independence Day celebration

The annual Mount Ripinsky Run was cancelled due to safety concerns following a two-inch rainfall, but many other Independence Day festivities went on...

 

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