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 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Borough offers forestry office, car

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward this week offered office “space, utilities and transportation” for five years to the state’s Division of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2016 

Increase sought for electricity, fees

Residential and small commercial electric rates would go down slightly but rates for bulk power, five fees and a monthly customer charge would...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Manager seeks to study borough 'office climate'

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward wants to check the pulse of the borough and establish a baseline of data about its organizational climate, or...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Race for borough assembly swells to 6 candidates

Three new candidates will vie for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly alongside incumbent Diana Lapham and challengers Judy Erekson and...

 

Shark event set Saturday

The American Bald Eagle Foundation will host “Day of the Denticles: A Celebration of Sharks” to educate the public about shark species throughout...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Two new teachers for Haines, Klukwan schools

The Haines Borough School District and the Chatham School District each have hired two new teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Alex Van Wyhe is the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Haines opens with 241students; Klukwan School at 12

Students have returned to schools in Haines and Klukwan. The Haines Borough School District opened its doors for the 2016-2017 school year Tuesday....

 

Habra seeks mentoring help

Tony Habra, the new superintendent for the Haines Borough School District, asked at Thursday’s meeting for the school board’s input and opinions...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Workshop will explain school, staff surveys

A recent survey of Haines School students and staff reported increases in student delinquent behaviors as well as decreases in peer climate and...

 

Bills hone 'Coast Canadian' sound

The Bills, a Victoria, B.C.-based acoustic quintet, bring their “Coast Canadian” sound to the Chilkat Center for a show starting 7:30 p.m....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Assembly holds off on nonprofit funding

The Haines Borough Assembly stalled appropriations for local nonprofits Tuesday, delaying discussion of any funding for three months. The group also...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2016 

Snowmachiners tackle waste at 25 Mile

A dozen or more members of the Chilkat Snowburners snowmachine club gathered heaps of trash from the woods and flats near 25 Mile Haines Highway...

 

Fair membership meeting, dinner Friday at Harriett Hall

The Southeast Alaska State Fair will hold its annual membership meeting starting 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at the fairgrounds’ Harriett Hall. A dinner...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2016 

Constantine gets OK for next stage of development

Constantine Metal Resources last week won agency approval for 2.5 miles of additional roads, 120 feet of bridges and other infrastructure at the Palme...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2016 

Industry makes case for forestry office

About a dozen timber operators and sawyers made their case for keeping open a state Division of Forestry office in Haines Tuesday, including...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 18, 2016

Senior Village finds $185K hole

The Haines Senior Village must raise an unexpected $185,000 in the next 10 years to pay off a second mortgage on the 20-year-old housing project due...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Last stand for forestry office set

Alaska’s top Division of Forestry officials are coming to town next week to discuss with residents and Haines Borough officials the future of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Leaders sign secrecy forms

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott’s first meeting with the Public Safety Commission this week included a two-hour closed door session during w...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Highway widening on track for next summer

The Haines Highway reconstruction project, a $100 million job about 12 years in the making, this week received the green light to move forward. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2016

Yukon: Lots of firewood still available

A competitor of a Canadian firewood supplier involved in a tax dispute with the Haines Borough this week said he wouldn’t rule out bringing logs to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Harbor project likely to seek deadline extension

The Haines Borough is advancing its Small Boat Harbor expansion project, but public facilities director Brad Ryan said the municipality will likely ne...

 

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