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 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

Lutak Dock repair quote may drop from $33 million

An early estimate of $33 million for replacement of the Lutak Dock might be shaved down considerably with further work by PND Engineers. Dick...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Borough holds $15 million in savings

As a percentage of spending, the Haines Borough’s $15 million in savings is exponentially more than what many other municipalities hold onto, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

State's new rules govern 'handymen'

Starting Jan. 1, Haines handymen will be required to get a state contractor’s license and secure a bond for all their jobs, however small. The chang...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

Assailant Jackson sues borough

A Haines man found guilty of three charges stemming from a July 2012 fight with three Haines Borough police officers has filed a civil suit against...

 
 News    December 11, 2014 

Chilkat tribe honors Hotch for legacy of leadership

Klukwan elder Joe Hotch has a new jacket. It's black, with yellow embroidery that reads "Chilkat...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    December 11, 2014 

Volleyball marginalized; needs support, gym time

Last week’s Region V championship game between Craig and Klawock showed volleyball is a game of momentum, and Haines must somehow get back up to...

 
 News    December 11, 2014 

Rain cancels ski event

A ski event intended as a membership drive and fundraiser for the Haines Ski & Hiking Club will be postponed until after the new year, due to recent...

 
 News    December 11, 2014 

Preschool session offered

Chilkat Valley Preschool will be offering an enrichment program for 3-5 year olds, focusing on school readiness and social-emotional development....

 
 News    December 11, 2014 

Treatment plant not in budget

Gov. Bill Walker last week released former Gov. Sean Parnell’s “work-in-progress” budget for the upcoming fiscal year, including a capital...

 
 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 11, 2014 

New members elected to advisory committee

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee met last week for its annual elections, voting in Ryan Cook and re-electing Randy Jackson to...

 
 News    December 11, 2014 

Pool closed for light work

The Haines Borough pool is tentatively closed until Dec. 22 for replacement of the facility’s lights, though facilities maintenance technician...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014 

Preschool will pursue Willard site

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board last week voted to pursue a Willard Street commercial building as the school’s new site. Also, at January’s Hai...

 
 News    December 11, 2014 

Durr makes state

Haines High School junior Zane Durr emerged from a competitive Region V wrestling tournament last weekend in Wrangell, punching his ticket to state....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Borough to await state's lead on pot

The Haines Borough is waiting for the state to take the lead on how marijuana dispensaries and grow operations will be regulated following the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Pair implicated in break-in on Comstock

Haines Borough Police charged a 23-year-old man last week with felony burglary and misdemeanor theft for allegedly breaking into a woman’s Comstock...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

AP&T's lost $6K in cash found behind drawer

It’s an early Christmas miracle. An Alaska Power and Telephone employee found $6,000 in missing cash behind a desk drawer on the afternoon of Nov....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 4, 2014

School board taps Tiffany DeWitt, Mike Wilson

Following a 20-minute closed-door session to “compare and contrast” candidates, the Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to appoi...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    December 4, 2014

Musician, baker cooks up new home in Chilkat Valley

There was blue sky over the mountains and Fort Seward when Cambria Goodwin first arrived in Haines in September 2013. She was on her way from summer...

 

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