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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Assembly awards Sosa high scores

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa scored high on his one-year performance evaluation, with assembly members agreeing Sosa generally exceeded expectati...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Settlement reached at Viking Cove

A three-year-old dispute over access to Viking Cove ended last week with a settlement stating property owners Michael Wald and Sally Andersen may...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Computer initiative stirs school board discussion

At a Tuesday budget workshop, Haines Borough School Board members questioned a technology initiative supported by the district’s administration...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Fair's annual member party set for April 24

The Southeast Alaska State Fair hosts the 10th annual Spring Fling barbecue and dance Friday, April 24, to mark its annual membership drive. Doors...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Landing craft sold, will be ferry at Prince of Wales

A private, landing-craft ferry built for service in Lynn Canal is being repurposed as a ferry that will operate out of Prince of Wales Island. The...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Forum on marijuana will be held April 23

It won’t be held on 4/20, but the Chamber of Commerce is organizing a community forum next week that will focus on the economic and legal aspects...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Case: End 2nd comment period

Opposition to an ordinance that would eliminate the public comment period at the end of Haines Borough Assembly meetings pushed the legislation into...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Distillery wins double gold in competition

The Port Chilkoot Distillery’s 50 Fathoms Gin has earned another major award, snagging a Double Gold Medal at the 15th annual San Francisco World...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Pilot Light to offer breakfast at Dalton City

Breakfast is coming to Dalton City. Baker Cambria Goodwin will be operating The Pilot Light out of The Klondike building starting in May. Goodwin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Sisters open clothing firm using designs

Sisters Melissa Ganey and Kaitlin Combs launched their new business 907 Clothing Co. in February, and so far feedback on their ornate, nautical design...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Supporters: Keep highway school open 2 days weekly

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center is asking the Haines Borough to spend an additional $9,400 per year to keep the facility open...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

After hung jury, state sets 2nd trail for Hart

A Haines jury last week failed to come to consensus on two felony charges against resident Ted Hart, but assistant district attorney Amy Williams...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Worry: Trooper's trip may hurt enforcement

Haines’ sole wildlife trooper could be vacating town this summer, a possibility that has the Public Safety Commission concerned about enforcement of...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Move Lookout Park to lot corner?

Members of the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee last week expressed support for moving Lookout Park to a location in the...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Police force reduced to 2 officers

And then there were two. As of this week, Haines Borough police officers Joshua Dryden and Jeremy Groves are the only two members of the police staff...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Public safety panel wants voice

The Haines Borough’s Public Safety Commission is seeking more involvement in the municipality’s hiring of its next police chief after being...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Haines High grad True pens book on missionaries

Writing about another culture isn’t like putting a butterfly under a microscope. That’s the underlying lesson of “Masters and Students,” a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Study: Heli-skiing best bet for winter tourism expansion

The Haines Borough released its Haines Winter Visitor Industry study this week, which identifies heli-skiing as the sector with the most potential...

 
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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015 

Legislature cutting local jobs, services

The Haines Division of Forestry office was apparently eliminated and the future of public radio funding and the ferry schedule hanged in the balance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015 

Details cut from borough budget

The devil is usually in the details when it comes to the Haines Borough’s budget. But the devil may be harder to find as manager David Sosa’s...

 

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