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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Noise, cop studies get assembly's OK

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a major spending package Tuesday, including $41,300 to study helicopter noise, $22,000 to study the police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Nonprofits: Tax change a squeeze

Leaders of local nonprofits say proposed changes to how their organizations apply and qualify for property tax exemptions would put financial and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Sosa: Pay to keep planner on job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said last week he believes it is in the municipality’s best interest to help planning and zoning technician Tracy...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 26, 2015 

Dwindling run triggers closures; king derby canceled

A declining Chilkat king salmon run has triggered the most restrictive fishing regulations in years and prompted cancellation of the annual Haines...

 
 News    February 26, 2015 

East-side road unsafe and expensive

Regarding Pat Kemp, my mother taught me not to say anything bad about people. In 27 B.C., the Roman Empire knew the necessity of roads to protect and...

 
 News    February 26, 2015 

Logging removes old-growth dead zone

What’s the world’s most valuable renewable resource? It’s something everyone uses in some form every day, from books to musical instruments to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 26, 2015 

Museum is village's only capital request

The village of Klukwan has only one capital request to the Alaska Legislature this year: $750,000 for help paying for completion of the Jilkaat Kwaan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Fair entertainment acts signed

The Southeast Alaska State Fair has locked in its major headliners for the 47th annual event, including the Denver-based eight-piece The Motet, known...

 
 News    February 26, 2015 

Community swim meet on March 7

The Haines Dolphins will host their second annual community swim meet 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7. Last year’s meet drew about 40 participants in even...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 26, 2015 

'Mercy rule' triggered as Wolves rout Bears

For the second consecutive weekend, a Haines basketball opponent forced the “mercy rule” into effect by taking a 40-point lead on the Glacier...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015 

Borough shelves idea for pit

The idea for a Haines Borough-owned gravel pit died almost as quickly as it surfaced. Planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui wrote in her Feb. 12 re...

 
 News    February 26, 2015 

State's safest town? Police tout rating

The Haines Borough Police Department this week touted a ranking of the municipality as the "safest t...

 
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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Water, sewer rate increase looming

An ordinance increasing water and sewer rates 5 percent annually for the next three years is set for adoption at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly m...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Should workers get to assess manager?

With Haines Borough Manager David Sosa’s one-year anniversary approaching, so too is his first performance evaluation. On Wednesday, assembly...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    February 19, 2015

For Allen, radio and reading led to jobs here

Janine Allen doesn’t get a birthday, per say, this year, but she’s coming up on 27. The leap day baby has spent the past five years in Haines. All...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Actors stretch to present Irish drama 'Lughnasa'

Actors who will present “Dancing at Lughnasa” at the Chilkat Center next weekend say they’ve stretched for their roles. The two-act production...

 
 By Christian Woodard    News    February 19, 2015

Wildlife wins and loses during a wet, warm winter

What does a warm, wet winter mean for the valley’s plants and animals? “Animals are designed for average conditions,” said Carl Koch, assistant...

 
 News    February 19, 2015

Dick Hotch tournament set to start on Feb. 26 Feb. 26

Six teams are expected to compete at the annual Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament starting 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Haines School....

 
 News    February 19, 2015

'Winter Games' may change with slush

Rain or shine or lack of snow, the Haines Winter Olympic Games will forge ahead Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. Opening...

 

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