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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015 

Facebook photos out alleged thieves

A Haines woman fed up with thefts from her local business recently decided to hold the thieves accountable by setting up security cameras, snapping...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Necessities abound at 47th fair

A 40-foot climbing tower in the shape of a trapper’s cache, a garden tour, and refurbished grounds await visitors at the 47th Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015 

Borough to censor police study

The Haines Borough has received a draft of the $22,000 study of its police department, but the document won’t be released to the public until it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015 

Advocate's concern is gaining ground

In the wake of concerns brought forward by a citizen advocate, Haines Borough officials are moving forward with changes to borough committee...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Members chosen for harbor aesthetics

Membership of an ad-hoc committee charged with “monitoring” the aesthetic design of the Small Boat Harbor expansion project is nearly finalized. S...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Event nets 30 tons of scrap metal

Haines Friends of Recycling collected more than 30 tons of scrap metal during its annual collection event July 17-18, according to group president...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015 

Borough office trailer for sale

In need of a used office trailer? Contact the Haines Borough. The borough is selling the mobile office trailer that took up residence behind the...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Horseshoes and lots more: Fair offers at least a dozen tests of skill

Resident Bill Finlay, perennial champion of the state fair’s horseshoe pitching contest, says he can’t really explain his success, as players of...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Puppeteers stage 'Spare Parts' at fair

The group that brought Haines puppetry bow-legged cowboys and oversized gizmos from distant worlds returns to the fair with “Spare Parts,” the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015 

Assembly may not dissect violation law after all

Despite last week’s recommendation from a Haines Borough Assembly committee to comb through a minor offense ordinance that has caused public...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015 

Culbeck returns for pellet project

Former Haines Borough executive assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck is handling the municipality’s $1.2 million biomass grant from the Alaska...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Some fair happenings

Expect to swivel and stomp on the fair’s main stage Fairgoers can expect to swivel and stomp under Payson’s Pavilion, and even catch a...

 
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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Chief Musser, where are you?

The District Attorney’s office is postponing a Haines trial because one of the state’s key witnesses, former Haines Borough police chief Bill...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Leaders will unravel minor violations law

After widespread public criticism, the Haines Borough’s Government Affairs and Services Committee agreed this week to dissect a draft ordinance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Filing period opens Aug. 1 for local offices

Residents who have clamored at recent Haines Borough Assembly meetings for more public involvement can step up Aug. 1 and declare their candidacy for...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 23, 2015

Along for ride on Fireman Al's last day

Fireman and EMT Al Badgley worked his last day for the Haines Borough Friday. During the past two weeks, borough officials and community members have...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

Author of anthology to speak July 29

Local writer Jean Meaux on Wednesday will give a slide show of historic photos and discuss her book, “In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 23, 2015

Vets' home nets $650K gift

Lucy Harrell has made a $650,000 donation that will complete the first floor of the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village within a year. “Since we agreed...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 23, 2015

Deadline for most state fair exhibits Saturday

Organizers of the 47th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair are expecting a bounty of vegetables and berries following recent warm and wet weather, plus...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Membership qualifications cause Chamber rift

A decision at last week’s Haines Chamber of Commerce board meeting that prompted a prominent member to quit the group has resurrected questions of...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

Court fees to increase

The Alaska Court System is increasing existing fees and adding new ones beginning Aug. 1. The fee hikes are the result of the state’s budget woes,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Garbage violations unearth bigger concerns

The Haines Borough Assembly last week took a mid-meeting field trip to a west side trailer park in an attempt to settle a dispute between borough staf...

 

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