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 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016 

Hickman to lead public works crew

Promotions and retirements at the Haines Borough mean residents will be seeing new faces at the office and around town. Administrative assistant...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2016 

College talk centers on 2 models

A discussion of establishing a college in Haines Tuesday centered on two different models: one that would offer courses here through colleges or...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016 

Only 1 in 10 cast votes in primary

Only about one in every 10 registered Haines voters turned out to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s statewide primary election, but those who did...

 

Erekson in assembly race

Haines Borough School District bookkeeper Judy Erekson this week submitted her paperwork to run for assembly, joining incumbent Diana Lapham and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

For sale: Town's businesses in flux

When Scott Haston, a 1980 Haines High School graduate, returned to town this May after 35 years away, his first reaction was, “Everywhere you look,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

Local woman wins Fulbright award

When Tlingit Native and former Haines resident Crystalyn Lemieux decided to apply for the Fulbright Scholar program only two weeks before the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

Museum purchases $25,000 war helmet

The Haines Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center recently finalized purchase of a Tlingit war helmet created by local artist Wayne Price. The $25,000 car...

 

One week remaining to file for local office

The deadline to file for Haines Borough office is drawing near, with three residents submitting the required paperwork as of press time Wednesday....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

New planner worked on comprehensive plan

The Haines Borough's new planner is a fourth-generation Southeast Alaska resident and already has ex...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

Assembly comment time mulled

Audience members who ask questions and voice concerns during the public comment period at the beginning of Haines Borough Assembly meetings could...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

Assembly OKs preschool lease

The Chilkat Valley Preschool has passed the halfway mark in its effort to raise $420,000 for the construction of its new home, a 1,400-square-foot...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 11, 2016

U.S. Senate candidate targets parties, money's influence

An independent U.S. Senate candidate with a $475,000 war chest and an impressive resume campaigned...

 

Skit workshops offered

Lynn Canal Community Players is offering two additional skit development workshops in advance of the Sept. 10 event, “Skitsophrenia: Historic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

Turner wins award for supporting town

The Haines Borough Assembly meeting on Tuesday kicked off with an exceptional amount of back-patting, including the presentation of a new award...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

College group meets Tuesday

Greg Podsiki is leading the charge to rally community support for a college in Haines. Podsiki, a 37-year resident, believes a small college or...

 

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