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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 29, 2021 

Debra Schnabel, Bill Seward offer services as interim manager

The Personnel Committee Tuesday discussed ways to improve the borough manager hiring process including turning over to the borough clerk...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Deputy clerk to help shoulder Fullerton's burden

The Haines Borough will hire a deputy clerk to assist clerk Alekka Fullerton, who is currently also serving as borough manager. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

Assembly to restart manager search

The Haines Borough Assembly is starting over with the search for a new manager after Tennessee real estate investor George Zoukee turned down the job...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 1, 2021

Zoukee rejects manager job offer

Tennessee real estate investor George Zoukee may have set a new record for shortest Haines Borough manager tenure when he turned down the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Assembly offers manager job to Zoukee

The Haines Borough Assembly voted this week 5-1 to offer George Zoukee the borough manager job. Zoukee and interim manager and borough clerk Alekka...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

Residents reflect on the first year of the pandemic

For some in Haines, the arrival of COVID-19 one year ago felt like a seismic shift. “I will never forget it. My daughter was in labor in Juneau....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly narrows down manager applicants to four

Four Haines Borough manager candidates have advanced to the preliminary interview round after the Haines Borough Assembly met Monday in executive...

 

Thanks for supporting my efforts

My opportunity to serve as Borough Manager was closed with the Assembly’s decision to overlook my application. I was honored to serve as Manager...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 4, 2021

12 applicants reviewed for manager job including Fullerton and Schnabel

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Personnel Committee reduced the list of manager applicants from 31 to 12 during a meeting held in executive session on...

 

Writer and beloved teacher leaves behind enduring legacy

Teacher, writer, and influential community member, Doris Owen Ward, 93, died peacefully Sunday Jan....

 

Restaurant cook found bliss at Chilkat Lake

Kathy Lake, a waitress and restaurant cook who found contentment at her Chilkat Lake cabin, died...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Assembly votes to advertise new manager hire

Eight months after the firing of then-manager Debra Schnabel, the Haines Borough is advertising for a new, permanent manager. On Tuesday, assembly...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

2020: Pandemic, natural disaster and upheaval

As I sat down to write the 2020 Year in Review, I thought: "I don't want to relive this year, nor sh...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Assembly plans to finalize manager advertisement by next regular meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly is picking up the pace of the manager hiring process. Over the course of two committee of the whole meetings held on Monda...

 

Look local for borough manager candidates

CVN article by Ceri Godinez, Thursday December 3, 2020, titled: “Personnel Committee asks assembly to finalize borough manager hiring plan” CVN...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 3, 2020

Personnel Committee asks assembly to finalize borough manager hiring plan

The Haines Borough could begin accepting applications for a new, permanent manager as soon as this month if the assembly acts on a Personnel...

 

An outsider's perspective is refreshing

I appreciate the CVN story about how the Japanese community of Takikawa approached a solution to a bear “problem” similar to ours.  It’s not...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

New assembly tackles manager hiring question

The Haines Borough Assembly’s on-again, off-again manager hiring process is on again, again. At a meeting Tuesday, members restarted the discussion...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 5, 2020

Plan for hiring new borough manager remains up in the air

The Haines Borough has once again postponed a communitywide discussion of the role of the manager. Haines has been without a permanent borough...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Assembly ends heliski map committee work

The assembly voted down the heliski map committee’s request to continue work for another year. At a meeting earlier this month, the map committee vo...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Bettisworth North will do conceptual design for new public safety building

The Haines Borough has selected Alaska-based architecture firm Bettisworth North, the same firm that worked on Skagway’s public safety building and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Stickler, Lapp, Kirby secure assembly seats

This year’s Haines Borough election was marked by high voter turnout, increased early and absentee voting, an above-average number of write-in...

 

Personnel committee recommends more manager-assembly communication

The next Haines Borough manager will work more closely with and report more frequently to the assembly if members adopt changes approved by the...

 

Finger pointing and another discredited rumor

I’ve heard accusations and rumors during the past several weeks that Debra Schnabel is now editing the newspaper, scrubbing out the names of her...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Mayoral candidates contrast leadership styles at final forum

Haines’ two mayoral candidates—incumbent Jan Hill and challenger Doug Olerud—spent much of the Sept. 25 KHNS-CVN forum highlighting their...

 

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