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Decaying corpse of summer finally pronounced dead, police suspect foul play

SEARHC doctor Adam Fibula finally pronounced Summer 2020 deceased as laughing ravens flew over its rain-drenched body. “Realistically, summer probab...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

Assembly declines to censure Rogers for manager firing

By Ceri Godinez At a meeting July 14, assembly member Zephyr Sincerny moved to censure Paul Rogers, another member of the assembly, for his...

 

Try governing responsibly for a change

First, it was Debra Schnabel, who was not only fired by Mayor Hill and assembly people Josephson, Rogers and Thomas. But—as if that were not...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 16, 2020

Borough delays review of permit for RV park at school board request

The RV park located behind Thor’s Gym may soon be resurrected. Between 2001 and 2011, the Elks Lodge operated an RV park at the location for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 9, 2020

Assembly may hold town hall on role of borough manager

The public may have an opportunity to weigh in on the Haines Borough’s next manager. After a meeting July 1, the assembly’s personnel committee...

 

People should speak up on manager firing

Many people, including myself, were taken aback by the firing of Debra Schnabel as borough manager. We (I) thought she was doing a great job. I would...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    COVID-19    June 25, 2020

Haines EOC says individual refuses to quarantine, situation now resolved

The Haines Borough Emergency Operations Center (EOC) issued a press release on Facebook Wednesday evening stating that an asymptomatic woman who...

 

Assembly will begin manager hiring process

The Haines Borough Assembly plans to discuss hire of a new borough manager at the end of this month. At Tuesday’s assembly meeting, members added...

 

I know who I'm not voting for

It is shameful that Debra Schnabel would be terminated. She stands head and shoulders above the three Assembly members and the mayor. She has worked...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 28, 2020

Manager addresses assembly, mayor after her termination

Former Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel on Tuesday night addressed the assembly members and mayor who fired her last week, and placed final...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020

Haines averages new manager every 1.8 years

Does Haines have an inability to retain borough managers or is the community’s turnover rate par for the course? While all communities experience...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020

Public facilities director proposes lottery to fund building

A land lottery could be the salvation of the Haines public safety building. The facility is nearing the end of its life, but at present, the borough...

 

Former Borough Manager Debra Schnabel's response to her termination

On May 22 the Borough’s attorney offered me the opportunity to respond to any statement made by the public or by members of the Assembly during the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    May 28, 2020

FAKE-ISH NEWS ALERT!

The following document is the first draft of the borough assembly's statement regarding the...

 

Assembly should seek Schnabel's return

I want to express my disappointment in the assembly and mayor for their recent actions in the surprise firing of manager Debra Schnabel. This hasty...

 

Town lost committed, passionate leader

I hold the Haines Borough assembly in contempt. Debra Schnabel has managed borough affairs admirably for three years. If she is at fault for anything...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 21, 2020

Assembly narrowly fires manager: mayor breaks tie

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday evening to fire borough manager Debra Schnabel without cause, with mayor Jan Hill breaking a 3-3 tie vote....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

CARES Act could buy Chilkat Center another year

The Chilkat Center for the Arts is on the chopping block for the fiscal year beginning July 1. CARES Act coronavirus relief funding may offer the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    May 21, 2020

The Books of Lost Code

To those Chilkat Valley News readers who are depressed, dismayed and demoralized upon hearing the...

 

Assembly used crisis to push agenda

I’ve owned land and paid taxes here for 35 years. Haines can be fractious, but it’s shocking that in the midst of a global pandemic and an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly suspends manager with pay

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 at its regular meeting Tuesday to suspend borough manager Debra Schnabel with pay. The assembly will hold an...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Haines welcomes Royal Caribbean On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly adopted a resolution supporting increased port calls from Royal Caribbean...

 

Assembly should reconsider action on manager

I am astounded by the action of the Borough Assembly in suspending our manager Debra Schnabel this past Tuesday. During these chaotic times of virus...

 

Assembly conspired to fire Schnabel

Ah! I now see the simplicity of the borough assembly’s recent appointment of Jerry Lapp! It’s so you have the numbers to oust our manager. I can...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 7, 2020

Assembly considers year-long museum closure

A new budget draft discussed at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting proposes cuts including a one-month closure of the library and a...

 

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