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 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019 

Police chief applies for UAA job

By Jenna Kunze Haines Borough Police Chief Scott is one of three applicants being considered for campus police chief at University of Alaska at...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 16, 2019 

Assembly again considers, alcohol, marijuana taxes

On Tuesday, Haines Borough Assembly members considered introducing a two percent excise tax on marijuana and alcohol. “We should allocate those...

 

Police spending, canine conundrum

The Haines police chief is asking for a $37,826 budget increase — about 3.7 percent — for the fiscal year that starts July 1, to help cover the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 2, 2019

Police officer resigns to become tour operator

When officer Brayton Long was assaulted by a Fairbanks man on the street earlier this month, he had...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Borough Briefs

Public hearing for $150,000 paint job The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance on Tuesday that would allocate $150,000 of townsite funds...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

COW holds first budget meeting

The borough manager’s draft budget was brought to life Tuesday when 11 department heads pitched assembly members on operations and goals....

 

Your government will be responsive

To the people of Haines:  The borough empathizes with the authors of the paid commentary (April 4, p. 4) attempting to document drug issues in our...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Draft budget increases property taxes, no cuts

The Haines Borough manager’s 2020 proposed budget released this week amounts to nearly $18.7 million in total spending using $426,508 of borough...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Man attacks cop, charged with two counts of assault

Haines Police charged a 40-year-old transient man with inciting fear and for physically assaulting a police officer, two counts of assault. On April...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Man arrested for driving into $16,000 bear statue

By Sarah Chattah Early Saturday morning, Haines Police charged a 34-year-old man with leaving the scene of an accident, a DUI, and refusal to submit...

 

Paid Commentary

A recent article in the CVN suggests that alcohol abuse is a much bigger issue in Haines than drug abuse. While we can’t deny alcohol is a huge...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 26 Police received trespass notices. A citizen reported interference with their mail. A caller requested a message be relayed to a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Police to form volunteer squad

Beginning in July, the Haines Borough Police Department will initiate a program to put three trained volunteer officers into service with staff...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Borough denied grant for ADA upgrades, plans to appeal

The state fund grant proposal that would have allocated more than $500,000 for a public safety building upgrade was rejected this month for the...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 19 Haines Police responded to a First Avenue business to keep the peace. A Haines area caller reported receiving a fraudulent...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 12 A Beach Road caller reported a possibly abandoned vehicle. Vehicle owner was contacted to remove it. A Lutak Road caller reported a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Drug task force finds alcohol major contributor to crime

While the Haines Borough’s drug enforcement task force has worked since June 2017 to find solutions to drug-related issues, recent data analyzing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Mumfords avalanche kills backcountry snowboarder

David Dzenawagis,34, known locally as “Boston Dave,” died Wednesday afternoon after he was buried in an avalanche while snowboarding in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Business Briefs

Juneau-based firm buys local accounting business Bengie’s Business Services changed hands after nearly two decades under Bengie Stuart. In February,...

 

Police Report

Wednesday, March 6 A burglary alarm was activated on Chilkoot Lake Road. Haines Police made contact with a driver on Barnett Drive. A 20-day...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

Sex crime response team lacks equipment to function

A sexual assault response team that would allow victims to be examined and treated without leaving Haines is stalled by lack of forensic equipment....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Woman welcomed home with drug charge

A 62-year-old woman who moved back to town last month was welcomed with a felony drug charge from the Haines police for a crime she allegedly...

 

There's no such thing as a small drug issue

I applaud Sue Folletti for speaking out about the drug problem in Haines in last week’s issue. She couldn’t have said it better. Sharon Resnick...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

State considers status of wildlife Trooper position

State wildlife trooper Trent Chwialkowski will leave Haines before summer for a post in Cantwell, Alaska. “No decision or change has been made in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

New Fish and Game biologist heads to town

Nicole Zeiser, Haines' new Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist,...

 

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