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 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Rogers only filer for two assembly seats

With less than one week before the filing deadline, Paul Rogers is the only candidate registered to run for one of two open seats on the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Wildlife trooper to leave Haines

Alaska State Wildlife Trooper Wallace Kirksey is set to leave Haines for another station in October after just five months in the Haines post. The...

 

Man stabbed during 'horseplay'

The Haines Borough police are completing a report on an accidental stabbing of a man on Aug. 5 at a vocational rental on Mud Bay Road. The incident...

 

Thank you Arjun Raman!

Your letter to the editor in last week’s CVN (Aug. 8) eloquently stated many of the problems with police expansion. Police expansion in the Haines...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Committee rehashes fund ordinance

At a finance committee meeting Tuesday, assembly members Brenda Josephson and Tom Morphet rehashed a debate to reallocate sales tax revenue funds...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 

Police expansion becomes intimidation

A standard interrogation technique is to repeatedly ask the same question. The classic Milgram and Zimbardo experiments demonstrate that under...

 

Holiday spirit in summer a success

Once again the good folks of Haines did not disappoint, when we put the call out to “Help Us, Help Haines.” We here at The Salvation Army would...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 1, 2019

Borough staff shakeup: 3 employees to leave, chief looks to Wrangell

Two Haines Borough department heads and one administrative employee are vacating their positions within the next month, and a fourth department head...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Boroughwide policing back on the table

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to advance a charter amendment that would again put the question of boroughwide policing on the October ballot....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Voters to decide on tour tax

The Haines Borough assembly voted 5-1 to place a proposition on the fall ballot that would reallocate one-half percent of tax proceeds distributed to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Should the assembly be in charge of police chief?

The assembly voted 5-1 on July 18 to elevate the Haines Borough chief of police position to a borough officer. That would put the chief directly...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS asks assembly for funding KHNS has requested $20,000 from the borough assembly in the wake Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes that eliminate...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Assembly again will consider expanded police service area

Policing outside of the townsite could be on the October ballot once again, one year after Mud Bay, Lutak and Haines Highway voters rejected raising...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Chief Scott up for reappointment

by Jenna Kunze The Public Safety Commission this week recommended the borough manager reappoint police chief Heath Scott, whose three-year contract wi...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

July 4th draws crowd

Hot, sunny weather drew crowds to Haines' Independence Day festivities. The day started with a hotly...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 5, 2019

Police back to full strength

The Haines Borough Police Department returned to full strength when mayor Jan Hill swore in Michael...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019

Martin's modern Tlingit artwork shines at the Haines Sheldon Museum

The Haines Sheldon Museum has received a $1,000 Art Acquisition Fund Award from Museums Alaska and the Rasmuson Foundation to acquire “Raven...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 13, 2019

Assembly approves budget, slight hike to property taxes

The Haines Borough Assembly set its 2020 operating budget on Tuesday, adopting a significantly lower property tax mill rate than the manager’s...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 6, 2019

Committee reconsiders seasonal sales, alcohol tax

A 3 percent sales tax on Alcohol and Marijuana, a five-cent fuel tax, and a seasonal sales tax were discussed at a special finance committee meeting...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

After DA dismisses assault charges, man pulls knife on woman and children

For the second time in two months, a 40-year-old transient man named Derrick Morris has been arrested in Haines on charges of assault. On Tuesday,...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

Three locals apply for open police officer job

Three local applicants and a former Skagway policeman have applied for the police officer position left vacant by Brayton Long’s retirement. Dayton...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

Domestic violence safe house nearly closed this winter

Becky’s Place Haven of Hope, the local safe house for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, almost closed this year due to lack of...

 

Borough Briefs

Assembly approves plastic bag ban On Tuesday, the Haines Borough joined the ranks of nine other Alaskan communities banning the distribution of...

 

Duly Noted

Darcie Cairn Reeves was born to Hannah Blilie and Ray Reeves on May 17 at 10:56 a.m. in Juneau. Darcie weighed 6 lbs and was 18 and three-quarter...

 

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