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 By Larry Persily    News    July 9, 2020 

Skagway residents line up for first $1,000 CARES Act checks

Alaska cities and boroughs are still figuring out how to spend the $569 million in federal CARES Act funding coming their way from the state — with...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 2, 2020

Haines police kill sow and two cubs

Haines police last weekend killed the sow brown bear and two cubs that had been causing property damage across town for weeks. Police responded to a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 2, 2020

Police chief withdraws application from consideration for Unalaska job

Haines police chief Heath Scott has withdrawn from consideration for police chief and public safety director of Unalaska. He was one of two finalists...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 25, 2020

Assembly puts permanent fund question to voters

In October, Haines residents will vote on a proposed $450,000 draw from the borough’s permanent fund to offset unexpected costs associated with scho...

 

Troopers arrest resident for intent to distribute meth

The Alaska State Troopers drug unit Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs arrested a Haines resident on May 15 for misconduct involving a controlled...

 

Police kill sow causing property damage

Haines police officer Brayton Long shot a female bear on Highland Drive this week and police later cited the resident for an unsecured compost pile th...

 

I've never had issues with bears

In over 50 years of living in Haines and operating a garbage company for 17 years in Haines, I have never had a bear damage property or return to my...

 

Secure bear attractants or get cited

Every year Haines bears are rewarded by unsecured attractants and every year few if any citations are issued by the police, ADFG, or the wildlife...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 18, 2020

Police authorized to kill sow, cubs damaging property

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has given the Haines Borough Police Department permission to kill a sow and two cubs after reports of property...

 

Pink Panther

Haines has an opportunity to take a leadership role throughout our region, and possibly even our country, during the current crisis roiling law...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Final hour budget cuts reduce funding for museum, police

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a $19.7 million operating and capital budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, including...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Don't approach moose calves, no matter how cute

Every spring, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game encounters the same problem: people...

 

GAS committee advances charter amendment

The Government Affairs and Services (GAS) committee unanimously approved a draft ordinance placing a proposition on October’s ballot that would...

 

Candlelight vigil draws hundreds

More than 300 people attended a candlelight vigil at the parade grounds Tuesday that was organized t...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 4, 2020

Main St. construction will finish this month

For the past several weeks, direct access to Main Street from the Haines Highway has been blocked by construction. The project, managed by the Alaska...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020

CARES Act and capital funds buoy budget

At a meeting Tuesday night, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to use a mixture of capital funds and CARES Act coronavirus relief to address the boroug...

 

Advice for serving readers and selling papers

In light of the assembly’s ouster of Deborah Schnabel, I would like to thank Kyle Clayton and the rest of the staff at Chilkat Valley News for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly cuts funding for HEDC, library and museum

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly amended the working draft of the budget for the upcoming fiscal year to reflect a 50% reduction in sales tax...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Charter amendment needs work, GAS committee says

After reviewing a draft charter amendment requiring police to respond to emergencies outside the townsite, members of the Haines Borough Assembly’s...

 

The police state of Haines

In the draft budget based on a projected loss of sales tax revenue, an obvious reduction has been overlooked in the police department. While almost...

 

Borough should make cuts across the board

Honorable Mayor, Assembly Members and Staff, I thank you all for your time spent to represent the people that live here. I applaud your effort to...

 

Look to antiquated police dept. for cuts

The FY21 borough budgetary challenges are indeed indicative of a landslide. But some on the assembly think that “landslide” is an inappropriate...

 

Time to defend borough facilities

During the May 5 Haines Borough Assembly budget discussion, manager Debra Schnabel presented a budget proposal to close the Sheldon Museum to the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 30, 2020

Assembly requests new budget with more cuts to offset sales tax loss

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly introduced the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and began discussion of changes necessary to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 23, 2020

Jusi will be Haines' new police officer, eventually

Haines dispatcher Max Jusi has been recommended to fill the vacant officer position on the police force. However, the next step in the process—the...

 

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