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 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...

 

Thanks for keeping Haines clean

A belated yet heartfelt thank you for all who helped our school’s Earth Day celebration be a huge success: Howsers IGA, Oleruds, Alaska Outdoor...

 

Duly Noted

Kaitlin Sloan and Steven McLaughlin were married at Mosquito Lake’s New Fellowship Church on Saturday, May 18. Friend Zack Ferrin officiated the...

 
 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...

 

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