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 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019 

Area wide policing dies at assembly

The institution of areawide policing hangs in limbo once again after the assembly Tuesday declined to draft an ordinance that would have interpreted...

 

This Week in History

Sept. 16, 1970 “Fireman, Save That Church!” was the cry yesterday when a group of citizens headed by Mrs. Eunice Benson halted the burning of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 5, 2019

Man flips car into Chilkat River

Police are investigating a Haines man who flipped his car over a guardrail at 6.5 Mile Haines Highwa...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Borough reups police chief's contract

On Tuesday, police chief Heath Scott signed a re-negotiated contract with the borough, and declined an offer from Wrangell, in exchange for a $10,000...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Area-wide policing fails, assembly misses deadline

The proposition to allow police services boroughwide will not appear on the October ballot, after the assembly failed to vote on the ordinance in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Policing ballot prop stalls

A charter change for areawide policing might not make it to the October ballot. The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to hold a third public hearing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019

Wind storm beaches boats, causes power outage

A wind storm last weekend toppled a tree on Beach Road and broke lines on boats in Letnikof Cove, se...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Assembly reaches impasse on staff attrition

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly met to discuss the merits of eliminating or consolidating vacating staff positions in response to statewide...

 
 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...

 

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