Lutak Dock repair quote may drop from $33 million

An early estimate of $33 million for replacement of the Lutak Dock might be shaved down considerably with further work by PND Engineers. Dick...

Borough holds $15 million in savings

As a percentage of spending, the Haines Borough’s $15 million in savings is exponentially more than what many other municipalities hold onto, but...

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young...

State's new rules govern 'handymen'

Starting Jan. 1, Haines handymen will be required to get a state contractor’s license and secure a bond for all their jobs, however small. The...

Assailant Jackson sues borough

A Haines man found guilty of three charges stemming from a July 2012 fight with three Haines Borough police officers has filed a civil suit...

Government must listen to citizens

Government 101: Officials elected or hired must remember they work for the citizens. Once an official gets the idea they are smarter or don’t need...

Flegels thankful for kind prayers

Wow! Carol has been dealing with health issues since March, and many of you, our friends, have kept her in your prayers. Carol is now better, and...

Keep culture alive and teach respect

It’s sad to see a culture die slowly as it has here in Haines. There was once a man who knew he must do all he could to make sure it never...

Woman's Club bolstered by support

I would like to express my late thanks to all the vendors, Christmas shoppers and the Haines Woman’s Club for the successful bazaar. We did not...

Editorial

Haines Borough taxpayers should think twice before accepting the notion that they’re on the hook for rebuilding the Lutak Dock. What public...

Duly Noted

Corrie and Daniel Stickler are parents of Olen Atlas Stickler, born Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. in Anchorage. Olen weighed 8 lbs., 11 ounces, and measured...

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