Dillingham’s new assistant district attorney is in town this week as part of a transition to take over the caseload. His arrival comes after a two-year fight to keep the local DA’s office open and staffed with a prosecutor in town.
On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly officially approved a $55,000 settlement with the former manager they fired in December. Some of the background about why the assembly made that decision came to light this week.
A group of Haines residents is trying to recall half of the borough assembly, including the two newest members. Resident Don Turner Jr., along with nine other people, signed three requests for recall petitions. They accuse Assembly members Tom Morphet, Heather Lende and Tresham Gregg of misconduct in office.