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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Mitman celebrated for volunteer work

Chuck Mitman, who turns 64 this Sunday, has always been one to lend a helping hand. Helping others... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Harbor dispute headed for mediation

The Haines Borough and Pacific Pile & Marine could end up in mediation over a dispute about the hardness of the harbor basin, according to borough... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Brewfest bigger than ever

The 26th Annual Great Alaska and Craft Beer Festival will bring 27 breweries to Haines this weekend—the most the event has ever hosted. Breweries...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Graduation 2018

Class representative Seth Waldo’s commencement address drew laughter as he shredded his speech and threw it across the gym, recited a tongue...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Tobacco tax revenues low in first quarter

The borough collected $14,422 in tobacco excise taxes in the first three months of its enactment—slightly less than projections if the trend...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Triathlon participation hikes in second year

With the cut-off still three weeks away, participation in the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon is nearly double that of last year’s inaugural event....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 24, 2018 

Assembly rejects cop grant

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rejected a $125,000 federal grant at its regular May 8 meeting that would pay nearly half of an additional pol...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 17, 2018

Meeting of the Moms: Opera singer spends first Mother's Day with both moms

For the first time in 50 years, Katie Saunders spent this Mother's Day with her birth mother-a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 17, 2018

OpenGov could take time to see citizen response

The Haines Borough Assembly last week narrowly approved purchasing a $40,000 software program aimed at increasing citizen engagement, but the assembly...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Vintage cognac a boon to Hospice of Haines fundraiser

As residents across Haines unburied and dusted off belongings to donate to the annual Hospice of... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly snubs law enforcement reality TV porposal

The Haines Borough Assembly quashed a request from a reality television producer to film a show centered around the Haines Police Department. Engel En... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly stops new tours in Chilkoot

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to stop issuing new tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor and prohibit permit-holders from transferring their pe... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Timber sale meeting gets dramatic in Chilkat Center

About 100 residents attended the University of Alaska’s meeting Wednesday at the Chilkat Center to address the negotiated timber sale on about... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly debates budget details

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed and made amendments to the $13.3 million 2019 fiscal year budget Tuesday—which included voting to allow...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Volunteer weatherman passes the rain gauge

Nearly every morning at 8 a.m. for the past 18 years Paul Swift has recorded weather observations, m...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Ward victim takes active role in healing

A month after revelations surfaced that former school superintendent Karl Ward had for decades...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Diesel generators running 24/7

Utility users should be prepared to pay more for power after low water in lakes is forcing AP&T to run the diesel generator plant 24 hours a day....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Assembly questions attorney's past decisions

Last week, the Haines Borough put the word out that it’s seeking a new municipal attorney. The assembly directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly advances moratorium on Chilkoot tour permits

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to develop a resolution placing a moratorium on issuing new tour permits on Chilkoot Lake and river corridor....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly adopts naming policy, mayor issues Ward statement

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to adopt a naming policy that allows the body to name public places and facilities for individuals five years...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly and mayor disagree over commission appointment

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected mayor Jan Hill’s recommendation to appoint Zach Ferrin to the planning commission—a decision that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

McDowell releases economic study

McDowell Group representatives presented its economic baseline data report to Haines residents in the Chilkat Center Monday evening—with the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Baseline water data focus of mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Committee hosted and organized a forum on water Wednesday evening where speakers outlined the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Assembly gets existential

The Haines Borough Assembly met Monday and discussed their effectiveness as a body and as individual representatives. The special meeting, which is sl...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Assembly weighs Chilkoot congestion during tour permit approval hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly wrestled with the issue of Chilkoot corridor congestion last week before approving a new tour permit. Increased human... Full story

 

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