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Articles from the October 19, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Privacy issues at play as borough uses drone for zoning enforcement

The Haines Borough has twice used a drone to spot local zoning violations without informing property owners that the unmanned aircraft flew over and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Mining Forum panel highlights economy, water degradation

Last weekend's Chilkat Valley Mining Forum drew a large crowd Saturday and Sunday where scientists,...

 

Borough assembly meetings: How long is too long

Haines mayor Jan Hill will crack open a parliamentary procedures rule book during next week’s assembly meeting in an effort to make them more...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Josephson questions Jones Point trail plans

Haines Borough Planning Commission member and newly elected assembly member Brenda Josephson challenged the borough assembly’s letter of support of...

 

New wrestlers hit the mats

The Glacier Bears wrestling team began their season in Wrangell last weekend with a few new competitors. Teams from Ketchikan, Wrangell, Craig and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Volleyball squad finds rhythm in tournament

The Glacier Bears volleyball team competed in the first half of a seeding tournament hosted in Haines Sunday and Monday. Teams from Wrangell,...

 

HEDC considers baseline study

On Oct. 10, the Haines Economic Development Corporation discussed spending a portion of its borough-appropriated $95,000 to hire a contractor to...

 

Partial Lutak Dock repair planned

The Haines Borough Assembly gave the go-ahead to move forward with the repair of the roll-on, roll-off dock. Borough manager Debra Schnabel decided...

 

Heliski ordinance advances

The assembly advanced an ordinance that revises the process for non-temporary amendments to the borough’s commercial ski tour areas map. Every...

 

Skilled tradesman remembered as hard worker, loving father

For 23 years Mike Murphy (59) worked for Roger Schnabel at Southeast Roadbuilders. "We met in 1980,...

 

Duly Noted

Klukwan resident Karlie Spud was featured in Alaska Magazine in a photo in front of the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center as part of an article on Native...

 

Forget Tobacco, Tax Refined Sugar

If Haines Borough seeks to raise new funds from vice taxes why not “go big.” The assembly set a low bar—taxing marijuana, an industry that...

 

Cultural Values Shine During Potlatch

On Saturday the 14th of October, I was honored to be at a party (Potlatch) for our people (Raven and Eagle clans). The Eagles were honoring the...

 

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