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 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018 

Borough to advance taxpayer-funded solid waste program

Prompted by citizen complaints and borough staff intervention, the Haines Borough Assembly this week decided to take a more active role in waste...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018 

Debate continues over police patrols outside townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly again discussed the merits of police patrols outside the townsite—shining a light on a more than year-long debate about...

 
 By Jenny-Marie Stryker    News    June 14, 2018 

Assembly withdraws funding for OpenGov

The assembly withdrew funding for an online public engagement software program before approving next year’s $13.6 million budget, reversing its...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018 

Committee rejects proposal to elect board, planning commission members

Haines Mayor Jan Hill will continue to appoint volunteers to the borough’s committees and boards after a proposal to shift responsibility to voters...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018 

$100,000 'lipstick job': officials discuss fate of public safety building

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed what should happen with the borough’s public safety building Monday, a facility that one assembly member said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 7, 2018

Delegation travels to Excursion Inlet

Haines borough staff, public officials and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski traveled to Excursion Inlet...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 31, 2018

Assembly rejects police dog proposal

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rejected a proposal Tuesday to seek grants to purchase a police dog. The assembly also rejected, 4-2, having...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 31, 2018

Business Briefs

Mediation could cost $50,000 A $780,200 settlement offer from Pacific Pile & Marine was rejected by the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday. Instead the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 31, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday puts wood first June’s First Friday celebration is all about wood as local businesses open their doors to showcase the best of...

 
 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...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Committee considers nixing rent taxes

The Haines Borough Assembly Finance Committee is interested in abolishing sales tax for long-term renters that would leave a $70,000 hole in the borou...

 
 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

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

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...

 
 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...

 

It has been adequately explained

It is my duty to correct the assertion by Assembly member Tom Morphet in his paid commentary (April 26, page 6) that the story of a citizens’...

 
 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 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 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Unexpected revenues cushion borough budget

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel previewed her $13.3 million draft budget for the coming fiscal year, which includes a small increase in...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

AML to pay for partial Lutak Dock repairs

Alaska Marine Lines may pay for the construction of a new ramp at Lutak Dock and lease its working space from the Haines Borough. Borough manager...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly comments on timber sale

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a letter to the University of Alaska requesting information on its development plan for a proposed timber...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Planning Commission weighs Jones Point rezone request

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will continue to research rezoning efforts at Jones Point as members disagree on a solution. Takshanuk...

 

Assembly to seek new lawyer

The Haines Borough Assembly is exploring the possibility of hiring a new attorney. Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel asked the assembly Tuesday...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 

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