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 By Natalie Helms    News    June 22, 2017 

Assembly seeks advice on conflict code change

The Haines Borough Assembly directed the manager and borough attorney June 13 to consider revision of code that bars the borough from contracting with...

 

No conflict-of-interest for Schnabel

It is my opinion that Debra Schnabel does not have a conflict of interest with Southeast Road Builders (SERB), here are the reasons why: Everybody...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly passes $18 million budget

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $17.8 million budget Tuesday, including funding $95,000 for a local economic development...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly seat draws 4 hopefuls

Four Haines residents have submitted letters of interest for the assembly seat vacated by Margaret Friedenauer’s resignation last month. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 15, 2017

Solid waste group to hear from Hall

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group will hear from Community Waste Solutions owner Tom Hall and a Department of Environmental Conservation...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 15, 2017

Rallying for upkeep of trails

Existing trails in Haines should be maintained and marked before new paths are built, about 20 community members told the Haines Borough Parks and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Schnabel starts into manager's job

Debra Schnabel began work as the Haines Borough manager Monday, wrapping up a controversial hiring process, but still leaving unanswered questions...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Assembly's final budget discussion set for Tuesday

The assembly on Tuesday is scheduled to approve a $17.8 million budget that for now includes some new, large expenditures, $50,800 worth of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Sibling contracts OK elsewhere

In contrast to Haines, small Southeast communities including Yakutat, Craig, Wrangell, Petersburg and Skagway have no language regarding their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Lawyer cites family conflict for Schnabel

An hour before the Haines Borough Assembly was set to discuss a manager contract for Debra Schnabel, the assembly received a memo from its attorney...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 1, 2017

Friedenauer quits assembly, cites bullying, vitriol

Haines Borough Assembly member Margaret Friedenauer resigned her assembly seat Wednesday, citing bitterness, cynicism and a lost desire to lead....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Mayor blasts assembly, calls hire a 'set-up'

Haines Mayor Jan Hill lambasted the borough assembly Tuesday evening, accusing members of violating borough charter and saying the hiring of Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Rules on conflicts-of-interest differ among Southeast towns

The Petersburg and Wrangell borough codes do not prohibit family members of public officers from contracting with their boroughs. Wrangell Borough...

 

Schnabel is now manager; get over it

Wow, Krista Kielsmeier is clearly disappointed with the hiring of Debra Schnabel. However, unless you are self-employed, you don’t get to choose...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017

Logging or land development

A week after the Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed placing restrictions on commercial logging and other resource extraction in the Mud Bay...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Moment of silence, apology at meeting

At a meeting that included colorful moments, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday heard the tourism director explain why she recently resigned,...

 

Time for borough staff to mend fences

How do I thwart thee (the thoughtful, positive intentions of legitimately elected assembly members)? Let me count the ways. I’m repeating myself to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 4, 2017

Assembly seat open; deadline set May 15

A vacant seat is up for grabs on the Haines Borough Assembly, following the resignation of member Mike Case at the group’s April 25 meeting. Case...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    May 4, 2017

Duly Noted

Carol Iverson of Salem, Ore., was in town last week, visiting brother Don Hartmann and catching up with friends. Former schoolmates she visited includ...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017

Manager hire vote roils community

The Haines Borough Assembly’s 5-1 decision to hire Debra Schnabel as borough manager Tuesday has further engulfed a community already embroiled in...

 

Use civil conversation instead of recall

I’ve enjoyed my share of politics. Voted every election since I first could at age 18 at a special election at college. I very seldom agree with...

 

Manager hiring process was flawed

In my opinion, Debra Schnabel was not the “best” qualified borough manager candidate. The question is not about academic achievement, but...

 

Schnabel highly qualified to be manager

In a letter last week, Joe Poor said, without mentioning names, that the borough manager candidate who is not Brad Ryan “has been deemed unqualified...

 

Schnabel most qualified candidate ever

  There are two good candidates for the Haines Borough manager position. I would like to highlight the qualifications and experience of one. Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

Manager candidate interviews scheduled

By way of conversation and a coin toss, Haines Borough officials organized two community meetings with manager applicants. Residents will get to ask q...

 

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