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 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017 

School to see boost in enrollment funding

Haines Borough School District will see a bump in revenue from the state for increased enrollment. Though the firm figures aren’t expected until...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Assembly to vote on winter tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly will consider at its Tuesday meeting an Alaska Mountain Guide permit application to operate winter tours around 26 Mile...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017 

Superintendent search yields one applicant to date

Interim superintendent Rich Carlson told school board members Tuesday evening that there’s only one applicant so far for the superintendent...

 

Duly Noted

The annual Lighting of the Fort went off with a bang as the cannon blast signaled the yuletide display. More than 75 people gathered at the Fort...

 

Letters to the Editor

Finished with Mud Bay 'spring' Regarding the test results for the Mud Bay “spring.” I applaud the assembly for ordering further testing of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Heli-ski map proposals concern Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game cited concern with 11 of the 15 heli-ski map proposals the Haines Borough Assembly will soon consider adding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

No bidders for timber sale

The University of Alaska initiated an “over-the-counter” negotiated sale process for timber on the Chilkat Peninsula after receiving no bids for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Lot design advances

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved the Portage Cove boat launch and parking lot design concept after a continuing debate about the safety...

 

New committee appointments

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and parks and recreation advisory committee recommended new appointments for expired and empty seats to mayor...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Arts Outlook

Local musicians to rock solstice Musicians from around the Upper Lynn Canal will take center stage for Solstice Celebration, a showcase of local...

 

Borough Briefs

KHNS to live-stream assembly meetings KHNS will soon offer online, live-streaming of Haines and Skagway borough assembly meetings, general manager...

 

Zoning interpretations don't line up

Thank you to the five Borough Assembly members who supported the purpose and intent of Haines Borough code in response to the proposed University...

 

Duly Noted

Ted and Meghan Hart welcomed their daughter into the world last week at the Sitka’s SEARHC/Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. Lolana Mae Hart was born at...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, November 21 A Juneau area caller reported receiving a fraudulent telephone call. Haines Police Dept. received a report of a vehicle impeding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Engineer disputes harbor contractor's initial claim

PND Engineers last week rebuffed the small boat harbor expansion contractor's claim that the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Assembly: University timber sale violates Mud Bay code

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to evaluate the borough’s legal options if the University of Alaska awards a timber sale contract in the Chilkat...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Department of Justice awards borough grant for sixth officer

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded the Haines Borough $125,000 to hire a sixth police officer, but the borough might have to give it back....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Manager urges litigation for land

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel recommended the borough assembly challenge the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ attempts to withhold a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Foundation awards community grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation grant award celebration and Chilkat Valley Preschool open house drew more than 100 people last Thursday evenin...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Borough to take over new bridge in Excursion Inlet

The Neva Lake Bridge in Excursion Inlet is open to traffic again after the U.S. Forest Service replaced the structure. The previous wooden bridge, loc...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

University to weigh in on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to hold two more public hearings as it works to define “resource extraction” in borough code after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Planning commission revisits zoning conflicts

The Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed rezoning Takshanuk Watershed Council’s heavy industrial zoned property after previous commissioner...

 

Public hearing for ADA project

The Haines Borough will hold a public meeting Monday, Nov. 20, to present a proposed Americans with Disabilities accessibility project to improve...

 

Dividend donations add up for library

The Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library would like to thank everyone who elected to make a donation to the library through the Permanent...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly shoots down manager's drone policy

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected Borough Manager Debra Schnabel’s proposed drone policy that would have, in part, allowed the borough to use a...

 

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