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 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 19, 2018 

Manager proposes new police service area ballot measure

Haines Highway, Mud Bay and Lutak residents might have the opportunity to vote whether or not they...

 
 By Jenny-Marie Stryker    News    July 19, 2018 

Aslan's Army storms Chilkat Center stage

Narnia is headed to Haines this weekend, and it will take four kids to fight off evil and escape....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Budding new business: Haines' first dispensary opens on Beach Road

Haines' first marijuana store, Winter Greens, is open for business. The dispensary, which had its...

 

Police close Allen, Comstock Roads to arrest former resident

Allen and Comstock roads were closed for about an hour late Monday afternoon while Haines borough police arrested a former longtime resident who had...

 

Assembly to rezone Jones Point to light industrial

The borough assembly Tuesday unanimously confirmed the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s recommendation to rezone all heavy-industrial land at Jo...

 

Borough to consider new building code for fuel tanks

The borough will consider a building code addressing residential oil tanks and fuel lines. The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to instruct staff to draft...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Court adjusts to state budget cuts

Haines District Court continues to feel the squeeze of state budget cuts. Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg held a meeting Monday to hear from...

 

Haines heats up; burn ban out

Temperatures have been hot, causing more than just sunburns for Haines residents — burn bans were in effect for Haines and Skagway until Tuesday....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Cancelled ferry hurts businesses

Haines businesses took only a small hit from the cancellation of two sailings by the state ferry Columbia, which derailed plans for hundreds of...

 

Assembly Briefs

Borough updates commercial agriculture laws The assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to change borough land use code to establish use designations for c...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Fire forces 3 families from their apartments

A dish towel that caught fire started a blaze in a Second Avenue apartment complex June 28,...

 

Swinton retires from school board

A 16-year member of the Haines Borough school board has decided to move on, adding a third seat to the October municipal election ballot. Sarah...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Police warn they will cite owners for wandering dogs

Following recent reports of dog bites and attacks on cats and wildlife, the Haines Borough Police Department said it will enforce the laws against...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Public swim time now free for 17 and younger

A borough assembly ordinance took effect July 1 that eliminates the fee for anyone through age 18 to get in the water during public swim time at the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 28, 2018

Borough, AML may strike deal for ramp

The Haines Borough is considering a partnership with freight company Alaska Marine Lines, which would construct, operate and own a new...

 

Borough considers a new 1% sales tax instead of landfill fees

The Haines Borough is moving toward proposing an additional 1 percent sales tax to fund a new borough-directed solid waste disposal program — maybe...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 28, 2018

Assembly will review exempting residential rentals from sales tax

The Haines Borough Assembly will review a finance committee recommendation that the borough exempt residential renters from paying sales tax if they...

 

Even the Southeast rainforest can be in a drought

The Southeast Alaska rainforest is in a moderate drought, according to the National Weather Service. Not necessarily Haines, but the overall area. A d...

 

Business Briefs

Noodle-bowl themed restaurant coming this fall After years of running a food booth at the beer fest and Southeast Alaska State Fair, Sarah Bishop is...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 28, 2018

Haines 4th of July Special Feature

Grand marshal honor goes to Lucy Harrell The Haines Fourth of July organizing committee has planned...

 

4th of July event schedule

Saturday, June 30 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Volunteer Fire Dept. Annual Texas Style BBQ at the firehall. 6:00 p.m. Patriotic Concert at the American...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Industrial zoning up for debate

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended rezoning land at Jones Point from heavy industrial to industrial light commercial to accommodate...

 

Juneau firm proposes to take over borough's junked vehicle removal

The Haines Borough wants to make it easier to get junked vehicles out of town. A code amendment proposed by the planning commission would do that by...

 

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