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 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 

Parks and rec to draft letter alerting UA to trails

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Committee voted Wednesday to draft a letter, for assembly approval, alerting the University of Alaska and the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018 

Planning commission seeks outside review for resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended last week that its resource extraction definition go for professional, legal and staff review...

 
 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 Heather Lende    Obituaries    May 24, 2018 

Andriesen: effective businesswoman, volunteer

Former gallery owner and summer resident Clare Andriesen, 84, died peacefully on May 8 at her home i... Full story

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Enrollment drop could hurt school budget

The Haines Borough School District is at risk of losing $154,895 if school enrollment decreases as expected this fall. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 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 Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Jones Point remains heavy industrial

With only a few parcels of borough land zoned for heavy industry, the Haines Borough Planning Commission denied a petition by two Sawmill Road...

 
 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 stops new tours in Chilkoot

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to stop issuing new tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor and prohibit permit-holders from transferring their pe...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Timber sale meeting gets dramatic in Chilkat Center

About 100 residents attended the University of Alaska’s meeting Wednesday at the Chilkat Center to address the negotiated timber sale on about...

 
 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...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Homeschooling topic of joint meeting

The Haines Borough School District is taking strides to foster an inclusive relationship with roughly 50 homeschool students in the valley. As school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

School board changes administration staff

The Haines Borough School District will restructure its administrative staff to improve efficiency and save money. Interim superintendent Rich...

 

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’...

 

Fishing ripples through the economy

The commercial fishing fleet is gearing up for another season of production, as we have been doing in Haines for more than 100 years. According to...

 
 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...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

School board removes Ward's name from gym

By Natalie Helms The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to rename Karl Ward Gymnasium as Haines High School Gymnasium. “When I...

 

Thanks for the spring cleaning, Haines

Haines Borough Maintenance Crew and Residents—A HUGE thank you to all who cleaned our streets, sidewalks and ditches. Haines looks AWESOME. Spring...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly advances moratorium on Chilkoot tour permits

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to develop a resolution placing a moratorium on issuing new tour permits on Chilkoot Lake and river corridor....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly adopts naming policy, mayor issues Ward statement

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to adopt a naming policy that allows the body to name public places and facilities for individuals five years...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly and mayor disagree over commission appointment

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected mayor Jan Hill’s recommendation to appoint Zach Ferrin to the planning commission—a decision that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

McDowell releases economic study

McDowell Group representatives presented its economic baseline data report to Haines residents in the Chilkat Center Monday evening—with the...

 

Support healthy forests

Most locals, myself included, support small-scale logging that supports local loggers for local supplies of rough-cut lumber, firewood and...

 

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