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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017 

Meeting to address hard drug use issue

A town hall meeting will be held June 1 to address what police and some health officials say is a rise in hard drug use. Besides anecdotal evidence, l...

 
 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...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

For 2nd year in row, library a medal finalist

For the second consecutive year, the Haines Borough Public Library has been named a finalist for the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Servic...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 25, 2017 

Waste group: Support for Borough ownership

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group may recommend the borough take over solid waste management from the private company that now provides...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017 

Assembly favors former mayor for Case's seat

Former Haines mayor Stephanie Scott will likely fill the vacant assembly seat, left by Mike Case after he resigned last month, if the Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017 

Bear spray, bug dope suspected in landfill gassing

State officials are encouraging residents to mind disposal of hazardous wastes following an incident last week where two workers were injured by a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Assembly seat draws 7 applicants

Seven residents are seeking appointment to the Haines Borough Assembly seat vacated by the resignation of Mike Case. The applicants include some who...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Mud Bay neighbors weigh resource extraction

Mud Bay residents and the Haines Borough Planning Commission are trying to decide how much is too much when it comes to natural resource extraction...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Planners: Don't expand borough

The Haines Borough Planning Commission quashed the idea of expanding borough boundaries after the assembly referred the idea to planners last month....

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 18, 2017

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Date-rape druggings reported to police

Two women drinking at bars Friday night told the police they were slipped a date-rape drug in separate incidents, according to the Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Young puppeteers to stage 'Faust'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 
 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,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly considering 'sin taxes'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 

Chilkat Inlet bonfires at issue

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee brainstormed ideas to make beach bonfires safer, backtracking on an earlier position to leave development...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Commission hears concerns about police, procedure

The Public Safety Commission last week discussed how complaints against police are handled and how to make sure those who brought up issues feel...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Ambulance billing hits opposition

In an effort to increase tax revenues, the Haines Borough Assembly is discussing billing for ambulance service, a charge opposed by ambulance and fire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Efforts continues for Mosquito Lake privy

The push for an outhouse at Mosquito Lake campground continued at Monday’s meeting of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. Committee chair...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly adds to budget for health care, nonprofits, library

The Haines Borough Assembly approved several of member Margaret Friedenauer’s suggested budget amendments Tuesday, adding money to non-profits,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Group will discuss trail improvments

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will host a trails workshop next month to generate ideas for trail improvements and...

 

Appalled at prospect of marijuana store

I would like to encourage everyone who is as appalled as I am at the prospect of a marijuana retail store across the street from our children’s...

 

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

Committee raises sales tax questions

Should the Haines Borough and nonprofits collect sales tax on sales of goods and services? An assembly subcommittee looking at ways to raise revenues...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 4, 2017

Market booms for vacation rentals

Haines Borough lodging tax income jumped 54 percent during the past five years and the expanding vacation rental market might explain the increase....

 

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