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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Baseline water data focus of mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Committee hosted and organized a forum on water Wednesday evening where speakers outlined the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Assembly gets existential

The Haines Borough Assembly met Monday and discussed their effectiveness as a body and as individual representatives. The special meeting, which is sl...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Earth Week speaker talks trash, compost

Zero-waste lifestyle expert and author Bea Johnson encouraged Haines to live simply and skip single-use plastics at her recent presentation. “If...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Plastic bags in Haines

Plastic bags have a bad rap and Haines is taking strides to reduce their use. Haines Friends of Recycling’s zero-waste themed Earth Week has renewed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Assembly weighs Chilkoot congestion during tour permit approval hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly wrestled with the issue of Chilkoot corridor congestion last week before approving a new tour permit. Increased human...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Safety commission wants drug dog

The Haines Borough Public Safety Commission recommended the borough research purchasing a drug-sniffing dog for the police department. Officer Chris...

 

Drug-sniffing dog is business as usual

Suddenly the Haines Police Department has abandoned its claim to urge for a compassionate paradigm shift. At the April 12 meeting of the Public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Unexpected revenues cushion borough budget

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel previewed her $13.3 million draft budget for the coming fiscal year, which includes a small increase in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Sales tax revenues climb higher than recent years

Haines Borough sales tax revenues spiked in 2017-climbing higher than they've been in at least four...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

AML to pay for partial Lutak Dock repairs

Alaska Marine Lines may pay for the construction of a new ramp at Lutak Dock and lease its working space from the Haines Borough. Borough manager...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Discussion begins on Chilkat access

Avid users of the Chilkat River expressed concerns Monday about access to the water when construction on Haines Highway begins. Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly comments on timber sale

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a letter to the University of Alaska requesting information on its development plan for a proposed timber...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Planning Commission weighs Jones Point rezone request

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will continue to research rezoning efforts at Jones Point as members disagree on a solution. Takshanuk...

 

Assembly to seek new lawyer

The Haines Borough Assembly is exploring the possibility of hiring a new attorney. Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel asked the assembly Tuesday...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Distillery cocktail rules back to the drawing board

The Alaska Alcohol Beverage Control Board’s January direction to distilleries to serve spirits and mixers in separate containers was quashed last...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

Ring of Fire plan still open for comment

The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting comments from Haines residents as it starts work again on the Ring of Fire Resource Management Plan....

 

Remember that kindness matters

On behalf of the family of Rick Martin, we would like to thank the officers of the Haines Police Department, the dock crew from the borough, the Nash...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

What happens next? How a similar tragedy changed a community

Haines isn’t the only town where a trusted leader sexually abused children. In Charleston, South Carolina during the late 1980s, a victim came...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 5, 2018

Public packs assembly chambers during timber sale meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly heard from more than 40 people Tuesday about the University of Alaska’s proposed 13,000-acre timber sale, but more...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 5, 2018

Cruise ship traffic to jump

Haines will see more cruise ship passengers this year and next as new cruise lines and ships dock in town. Haines Borough Tourism Director Carolann Wo...

 

Museum raises funds from rentals

Apparently, rumors are swirling around town about a recent Haines Sheldon Museum rental. The museum has always been available for respectful event...

 

Let landowners use their land

While serving on the Haines Assembly, I pushed hard for economic development and property owners’ rights. The University of Alaska timber sale will...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 29, 2018

Former Haines students come forward alleging sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout lea... Full story

 

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