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 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016 

Assembly hopefuls enter final stretch

Now it’s your turn. Haines voters will cast their ballots Tuesday for two highly contested seats on the Haines Borough Assembly and two non-conteste...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016 

Weather station is installed on Mount Ripinsky

The Haines Borough’s first avalanche-oriented weather station is a couple weeks from going online. About 10 people climbed up Mount Ripinsky...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    September 29, 2016 

Cultural exchange brings neighboring tribes

The Haines Borough Public Library invites the community to learn about Tlingit, Haida, Athabascan and First Nations culture through the Cultural...

 

Haines assembly picks code review commission

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously appointed seven people Tuesday to the borough’s new commission to review its code. Overall, the borough...

 

Assembly green-lights garbage working group

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously decided Tuesday to create a citizens working group to study whether any garbage issues need to be tackled....

 

Assembly members need to follow codes

To all voters in the Haines Borough, We need to make a change in our incumbent Haines Borough Assembly members. Six candidates running for two open...

 

Keeping the arts alive a group effort

Alaska Arts Confluence says thank you to all who so generously give of their time, money and emotional support to others. Your positive energy and...

 

Things to consider in candidates

Take a closer look at the candidates. Qualities to consider when choosing assembly members: CREATIVE - Will they bring new ideas, and creative...

 

Private practices face challenges

When reached Wednesday afternoon at Family Medical Clinic in Delta Junction, Stacy Chappelle, who supervises the clinic’s office work and...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016

Six different visions proposed by Haines assembly hopefuls

Diana Lapham and Ryan Cook want to push ahead with Haines’ harbor improvements. Leonard Dubber thinks government is just too darn big. Heather...

 

Library break-in case moves ahead

Haines police arrested one or more people for the Sept. 5 and Sept. 15 break-ins at the borough’s public library. Police declined to say who was...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016

Chilkoot tour permits discussion continues

Chilkoot tour permits discussion continues How many tour operators should be allowed in the Chilkoot River corridor? And if a limit is set, how would...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016

Assembly committee talks trash

A working group might be put together to figure out if Haines’ garbage situation needs improvement. One possibility dominated a Sept. 15 Haines Boro...

 

The straight poop on the park

Another really nasty aspect of the harbor project is that where they are going to dig up the ocean floor (dredge) is where the sewer outfall pipe has...

 

Commission chair commended

Thanks to Rob Goldberg for his valuable service as chair of the planning commission. At the recent forum concerning harbor expansion, Mr. Goldberg...

 

Building revitalization a group effort

Lots of elbow grease, laughter, long hours, sweat and camaraderie! We would like to thank all American Legion members and community members who have...

 

Candidate has financial experience

Please join me in voting to elect Judy Erekson to the Borough Assembly. Judy brings years of financial and budget management experience in public and...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Nonprofits to receive funding

The Haines Borough Assembly took $65,000 originally earmarked for the area’s nonprofit organizations out of limbo, and approved the appropriations...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly nails down heliskiing timetable

The Haines Borough Assembly changed the law to delay the next heliskiing mapping efforts until 2019. However, it also grandfathered in two existing...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Planning Commission dips toe into harbor issue

The bid deadline for the first phase of expanding the small boat harbor has been extended from Sept. 21 to Oct 19. Haines borough manager Bill Seward...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly wants to rethink sales tax exemptions for nonprofits

How should the Haines Borough Assembly decide which nonprofit groups get breaks on paying Haines’ sales tax? That’s what the assembly members...

 

DOT sets winter ferry schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway System will have a steady winter ferry schedule this year despite budget cuts. Fuzzy Von Stauffenberg, Haines terminal...

 

State seeks pesticide permit comments

The state is accepting public comments until Oct. 3 on renewing a statewide discharge permit for pesticide use. Consequently, that permit will...

 

Candidate contradicts himself

I read with interest that Tom Morphet’s first campaign “plank” is “fewer studies.” Meanwhile, at the Mosquito Lake forum, Tom stated that...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 8, 2016

Candidates start to stake out positions on Haines issues

All six Haines assembly candidates are sick of debating helicopter skiing. Keeping basic infrastructure up to snuff iscc a big worry, along with the...

 

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