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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Manager urges litigation for land

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel recommended the borough assembly challenge the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ attempts to withhold a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Foundation awards community grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation grant award celebration and Chilkat Valley Preschool open house drew more than 100 people last Thursday evenin...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Borough to take over new bridge in Excursion Inlet

The Neva Lake Bridge in Excursion Inlet is open to traffic again after the U.S. Forest Service replaced the structure. The previous wooden bridge, loc...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

University to weigh in on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to hold two more public hearings as it works to define “resource extraction” in borough code after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Planning commission revisits zoning conflicts

The Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed rezoning Takshanuk Watershed Council’s heavy industrial zoned property after previous commissioner...

 

Public hearing for ADA project

The Haines Borough will hold a public meeting Monday, Nov. 20, to present a proposed Americans with Disabilities accessibility project to improve...

 

Dividend donations add up for library

The Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library would like to thank everyone who elected to make a donation to the library through the Permanent...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly shoots down manager's drone policy

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected Borough Manager Debra Schnabel’s proposed drone policy that would have, in part, allowed the borough to use a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Police seize meth, weapons

Haines Borough Police found 19 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia after searching the vehicle of a man charged with domestic violence...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Contractor claims sea floor too hard, again

Pacific Pile and Marine filed a second claim with the Haines Borough alleging the sea floor is harder than was described in PND Engineers’ analysis...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly probes University on Mud Bay timber sale alternatives

University of Alaska representatives and the Haines Borough Assembly discussed alternatives to a timber sale on the Mud Bay peninsula, which included...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly and State Troopers spar over police responsibility

The Haines Borough Assembly and Alaska State Troopers Director Hans Brinke reached an impasse Wednesday afternoon on which government agency is respon...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    November 9, 2017

Student internships improve library

The Haines Borough Public Library has a new space for teens thanks to the work of summer library interns Sarah Long and Keegan Palmieri. The library t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Canadians score big in coho derby

A group of friends from Canada caught the first and third largest coho salmon during the Haines Sportsman’s Association’s first annual Coho...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly made winter closure an easy choice, owner says

After 14 years of ownership and year-round business, Harbor Bar and Lighthouse Restaurant owner Mike Ward is closing it for the winter and putting...

 

Library thanks literary specters

The Haines Library would like to thank all those who made its first Literary Haunted House a huge success. Friends of the Library donated funds to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Engineers and assembly differ on pathway's safety

The Haines Borough Assembly voted last week to oppose a proposed trail leading across the boat ramp in the Portage Cove Harbor design but a PND...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Mayor, working group to sell solid waste plan to public

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill and borough manager Debra Schnabel are working to refine and release a publicly subsidized solid waste program plan that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Debate over downtown lot's use crops up again

Public versus private use of a downtown lot resurfaced as various borough boards and committees rehashed what to do with the empty lot at Third and...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    November 2, 2017

Safety commission seeks two additional members

The Haines borough public safety commission met last week to seat a new chairperson, discuss long-term goals and devise strategies for grappling with...

 

Burn bad habits, not your trash

Burning trash is harmful to human health. When household garbage containing non-combustibles like plastics is burned on one resident’s private...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines Borough Public Library hosted a Literary Haunted House for Halloween. Visitors were greeted by Madox Rodgers, who popped up out of a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Winter tour permit on hold

An Alaska Mountain Guide permit application to operate winter tours around 26 Mile will head to committee before the Haines Borough Assembly takes...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Northwest Wild Sheep and Goat Council data back in ordinance

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to include Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council management recommendations for borough staff to overlay when it...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Borough Briefs

HEDC compiles studies The Haines Economic Development Corporation will dust off and compile borough studies and surveys completed in the past for a po...

 

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