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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018 

Rogers joins assembly race, three in the running

Another resident is eyeing an open seat on the Haines Borough Assembly for this October’s municipal election. Paul Rogers is still gathering...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018 

Question to elect boards,commissions heads to ballot

The question of whether or not voters want to elect members of the planning commission, port and harbor advisory committee, public safety commission a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018 

Highway residents ask borough to repair park on Mosquito Lake Road

Ten Upper Valley residents turned out last week to lobby for improvements to Emerson Field, located at the intersection of Haines Highway and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018 

Assembly delays rental tax exemption decision

The Haines Borough Assembly last week postponed taking action on an ordinance aimed at reducing expenses for long-term housing renters. This spring,...

 

Planning commission briefs

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended the assembly approve employee housing as a conditional use in industrial and commercial zones. The...

 

Misrepresented at meeting

I would like to clarify that Melissa Aronson and I did not speak either in support of or opposition to draft ordinance 501, as incorrectly reported...

 

Corrections

The King Arthur Flour Cake Bake Off results were incorrectly listed in our August 2 paper. The correct results are as follows: youth winner, Selby...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Assembly advances publicly funded solid waste program: Mayor breaks tie vote

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly advanced a ballot measure during its first public hearing Tuesday that would give voters the option to approve a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Two enter assembly race

Two candidates have confirmed plans to run for open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in October. Commercial gillnetter Will Prisciandaro is the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Voters one step closer to deciding on police service outside townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly advanced an amended ballot question that would allow Lutak, Mud Bay and Haines Highway residents to vote to create their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Communication a theme in assembly's manager evaluation

Presenting a range of alternative plans, being more objective and formulating processes for vetting ordinances and a feeling of mistrust between...

 

Hart pulls out of House race

Democratic State House candidate James Hart is dropping out of the House District 33 race. Work in Sitka prevented him from campaigning for the...

 

Attentive reader troubled by canoeing police

Thank you for keeping us former Haines residents updated on the happenings around Haines. It’s nice to see that things are going well. However, I...

 

Thanks for making pool free for young swimmers

So many times we criticize and complain about government, especially our local one, the Haines Borough Assembly. I would like to acknowledge and...

 

Represent people, not government

It is difficult to find the words that can fully express the disappointment I experienced when a member of the Haines Borough assembly made the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Man dies during Alaska Excursions canoe tour

A Nevada pastor celebrating his wedding anniversary with a cruise to Alaska died at Glacier Point Monday after a canoe capsized during a trip with...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly to consider transportation plan

As Haines’ population ages, the borough and local human services organizations expect demand for accessible transportation to rise, putting...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly delays manager evaluation

Haines Borough Assembly members needed more time to provide feedback for manager Debra Schnabel’s first evaluation. Assembly members were recently t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Ballot measure would change charter to allow areawide policing

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved introducing two ordinances for public hearings that, if advanced, would allow voters to decide whether...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Borough Briefs

Hearing set for solid waste proposal The Haines Borough Assembly introduced a taxpayer-funded solid waste management program ordinance along with a ba...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 19, 2018

Manager proposes new police service area ballot measure

Haines Highway, Mud Bay and Lutak residents might have the opportunity to vote whether or not they...

 

Assembly to rezone Jones Point to light industrial

The borough assembly Tuesday unanimously confirmed the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s recommendation to rezone all heavy-industrial land at Jo...

 

Borough to consider new building code for fuel tanks

The borough will consider a building code addressing residential oil tanks and fuel lines. The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to instruct staff to draft...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Cancelled ferry hurts businesses

Haines businesses took only a small hit from the cancellation of two sailings by the state ferry Columbia, which derailed plans for hundreds of...

 

Assembly Briefs

Borough updates commercial agriculture laws The assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to change borough land use code to establish use designations for c...

 

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