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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2015 

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Heli-ski area open for 1 year

By Karen Garcia The Bureau of Land Management is opening more than 66,000 acres of land south of Hai...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Second, '65-percent' harbor plan out for review on Friday

The Haines Borough Assembly is looking into the cost of moving Lookout Park to keep it from being engulfed by a parking lot in the Small Boat Harbor...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly: More work needed on tax-exempt rule

Nearly a dozen residents turned out at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting to roundly criticize an ordinance that would change how nonprofits...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly labors on Nelson appeal

After nearly 90 minutes of testimony and deliberation, the Haines Borough Assembly agreed to refund $600 of a $1,200 fine levied against a Skyline...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Town rolls out welcome mat for skiers

Up to 100 skiers, snowboarders, media representatives, sponsors and event organizers arrive in Haines next week for the Freeride World Tour, and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Again, preschool seeking new home

The Chilkat Valley Preschool’s plans to buy part of a building on Willard Street have fallen through due to zoning issues, preschool administrator...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Nelson appeals $1,200 fine for glass fill on lot

The Haines Borough and resident Paul Nelson are once again locked in a dispute stemming from Nelson’s use of glass for fill on his Skyline Estates...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Water, sewer rate increase effective May 1

The Haines Borough Assembly last week passed an ordinance increasing water and sewer rates by 5 percent annually for the next three years, despite...

 
 News    March 5, 2015

Lari to leaders: To understand pot, observe use

A local marijuana advocate addressed the Haines Borough Assembly last week, urging the officials to either watch adults consume marijuana or partake...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015

Noise, cop studies get assembly's OK

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a major spending package Tuesday, including $41,300 to study helicopter noise, $22,000 to study the police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015

Nonprofits: Tax change a squeeze

Leaders of local nonprofits say proposed changes to how their organizations apply and qualify for property tax exemptions would put financial and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015

Sosa: Pay to keep planner on job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said last week he believes it is in the municipality’s best interest to help planning and zoning technician Tracy...

 
 News    February 26, 2015

State's safest town? Police tout rating

The Haines Borough Police Department this week touted a ranking of the municipality as the "safest t...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Water, sewer rate increase looming

An ordinance increasing water and sewer rates 5 percent annually for the next three years is set for adoption at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly m...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Should workers get to assess manager?

With Haines Borough Manager David Sosa’s one-year anniversary approaching, so too is his first performance evaluation. On Wednesday, assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Harbor plan would add 3 acres of parking to waterfront

Plans for expansion of the Small Boat Harbor would nearly double the footprint of existing parking lots. That’s a concern for at least one member...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Borough office scouted for 'spatial modifications'

The Haines Borough is looking into how it can maximize office space in the administration building without having to add on to the structure. Public...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Borough OKs deal to maintain new bridge

By Karen Garcia The Haines Borough Assembly last week voted to enter into an agreement with the state for replacement of the Klehini River bridge...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Sosa seeks $22K to study town police

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa and Police Chief Bill Musser are asking the assembly to authorize a $22,000 review of the police department by an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Chamber talks pot economics

As a draft marijuana bill works its way through the Alaska Legislature, the Haines Borough and Chamber of Commerce are trying to hash out how...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Sosa: Reduce school support, Manager recommends $74K cut to district

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released details of his forthcoming budget this week, including a recommendation to cut $74,000 of school district...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Police schedule draws questions

Concerned with the recent spate of break-ins and thefts around town, residents are wondering: Where are the police? Haines Borough Manager David Sosa...

 
 News    February 5, 2015

'Hopper' charting borough projects

The Haines Borough has developed a new system to keep the public informed on how projects of interest are moving through the political process. The...

 

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