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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Harbor contractor wants $1 million from borough

Pacific Pile & Marine is seeking $1 million from the Haines Borough, claiming the sea floor was harder than described in bid documents for dredging...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Assembly wants university to delay logging in Mud Bay

The Haines Borough Assembly is asking the University of Alaska to delay awarding the Chilkat Peninsula timber sale contract until they can meet and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Borough won't seek grant for Lutak Dock this year

The Haines Borough will not seek federal grant funding this year to rebuild the Lutak Dock. The decision comes after a community meeting last week...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Voters elect Hill, Josephson and Scott; last seat still close

Haines voters re-elected Jan Hill as mayor and chose Brenda Josephson and Stephanie Scott to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly during Tuesday’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Public versus private; residents debate downtown property use

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee recommended Thursday the borough assembly designate the property at Third Avenue and Main...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Committee finalizes subsidized solid waste disposal plan; assembly to review

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group finalized its plan for improving solid waste disposal in Haines, which proposes a sales tax funded,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Public safety commission wants to expand scope

The Haines Public Safety Commission is attempting to rebrand itself by changing its name to the Public Health and Safety Commission. Haines Police...

 

Tobacco tax delayed as retailer threatens town

An excise tax on tobacco will go to a fourth public hearing after strong words from community members opposing the tax who said they’d “make sure...

 

Borough candidates talk business in final forum

The Haines Chamber of Commerce asked business and economy-focused questions of assembly and mayoral candidates at the third and final candidate forum...

 

Kito talks troopers, ferry

Rep. Sam Kito updated Haines constituents Thursday on Alaska’s fiscal situation and the state of the Alaska Marine Highway. Kito, who represents...

 

One of these candidates will be Haines' next mayor

In one sentence, please describe the role of the mayor. Wagner: The mayor sets the tone for our community and also is an example for the community....

 

Three of these six candidates will be Haines' next assembly members

Common criticisms of assembly meetings are that discussions tend to be lengthy, repetitive and inefficient. Do you agree? If so, how will you...

 

Assembly Briefs

Borough to test 'spring' The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to test the water at the Mud Bay spring after a sample tested positive for the...

 

Time for a reality check

Jan Hill remains the Haines Borough’s best chance for a long-term, diversified economy. I have known Jan for almost 48 years and have total...

 

Assembly candidates outline competing visions

Five Haines Borough Assembly candidates outlined different visions for the future of Haines during...

 

Mayoral candidates differ on leadership style

Differences in leadership style and how to conduct civil discourse in the midst of divisiveness were two themes incumbent mayor Mayor Jan Hill and cha...

 

Former officer returns to police department

Former Haines police officer Adam Patterson,47, is rejoining the department this November. Patterson worked for the police department from 2012...

 

New tone needed for Haines

Our leaders set the tone for public discourse, and by the power we give them, their actions and words hold us to their standards of respect, trust,...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

Haines Borough mayor and assembly candidates differed on policing outside the townsite and Tier 3...

 

Long-awaited studies meet with mixed reviews on how to apply data

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game presented its findings from a seven-year study on mountain...

 

Morphet seeks to terminate police service beyond townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly will discuss later this month whether or not to direct Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott to stop responding to...

 

Borough wrestles with funding options for failing Lutak Dock

The Haines Borough Assembly invited the Haines Ports and Harbor Advisory Board along with the planning commission to participate in a public meeting...

 

Draft ordinance allows micro marijuana industry in all borough zones

Marijuana micro grows and cultivation facilities designed to allow individuals to grow or manufacture marijuana products in areas such as a spare...

 

Solid waste group sets recycling goals

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group refined a new list of goals Sept. 6 in preparation to present them to the borough assembly. Group...

 

Assembly advances excise taxes on pot, tobacco

The Haines Borough Assembly advanced two ordinances placing excise taxes on marijuana and tobacco. The marijuana excise tax amounts to $5 on each...

 

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