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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Borough fines Skagway tour company

The Haines Borough this month fined Skagway tour company Alaska Excursions $2,500 for operating a tour at Glacier Point without a permit in 2017. Alas...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Clay resigns as fire chief

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brian Clay resigned his position Feb. 12, two days after his arrest for driving under the influence. Borough...

 

Demand honesty, transparency

I am constantly asked when I am going to sue the borough for what happened to me in October 2016. I am trying to find resolution, but the plot...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 15, 2018

Borough Briefs

Borough to hire new clerk The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to negotiate a contract with deputy clerk...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 15, 2018

Assembly wants state to clarify recall law

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously passed a resolution that requests the Alaska legislature clearly define the “cause” required for a recall...

 

Shine a light on the Sheldon Museum

I write in support of the Haines Sheldon Museum. This amazing borough facility is an often overlooked gem in our community. From being the repository...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 8, 2018

Baseline economic data study ready by summer

Some Haines residents are skeptical of Haines Economic Development Corporation’s plan for a new economic development report, but board members say...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 8, 2018

Public safety commission appoints two new members

The Public Safety Commission recommended SEARHC administrator Pat Hefley and Chuck Mitman to sit on the board. The recommendations come after postpone...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 1, 2018

Haines politics subject of new Lende book

Local author and Haines Borough Assembly member Heather Lende, known for her books depicting a pastel version of Haines, is writing a new book about...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 1, 2018

Harbor contractor prepared for litigation

Pacific Pile & Marine representatives said last week they’re willing to fight in court over the company’s $1.2 million adjustment request for last...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 1, 2018

GAS committee wants to cut borough minor offense list

A borough advisory board will pare down Haines’ list of 299 minor offenses, pending borough assembly approval. The Government Affairs and Services...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 25, 2018

Distillery patrons to mix their own drinks

Pending the Lt. Governor’s signature, Port Chilkoot Distillery customers will soon have to mix their own drinks after the Alcohol Beverage Control...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 25, 2018

Assembly approves first commercial marijuana license; state to finalize

Erika Merklin’s marijuana cultivation facility “Resurrected Dreams” is the first Haines license to be completed by the state agency overseeing...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 25, 2018

What happened to the solid waste group's proposal?

The Haines Borough is giving Community Waste Solutions an opportunity to “prove itself” before putting out-of-town waste disposal up to a boroughw...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 25, 2018

Assembly to weigh new conflict of interest code

Haines Borough staff overhauled the 26-page conflict of interest code after a familial conflict from manager Debra Schnabel’s hire brought...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 25, 2018

HEDC contracts with McDowell

The Haines Economic Development Corporation unanimously approved a $49,500 contract with the McDowell Group last week for a baseline economic data...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Should enrollment drop alarm borough?

After the winter break 12 students left the Haines Borough School District. Some residents are using that number as an indicator of Haines’ dire...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly questions mayor on commission appointments

A Haines Borough Assembly member and a public safety commission applicant are pushing to seek its board appointments after Mayor Jan Hill stopped sche...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Borough clerk to pass the torch this spring

Julie Cozzi announced her retirement after 15 years as Haines Borough Clerk. Cozzi will leave her post at the end of March for personal reasons....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly considers collecting sales tax from nonprofits

The Haines Borough Assembly may consider levying sales taxes from nonprofits and other municipal sales when next year’s budget process begins....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly cuts heliski terrain map

After adding two heli-ski map terrain locations last month, the Haines Borough Assembly reversed part of that decision Tuesday and removed one of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Chilkat River capacity subject of public meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly expressed support for a Rainbow Glacier Adventures tour permit application that will increase the company’s passenger li...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

Rafting tour permit heads to COW

The Haines Borough Assembly scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss a Rainbow Glacier Adventures request to increase the passenger...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Assembly supports cocktails in letter to state

The Haines Borough Assembly is supporting distilleries’ rights to serve cocktails. The assembly voted unanimously last week to send a letter support...

 

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