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 By Natalie Helms    News    June 22, 2017 

Hall wants buyout or town contract

Community Waste Solutions owner Tom Hall proposed two options to the Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group for future management of Haines’...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 22, 2017 

Assembly seeks advice on conflict code change

The Haines Borough Assembly directed the manager and borough attorney June 13 to consider revision of code that bars the borough from contracting with...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 22, 2017 

Assembly tilts toward Hart for assembly seat

The Haines Borough committee of the whole supported James Hart for the open assembly seat Monday, contingent on his availability to attend meetings...

 

No conflict-of-interest for Schnabel

It is my opinion that Debra Schnabel does not have a conflict of interest with Southeast Road Builders (SERB), here are the reasons why: Everybody...

 

Sunday swim a positive development

It’s good to see positive things happening in Haines, like the Sunday swim. Some are claiming it costs $17,000. But you can relax. Ask yourself who...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly passes $18 million budget

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $17.8 million budget Tuesday, including funding $95,000 for a local economic development...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Recall election to be held on August 15

A special election to recall Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 15. Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly seat draws 4 hopefuls

Four Haines residents have submitted letters of interest for the assembly seat vacated by Margaret Friedenauer’s resignation last month. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 15, 2017

Solid waste group to hear from Hall

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group will hear from Community Waste Solutions owner Tom Hall and a Department of Environmental Conservation...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 15, 2017

Rallying for upkeep of trails

Existing trails in Haines should be maintained and marked before new paths are built, about 20 community members told the Haines Borough Parks and...

 

Perplexed by recall, suspicious of chief

I am dumbfounded that anyone in Haines would want to recall assembly members because they asked that the police blotter be reinstated in the Chilkat...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Recall organizers turn in signatures

The leaders behind a recall effort aimed at ousting three Haines Borough assembly members turned in signatures required to move ahead with the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Marijuana applications up to 5

Five commercial marijuana licenses are now in various stages of the application process for operating within the Haines Borough. Resident Shawn...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Schnabel starts into manager's job

Debra Schnabel began work as the Haines Borough manager Monday, wrapping up a controversial hiring process, but still leaving unanswered questions...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 8, 2017

Clayton buys CVN

The Chilkat Valley News has a new owner this week, as Tom Morphet passed the torch to reporter Kyle Clayton. Morphet has owned the CVN for five...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Assembly's final budget discussion set for Tuesday

The assembly on Tuesday is scheduled to approve a $17.8 million budget that for now includes some new, large expenditures, $50,800 worth of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Lawyer cites family conflict for Schnabel

An hour before the Haines Borough Assembly was set to discuss a manager contract for Debra Schnabel, the assembly received a memo from its attorney...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 1, 2017

Friedenauer quits assembly, cites bullying, vitriol

Haines Borough Assembly member Margaret Friedenauer resigned her assembly seat Wednesday, citing bitterness, cynicism and a lost desire to lead....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Mayor blasts assembly, calls hire a 'set-up'

Haines Mayor Jan Hill lambasted the borough assembly Tuesday evening, accusing members of violating borough charter and saying the hiring of Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Assembly balks at trooper bid to expand police role

The Haines Borough Assembly will seek legal advice regarding an Alaska State Trooper official’s opinion that the borough is responsible for policing...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 1, 2017

Tourism director says job exceeds description

Haines tourism director Leslie Ross will leave her position June 8, but may do extended work to finish ongoing projects and contribute to the hiring...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Rules on conflicts-of-interest differ among Southeast towns

The Petersburg and Wrangell borough codes do not prohibit family members of public officers from contracting with their boroughs. Wrangell Borough...

 

Schnabel is now manager; get over it

Wow, Krista Kielsmeier is clearly disappointed with the hiring of Debra Schnabel. However, unless you are self-employed, you don’t get to choose...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017

Logging or land development

A week after the Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed placing restrictions on commercial logging and other resource extraction in the Mud Bay...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 25, 2017

Waste group: Support for Borough ownership

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group may recommend the borough take over solid waste management from the private company that now provides...

 

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