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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Recall proponents absent from public forum

In a public forum Wednesday, Aug. 9, the three Haines Borough assembly members targeted for recall answered questions regarding the allegations...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Union attempts to influence recall with attack ad

A statewide public employee union’s “Recall Tom Morphet” Facebook post is encouraging Haines voters to recall the assembly member for a reason...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Expanded police service goes back to committee

The question of extending police service borough-wide won’t go before voters this October after the Haines Borough Assembly referred the issue back...

 

Support for school board conclusion

I write in defense of the Haines Borough School Board’s handling of the termination of Tony Habra as superintendent. Allowing Mr. Habra to submit a...

 

'Wrong' vote led to recall effort

If you read some of the articles and inserts about the recall, then you know that the primary reason for the recall had nothing to do with violation...

 

Assembly members dedicated

The recall attempt of Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet is a classic example of, “No good deed goes unpun...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Borough-wide police protection, a guide

At the Haines Borough Assembly's direction, borough staff have drafted an ordinance that creates...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Tobacco, marijuana excise taxes face some opposition

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed separating marijuana and tobacco excise taxes from one ballot proposition into two, and getting rid of a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Forest Service to rebuild Excursion bridge

The U.S. Forest Service will demolish and rebuild the bridge at Excursion Inlet by Sept. 30. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced in a press release...

 

Elections end on election day

Haines residents: First and foremost, please vote in the Aug. 15 recall election of our borough assembly members. Let your voice be heard, whatever...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Expanded police service still murky

A complex, borough-wide police service area draft ordinance might come before voters this October, but some residents and assembly members say it...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Marijuana industry budding in Haines

Local cannabis entrepreneurs discussed their business plans with the Haines Borough Assembly Monday and addressed local objections to their permit...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Petersburg grower sets up shop

Petersburg’s Gary Morgan built his limited marijuana cultivation facility Moog Droog from the ground up. He said it cost him around $100,000, way...

 

Local leaders can't make everyone happy

I would like to once again thank the mayor and all the Haines Borough assembly members for their commitment to a thankless job that involves hours of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 20, 2017

Public's turn to weigh in on sin taxes

The Haines Borough Assembly last week advanced a new tax on tobacco and marijuana products. The 4-2 vote levies a $2 excise tax on each pack of cigare...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017

Biomass boiler finds home next to garden

The Haines Borough Planning Commission gave the go-ahead for a new biomass boiler near Takshanuk Watershed Council’s Starvin’ Marvin Garden....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

Highway police vote introduced

On a 4-2 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday introduced a ballot question on creating a “Community Safety” service area to address the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

Assembly favors taking ownership of bridge

The Haines Borough Assembly expressed support for taking over ownership and maintenance of a new bridge at Excursion Inlet to be built by the U.S....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

Assembly censures Morphet

With little discussion, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted Tuesday to censure member Tom Morphet for violating code and the borough’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

KHNS cuts length, availability of commentaries

KHNS is tightening listener commentary availability and online comment policies. The public radio station published a new policy on listener commentar...

 

Executives leave; taxpayers get bills

Once again, the cycle of hiring, firing and paying settlements continues. I see no precedent, nor contractual obligation to pay a post resignation...

 

Register to vote against recall effort

It is almost here!  This Saturday, July 15 is the deadline for you to register as a Haines Borough voter to vote in the Haines Borough recall...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Winter, night service to be part of Uber, driver says

Alaska became the last state in the nation to allow transportation apps last month, and Uber was quick to roll into Haines. Gov. Bill Walker signed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Borough Digest

Maidy named to open seat on assembly The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed resident Sean Maidy to an open assembly seat after members...

 
 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’...

 

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