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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2017

Work to start on waterfront park, trail

A Juneau design firm that has built interpretive trails throughout the region will come to Haines early next week for two community meetings about...

 

Manager vote violated borough charter

At the Jan. 10 meeting, the mayor broke a 3 to 3 assembly tie to select an interim manager from two available applicants. This decision violated the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Code review commission may start with minor offenses

The Haines Borough’s new Code Review Commission will look for guidance from the assembly and the public on what area of code it should tackle...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Waste group puzzles over roles in developing plan

The Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group on Monday brainstormed topics to be addressed in a municipal management plan, and pondered a working...

 

Senior Facility seeks loan

The Haines Borough Assembly last week referred to its Finance Committee a request from the Haines Senior Village for a $350,000, low-interest loan...

 

Appointment of Lapham rejected

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rejected appointment of former assembly member Diana Lapham to the borough’s Ports and Harbor Advisory...

 

Commission: Give police more money

The Public Safety Commission voted 3-0 Wednesday to recommend the Haines Borough Assembly pay an additional $63,000 in the current year budget to the...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017 

Facilities chief Ryan is interim manager

Haines Borough Facilities Director Brad Ryan is once again interim manager. Mayor Jan Hill broke a 3-3 assembly deadlock Tuesday, giving Ryan the...

 

Seward led meeting to its conclusion

I have the audio of the borough manager’s evaluation on a thumb drive. You can call to borrow it. I’ve listened three times, a really tough...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017 

Assembly OKs sewer plant upgrade

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to approve a $1.9 million contract with Wolverine Supply of Wasilla for upgrade of the sewer treatment...

 

Manager System broken;time for change

I have the audio of the borough manager’s evaluation on a thumb drive. You can call to borrow it. I’ve listened three times, a really tough...

 

Seward weighs lawsuit; recall effort in works

Bill Seward, who was fired as Haines Borough manager in an emotional assembly 4-2 vote last week, is pursuing legal action against the borough for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Assembly sets priorities at retreat

The Haines Borough Assembly met on Dec. 11 for a four-hour retreat at the public library to outline what members believed were their biggest prioritie...

 

Group decides goals for solid waste plan

At its first meeting Monday, the Solid Waste Working Group agreed the Haines Borough has no backup plan for waste management. What happens if Communit...

 

Preferred alternative near for Lutak Dock

An engineering consultant hired by the Haines Borough last week offered cost estimates on possible plans-of-action to overhaul the badly corroding...

 

Manager Seward fired with 4-2 vote

After only six months on the job, Manager Bill Seward was terminated Wednesday night by the borough assembly following an emotionally-wracked evening...

 

Assembly OKs breakwater addition

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday reversed an earlier vote and approved adding a 33-foot-long segment of steel breakwater barrier that fishermen...

 

Trooper director: Haines post next in line to be cut

Alaska Department of Public Safety Col. James Cockrell warned last week that if his agency suffered continued budget cuts, Haines will be the next...

 

Assembly delays action on heliski map expansion

In the face of two appeals citing conflicts of interest, the Haines Borough assembly Tuesday voted unanimously to delay the controversial process of...

 

Commission: Raise building height limits

The Planning Commission last week voted to recomend raising the building height restrictions in Haines. The measure was introduced by commissioner...

 

Court rejects heliport appeal

A Juneau Superior Court Judge ruled against a bid to operate a heliport on Chilkat Lake Road, the latest twist in years-long attempt by a Haines...

 

Planners dig into comprehensive plan review

The Haines Borough Planning Commission had doubts Tuesday about how many projects in the 2025 Comprehensive Plan the borough can actually complete....

 

Parks and Rec panel discusses heliskiing

The other recreationists who populate the backcountry of Haines weighed in Monday on the controversial remapping of heliski site maps where helicopter...

 

Assembly to tackle big agenda Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday will issue a six-month report card for newly-arrived manager Bill Seward to determine whether any course...

 

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