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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017 

Schnabel permit OK'd, with conditions

Resident Ella Bredthauer said this week she would take a wait-and-see approach to a permit for blasting and hauling rock through her residential...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Assembly reverses on trash regulation

The Haines Borough Assembly Wednesday reversed a decision made earlier this month and is now in favor of borough regulation of garbage collection...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Police budget boosted by $63K

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to provide its police department an additional $63,000 for recent and anticipated personnel costs in excess of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Manager candidates down to 3

Residents Debra Schnabel and Brad Ryan made the shortlist for borough manager applicants that the borough assembly will interview. Assembly members...

 

Is the sign law legal?

Haines Borough’s signage regulations are unconstitutional and need to be changed, the borough’s code review commission was told March 2. While...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Legal, procedural questions slow appeal of rock-haul

The Haines Borough Assembly extended its Tuesday meeting into a third day after wrestling for hours with two appeals of a controversial conditional...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Manager applicants include Bill Seward

By Kyle Clayton Haines Borough Assembly members will meet Thursday to start reviewing applications for the manager position. They include one from...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Schnabel not qualified, clerks say

Haines Borough clerks this week said Debra Schnabel did not meet basic requirements for the borough manager position, the same requirements that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Police: With more funding, blotter will return

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott told the borough’s Public Safety Commission Tuesday he would produce a police blotter again when his budgeta...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Panel draws up alternative to heliski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee on Monday agreed on a model for decision-making that might replace the heliski map committee. The...

 

Assembly appoints three to public safety commission

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee on Monday agreed on a model for decision-making that might replace the heliski map committee. The...

 

Extension for comments on trash rate regulation

Community Waste Solutions is advocating that the Haines Borough Assembly reconsider a Feb. 28 recommendation that the state regulatory commission set...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Card, $25 fee proposed for sales tax exemption

The Haines Borough may require non-profit organizations to purchase an annual $25 sales tax-exempt card following a recommendation from the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

State trooper position moved

Alaska State Trooper Director Colonel James Cockrell wrote Haines Mayor Jan Hill last week informing her of the state’s decision to move the Haines...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Budget overrun an assembly concern

The Haines Borough Assembly questioned the police department Feb. 28 on its request for a $63,000 budget boost, asking how the department was authoriz...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 2, 2017

Assembly: Have state govern garbage rates

Mayor Jan Hill broke a 3-3 Haines Borough Assembly tie Tuesday to recommend that the state regulatory commission regulate trash collection rates...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Growth group to be considered

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee will meet 6 p.m. on Monday, March 6 to consider a request for $95,000 from a newly formed Haines...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 2, 2017

Assembly agrees to hear appeals of rock haul

The Haines Borough Assembly will rehear a planning commission decision that granted Roger Schnabel a conditional use permit for gravel extraction...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 2, 2017

Fill work starts at waterfront

Contractors broke ground on the Portage Cove Harbor Expansion Project early last week to begin constructing the uplands parking area. Interim Borough...

 

Run the town, don't stir the pot

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Committee’s job is to address issues concerning lands and activities then make recommendations to the...

 

Assembly refines tax message

Haines Borough Assembly members agreed the municipality should send a message to lawmakers preferring a state income tax over a statewide sales tax du...

 

Editorial

Some readers expressed concern that I wrote articles for last week’s Chilkat Valley News about borough issues, given that I sit on the Haines...

 

Waste group: No opinion on borough shipping proposal

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group decided Feb. 16 not to weigh in on a borough manager proposal to ship municipal waste to Washington....

 

Rate regulation not in scope, group says

The Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group last week balked at taking a position on the municipality regulating rates charged by Community...

 

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