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 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’...

 
 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...

 

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