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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014 

Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a canoe...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014 

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014 

Watershed council won't review mine

The Takshanuk Watershed Council apparently won’t facilitate stakeholder meetings and community forums on the potential development of a mine near 40...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Litter, snow removal concerns for downtown group

Getting a handle on litter and snow shoveling downtown dominated discussion at Monday’s meeting of the Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization...

 
 Opinion    August 7, 2014

Editorial

At a workshop Tuesday, Haines Borough Assembly members pondered $21 million they need to raise to replace the sewage treatment plant, expand the boat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Pot or not: Borough takes up dope vote

Should the Haines Borough weigh in on a statewide initiative that, if passed, would legalize the recreational use and commercial sale of marijuana in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Seniors' tax break costing borough $300K

Discount days at local businesses aren’t the only perks older residents enjoy. More and more property owners age 65 and older are applying for senio...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Voters may cast ballots on school improvements

The Haines Borough Assembly is deliberating whether to put to voters more than $4.7 million in bonds for school capital improvements. Projects that...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

Earthquake breaks link for phone, Internet

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake that rocked Southeast Alaska at about 3 a.m. Friday, July 25, cut Alaska Power and Telephone cell phone and Internet...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Assembly freezes Chilkoot tours

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-1 Tuesday to put a moratorium on commercial tour permits in the Chilkoot River corridor, following discussion of...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 31, 2014

Duly Noted

Suzie Scollon was in town for a week to spread husband Ron’s ashes. She and Kathleen Menke chose a spot overlooking the Klehini River near a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Borough brass to staff booth at fairgrounds

Haines Borough employees and elected officials will be manning a booth at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this year.   Manager David Sosa said staff...

 
 Letters    July 24, 2014

Waste management system is broken

The Haines Brewing Company recycles glass by refilling my growler. That is true recycling. Skyline Drive residents recently learned about another...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Sales tax delinquents owe borough $229K

The Haines Borough is moving against three businesses that owe an estimated $229,000 in back sales taxes, interest and penalties. According to chief...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Assembly to hear brewery deal

Haines Borough manager David Sosa and the Haines Brewing Company have reached a deal for purchase of 20,000 square feet of borough land on Main Street...

 
 Opinion    July 17, 2014

Editorial

The Downtown Revitalization Committee should untether itself from the Haines Borough. Downtown revitalization – at its core – is about rebuilding...

 
 Letters    July 17, 2014

Neighbors should get to know Nelson

If you have been following the news articles in the Chilkat Valley News, you would have noticed an ongoing dispute concerning Paul Nelson, local busin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Packets available for office seekers

Haines Borough residents interested in running for mayor or assembly can now pick up candidate filing applications at the borough administration offic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Deals with rogue cops questioned

Assembly member Debra Schnabel is questioning Haines Borough agreements with a former police chief and sergeant, who resigned in exchange for the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Shops cry foul over sign enforcement

Portage Street business owners are squaring off with the Haines Borough over recent enforcement of signage rules on Fort Seward’s primary business r...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Heli-ski firm fined

Five random spot checks on Alaska Heliskiing during this year’s heli-ski season found one out-of-bounds infraction. The GPS spot checks, conducted...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 10, 2014

Sosa gives 80-day view of job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa assessed his first 80 days on the job at a town hall meeting last week, telling about 50 residents that his goals...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Camera captures late-night dumpers

Since it was installed three months ago, a motion-activated camera at the Small Boat Harbor has caught 11 people dumping household trash in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Borough legal bill $70K last year

The Haines Borough spent about $70,000 on legal services in the past year, including $11,500 on the 2013 election investigation and $7,000 on the appe...

 

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