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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Manager urges litigation for land

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel recommended the borough assembly challenge the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ attempts to withhold a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Borough to take over new bridge in Excursion Inlet

The Neva Lake Bridge in Excursion Inlet is open to traffic again after the U.S. Forest Service replaced the structure. The previous wooden bridge, loc...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

University to weigh in on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to hold two more public hearings as it works to define “resource extraction” in borough code after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017 

Planning commission revisits zoning conflicts

The Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed rezoning Takshanuk Watershed Council’s heavy industrial zoned property after previous commissioner...

 

Public hearing for ADA project

The Haines Borough will hold a public meeting Monday, Nov. 20, to present a proposed Americans with Disabilities accessibility project to improve...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly shoots down manager's drone policy

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected Borough Manager Debra Schnabel’s proposed drone policy that would have, in part, allowed the borough to use a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Contractor claims sea floor too hard, again

Pacific Pile and Marine filed a second claim with the Haines Borough alleging the sea floor is harder than was described in PND Engineers’ analysis...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly probes University on Mud Bay timber sale alternatives

University of Alaska representatives and the Haines Borough Assembly discussed alternatives to a timber sale on the Mud Bay peninsula, which included...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly and State Troopers spar over police responsibility

The Haines Borough Assembly and Alaska State Troopers Director Hans Brinke reached an impasse Wednesday afternoon on which government agency is respon...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly made winter closure an easy choice, owner says

After 14 years of ownership and year-round business, Harbor Bar and Lighthouse Restaurant owner Mike Ward is closing it for the winter and putting...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Engineers and assembly differ on pathway's safety

The Haines Borough Assembly voted last week to oppose a proposed trail leading across the boat ramp in the Portage Cove Harbor design but a PND...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Mayor, working group to sell solid waste plan to public

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill and borough manager Debra Schnabel are working to refine and release a publicly subsidized solid waste program plan that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Debate over downtown lot's use crops up again

Public versus private use of a downtown lot resurfaced as various borough boards and committees rehashed what to do with the empty lot at Third and...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    November 2, 2017

Safety commission seeks two additional members

The Haines borough public safety commission met last week to seat a new chairperson, discuss long-term goals and devise strategies for grappling with...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Winter tour permit on hold

An Alaska Mountain Guide permit application to operate winter tours around 26 Mile will head to committee before the Haines Borough Assembly takes...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Northwest Wild Sheep and Goat Council data back in ordinance

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to include Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council management recommendations for borough staff to overlay when it...

 

Borough assembly meetings: How long is too long

Haines mayor Jan Hill will crack open a parliamentary procedures rule book during next week’s assembly meeting in an effort to make them more...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Josephson questions Jones Point trail plans

Haines Borough Planning Commission member and newly elected assembly member Brenda Josephson challenged the borough assembly’s letter of support of...

 

Partial Lutak Dock repair planned

The Haines Borough Assembly gave the go-ahead to move forward with the repair of the roll-on, roll-off dock. Borough manager Debra Schnabel decided...

 

Forget Tobacco, Tax Refined Sugar

If Haines Borough seeks to raise new funds from vice taxes why not “go big.” The assembly set a low bar—taxing marijuana, an industry that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Harbor contractor wants $1 million from borough

Pacific Pile & Marine is seeking $1 million from the Haines Borough, claiming the sea floor was harder than described in bid documents for dredging...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Assembly wants university to delay logging in Mud Bay

The Haines Borough Assembly is asking the University of Alaska to delay awarding the Chilkat Peninsula timber sale contract until they can meet and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Borough won't seek grant for Lutak Dock this year

The Haines Borough will not seek federal grant funding this year to rebuild the Lutak Dock. The decision comes after a community meeting last week...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Voters elect Hill, Josephson and Scott; last seat still close

Haines voters re-elected Jan Hill as mayor and chose Brenda Josephson and Stephanie Scott to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly during Tuesday’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Public versus private; residents debate downtown property use

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee recommended Thursday the borough assembly designate the property at Third Avenue and Main...

 

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