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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 21, 2017 

Assembly candidates outline competing visions

Five Haines Borough Assembly candidates outlined different visions for the future of Haines during...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 21, 2017 

Mayoral candidates differ on leadership style

Differences in leadership style and how to conduct civil discourse in the midst of divisiveness were two themes incumbent mayor Mayor Jan Hill and cha...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 21, 2017 

Former officer returns to police department

Former Haines police officer Adam Patterson,47, is rejoining the department this November. Patterson worked for the police department from 2012...

 

New tone needed for Haines

Our leaders set the tone for public discourse, and by the power we give them, their actions and words hold us to their standards of respect, trust,...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

Haines Borough mayor and assembly candidates differed on policing outside the townsite and Tier 3...

 

Long-awaited studies meet with mixed reviews on how to apply data

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game presented its findings from a seven-year study on mountain...

 

Morphet seeks to terminate police service beyond townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly will discuss later this month whether or not to direct Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott to stop responding to...

 

Borough wrestles with funding options for failing Lutak Dock

The Haines Borough Assembly invited the Haines Ports and Harbor Advisory Board along with the planning commission to participate in a public meeting...

 

Draft ordinance allows micro marijuana industry in all borough zones

Marijuana micro grows and cultivation facilities designed to allow individuals to grow or manufacture marijuana products in areas such as a spare...

 

Solid waste group sets recycling goals

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group refined a new list of goals Sept. 6 in preparation to present them to the borough assembly. Group...

 

Assembly advances excise taxes on pot, tobacco

The Haines Borough Assembly advanced two ordinances placing excise taxes on marijuana and tobacco. The marijuana excise tax amounts to $5 on each...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly cuts Mayor’s salary The assembly voted unanimously to reduce the mayor’s annual salary to $7,000 from $15,000. The cut will not go into...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Police chief calls on state troopers to clarify position

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott said resistance to borough-wide police expansion is due to “misinformation that’s being circulated.”...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 31, 2017

Police response outside of townsite under microscope

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott warned the borough assembly not to “write legislation in blood” after some assembly and community members...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 31, 2017

Lutak Dock plan downgraded

After its first choice was turned down for funding, the Haines Borough Assembly endorsed a less expensive Lutak Dock design plan with a decreased...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor, assembly candidates want to repair wounds

October’s municipal race heated up this week after a handful of residents declared their candidacy for mayor and assembly just before Monday’s 5...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Assembly questions 5th Avenue expansion

An unsafe passageway behind Haines School may lead the Haines Borough to extend Fifth Avenue. Public facilities director Brad Ryan asked the school...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Public criticizes proposed salary cut for mayor

The Haines Borough Assembly considered an appeal from a resident to reimburse them for the cost of providing adequate water pressure to their future...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Heliski map committee may dissolve, local boards to replace

The heliski map committee may dissolve as joint borough boards take responsibility over heliski map change proposals. The Haines Borough Parks and...

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Aug. 25, 1967 Nancy Jackson, Haines City Dog Catcher,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Uber driver ditches app, plans new taxi business

A Haines Uber driver is starting her own cab company after experiencing the difficulties of the mobile transportation app in a rural community. Suzann...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Staff to reexamine pot tax

A proposed tobacco and marijuana excise tax ordinance will be divided and head back to the Haines Borough Assembly as two separate ordinances. The ass...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Recall proponents absent from public forum

In a public forum Wednesday, Aug. 9, the three Haines Borough assembly members targeted for recall answered questions regarding the allegations...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017

Union attempts to influence recall with attack ad

A statewide public employee union’s “Recall Tom Morphet” Facebook post is encouraging Haines voters to recall the assembly member for a reason...

 

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