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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

Cruise ships get half-price fees

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday agreed to waive 50 percent of docking fees for every new and existing cruise ship that visits the Port...

 
 News    June 25, 2015 

Staff will align code, policy on agenda

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to have manager David Sosa and clerk Julie Cozzi ensure code and policy are aligned when it comes to how ite...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Helicopter noise study out for public comment until June 26

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released the results of a draft helicopter noise study late last week, but he said he doesn’t want to share his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Assembly approves 911 phone surcharge

The Haines Borough Assembly last week passed an ordinance adding a monthly surcharge of $1.51 to every land line and cell phone in the borough. The as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Neighbors' comments sink plan for Lutak dog kennel

The Haines Borough Planning Commission rejected plans for a commercial dog-boarding kennel on Lutak Road last week after receiving more than a dozen...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Residents testify for saving Port Chilkoot waterfront

The aesthetics of the Haines Borough’s harbor expansion and other development projects along the town’s waterfront have residents wondering about...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Minor offense ticket holiday coming to an end

Fines for minor offenses are on their way back. The Haines Borough Assembly recently introduced an ordinance that will empower police and some borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Assembly members revisit remarks

Following a Haines Borough committee meeting last week during which two assembly members publicly derided a resident’s concerns, two other assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Borough nets sewer plant loan

The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance recently that would accept a $1.7 million loan from the state to improve the municipality’s...

 
 Opinion    June 11, 2015

Editorial

Citizens have raised legitimate questions about how matters sent to the Haines Borough Assembly sometimes don’t get placed on meeting agendas. Borou...

 
 Letters    June 11, 2015

Lutak, harbor projects linked by cost

The harbors situation is serious business, folks. Haines Borough owns the north end of Lutak Dock, just past the ferry terminal. The engineer’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Economic director quits, cites conflict

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa issued a statement Wednesday that community and economic development director Bill Mandeville had resigned, but...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Assembly members deride testimony

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly subcommittee tasked with hearing a citizen’s concerns about the formulation of meeting agendas called the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Citizens scrutinize meeting procedures

Citizens are questioning Haines Borough policy and procedures, including how information to the assembly is screened at the borough office and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Sosa to decide sign questions

The great signage debate of 2011-2015 is over for now, with the authority for decisions about off-premises signs moving to the borough manager. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2015

Port committee seeks bump in moorage rates

The Haines Borough Port and Harbor Advisory Committee is recommending the Small Boat Harbor raise its fees to bring in more revenue for the facility,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Assembly OKs $12 million budget including lobbyist, tax increase

Although two of its six members were absent Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed the municipality’s roughly $12 million spending plan for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Borough helps eagle foundation project

The American Bald Eagle Foundation has big plans, and the Haines Borough’s community and economic development director is trying to help the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Harbor expansion plan falls 2 months behind

The harbor expansion project’s timeline has been delayed by two months. Haines Borough harbormaster Shawn Bell told the Port and Harbor Advisory...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Assembly to consider phone tax Tuesday

Residents could see their phone bills going up soon if the Haines Borough Assembly approves a recommendation recently advanced by staff. The assembly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Testimony supports waiving cruise ship fees

Haines Borough staff and local tour operators turned out this week at an assembly Commerce Committee meeting to lobby for a proposed program that woul...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Assembly committee IDs money for HARK

The Haines Borough Finance Committee this week recommended the assembly fund the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel animal control contract at $45,250 using...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Deadlock on sign ordinance continues

A standoff continues between the Haines Borough Assembly and the Planning Commission regarding a controversial sign law. The commission voted last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Assembly delegates harbor analysis to Ports and Harbors panel

After the Haines Borough Assembly last week charged the Finance Committee with conducting an economic analysis of the Small Boat Harbor expansion...

 

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