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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Assembly gets existential

The Haines Borough Assembly met Monday and discussed their effectiveness as a body and as individual representatives. The special meeting, which is sl... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Assembly weighs Chilkoot congestion during tour permit approval hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly wrestled with the issue of Chilkoot corridor congestion last week before approving a new tour permit. Increased human... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly comments on timber sale

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a letter to the University of Alaska requesting information on its development plan for a proposed timber...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 By Natalie Helms    News    April 5, 2018

Public packs assembly chambers during timber sale meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly heard from more than 40 people Tuesday about the University of Alaska’s proposed 13,000-acre timber sale, but more...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 29, 2018

Former Haines students come forward alleging sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout lea... Full story

 By Natalie Helms    News    March 29, 2018

Planner to draft resource extraction ordinance

The Haines Borough Planning Commission is nearing a consensus on the resource extraction definition, but some members don’t think it’s ready to...

 By Natalie Helms    News    March 22, 2018

Borough prepares for Chilkoot corridor squeeze

Alaska State Parks ranger Travis Russell said he’ll crack down on parking violations along the Chilkoot River corridor this summer in hopes of chang...


Black: former Haines city mayor, veteran

Dave Black, 82, former mayor and businessman, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 in Puyallup, Wash.... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 8, 2018

Public safety commission appoints two new members

The Public Safety Commission recommended SEARHC administrator Pat Hefley and Chuck Mitman to sit on the board. The recommendations come after postpone...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 1, 2018

Harbor contractor prepared for litigation

Pacific Pile & Marine representatives said last week they’re willing to fight in court over the company’s $1.2 million adjustment request for last...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 1, 2018

GAS committee wants to cut borough minor offense list

A borough advisory board will pare down Haines’ list of 299 minor offenses, pending borough assembly approval. The Government Affairs and Services...

 By Natalie Helms    News    January 25, 2018

What happened to the solid waste group's proposal?

The Haines Borough is giving Community Waste Solutions an opportunity to “prove itself” before putting out-of-town waste disposal up to a boroughw...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly questions mayor on commission appointments

A Haines Borough Assembly member and a public safety commission applicant are pushing to seek its board appointments after Mayor Jan Hill stopped sche...


2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Student business owner born to sell

By Kyle Clayton Seventh-grader Jacob Weerasinghe is one busy kid. You have to be when you're a...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Assembly grows heli-ski terrain

In a convoluted stray from procedure and with prodding from the borough manager Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly expanded heli-ski map terrain aft...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

No bidders for timber sale

The University of Alaska initiated an “over-the-counter” negotiated sale process for timber on the Chilkat Peninsula after receiving no bids for...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Lot design advances

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved the Portage Cove boat launch and parking lot design concept after a continuing debate about the safety...


New committee appointments

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and parks and recreation advisory committee recommended new appointments for expired and empty seats to mayor...

 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Arts Outlook

Local musicians to rock solstice Musicians from around the Upper Lynn Canal will take center stage for Solstice Celebration, a showcase of local...

 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...

 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...


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