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 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...

 
 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...

 

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 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 12, 2017

Borough to tax tobacco and pot

Tobacco and marijuana taxes will take effect Jan. 1, 2018 after the assembly voted to approve the excise taxes Tuesday. The assembly voted 4-2 to...

 

Maidy elected for third seat

Sean Maidy will serve a one-year term on the assembly following Tuesday’s canvass of 23 of the 46 additional ballots in the Oct. 3 municipal...

 
 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...

 

Borough candidates talk business in final forum

The Haines Chamber of Commerce asked business and economy-focused questions of assembly and mayoral candidates at the third and final candidate forum...

 

One of these candidates will be Haines' next mayor

In one sentence, please describe the role of the mayor. Wagner: The mayor sets the tone for our community and also is an example for the community....

 

Assembly Briefs

Borough to test 'spring' The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to test the water at the Mud Bay spring after a sample tested positive for the...

 

Divisive mayor hurts civil discourse

In Haines the mayor’s job is to run meetings with fairness and civility, ensuring that things go smoothly and with everyone having a voice....

 

Embrace the spirit of cooperation

I’m voting Joanie Wagner for mayor and I hope you will, too. I know making comparisons can be counterproductive - the apples to oranges thing -...

 

Time for a reality check

Jan Hill remains the Haines Borough’s best chance for a long-term, diversified economy. I have known Jan for almost 48 years and have total...

 

Fresh leadership needed

I am putting my full support for mayor to Joanie Wagner. As an assembly member the past three years, I really believe it is important to have a fresh...

 

Re-elect experience

I would like to express my support for our current mayor, Jan Hill. Jan has tirelessly served the community of Haines for many years. I will not go in...

 

Volunteers rock!

With less than a week before our local election, I would like to thank all of our volunteers that go onboard the Princess Ships and drive the...

 

Less hate, more respect

During the past three years, Jan Hill has called the community “hateful.” She has called assembly members “axe-hurlers.” She has – without...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

Duly Noted

Hazel Englund celebrated her 101st birthday Saturday with visits from family and friends at her hilltop home near 2 Mile Haines Highway. More than 30...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

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

 

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