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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014 

Assembly mulls spending limit hike

Should the Haines Borough manager be allowed to spend $25,000 without assembly approval? The assembly discussed the question Tuesday of whether to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014 

Assembly postpones helicopter noise plan

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday postponed directing the manager to craft a plan for monitoring the impact of helicopter operations near 26 Mile...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Assembly looks to up investment in stocks

Should the Haines Borough invest more of its $8 million permanent fund in the stock market? The borough assembly’s finance committee agreed March...

 
 News    April 3, 2014

Forest Service offers $175K for projects

Residents have until April 30 to submit proposals for natural resource-related projects to be funded by the Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Assembly: No harbor dump trailer

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rejected purchase of a $12,500 dump trailer for the Small Boat Harbor, despite appropriating funding for the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 27, 2014

Breakwater, dredging costs raise questions

Concerns about meeting the cost – including future maintenance – of a harbor expansion surfaced at the March 12 Haines Borough Assembly meeting,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 27, 2014

Assembly upholds heli-ski decision

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday upheld its original decision to keep the 2,200-acre zone near Four Winds Mountain closed to heli-skiing after...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 20, 2014

Assembly OKs ATVs on borough roads

The Haines Borough Assembly last week unanimously approved an ordinance change that will allow ATVs on borough-owned roads. Member Diana Lapham raised...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 13, 2014

Assembly OKs 26 Mile heliport

A Haines Borough Assembly meeting that lasted nearly nine hours this week after it was continued to a second night resulted in a split decision for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Permanent Fund interest unspent

For years, the Haines Borough has not used the full share of the interest it’s authorized to spend annually from the borough’s $8 million...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Staff floats budget proposals

Preliminary budget discussions between the Haines Borough Assembly and department heads Feb. 10 yielded several suggestions for the fiscal year 2015...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Planners reject townsite ATV park

The Haines Borough Planning Commission decided last week Haines can’t accommodate a motorized ATV park in the townsite, with several commission...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Assembly retracts mining letter

The Haines Borough Assembly last week voted to send a retraction letter to a state agency after discovering a previous letter had been sent without...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 13, 2014

ATVs on roads? Ordinance back

Haines Borough Assembly member Jerry Lapp is resuming the push for relaxation of snowmachine and all-terrain vehicle laws in the borough. An...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Assembly nixes buried utilities on Third Avenue

The Haines Borough Assembly last week revisited the question of burying utility lines downtown, in regards to the upcoming rebuilding of Third...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 30, 2014

Assembly, committee reject buying sauna

The Haines Borough Finance Committee brought plans for a public sauna at the pool to a halt at a recent meeting, recommending the assembly not fund...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 16, 2014

Sled racers to converge for 45th Alcan 200

Amy Tonsgard has raced junker cars on a dirt oval as well as dirt bikes. On Saturday, the 40-year-old Haines bank teller will stick duct tape on her...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

SEABA agrees to pay $21K to BLM

A Haines helicopter skiing company has agreed to pay more than $21,000 in fines and fees for flying on federal lands closed to the activity 54 times d...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 19, 2013

Downtown lights will be improved

New holiday lights strung downtown will be getting a little more pizazz, following concerns that single strands of blue rope lights on light poles...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 12, 2013

Assembly designates beach non-motorized

The one-mile stretch of Chilkat River beach running from River Road to Carr’s Cove is officially closed to motorized use, including ATVs and snow...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

Borough will cover election costs

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to cover the $11,556 election investigation tab, relieving school board candidate Ardy Miller, who conte...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Bill for election contest at issue

The Haines Borough Assembly will decide Tuesday who is responsible for the estimated $10,000 election investigation bill: the public, or school board...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 7, 2013

Assembly mulls last candidates standing

With one manager candidate clearly eliminated and one withdrawn from the race, the Haines Borough Assembly will decide Tuesday how it wants to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 31, 2013

Assembly: No early favorites for manager job

Three members of the Haines Borough Assembly who met Tuesday to interview the top four borough manager candidates via Skype afterward expressed...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Assembly lukewarm on manager finalists

The Haines Borough Assembly has whittled down a list of applicants for the manager position from 20 to four and will publicly conduct telephone...

 

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