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 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Mining steering committee plans forum on issues

A new mining steering committee recently organized by Takshanuk Watershed Council plans to educate the public through a “comprehensive and...

 

Highway job will improve fish conditions

In the 2002 Haines Highway improvement project from 25 Mile to the border, Alaska DOT created 22.6 acres of wetlands, 3,945 lineal feet of relocated...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Code group decides priorities

The Haines Borough Code Review Commission set minor offenses – the catalyst for the group’s formation – as its third priority as it begins to...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Code review commission may start with minor offenses

The Haines Borough’s new Code Review Commission will look for guidance from the assembly and the public on what area of code it should tackle...

 

Chamber elects 5 to board

An election by the membership of the Haines Chamber of Commerce in December will seat five directors on the group’s nine-member board of directors....

 

Gov. Walker pulls plug on Juneau Road

Gov. Bill Walker cited the state fiscal crisis last week for his decision to halt the Juneau Access Road Project, making good on his promise to...

 

Haines assembly picks code review commission

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously appointed seven people Tuesday to the borough’s new commission to review its code. Overall, the borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 21, 2016

Permit sale rekindles talk of waste

Sale of a waste-handling business has resurrected discussion of consolidating service in Haines. Acme Transfer owner Paul Nelson has agreed to sell...

 

Duly noted

Basketweaver and textile artist Lani Hotch recently received a $5,000 cultural preservation grant and fellowship from the First Peoples Fund, a...

 

Candidate's message: Stay involved

I would like to thank all the residents of Haines who work here and live here for your support in our local election. I would encourage you to stay...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 15, 2015

Gregg beats out Lapp for assembly

It’s Tresham Gregg by a nose. Gregg beat out candidate Jerry Lapp for a Haines Borough Assembly seat by only 12 votes, according to Tuesday night’...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 8, 2015

Friedenauer wins seat; Lapp, Gregg deadlock

It’s a tie. Tuesday’s unofficial election results have Haines Borough Assembly candidate Margaret Friedenauer as the clear winner of one seat,...

 

Municipal election on Tuesday

Voters, take note: The town’s polling location for Election Day, Tuesday, Oct. 6, has moved from the American Bald Eagle Foundation to the Chilkat...

 

Gragg, Lapp oppose minor offense ordinance

Both Tresham Gregg and Jerry Lapp assured me that if elected they would not vote in favor of the resolution to approve the policy developed by the...

 

Borough employee pay: How does it stack up?

Discussion of Haines Borough employee salaries and whether the municipality offers wages...

 

Is it high time to address marijuana?

Ketchikan has the Marijuana Advisory Committee. Petersburg has a 19-person Local Marijuana Regulation Advisory Committee. Juneau has the CBJ Marijuana...

 

Assembly candidates describe plans, traits at forum

Three candidates vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly fielded questions at last week’s Haines Chamber of Commerce forum, sharing their...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015

Tresham Gregg seeks assembly seat

A third Haines resident has filed for Haines Borough Assembly. Tresham Gregg turned in his papers minutes before the borough offices closed Wednesday...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Only 2 assembly candidates; filing deadline Thursday

A familiar face and a familiar voice will vie for seats on the Haines Borough Assembly this October, but if no one else files for candidacy soon, it...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Bridge would eat up funds for outdoors class

A popular after-school program may be a casualty of the Haines Borough’s budget this year, as funding for the environmental education class is...

 

Strong boosted village activities

Klukwan residents said they would remember Fred Strong for his smoked salmon, gentle good humor,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Assembly holds ground on vet village tax exemption vote

Despite appeals from audience members and the Haines Assisted Living community manager, Haines Borough Assembly members declined to reconsider votes...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Charter rule blocks Schnabel from job

Former Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel applied for the municipality’s community and economic development director position this week,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014

Vets' tax break stirs assembly debate

Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village officials don’t think property tax should be levied on the second floor of their building. The Haines Borough...

 

Support candidates who pay taxes

This fall we’re going to vote for new assembly members. We should all ask one question to each. Do you pay property taxes in Haines? If not, why...

 

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