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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Wet snow shuts off power

Lutak residents fired up woodstoves, melted snow and hunkered down Saturday when a hard-to-reach break in a main transmission line left their...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Planners shoot down raising height rules

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week backed off a plan to raise a 30-foot height restriction after hearing from firefighters that they...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Planners question, OK Lutak option

Two engineers on the Haines Borough Planning Commission were skeptical about construction elements of a $37.4 million design to refurbish Lutak Dock,...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Harbor group likes $37 million option

The Haines Borough’s Port and Harbor Advisory Committee on Feb. 2 endorsed a $37.3 million Lutak Dock rebuild option. It’s a variation of a $32...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Lutak Dock options focus on 2 designs

Design of a rebuilt Lutak Dock narrowed to two options on Wednesday, but a decision on which to pursue may await discovery of how much funding is avai...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Assembly takes up taxes, cuts

Haines Borough Assembly members voiced support for reducing or eliminating dedication of sales taxes, and pursuing new alcohol, tobacco and marijuana...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Assembly extends lobbyist's hire

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to keep lobbyist Bill Thomas on the job until June, to advertise for a permanent borough manager in Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Harbor trail outlined

Landscape architects for Corvus Design made their first recommendation for a Portage Cove trail and park Wednesday, based on five designs drawn up by...

 

Seward weighs lawsuit; recall effort in works

Bill Seward, who was fired as Haines Borough manager in an emotional assembly 4-2 vote last week, is pursuing legal action against the borough for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Assembly sets priorities at retreat

The Haines Borough Assembly met on Dec. 11 for a four-hour retreat at the public library to outline what members believed were their biggest prioritie...

 

Juneau mechanic, 37, dies in cabin at Lutak

A 37-year-old Juneau man died Thursday at his cabin in Haines of apparent natural causes, according to the Alaska State Troopers. The deceased was...

 

Preferred alternative near for Lutak Dock

An engineering consultant hired by the Haines Borough last week offered cost estimates on possible plans-of-action to overhaul the badly corroding...

 

Commission: Raise building height limits

The Planning Commission last week voted to recomend raising the building height restrictions in Haines. The measure was introduced by commissioner...

 

Stronger contamination regulations could affect sites

The State of Alaska has adopted new regulations governing cleanup of contaminated sites – most of them more stringent. The new cleanup levels potent...

 

Volunteers keep recycling happening

Haines Friends of Recycling would like to recognize the extraordinary volunteers who sustain downtown recycling pickup to benefit the public. Year in...

 

Police should read Alaska statutes

I recently submitted a public information request to receive the police report/blotter in its entirety. First I got an e-mail from the dispatcher who...

 

Assembly members dig into how to fix budget

Amid another troubled season of state budget slashing, the Haines Borough Assembly held a sometimes-tense workshop Monday night to target its budget...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 23, 2016

Assembly to take up budget Monday

The Haines Borough Assembly will start discussing its budget priorities for next fiscal year at a workshop Monday. Subjects will likely include staffi...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 3, 2016

Consultants discuss three concepts for Lutak Dock

Some basic design ideas for overhauling the corroding Lutak Dock are scheduled to be ready by Jan. 25, 2017. But lots of questions will remain for...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 20, 2016

Planners uphold decision on harbor

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week upheld a land use permit for the harbor expansion, but one appellant said he’ll appeal that decisio...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 13, 2016

Assembly OKs Lutak Dock bid

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved $129,530 for conceptual designs for replacing or refurbishing Lutak Dock. In awarding the...

 

Name calling inappropriate and misleading

I was saddened to see — in an ad in last week’s CVN — the resurrection of the era of mudslinging toward Mud Bay folks. We, in Haines, have...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Assembly hopefuls enter final stretch

Now it’s your turn. Haines voters will cast their ballots Tuesday for two highly contested seats on the Haines Borough Assembly and two non-conteste...

 

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