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Volunteers carry Triple Threat

On behalf of the Haines Borough, I wish to extend a sincere Thank You to all the volunteers who helped make the Triple Threat Basketball Tournament a...

 
 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...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Borough clerk to pass the torch this spring

Julie Cozzi announced her retirement after 15 years as Haines Borough Clerk. Cozzi will leave her post at the end of March for personal reasons....

 

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    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...

 

Borough Briefs

KHNS to live-stream assembly meetings KHNS will soon offer online, live-streaming of Haines and Skagway borough assembly meetings, general manager...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Assembly: University timber sale violates Mud Bay code

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to evaluate the borough’s legal options if the University of Alaska awards a timber sale contract in the Chilkat...

 
 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...

 

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