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 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 

Assembly considers collecting sales tax from nonprofits

The Haines Borough Assembly may consider levying sales taxes from nonprofits and other municipal sales when next year’s budget process begins.... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Assembly cuts heliski terrain map

After adding two heli-ski map terrain locations last month, the Haines Borough Assembly reversed part of that decision Tuesday and removed one of the... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Coliforms present in 'spring'

The Mud Bay “spring” tested positive again this month for total coliforms, a type of bacteria found in human and animal waste. On Tuesday the...

 
 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 9, 2017

Assembly shoots down manager's drone policy

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected Borough Manager Debra Schnabel’s proposed drone policy that would have, in part, allowed the borough to use a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly and State Troopers spar over police responsibility

The Haines Borough Assembly and Alaska State Troopers Director Hans Brinke reached an impasse Wednesday afternoon on which government agency is respon...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly made winter closure an easy choice, owner says

After 14 years of ownership and year-round business, Harbor Bar and Lighthouse Restaurant owner Mike Ward is closing it for the winter and putting...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

Tobacco tax delayed as retailer threatens town

An excise tax on tobacco will go to a fourth public hearing after strong words from community members opposing the tax who said they’d “make sure...

 

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...

 

Duly Noted

Heron Scott and Tara McCauley were married Saturday, Sept. 23 at Point Robinson Lighthouse on Vashon Island, Wash. A friend of the couple officiated...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

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

 

Solid waste group sets recycling goals

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group refined a new list of goals Sept. 6 in preparation to present them to the borough assembly. Group...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 31, 2017

Police response outside of townsite under microscope

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott warned the borough assembly not to “write legislation in blood” after some assembly and community members...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor, assembly candidates want to repair wounds

October’s municipal race heated up this week after a handful of residents declared their candidacy for mayor and assembly just before Monday’s 5...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Staff to reexamine pot tax

A proposed tobacco and marijuana excise tax ordinance will be divided and head back to the Haines Borough Assembly as two separate ordinances. The ass...

 

Duly Noted

Lucas Mariner was born to Lexie and Stuart DeWitt Monday, Aug. 14 at 12:59 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. He joins older siblings Charlie and...

 

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