(48) stories found containing 'heliport'

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 News    August 6, 2015

Sundberg renews push for heliport

Helicopter ski tour operator Scott Sundberg has resumed his eight-year campaign to establish a heli-port near a residential subdivision at 26 Mile...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Officials review harbor option history

Concerns about the Small Boat Harbor project this week prompted Haines Borough staff to look into how the current design was chosen. Manager David...

 
 Letters    July 16, 2015

Apply Lutak standard at 26 Mile

What do dog kennels and helicopter noise studies have in common? In fact, two features in the June 18 issue of the Chilkat Valley News address the...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015

Noise study shows how to lie with stats

To site something as noisy and disruptive as a heliport in a residential neighborhood is an example of exceptionally poor planning, bound to create...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Helicopter noise study out for public comment until June 26

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released the results of a draft helicopter noise study late last week, but he said he doesn’t want to share his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Neighbors' comments sink plan for Lutak dog kennel

The Haines Borough Planning Commission rejected plans for a commercial dog-boarding kennel on Lutak Road last week after receiving more than a dozen...

 
 Letters    April 30, 2015

SEABA rigged results of noise study

The Haines Borough has received multiple complaints regarding commercial helicopters using the temporary heliport at 26 Mile. Complaints and borough r...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015

Noise, cop studies get assembly's OK

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a major spending package Tuesday, including $41,300 to study helicopter noise, $22,000 to study the police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 22, 2015

Cost of helicopter noise study soars

The cost of a noise study to monitor the impacts of a heliport near 26 Mile Haines Highway has ballooned from a Haines Borough staff estimate of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 Letters    October 2, 2014

Heliport site is unsafe

Thanks to Drew Degen for his commentary. No one makes compliments regarding Mr. Floreske and his business dealings with those unfortunate residents wh...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

Planners approve 3 helipads at 10 Mile

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week approved a conditional use permit for the installation of three helipads at 10 Mile Haines Highway,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Floreske to seek heliport permit Sept.11

A local developer last week submitted a conditional use permit application to build three helipads at 10 Mile Haines Highway. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Borough legal bill $70K last year

The Haines Borough spent about $70,000 on legal services in the past year, including $11,500 on the 2013 election investigation and $7,000 on the appe...

 
 Opinion    June 12, 2014

Editorial

Dave Ricke’s crew made the raising of the Fort Seward fire hall hose tower look easy Tuesday. The tower is an impressive addition to Fort Seward...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 22, 2014

Resident files court appeal of 26 Mile heliport decision

A resident of a neighboring subdivision filed an appeal in Juneau Superior Court last week challenging the Haines Borough’s decision to issue a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 15, 2014

Planners want consideration

Several members of the Haines Borough Planning Commission asked for more support from the assembly during a joint meeting of the two bodies last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 24, 2014

Borough to solicit bids for helicopter noise study

At the direction of the Haines Borough Assembly, manager David Sosa will begin soliciting bids for noise studies estimated to cost between $6,000 and...

 
 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 Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Corps OKs heliport fill at 10 Mile

The Army Corps of Engineers recently approved a Haines developer’s request to fill more than 1,400 cubic yards of wetlands to build three helipads n...

 
 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    March 6, 2014

Assembly to revisit heliport issue

The Haines Borough Assembly agreed last week to hear an appeal of a Feb. 13 planning commission decision denying a conditional use permit for a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Heliport try denied; SEABA to appeal

Scott Sundberg, co-owner of Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures, is appealing a Feb. 13 Haines Borough Planning Commission decision denying his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

SEABA resumes push for heliport

Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures co-owner Scott Sundberg once again is applying for a permit to establish a heliport near Chilkat Lake Road....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 21, 2013

Floreske plans heliport at 10 Mile

A Haines developer is moving forward with plans to build a heliport at 10 Mile Haines Highway. John Floreske applied Oct. 25 to the Army Corps of...

 

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