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 By Natalie Helms    News    December 1, 2016 

Heliski committee makes deadline, skipping some areas

Monday’s Heliski Map Committee meeting was its last, despite long discussion on wildlife habitat and clerical map errors leaving unfinished...

 

Heliski debate centers on goat, bear impacts

The Haines heliskiing map committee convened Monday for another round of reviewing the backcountry site maps where ski-adventure companies drop off...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 10, 2016

Assembly approves first harbor contract

A slightly trimmed Portage Cove Harbor Expansion now enters its first phase. “I believe this is one of the biggest and best projects we’re going...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 10, 2016

Heliski committee hits halfway point

A review committee recommended opening seven areas to heliskiing Monday following a protest of the make-up of that group. A five-person committee has...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 3, 2016

Questions remain for Heliski committee

Scott Sundberg should not vote on his own seven proposals to expand his company’s heliskiing area, according to a Haines Borough attorney’s...

 
 By John Stang    News    October 27, 2016

Borough to tackle glitch in heliskiing ordinance

Proposed legislation to cut back on conflicts of interest on the Haines Borough’s heliski review committee was sent to the Tourism Advisory Board. T...

 
 By John Stang    News    October 6, 2016

Conflict of interest on heliski committee?

By John Stang Five people are on a Haines Borough committee to recommend whether to approve two companies’ requests to expand their heliskiing...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Vote on tourism tax advances

After more than an hour of testimony from residents, the Haines Borough Finance Committee last week recommended to let voters in the fall municipal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Company sues borough over heliport denial

A local company denied a conditional use permit to operate a heliport near 26 Mile is appealing the decision in state Superior Court. In a notice of...

 

Decision erodes support for Freeride

Over the objections of Chilkat Indian Village, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, professional hunting guides, Chilkoot Bear Foundation, Lynn Canal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

Year marked by citizen involvement

Heightened citizen participation marked 2015, a year in which residents challenged municipal leaders on a range of issues, and seemingly small...

 

Quash attempt to expand heli-ski map

There is another attempt in the works by a few owners and proponents of the heliski industry as Title 5 Ordinance revision 14-08-390 to access...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 3, 2014

Heli-ski safety under scrutiny

Following the deaths of three Haines heli-ski guides in as many years, the Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Section is investigating measures...

 

Voices marginalized by heli-ski map

I find it unfortunate that in the last issue of the CVN other key stakeholder groups concerned about the heliski map are referred to as “opponents...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 10, 2013

National heli-ski group focuses on standards

The Haines Borough’s heli-ski season is just around the corner, and in the wake of an accident that killed two people last spring, concerns about...

 

SEABA seeks planners' OK of heliport at 26 Mile

Members of the Haines Borough Planning Commission on Thursday were slated to consider a conditional use permit for a 26 Mile Haines Highway heliport...

 
 By CVN Staff    Letters    March 10, 2011

Borough incompetent on heli-skiing

Thanks to the borough assembly and manager for incompetently managing heli-skiing. During 2010, SEABA violated their tour permit. The penalty for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 12, 2010

Assembly to consider fines for heli-ski outfit

The Haines Borough Assembly will meet as a committee to discuss a fee schedule for violations of its helicopter tour permits 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug....