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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Northwest Wild Sheep and Goat Council data back in ordinance

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to include Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council management recommendations for borough staff to overlay when it...

 

Heliski ordinance advances

The assembly advanced an ordinance that revises the process for non-temporary amendments to the borough’s commercial ski tour areas map. Every...

 

Long-awaited studies meet with mixed reviews on how to apply data

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game presented its findings from a seven-year study on mountain...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Heliski map committee may dissolve, local boards to replace

The heliski map committee may dissolve as joint borough boards take responsibility over heliski map change proposals. The Haines Borough Parks and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017

Freeride cancelled

The Freeride World Tour will not return to Haines this winter, officials said this week. “For the moment, we do not have the finances to come back...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Early data on goats presented

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Kevin White presented Thursday preliminary findings of a seven-year study on regional mountain goat...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017

Freeride coming down to the wire

The fate of the 2017 Freeride World Tour in Haines will come down to weather and slope conditions Friday and Saturday. The event was delayed through...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Snow, athletes converge for 'Freeride'

Eight inches of snow fell Sunday and Monday. Next come the skiers. Twenty-eight professional skiers and snowboarders will shred powder during the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 9, 2017

Panel draws up alternative to heliski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee on Monday agreed on a model for decision-making that might replace the heliski map committee. The...

 

Assembly appoints three to public safety commission

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee on Monday agreed on a model for decision-making that might replace the heliski map committee. The...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Crowd Rallies against recreation map plan

The future of mapping winter recreation sites in the Haines Borough was uncertain after more than 100 residents turned out Tuesday to criticize the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Committee proposes alternatives to heli-ski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee weighed options for the future of the Heliski Map Committee – including eliminating it all...

 

Chamber elects 5 to board

An election by the membership of the Haines Chamber of Commerce in December will seat five directors on the group’s nine-member board of directors....

 

Group decides goals for solid waste plan

At its first meeting Monday, the Solid Waste Working Group agreed the Haines Borough has no backup plan for waste management. What happens if Communit...

 

Assembly delays action on heliski map expansion

In the face of two appeals citing conflicts of interest, the Haines Borough assembly Tuesday voted unanimously to delay the controversial process of...

 

Parks and Rec panel discusses heliskiing

The other recreationists who populate the backcountry of Haines weighed in Monday on the controversial remapping of heliski site maps where helicopter...

 

Assembly to tackle big agenda Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday will issue a six-month report card for newly-arrived manager Bill Seward to determine whether any course...

 
 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...

 

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