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 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...

 
 Letters    January 7, 2016

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...

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014

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...

 
 Letters    July 11, 2013

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...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    April 14, 2011

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....