Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

(595) stories found containing 'debra schnabel'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 595



 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 8, 2018 

Assembly changes course on police response

The assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to allow the Haines Borough Police Department to respond to...

 

Borough Briefs

School enrollment higher than projected Haines school enrollment is more than projected, which will result in an increase in the school’s budget....

 

Duly Noted

Roy Augustus Knight was born at 8:40 p.m. on Nov. 1 to Kendra and Alex Knight in Juneau. He weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 21 inches long....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 1, 2018

University alleges illegal timber harvest

The University of Alaska has alerted the Haines Borough of an "alarming amount of timber theft,... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 1, 2018

Should 'public safety' be nixed from tourism code?

The Tourism Advisory Board discussed staff-recommended revisions to the borough’s business licensing code Tuesday that would eliminate references...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Timber sale negotiations further delayed

The University of Alaska’s negotiated timber sale contract negotiations have been delayed until spring 2019. “Due to ongoing field work remaining...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Police restricted to town; manager wants 'borough' decal off police vehicles

The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to direct the Haines police to serve only the townsite, unless the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly split on utility hook up process

A landowner’s request to hook up water and sewer on Mathias Avenue has shined a spotlight on a safety lapse the borough had overlooked, and brought...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly nixes pot tax

In a 5-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly repealed the $5-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana in an unconventional way, by reducing the tax to $0 per...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 18, 2018

Highway to be raised 20 feet in slide areas

Last Sunday and Monday, large mudslides in the upper valley flowed down the steep mountainsides and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Borough to consider public art allocation

The Alaska Arts Confluence has requested the borough adopt an ordinance allocating one percent of all local public construction contracts to public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 11, 2018

Attorney says borough has standing to deny Alaska Excursions tour permit

The Haines Borough has legal standing to revoke Alaska Excursions’ Glacier Point 2018 commercial tour permit and/or deny renewal of the 2019...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Committee votes to zero out marijuana excise tax

The borough’s finance committee voted to amend the ordinance on an excise tax of marijuana cultivated in the Haines Borough before it is imposed on...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Prisciandaro wins assembly seat, Rogers leads Maidy by three votes; 50 left to count

Voters Tuesday chose William Prisciandaro to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly; a second seat,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Marine Highway System proposes changes to Upper Lynn Canal service

The plan to run two Alaska Class Ferry day boats, the M/V Tazlina and M/V Hubbard, in the Upper Lynn Canal might get scrapped as the Alaska Marine Hig...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

HEDC to lead timber sale interface with UA

University of Alaska’s communications specialist, Morgan Howard, has pulled back from interfacing with the Haines community on the timber sale in a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

Pot tax still undecided

Last Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly referred the excise tax on marijuana cultivation facilities back to the finance committee for the second...

 

Committee discusses fate of public safety building

The fate of the 1977 public safety building remains to be seen. Does the borough move it, modernize it, or, as Government Affairs and Services...

 

Borough to seek legal advice about revoking Alaska Excursions' permit

In an effort to shield the borough from legal liability, borough staff last week halted public...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 27, 2018

Cruise visitors to jump by up to 25,000

Foot traffic coming across the Haines dock from cruise ships and the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry next season is predicted to increase by 17.5 to 19...

 

University leads working group

A consultant hired by the University of Alaska is leading what many expected would be a locally organized working group addressing opportunities and...

 

Business Briefs

Rietze offers door-to-door compost pickup Entrepreneur Genny Rietze has spearheaded Haines’ first door-to-door compost service for local business...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Back to the drawing board: staff to research sales tax on pot

The Finance Committee asked borough staff to research taxing marijuana at the retail level. The...

 

Borough settles with harbor contractor

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $598,000 settlement to be paid to small boat harbor contractor Pacific Pile & Marine for its claim...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Sales tax now exempt for renters

The assembly voted on Thursday to adopt an ordinance exempting sales tax for long term residential renters. The new ordinance defines long term as...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018