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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 16, 2022

Assembly upholds Mud Bay decision

Due to a technicality, the Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday reaffirmed its May 24 decision to prohibit commercial events in the Mud Bay rural...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Assembly adds to, OKs budget

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted a $12.9 million operating budget with amendments to keep the pool open for 11 months and pay for a...

 

This Week in History

June 17, 1972 PUC pulls plug, stops Haines TV Haines is without television as a result of the state...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 2, 2022

Vote to prohibit Mud Bay events likely to be reconsidered

Haines Borough staff and mayor Douglas Olerud asked assembly member Tyler Huling to make a motion to reconsider a 4-2 vote made last week that...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

Assembly pushes budget decisions to third hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly delayed a vote on the budget Tuesday, postponing decisions about whether to allocate more funding to the pool, museum,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

Assembly votes not to create ad-hoc Lutak Dock group, delays Chilkat Inlet rezoning question

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 not to create a public ad-hoc working group that would have been tasked with advising the assembly on the Lutak...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Assembly rejects property tax increase proposal

The assembly Tuesday rejected 2-4 a motion by member Debra Schnabel to raise property taxes by .21 mills to increase funding to the Haines Sheldon...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

GASC proposes application system for nonprofit funding

The Haines Borough Assembly soon will vote on whether to return to an application process for allocating funds to nonprofits. The assembly used an...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Assembly votes to give ad hoc committees clearer direction

The Haines Borough Assembly decided unanimously Tuesday to give ad hoc advisory committees clearer direction by formalizing them through resolutions....

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Details from decades-old U.S. census give glimpse of local history

Full details from the 1950 U.S. Census were released earlier this month, intriguing historians from around the country and providing a snapshot of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2022

Assembly approves phase 3 concept for Lutak Dock

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to approve conceptual plans for Phases 1, 2 and 3 of the Lutak Dock—a controversial vote for many residents wh...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 7, 2022

GASC to discuss Porcupine road service area

Borough leaders refined a nonprofit application for borough funding and discussed broadening which nonprofits would be eligible to apply for money...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 24, 2022

Assembly directs planners to act on Mud Bay zoning questions

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to send the question of commercial events in Mud Bay back to the planning commission, which discussed th...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 17, 2022

Temporary sales tax increases subject of commerce meeting

Instituting temporary sales tax increases to pay for capital projects, raising the bed tax and exempting food and heating fuel were subjects of the...

 

Assembly Briefs

The Haines Borough Assembly changed its heliski code and administrative policy Tuesday in part to align with language similar to the Bureau of Land...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 3, 2022

Committee considers reforming nonprofit funding structure

The Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee is again considering a reform to the borough’s nonprofit funding process followin...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 24, 2022

Developer tax exemption pushed to third hearing with amendment

A proposed tax exemption for subdivision developers will go to a third public hearing on March 8. The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-3 on Tuesday to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 10, 2022

Assembly approves Lutak cell tower lease

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to approve a land lease agreement for a telecommunications tower near Lutak Dock. The agreement enables...

 

Duly Noted

John Hagen Jr. and Margaret Friedenauer drove to Haines from Anchorage during the holidays to visit John Hagen Sr. They visited with Margaret’s form...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

Assembly grants heliski tour permit to fourth operator

After months of debate, the Haines Borough Assembly granted a heliski tour permit to a fourth operator in the Chilkat Valley. The Jan. 11 decision...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Heliski focus shifts to limiting helicopters

As the Haines Borough Assembly weighs a draft ordinance that would eliminate a cap on heliski tour permits in the borough, a new idea has piqued the i...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 2, 2021

Dozens of open seats on borough advisory boards

The Haines Borough Board and Committees Fair, an event scheduled to raise awareness of the various ways to be involved in local government, drew few...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Heliski code hearing reflects sharp divide

Twenty seven people, including a Scottish expedition guide with National Geographic, commented at a Tuesday hearing on a draft ordinance that would...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Firm outlines conceptual plan for new public safety building

An Anchorage architect presented a conceptual plan for a new $20.5 million public safety building to the Haines Borough planning commission on Nov....

 

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