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 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

Borough staff to prioritize road maintenance

Of 70 streets in the borough, only 15 of them comply with code. The Haines Borough Planning Commission and staff are beginning to tackle how to priori...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Borough approves task force to address bears

A new ad hoc committee Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel created has one goal in mind: to reduce bear and human interactions. Last week, the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Scott, Maidy push to fund safe home

Last month, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to grant Becky’s Place—a local safe house for victims of abuse—$8,000 for rent....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Borough, contractor impasse stalls swimming pool opening

The opening of the swimming pool is stalled indefinitely because the Haines Borough and the Indiana contractor working on the renovation project are a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Commission to decide on considering heliport permit

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will need to decide whether or not they should consider a conditional use permit (CUP) application for a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 31, 2019

Townsite bear activity prompts state visit

A team of Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists and wildlife trooper came to town in response to public outcry over increased bear activity...

 

Haines residents made the sauna possible

The Haines pool sauna project is nearing completion! A plan for extending a deck above the sauna will accommodate the Haines Dolphins’ timing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

New assembly weighs sauna location, bears

The Haines Borough Assembly met Tuesday for the first time with newly elected members Gabe Thomas, Paul Rogers and Zephyr Sincerny. The assembly... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 17, 2019

Excursion Inlet part of Hoonah's borough bid

The City of Hoonah is attempting to form its own borough, and hopes to include Excursion Inlet,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Heliport re-application in the works

Borough planning commissioners Thursday delayed voting on a tour operator’s eight-year push for a permit to construct a commercial heliport near 26...

 

Alaska-hire unconstitutional

Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson declared the state’s Alaska-hire laws unconstitutional last Thursday. The Department of Law said the...

 

TAB members frustrated by vacant tourism director job

The Haines Borough Assembly directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to advertise for a new tourism director after the position had been vacant for...

 

New borough planner to start October 14

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel hired Tim O’Melia as the new borough planner for his skills in policy and community engagement, she said. The...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Haines stands to lose half its cruise traffic

Holland America will not be porting at least two large vessels in Haines in 2020, borough manager Debra Schnabel said after a conversation with... Full story

 

Resident group commissions report on socioeconomic impact of mining

By Kyle Clayton A group of citizens concerned about mining impacts in the Chilkat Valley, the Friends of the Chilkat and Klehini Rivers, commissioned...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Assembly postpones facilities director hire, mayor silences Morphet

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously delayed approving new public facilities director, Ed Coffland, until December 10 when a new...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Borough briefs

By Jenna Kunze FY20 Budget Amendments On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to amend its 2020 operating budget reflective of fin...

 

Pool delays continue through October

The pool will remain closed through October after the Indianapolis contractor RenoSys has again announced project delays, according to public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 5, 2019

Manager hires new facilities director

Borough manager Debra Schnabel hired new employees to fill the director of public facilities, and contracts and grants administration positions. Ed...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Borough reups police chief's contract

On Tuesday, police chief Heath Scott signed a re-negotiated contract with the borough, and declined an offer from Wrangell, in exchange for a $10,000...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Area-wide policing fails, assembly misses deadline

The proposition to allow police services boroughwide will not appear on the October ballot, after the assembly failed to vote on the ordinance in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019

Eagle's Nest trailer park water shut off due to leaks

The Haines Borough temporarily shut off water to the Eagle’s Nest Trailer Park for three days last week due to significant leaks that have been...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Assembly reaches impasse on staff attrition

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly met to discuss the merits of eliminating or consolidating vacating staff positions in response to statewide...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 15, 2019

Lily Lake water line installers didn't account for drought conditions

Although water levels at Lily Lake are at an all-time low, that's not what's prompting water...

 

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