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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 20, 2018 

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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Assembly to rehash cannabis tax

Should the Haines Borough target only local marijuana growers with its new excise tax? Assembly members are split. The borough currently levies a $5...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

DOT to curb blind corner on Third and Main Street

The Alaska Department of Transportation will soon extend by nine feet the no-parking zone on Main Street in front of Talia’s Treasures. In an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Voters to decide on police service areas

Voters in Mud Bay, Lutak and Haines Highway who live outside the townsite will have the option to create on-call police service areas in their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Tie vote stops waste ordinance from making ballot

A ballot question to create a publicly funded solid waste program stalled Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly’s split vote. The proposed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Residents critique 'on-call' police service

About 55 Haines Highway residents asked questions and aired concerns to borough officials Thursday during a community meeting at the Mosquito Lake...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Assembly advances publicly funded solid waste program: Mayor breaks tie vote

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly advanced a ballot measure during its first public hearing Tuesday that would give voters the option to approve a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Communication a theme in assembly's manager evaluation

Presenting a range of alternative plans, being more objective and formulating processes for vetting ordinances and a feeling of mistrust between...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Man dies during Alaska Excursions canoe tour

A Nevada pastor celebrating his wedding anniversary with a cruise to Alaska died at Glacier Point Monday after a canoe capsized during a trip with...

 

AP&T rate payers could save money pending state commission decision

Haines residents may see a drop in electrical rates and/or a rebate if a recommendation from the state attorney general’s office is adopted. The Reg...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly delays manager evaluation

Haines Borough Assembly members needed more time to provide feedback for manager Debra Schnabel’s first evaluation. Assembly members were recently t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Ballot measure would change charter to allow areawide policing

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved introducing two ordinances for public hearings that, if advanced, would allow voters to decide whether...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 26, 2018

Erosion threatens long-term closure of Porcupine Road

Porcupine Road is at risk of closing this winter if a short-term fix to block flooding from the Klehini River fails. Haines Borough manager Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Borough Briefs

Hearing set for solid waste proposal The Haines Borough Assembly introduced a taxpayer-funded solid waste management program ordinance along with a ba...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 19, 2018

Manager proposes new police service area ballot measure

Haines Highway, Mud Bay and Lutak residents might have the opportunity to vote whether or not they...

 

Borough to consider new building code for fuel tanks

The borough will consider a building code addressing residential oil tanks and fuel lines. The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to instruct staff to draft...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Court adjusts to state budget cuts

Haines District Court continues to feel the squeeze of state budget cuts. Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg held a meeting Monday to hear from...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 28, 2018

Borough, AML may strike deal for ramp

The Haines Borough is considering a partnership with freight company Alaska Marine Lines, which would construct, operate and own a new...

 

Borough considers a new 1% sales tax instead of landfill fees

The Haines Borough is moving toward proposing an additional 1 percent sales tax to fund a new borough-directed solid waste disposal program — maybe...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018

Borough to advance taxpayer-funded solid waste program

Prompted by citizen complaints and borough staff intervention, the Haines Borough Assembly this week decided to take a more active role in waste...

 

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