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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...

 

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...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Assembly to consider cutting staff positions

The Haines Borough Assembly will meet as a committee of the whole with manager Debra Schnabel on Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss personnel...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Nearly 300 voters sign petition to recall Dunleavy

As of Wednesday, 294 Haines residents have joined a statewide movement to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Marching band receives long-awaited sousaphone

The Haines Community Marching Band finally got its "booming baseline"-the sousaphone-after four...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Committee rehashes fund ordinance

At a finance committee meeting Tuesday, assembly members Brenda Josephson and Tom Morphet rehashed a debate to reallocate sales tax revenue funds...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 1, 2019

Borough staff shakeup: 3 employees to leave, chief looks to Wrangell

Two Haines Borough department heads and one administrative employee are vacating their positions within the next month, and a fourth department head...

 

Sousaphone at last thanks to donations

Sousaphone makes debut, Band wins Grand Champion Award! Thank you, Haines! Four years of fundraising recently paid off when the Haines Community...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Boroughwide policing back on the table

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to advance a charter amendment that would again put the question of boroughwide policing on the October ballot....

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    July 25, 2019

Borough to pay $450,336 for school debt reimbursement

The borough is set to pay $450,336 for school debt this year, bond payments which had largely been covered by the state since 2005. On Monday, the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Hamilton awarded $4.7 million bid

The Haines Borough assembly unanimously voted to award the $4.7 million Portage Cover boat launch project to Skagway-based company Hamilton...

 

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