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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 28, 2020 

Manager addresses assembly, mayor after her termination

Former Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel on Tuesday night addressed the assembly members and mayor who fired her last week, and placed final...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020 

Haines averages new manager every 1.8 years

Does Haines have an inability to retain borough managers or is the community’s turnover rate par for the course? While all communities experience...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020 

Public facilities director proposes lottery to fund building

A land lottery could be the salvation of the Haines public safety building. The facility is nearing the end of its life, but at present, the borough...

 

Former Borough Manager Debra Schnabel's response to her termination

On May 22 the Borough’s attorney offered me the opportunity to respond to any statement made by the public or by members of the Assembly during the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    May 28, 2020 

FAKE-ISH NEWS ALERT!

The following document is the first draft of the borough assembly's statement regarding the...

 

Assembly should seek Schnabel's return

I want to express my disappointment in the assembly and mayor for their recent actions in the surprise firing of manager Debra Schnabel. This hasty...

 

Town lost committed, passionate leader

I hold the Haines Borough assembly in contempt. Debra Schnabel has managed borough affairs admirably for three years. If she is at fault for anything...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 21, 2020

Assembly narrowly fires manager: mayor breaks tie

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday evening to fire borough manager Debra Schnabel without cause, with mayor Jan Hill breaking a 3-3 tie vote....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

CARES Act could buy Chilkat Center another year

The Chilkat Center for the Arts is on the chopping block for the fiscal year beginning July 1. CARES Act coronavirus relief funding may offer the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    May 21, 2020

The Books of Lost Code

To those Chilkat Valley News readers who are depressed, dismayed and demoralized upon hearing the...

 

Assembly used crisis to push agenda

I’ve owned land and paid taxes here for 35 years. Haines can be fractious, but it’s shocking that in the midst of a global pandemic and an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly suspends manager with pay

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 at its regular meeting Tuesday to suspend borough manager Debra Schnabel with pay. The assembly will hold an...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Haines welcomes Royal Caribbean On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly adopted a resolution supporting increased port calls from Royal Caribbean...

 

Assembly should reconsider action on manager

I am astounded by the action of the Borough Assembly in suspending our manager Debra Schnabel this past Tuesday. During these chaotic times of virus...

 

Assembly conspired to fire Schnabel

Ah! I now see the simplicity of the borough assembly’s recent appointment of Jerry Lapp! It’s so you have the numbers to oust our manager. I can...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 7, 2020

Assembly considers year-long museum closure

A new budget draft discussed at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting proposes cuts including a one-month closure of the library and a...

 

Time to defend borough facilities

During the May 5 Haines Borough Assembly budget discussion, manager Debra Schnabel presented a budget proposal to close the Sheldon Museum to the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 7, 2020

Assembly to consider suspending manager with aim to fire

On Monday, assembly member Paul Rogers asked borough manager Debra Schnabel to resign and said that...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 30, 2020

Assembly approves $3,000 chamber request

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved at its Tuesday meeting the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s request for $3,000 and declined to discuss...

 

Assembly considers stipend for mayor, EOC volunteers

On Tuesday, the assembly considered increasing mayor Jan Hill’s monthly stipend for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. Members decided to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 30, 2020

Assembly requests new budget with more cuts to offset sales tax loss

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly introduced the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and began discussion of changes necessary to...

 

Federal funding offers little relief for borough's budget troubles

The Haines Borough is slated to receive $4 million in coronavirus relief funding under a proposal released by Gov. Mike Dunleavy last week. However,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 23, 2020

Big cuts could be on the horizon for Haines

Elimination of borough funding for the Haines Economic Development Corporation, reduced tourism office staff and seasonal operation of the library...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 23, 2020

Jusi will be Haines' new police officer, eventually

Haines dispatcher Max Jusi has been recommended to fill the vacant officer position on the police force. However, the next step in the process—the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 23, 2020

Highway construction could start in July

Despite ongoing right-of-way disputes and pandemic concerns, summer work on the Haines Highway construction project is still scheduled to take place,...

 

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