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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019 

Assembly approves $30,000 design for chamber in library

In its final public hearing, Mayor Jan Hill broke a tie vote during Tuesday’s assembly meeting in favor of spending $30,000 for a design that would...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019 

Attorney to troopers: borough declines to violate its own charter

The borough assembly voted unanimously to send an at times biting letter penned by its attorney to the acting director of the Alaska State Troopers...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019 

Residents petition borough for drug-sniffing police dog

The Haines Borough Assembly will be asked to revisit its spring decision not to seek funding or research the efficacy of a drug-sniffing dog for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

2018 required residents to face difficult truths

The surfacing of what many residents described as a decades-long open secret shook the town this year: allegations from multiple men of sexual abuse...

 

Duly Noted

Mira Tazlina Lynn Johnson Kraft was born to Lindsey Johnson and Graham Kraft on Nov. 30 in Sitka at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital at 10:30 a.m. Mira...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Townsite service area is one third sea water

One third of the town site’s 20 square-mile service area is water, according to a realization by the Haines Borough administration. In October,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Finance committee considers 1 percent art requirement for projects

Similar to state law, a requirement to allocate 1 percent of a total project’s cost for art in public buildings might become codified in the...

 

Borough Briefs

Assembly cancels Dec. 18 meeting The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted on Tuesday to cancel their Dec. 18 meeting, in a suggestion brought...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

Borough seeks legal counsel on trooper issue

Borough manager Debra Schnabel met with borough attorney Brooks Chandler on Tuesday in Anchorage to draft a response to Alaska State Troopers on...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 8, 2018

Assembly changes course on police response

The assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to allow the Haines Borough Police Department to respond to...

 

Borough Briefs

School enrollment higher than projected Haines school enrollment is more than projected, which will result in an increase in the school’s budget....

 

Duly Noted

Roy Augustus Knight was born at 8:40 p.m. on Nov. 1 to Kendra and Alex Knight in Juneau. He weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 21 inches long....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 1, 2018

University alleges illegal timber harvest

The University of Alaska has alerted the Haines Borough of an "alarming amount of timber theft,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 1, 2018

Should 'public safety' be nixed from tourism code?

The Tourism Advisory Board discussed staff-recommended revisions to the borough’s business licensing code Tuesday that would eliminate references...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Timber sale negotiations further delayed

The University of Alaska’s negotiated timber sale contract negotiations have been delayed until spring 2019. “Due to ongoing field work remaining...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Police restricted to town; manager wants 'borough' decal off police vehicles

The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to direct the Haines police to serve only the townsite, unless the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly split on utility hook up process

A landowner’s request to hook up water and sewer on Mathias Avenue has shined a spotlight on a safety lapse the borough had overlooked, and brought...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly nixes pot tax

In a 5-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly repealed the $5-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana in an unconventional way, by reducing the tax to $0 per...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 18, 2018

Highway to be raised 20 feet in slide areas

Last Sunday and Monday, large mudslides in the upper valley flowed down the steep mountainsides and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Borough to consider public art allocation

The Alaska Arts Confluence has requested the borough adopt an ordinance allocating one percent of all local public construction contracts to public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 11, 2018

Attorney says borough has standing to deny Alaska Excursions tour permit

The Haines Borough has legal standing to revoke Alaska Excursions’ Glacier Point 2018 commercial tour permit and/or deny renewal of the 2019...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Committee votes to zero out marijuana excise tax

The borough’s finance committee voted to amend the ordinance on an excise tax of marijuana cultivated in the Haines Borough before it is imposed on...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Prisciandaro wins assembly seat, Rogers leads Maidy by three votes; 50 left to count

Voters Tuesday chose William Prisciandaro to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly; a second seat,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Marine Highway System proposes changes to Upper Lynn Canal service

The plan to run two Alaska Class Ferry day boats, the M/V Tazlina and M/V Hubbard, in the Upper Lynn Canal might get scrapped as the Alaska Marine Hig...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

HEDC to lead timber sale interface with UA

University of Alaska’s communications specialist, Morgan Howard, has pulled back from interfacing with the Haines community on the timber sale in a...

 

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