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 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

Is Haines prepared for a big shake?

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake that ruptured the earth in Anchorage on Nov. 30 begs the question: Is Haines prepared for a natural disaster? “We are...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

HEDC to consider mine impact study

At the Dec. 7 Haines Economic Development Committee meeting, Sue Chasen invited HEDC to take a seat on the Chilkat Valley Mining Committee to lead an...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

University to hire land caretaker

University of Alaska’s Land Management Office announced it is looking to hire a “local caretaker” to help oversee its nearly 13,000 acres of...

 

Scrap metal barge to take junk cars, scrap

A scrap metal barge will be moored at Lutak Dock through the week where Channel Construction will receive junk cars starting Friday Dec. 14. The...

 
 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,...

 

Budke was active community member

Bob Budke was a "wonderful guy," Jerry Blood said. The friends spent time together fishing,... Full story

 

Duly Noted

The Lighting of the Fort went off with a bang earlier this month. Baby Conan Shields and his mother Vija Pelekis played Jesus and Mary in the Nativity...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 6, 2018

F&G committee suggests restricted Sullivan Island deer hunt

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee met Friday to vote on game-management proposals to be considered by the Alaska Board of Game...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 6, 2018

Commission takes on canine rules

The code review commission has recommended updates to the borough assembly that include fee increases, control of female “in season” dogs and...

 

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 29, 2018

Residents weigh in on delayed UA timber sale

The University of Alaska’s land management branch representatives visited Haines this week to host discussion groups on a proposed 10-year timber...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 29, 2018

Committee narrows attorney candidate list

A shortlist of applicants for the Haines Borough attorney position will be interviewed at the end of March, the assembly’s personnel committee...

 

Support your neighbors this season

Haines had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day meal at the Haines Senior Center, thanks to so many people who took the time during their busy holiday... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2018

Timber group aims to broaden understanding of industry

On Nov. 15, 12 community members went on a field trip into the woods, trailing state forester Greg...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2018

Scott raises concern about Maidy representing borough on KINY radio

“One of the members of our assembly is now a person who communicates with a Juneau radio station and it may not be the right thing to do,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Committee discusses creating natural resource ordinance

The government affairs and services committee discussed on Nov. 6 the creation of an ordinance that would address broader impacts of resource...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Boards say fish tax should go to harbors

Two borough advisory boards have recommended to the assembly that the raw fish tax revenue go directly into the harbor enterprise fund instead of the...

 
 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 15, 2018

Community Education director launches 'Walk Fit' fitness challenge

In a nod to Diabetes Awareness Month, a new community program in Haines challenges residents to do one thing: walk. Beginning on Nov. 18, individuals...

 

The assembly themselves, not residents

Letter to the Haines Assembly—The votes are in. Not only did Ballot Measure 1 fail statewide, Haines voted decisively against it. Yet the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 8, 2018

Election snafu delays upper valley results

While 2018 statewide unofficial general election results are in, some precincts' results around...

 
 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....

 

Thanks for brightening our funding future

On behalf of the Chilkat Center for the Arts and the Haines Borough Public Library, I would like to thank everyone who attended “Tapestry of...

 
 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,...

 

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