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 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022 

Planners vote to rezone retreat center in Mud Bay area

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted on May 12 to rezone a popular retreat, wedding and yoga center at the northern edge of the Mud Bay...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022 

Eagle preserve council to assess fish habitat impacts from commercial tours

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council voted this week to devise a method of assessing impacts on fish habitat from commercial...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022 

Tlingit Park longhouse pavilion built; artwork, trails to come

A long house pavilion now stands at the southern end of Tlingit Park, marking completion of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 19, 2022 

First big ship in three years returns

The first large cruise ship in nearly three years was welcomed to Haines Thursday evening by the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Future of Fort in spotlight after Port Chilkoot Co. change

Infighting within the company that controls much of Fort Seward reached a high point Friday when a majority of board members–who have pushed for...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Nationwide teacher shortage hits Haines

Amid a teacher shortage across Alaska and the Lower 48, the Haines Borough School District is struggling to fill vacancies. For two months, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Assembly rejects property tax increase proposal

The assembly Tuesday rejected 2-4 a motion by member Debra Schnabel to raise property taxes by .21 mills to increase funding to the Haines Sheldon...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Draft budget transfers areawide funds for police calls beyond townsite

The Haines Borough manager’s draft budget for the next fiscal year includes a sizable transfer from the areawide general fund to the townsite...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

GASC proposes application system for nonprofit funding

The Haines Borough Assembly soon will vote on whether to return to an application process for allocating funds to nonprofits. The assembly used an...

 

Haines Sheldon Museum Requests Your Support: Haines Borough FY23 Budget

Dear Haines Residents: The Board of Directors of the Haines Sheldon Museum is gravely concerned about the Haines Borough’s proposed budget for the...

 

Let's develop sustainable pool schedule

As both a lifeguard for The Haines Pool, the head swim coach of the Haines Dolphins and an avid swimmer myself, I have a unique understanding of the...

 

Marine cleanup a success

What an amazing three days of marine debris cleanups with incredible crews and weather this past week! We stashed a full super sack of yellow litter...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 12, 2022

Duly Noted

Nolan Michael Piper was born at 3:52 p.m. on May 2 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to Elsie and Nathan Piper. Elsie’s sister Annie Fullerton was on ha...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

Excursion Inlet harbor needs an overhaul, community members say

If you don't have a plane, or can't afford a charter, you need a boat to get to Excursion Inlet....

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Borough to enforce launch permits at downtown harbor

The Haines Borough will renew enforcement of boat launch permits at the Small Boat Harbor ramp now that it has officially accepted completion of the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

Housing group weighs multi-unit tax incentive; talks short-term rental scene

The Haines Borough Housing Working Group on April 27 considered a tax incentive for multi-unit residential dwellings and discussed the state of...

 

Pool access keeps me competitive

As a competitive swimmer in Haines, it’s important for me to have year-round pool access. It allows me to train as much as my competitors from all...

 

Living with bears

Takshanuk Watershed Council greatly appreciates the individuals who took time out of their busy weekend schedules to attend this year’s Living with...

 

Let people make a living

Let people make a clean living. I completely agree with Jan Hill’s response to the Mud Bay Events Petition now in the hands of the Assembly. “Why...

 

Thanks for keeping town clean

A great thing about Haines is a lot of people make a habit of picking up litter when on walks or just crossing a parking lot in town. Then springtime...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 5, 2022

Duly Noted

Whitney Morgan O’Brien was born 6:39 p.m. April 9 to Lucinda Boyce and Billy O’Brien at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz. an...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Assembly votes to give ad hoc committees clearer direction

The Haines Borough Assembly decided unanimously Tuesday to give ad hoc advisory committees clearer direction by formalizing them through resolutions....

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 28, 2022

Senate committee proposes full school debt repayment

The Haines Borough could receive about $2.1 million under a Senate Finance Committee plan to pay back municipalities across Alaska for years of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2022

Pool users lobby assembly to keep pool open year-round

The public pool will stay open through May—a recent change made by borough manager Annette Kreitzer after pool users and the Haines Friends of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2022

Borough to ask state to conduct vehicle speed studies

The borough assembly voted unanimously to ask the Alaska Department of Transportation and Alaska State Troopers to initiate speed studies on two secti...

 

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