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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 13, 2018 

Assembly members to consider revoking Alaska X tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly's commerce committee will discuss next week the borough's option to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 13, 2018 

Candidates attend first forums

About 20 residents turned out to hear assembly candidates answer ten questions at the Haines Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum Tuesday afternoon in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018 

Back to the drawing board: staff to research sales tax on pot

The Finance Committee asked borough staff to research taxing marijuana at the retail level. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 13, 2018 

Borough settles with harbor contractor

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $598,000 settlement to be paid to small boat harbor contractor Pacific Pile & Marine for its claim...

 

Duly Noted

Joe Ordonez toured the Chilkat Valley with KOMO News from Seattle earlier this month. The group took a float trip through the eagle preserve on the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 6, 2018

State Troopers report details death at Alaska Excursions glacier tour

Launching a canoe in high water too close to rapids and a corresponding engine malfunction contribut...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 6, 2018

Former resident wills $600K to school

Haines students received a boon this week after the school board accepted a donation of more than half a million dollars. Vera Smith, a longtime...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 6, 2018

Safety commission seeks data on drug abuse in borough

The Haines Public Safety Commission, which last year established itself as a drug awareness task force, is on a data-gathering mission to better under...

 

Troopers must accept jurisdiction

In your article “Residents Critique ‘On-Call’ Police Service, my position was misrepresented as saying the borough should lobby for the trooper...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

If voters reject paying for police, the assembly has a choice to make

Mud Bay, Lutak and Upper Valley residents are preparing to choose whether or not they want to create an on-call police service area in their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Assembly to rehash cannabis tax

Should the Haines Borough target only local marijuana growers with its new excise tax? Assembly members are split. The borough currently levies a $5...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

DOT to curb blind corner on Third and Main Street

The Alaska Department of Transportation will soon extend by nine feet the no-parking zone on Main Street in front of Talia’s Treasures. In an...

 

Trash police service area, push for trooper

RE: police service areas I ask that we cancel the police service areas considered to come to a vote process and replace that effort with an all-out...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Voters to decide on police service areas

Voters in Mud Bay, Lutak and Haines Highway who live outside the townsite will have the option to create on-call police service areas in their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Four candidates in assembly race

Voters will choose between William Prisciandaro, Sean Maidy, Paul Rogers and Barbara Mulford for two open borough assembly seats in October. Mulford,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Tie vote stops waste ordinance from making ballot

A ballot question to create a publicly funded solid waste program stalled Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly’s split vote. The proposed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Residents critique 'on-call' police service

About 55 Haines Highway residents asked questions and aired concerns to borough officials Thursday during a community meeting at the Mosquito Lake...

 

It's time to tax beverage containers

Back in the day, an eating establishment was likely to be a brick-and-mortar affair. Today, not so much. Heck, today you can serve great food right...

 

We already pay for police service

Not only is Haines an important port of entry, it is an important international point-of-entry. It is also a critical point-of-entry. Doing a huge...

 

Duly Noted

Teresa Land got a big surprise when she arrived at what she thought was a birthday party for her husband David and turned out to be a 40th...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Rogers joins assembly race, three in the running

Another resident is eyeing an open seat on the Haines Borough Assembly for this October’s municipal election. Paul Rogers is still gathering...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Question to elect boards,commissions heads to ballot

The question of whether or not voters want to elect members of the planning commission, port and harbor advisory committee, public safety commission a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Three new teachers join schools

Teachers at Haines and Klukwan Schools are gearing up for bustling classrooms as the new school year nears. Haines School hired two new teachers and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Highway residents ask borough to repair park on Mosquito Lake Road

Ten Upper Valley residents turned out last week to lobby for improvements to Emerson Field, located at the intersection of Haines Highway and...

 

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