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Kimberley Strong is running for the Sealaska Board as an independent candidate. “Sustainability of our traditional ways of living off the land is...

 
 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 cuts funding for HEDC, library and museum

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly amended the working draft of the budget for the upcoming fiscal year to reflect a 50% reduction in sales tax...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

CIA begins planning for cultural center

A cultural center for the Chilkoot Indian Association is in the early stages of development. This winter, CIA was selected as one of nine communities...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 14, 2020

More businesses open their doors as others limit customers

More businesses have opened their doors as phase two of the state’s Reopen Alaska Responsibly plan took effect last Friday, but others are still clo...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Local lender reopens PPP application, EIDL remains elusive

Paycheck Protection Program loans are once again available to local businesses through First National Bank of Alaska, which began accepting new applic...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Charter amendment needs work, GAS committee says

After reviewing a draft charter amendment requiring police to respond to emergencies outside the townsite, members of the Haines Borough Assembly’s...

 
 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...

 

The police state of Haines

In the draft budget based on a projected loss of sales tax revenue, an obvious reduction has been overlooked in the police department. While almost...

 

Borough should make cuts across the board

Honorable Mayor, Assembly Members and Staff, I thank you all for your time spent to represent the people that live here. I applaud your effort to...

 

Look to antiquated police dept. for cuts

The FY21 borough budgetary challenges are indeed indicative of a landslide. But some on the assembly think that “landslide” is an inappropriate...

 

Mayor isn't holding community together

Resigning our borough manager, for grievances from another assembly member—not convictions—speaks to the lack of ability for our mayor to hold...

 

Haines is infected with childish notions of blame

Get out the PPEs! Send in the doctor! The Haines Borough Assembly is contagious, infected by the isolation pandemic, intent on spreading the virus of...

 

Duly Noted

Josie Allen celebrated her 40th birthday camping on the Katzehin and hiking the ridge towards Santa Claus Mountain with friends Alissa Henry, Gen...

 
 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...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Borough assembly passes revised ordinance on tour regulations

Measures in the new code include a flat $250 fee for tour permit applications, a concrete definition of “expanded tour” for the purpose of public...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 7, 2020

Tourism board: Bring more RCCL ships

The Tourism Advisory Board is unanimously recommending that the Haines Borough Assembly pass a resolution in favor of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd....

 

School staff teach lesson on hardship

I want to thank all the staff at the Haines Borough School District, and especially Mr. Sam McPhetres, for all their hard work that they have been...

 

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... Full story

 

Haines' 14-day quarantine is now a suggestion rather than a requirement

The Haines Borough’s quarantine resolution no longer “requires” people entering from other parts of the state to quarantine for 14 days, it... Full story

 
 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...

 
 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,... Full story

 

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