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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 29, 2020 

Borough, Fish and Game reach impasse over bear issues

The Haines Borough is asking residents to report the cost of property damage from bears. The request comes not in an effort to compensate residents...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020 

Testing recommendation remains in 4-2 vote

A proposed revision to the resolution recommending travelers either test or quarantine when they enter the Haines Borough highlighted differing views...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020 

Assembly ends heliski map committee work

The assembly voted down the heliski map committee’s request to continue work for another year. At a meeting earlier this month, the map committee vo...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020 

Second round of "Shop Local and Save" to begin Nov. 20

Another round of the CARES Act-funded “Shop Local and Save” program is on the way. Earlier this month, the Haines Chamber of Commerce and Haines...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Voters decide to draw $450,000 from permanent fund, assembly surprised

On Oct. 6, Haines Borough voters surprised many assembly members by approving a one-time, $450,000 draw from the borough’s permanent fund principal...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

Pool to open soon with pandemic protocols

The Haines Borough swimming pool has a new manager and should open soon and borough staff and the Haines Dolphins Swim Team organizers are still...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

Shop local organizers to push for another round for holidays

Residents spent more than $60,000 in 13 days in response to the byHaines “Shop Local and Save” program—and organizers say they want to promote...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Bettisworth North will do conceptual design for new public safety building

The Haines Borough has selected Alaska-based architecture firm Bettisworth North, the same firm that worked on Skagway’s public safety building and...

 

Duly Noted

Orson Michael Carter was born on Oct. 6 to parents Mike and Lori Carter. Orson weighed 8 pounds and 6.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins big...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Tuynman wins fourth assembly seat 11 votes ahead of Josephson

The results of this year’s nail-biter assembly race are in. Cheryl Stickler and Caitie Kirby, the top vote-getters, will serve three-year terms...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Borough re-revises morgue project

The Haines Borough is revising plans for a CARES Act-funded morgue again. The change means roughly $22,000 in CARES Act funds will go to waste. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 15, 2020

Borough to look into providing public access to dumpster when landfill is closed

The Haines Borough Finance Committee recommended the Solid Waste Working Group look into providing public access to dumpsters when the landfill is...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Driver's license applicants and fishermen to receive CARES Act assistance

The Haines Borough Assembly approved three CARES Act-spending measures at Tuesday’s meeting including $15,000 to address a backlog in driver’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Stickler, Lapp, Kirby secure assembly seats

This year’s Haines Borough election was marked by high voter turnout, increased early and absentee voting, an above-average number of write-in...

 

Personnel committee recommends more manager-assembly communication

The next Haines Borough manager will work more closely with and report more frequently to the assembly if members adopt changes approved by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Haines Huts will apply for Ripinsky trail easement

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a resolution on Sept. 22 supporting Haines Huts’ application for the state’s Recreational Trails...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Mayoral candidates contrast leadership styles at final forum

Haines’ two mayoral candidates—incumbent Jan Hill and challenger Doug Olerud—spent much of the Sept. 25 KHNS-CVN forum highlighting their...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Borough opts to develop Mt. Riley Land

The Haines Borough took the first step in a project that will likely span the next decade—the development and sale of roughly 450 acres on the...

 

Assembly restarts manager hiring process

After four months of inactivity, the Haines Borough Assembly took a step toward hiring a new, permanent manager, setting meeting dates for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

Ore terminals have risks

At the Sept. 22 Haines Borough Assembly meeting, Lynn Canal Conservation was accused of using ‘scare tactics’ in our Sept. 14 member alert.  Risk...

 

Candidates discuss firing, budget and cultural institutions

Questions about an ore terminal, the firing of manager Debra Schnabel and the best way to keep cultural institutions open during economically challeng...

 

Borough-funded COVID-19 tests see little use

It’s been more than a month since the Haines Borough began offering free COVID-19 testing for people entering the community from elsewhere in...

 

Assembly approves CARES funding for low-income residents

The Haines Borough Assembly approved unanimously at its Tuesday meeting allocating $625,000 in CARES Act funds to individual relief grants targeting l...

 

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