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 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,...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 1, 2018

Should 'public safety' be nixed from tourism code?

The Tourism Advisory Board discussed staff-recommended revisions to the borough’s business licensing code Tuesday that would eliminate references...

 

Do you want new assembly chambers?

The Haines Borough Assembly is being asked right now to commit to adding new assembly chambers to the public library building. The initial cost...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly advances 30K design for new chambers in library; Mayor breaks 3-3 vote

Should the Haines Borough spend $30,000 on a library addition design for assembly chambers that would ultimately cost upwards of $430,000 to build?...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Timber sale negotiations further delayed

The University of Alaska’s negotiated timber sale contract negotiations have been delayed until spring 2019. “Due to ongoing field work remaining...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Police restricted to town; manager wants 'borough' decal off police vehicles

The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to direct the Haines police to serve only the townsite, unless the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Committee considers reducing Chilkoot tour capacity

Haines Borough officials are trying to learn how many guided tourists visit the Chilkoot Corridor each day in an effort to better manage the stretch...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly split on utility hook up process

A landowner’s request to hook up water and sewer on Mathias Avenue has shined a spotlight on a safety lapse the borough had overlooked, and brought...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Parks and Rec considers mini-libraries

'Take a book, leave a book' is the premise behind the national nonprofit organization Little Free...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly nixes pot tax

In a 5-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly repealed the $5-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana in an unconventional way, by reducing the tax to $0 per...

 

Public safety building chosen for grant

The assembly unanimously selected the public safety building proposal among the three contestants for the Community Development Block Grant fund. The...

 

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