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(2004) stories found containing 'haines borough assembly'

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Six candidates vie for two seats in assembly race

Residents Diana Lapham, Sally McGuire, Zephyr Sincerny, Sean Gaffney and Gabe Thomas filed candidacy for two vacating seats on the Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019 

Eagle's Nest trailer park water shut off due to leaks

The Haines Borough temporarily shut off water to the Eagle’s Nest Trailer Park for three days last week due to significant leaks that have been...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Policing ballot prop stalls

A charter change for areawide policing might not make it to the October ballot. The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to hold a third public hearing...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019 

Assembly reaches impasse on staff attrition

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly met to discuss the merits of eliminating or consolidating vacating staff positions in response to statewide...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Rogers only filer for two assembly seats

With less than one week before the filing deadline, Paul Rogers is the only candidate registered to run for one of two open seats on the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Wildlife trooper to leave Haines

Alaska State Wildlife Trooper Wallace Kirksey is set to leave Haines for another station in October after just five months in the Haines post. The...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

Assembly to consider cutting staff positions

The Haines Borough Assembly will meet as a committee of the whole with manager Debra Schnabel on Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss personnel...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Committee rehashes fund ordinance

At a finance committee meeting Tuesday, assembly members Brenda Josephson and Tom Morphet rehashed a debate to reallocate sales tax revenue funds...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 

Holiday spirit in summer a success

Once again the good folks of Haines did not disappoint, when we put the call out to “Help Us, Help Haines.” We here at The Salvation Army would...

 

Klukwan residents brace for budget cuts

Klukwan residents are still bracing for hard times, despite the Alaska Legislature passing a bill this week that promised to reverse more than $400...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 1, 2019

Borough staff shakeup: 3 employees to leave, chief looks to Wrangell

Two Haines Borough department heads and one administrative employee are vacating their positions within the next month, and a fourth department head...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 1, 2019

Haines on list of most expensive groceries

Haines has the fourth most expensive groceries in a list of 12 Alaskan communities, printed in “The Cost of Living” report in July’s Alaska...

 

Electricity bills set to rise

This is the second in a series of stories about how Gov. Mike Dunleav’s vetoes will affect Haines residents. After the statewide Power Cost...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Boroughwide policing back on the table

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to advance a charter amendment that would again put the question of boroughwide policing on the October ballot....

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    July 25, 2019

Borough to pay $450,336 for school debt reimbursement

The borough is set to pay $450,336 for school debt this year, bond payments which had largely been covered by the state since 2005. On Monday, the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 25, 2019

Borough cancels woodchipper RFP

The Haines borough is no longer in the market for a wood chipper. The borough is relinquishing nearly $100,000 in grant money from the U.S....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Brad Ryan offered Skagway borough manager position

Brad Ryan offered Skagway position On July 18, the Skagway Borough Assembly unanimously voted to offer its vacant manager position to Haines public...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Hamilton awarded $4.7 million bid

The Haines Borough assembly unanimously voted to award the $4.7 million Portage Cover boat launch project to Skagway-based company Hamilton...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Assembly to Resume Tuesday Meetings

Beginning Aug. 13, the Haines Borough Assembly will resume their regularly scheduled Tuesday meetings. This summer, the assembly voted to move...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Voters to decide on tour tax

The Haines Borough assembly voted 5-1 to place a proposition on the fall ballot that would reallocate one-half percent of tax proceeds distributed to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Should the assembly be in charge of police chief?

The assembly voted 5-1 on July 18 to elevate the Haines Borough chief of police position to a borough officer. That would put the chief directly...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS asks assembly for funding KHNS has requested $20,000 from the borough assembly in the wake Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes that eliminate...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    July 18, 2019

Commission recommends Turner

On Thursday, the planning commission recommended that the borough assembly appoint Don Turner II to fill the seat previously held by his son, Don...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Assembly again will consider expanded police service area

Policing outside of the townsite could be on the October ballot once again, one year after Mud Bay, Lutak and Haines Highway voters rejected raising...

 

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