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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019 

Manager holds hearing for Alaska Excursions permit

Alaska Excursions’ owner Robert Murphy defended his company’s operation and reputation during a public hearing where he appealed the Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 14, 2019 

Tourism code goes back to committee

In the borough’s newest rendition of tourism code, administration is allowed unscheduled site visits and operators are required to submit a safety p...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019 

Assembly considers burial fee increase

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed the burying of people and pets. Assembly member Heather Lende proposed amending the borough’s animal code to...

 

Dispense with tour permit code

Our tour companies don’t want to pay an increased permit fee to the Borough. Our borough set the permit fee to pay for the ‘administration’ of...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 31, 2019

Tourism industry leaders lash out at permit fee increase proposal

Borough Manager Debra Schnabel opened Tuesday night’s commerce committee meeting with an assurance to the tourism industry that “this...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Handlers cite benefits, drawbacks of police dogs

While Alaska police-canine handlers vouched for their dogs’ ability to act as a deterrent and assist with illegal drug seizures, their endorsement...

 

This Week in History

January 27, 1969 WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE… in the street… under the street… but not in the pipes, so City of Haines maintenance men spent their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 24, 2019

Assembly approves Alaska Excursions ATV permit

In a 4-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly approved the renewal of Alaska Excursions’ Glacier Point ATV permit that prompted questions about how...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Police officials at 'highest levels' discuss request for Trooper post

The Haines Borough Assembly’s letter to Alaska State Troopers refusing to violate its own charter by providing borough-wide police protection...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Sewer plant, harbor among assembly project priorities

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday approving capital project and state funding priorities. Completing...

 

Sniff out the truth of a police dog

The Haines police and a group of residents are advocating for police dog(s). Some of the most compelling reasons not to have a police dog in Haines...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 17, 2019

Assembly to consider renowned firm for Portage Cove Trail design

After an hour-long discussion on Thursday, the planning commission unanimously voted to recommend that the assembly bring an internationally...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Attorney to troopers: borough declines to violate its own charter

The borough assembly voted unanimously to send an at times biting letter penned by its attorney to the acting director of the Alaska State Troopers...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Tobacco tax one year later

The borough’s tobacco tax has been in effect for one year, and revenue is exceeding projections. The tax is remitted quarterly so revenue from...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Residents petition borough for drug-sniffing police dog

The Haines Borough Assembly will be asked to revisit its spring decision not to seek funding or research the efficacy of a drug-sniffing dog for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

2018 required residents to face difficult truths

The surfacing of what many residents described as a decades-long open secret shook the town this year: allegations from multiple men of sexual abuse...

 

Duly Noted

Mira Tazlina Lynn Johnson Kraft was born to Lindsey Johnson and Graham Kraft on Nov. 30 in Sitka at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital at 10:30 a.m. Mira...

 
 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,...

 

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