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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 17, 2019 

Excursion Inlet part of Hoonah's borough bid

The City of Hoonah is attempting to form its own borough, and hopes to include Excursion Inlet,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019 

Heliport re-application in the works

Borough planning commissioners Thursday delayed voting on a tour operator’s eight-year push for a permit to construct a commercial heliport near 26...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019 

Haines Avalanche Center to hold free regular classes

Temperatures have begun to dip below freezing, stirring winter recreators and, with them, the Haines Avalanche Center’s announcement for regular...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019 

Sales tax revenue steadily increases

The Haines Borough generated $3.6 million in sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2019, a period spanning July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. The total is...

 

End the tourism fund restrictions

With each retail dollar spent in Haines, a penny goes into a special Haines Borough fund for “tourism promotion and economic development” (TPED)....

 

United States Senator Dan Sullivan visits Haines

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's one-day visit to Haines on Monday included a tour with the mayor, a visit...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Election Canvass The Haines Borough Assembly canvassed the municipal election on Tuesday, tallying an additional 63 outstanding absentee votes....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Election seats Thomas, Rogers and Sincerny

Voters Tuesday elected Gabe Thomas and Paul Rogers to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly, according to unofficial results. The third highest...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 3, 2019

New assembly chambers put on hold

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted last month to postpone a decision on whether or not to include assembly chambers in the library...

 

Thank you for positive campaigns

All five Haines residents who ran for borough assembly deserve our thanks for running positive campaigns. Let’s support our leaders--our...

 

TAB members frustrated by vacant tourism director job

The Haines Borough Assembly directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to advertise for a new tourism director after the position had been vacant for...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 26, 2019

Staff to research 'green' harbor parking lot

On Sept. 10, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously directed the manager to explore the possibility of making the Portage Cove boat-launch parking lo...

 

Interview with candidates for the Haines Borough Assembly seats

Do you think the borough’s current level of taxation is appropriate? If not, how would you change it?  Sally McGuire:  About one-fifth of our...

 

New borough planner to start October 14

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel hired Tim O’Melia as the new borough planner for his skills in policy and community engagement, she said. The...

 

Vote now, early voting is open

Don’t risk forgetting to vote or having something come up on Election Day.  The polls are already open.  In our democracy voting is not only a rig...

 

Cast your vote for future generations

I believe that we should be living in such a way that the riches we enjoy should be here for our children and grandchildren, and that’s why I’m...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Candidates outline positions during first of three forums

Five assembly candidates twice responded to questions on their ideas of the Haines Borough’s most pressing problems, ways to generate revenue, thoug...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Meet the borough assembly candidates

Six candidates are vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in the Oct. 1 municipal election. The third highest vote getter will be...

 

Sally McGuire is a team player

I have known Sally McGuire for nearly two decades. Over the years we have shared countless cups of tea while exploring issues important to the...

 
 By Jenna Kunz    News    September 12, 2019

Polls to decide who sits in vacated seat

The Haines Borough will appoint the assembly candidate who receives the third-highest vote count in Oct. 1 municipal elections to a third seat left...

 

Philanthropist and adventurer Lucy Harrell leaves lasting legacy

Lucy Harrell died peacefully at Haines Assisted Living Saturday evening Sept. 7 following a brief...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Portage Cove Trail concept presented to residents

More than 90 people gathered in the Chilkat Center Friday to listen to New York-based architects present their plan for the Portage Cove waterfront...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Assembly postpones facilities director hire, mayor silences Morphet

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously delayed approving new public facilities director, Ed Coffland, until December 10 when a new...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Area wide policing dies at assembly

The institution of areawide policing hangs in limbo once again after the assembly Tuesday declined to draft an ordinance that would have interpreted...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Borough briefs

By Jenna Kunze FY20 Budget Amendments On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to amend its 2020 operating budget reflective of fin...

 

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