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 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019 

Commissioner resigns after rewrite

Last week, Haines Borough Planning Commission chair Don Turner III resigned over a last- minute rewrite to an ordinance the commission worked on for...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019 

COW holds first budget meeting

The borough manager’s draft budget was brought to life Tuesday when 11 department heads pitched assembly members on operations and goals....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Scammer posing as Mayor Hill steals from residents

It starts with a generic question. A one-liner email appears in your inbox from what appears to be Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill. “Are you...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Assemblyman drafts regulation that prohibits

An ordinance that would prohibit underwater storage of hazardous materials within one mile of any surface body of water in the Haines Borough was...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

2018 economy grows by $60 million

Roughly $60 million more came into the Haines Borough economy last year, creating close to a 10 percent increase in sales tax revenue from 2017. In a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Assembly requests delay constraints on Haines Hwy

The Haines Borough Assembly passed a motion Tuesday to direct the manger to ask the companies working on the highway construction projects this...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Haines Avalanche Center asks for borough funding

Haines Avalanche Center director Erik Stevens asked the Haines Borough Assembly for $20,000 in the 2020 budget on Tuesday. Stevens said the money...

 

Should the pool close seasonally?

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will be meeting Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. in assembly chambers to consider a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Friends of Recycling to propose plastic bag ban

In a tribute to Earth Day, Haines Friends of Recycling in partnership with three sixth-grade students will bring a draft ordinance banning single-use...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Draft budget increases property taxes, no cuts

The Haines Borough manager’s 2020 proposed budget released this week amounts to nearly $18.7 million in total spending using $426,508 of borough...

 

Paid Commentary

A recent article in the CVN suggests that alcohol abuse is a much bigger issue in Haines than drug abuse. While we can’t deny alcohol is a huge...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Who serves who?

Mayor Jan Hill’s recent testimony on the Tier 3 nomination process raised concerns from some assembly members and the public this week about how...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Exposed trash puts landfill in DEC's sights

A resident’s written complaint on landfill management in the Haines Borough has caused the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Borough denied grant for ADA upgrades, plans to appeal

The state fund grant proposal that would have allocated more than $500,000 for a public safety building upgrade was rejected this month for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Assembly enacts hiring freeze The Haines Sheldon Museum’s two advertised jobs positions will not be filled until the 2020 budget is finalized, an...

 

Peratrovich Day events inspired

The Sisters of the ANS Camp 5 would like to thank all those involved in helping make the Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Assembly an inspiring and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Josephson to propose borough hiring freeze

In the wake of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that would slash about $1.7 million in state funding to the borough, assembly member Brenda Jose...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Subcommittee to inventory local trails

A new trails subcommittee workshop aims to complete an inventory assessment of trails, consider trespass issues or consider establishment of an...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Drug task force finds alcohol major contributor to crime

While the Haines Borough’s drug enforcement task force has worked since June 2017 to find solutions to drug-related issues, recent data analyzing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Assembly discusses budget priorities

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel will prepare next year’s budget without incorporating Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed spending plan that...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Longtime PC chair passes the torch

Earlier this year, Rob Goldberg stepped down as longtime chair of Haines Borough Planning Commission to allow for new leadership in 2019. Past and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Schnabel to draft Portage Cove MOU A memorandum of understanding between the Haines Borough and Alaska Arts Confluence (AAC) will be drafted next week...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Business Briefs

Juneau-based firm buys local accounting business Bengie’s Business Services changed hands after nearly two decades under Bengie Stuart. In February,...

 

This Week in History

March 3, 1969 Industrial expansion will hit Haines by September. John Schnabel announced this...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Officials to discuss tax increases in face of state budget cuts

Along with tax increases and spending cuts, the Haines Borough Assembly will consider raising the borough’s tax cap during budget discussions...

 

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