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 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021 

Manager's budget proposes modest increases, axes museum payroll

The Haines Borough’s $13 million operating and capital budget for next fiscal year (FY22), proposed by interim manager Alekka Fullerton,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021 

Assembly to restart manager search

The Haines Borough Assembly is starting over with the search for a new manager after Tennessee real estate investor George Zoukee turned down the job...

 
 News    April 8, 2021 

This Week in History

April, 1971 The new Chilkat Valley Medical Center provides space for dentist Dr. James Nelson as...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 1, 2021

Zoukee rejects manager job offer

Tennessee real estate investor George Zoukee may have set a new record for shortest Haines Borough manager tenure when he turned down the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 1, 2021

Assembly to consider supporting improved Juneau access

The Haines Borough Assembly plans to take up a resolution in support of a ferry terminal at Cascade Point, 30 miles north of Juneau’s Auke Bay...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 1, 2021

Displaced residents see drop in property values

Some Beach Road residents are requesting a moratorium on property taxes until utilities and road access have been restored to their neighborhood. On...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 1, 2021

Tour operators plan to welcome independent travelers

As hope for large cruise ship traffic dwindles, some tour operators are planning for a season based on independent travelers. Visits by small cruise...

 

Assembly approves beachfront land swap

The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved the exchange of roughly .3 acres of beachfront borough land near Front Street and Union Street for .3...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 1, 2021

Board asks borough for bare-bones museum funding

The Haines Sheldon Museum board of trustees is asking the Haines Borough Assembly to fund payroll for the coming fiscal year (FY22) at a level that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Assembly offers manager job to Zoukee

The Haines Borough Assembly voted this week 5-1 to offer George Zoukee the borough manager job. Zoukee and interim manager and borough clerk Alekka...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

FEMA funds landslide mapping

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $100,000 to fund landslide mapping and slope analysis for select areas in Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Assembly rescinds quarantine recommendation resolution

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rescinded the borough’s resolution that encourages incoming travelers to quarantine for 14 days or provide p...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 18, 2021

Library plans to reopen Fridays, evenings

The Haines Borough Public Library is planning to reopen Fridays and evenings, provided it can bring on the necessary staff and volunteers. COVID-19 an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 18, 2021

Planning Commission approves Front Street boat storage permit

The Haines Borough Planning Commission unanimously approved last week a conditional use permit for Roger Schnabel for commercial boat storage and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 18, 2021

Borough and Mental Health Trust agree on state park trail access

The Haines Borough has reached an agreement with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority so that residents and tour groups are no longer trespassing...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 18, 2021

Borough reaches out to CIA to purchase museum building

One avenue the Haines Borough is exploring, as the Haines Sheldon Museum board of trustees works to restructure as a separate nonprofit, is the possib...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 18, 2021

Three manager candidates advance to second-round interviews

All three remaining Haines Borough manager candidates have advanced to the next interview round. On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly held...

 

Assembly should help us restore power

I am writing this letter in hopes of getting power back to the homes on Beach Road. AP&T has been quite clear that to do this, they need the Borough...

 

We already have spaces for the assembly

Haines Borough and the former City of Haines consolidated as one government in the early 2000’s. Before combining, our Haines assembly was also the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

New bear attractant law on the books for 2021

A new bear attractant law will be in place in the Haines Borough this year. On Tuesday, the assembly adopted an ordinance clarifying the definition...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Popely to lobby for Haines for remainder of 2021

Lobbyist Ted Popely will represent the Haines Borough through the end of the year for $48,000. In keeping with a Government Affairs and Services (GAS)...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

AIDEA to consider decommissioning Skagway ore terminal, seek alternative location

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) is considering looking for a new location for an ore terminal to serve Yukon mining int...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Upper Lynn Canal saw 16-20% decline in bear population in 2020

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee voted in support of the reduced brown bear harvest limit the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly narrows down manager applicants to four

Four Haines Borough manager candidates have advanced to the preliminary interview round after the Haines Borough Assembly met Monday in executive...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly funds avalanche center monitoring

The Haines Borough Assembly approved $8,680 to fund a Beach Road landslide area stability monitoring effort by the Haines Avalanche Center. Center...

 

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