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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 8, 2018 

Election snafu delays upper valley results

While 2018 statewide unofficial general election results are in, some precincts' results around...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 8, 2018 

Assembly changes course on police response

The assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to allow the Haines Borough Police Department to respond to...

 

Borough Briefs

School enrollment higher than projected Haines school enrollment is more than projected, which will result in an increase in the school’s budget....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 1, 2018

Should 'public safety' be nixed from tourism code?

The Tourism Advisory Board discussed staff-recommended revisions to the borough’s business licensing code Tuesday that would eliminate references...

 

Do you want new assembly chambers?

The Haines Borough Assembly is being asked right now to commit to adding new assembly chambers to the public library building. The initial cost...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly advances 30K design for new chambers in library; Mayor breaks 3-3 vote

Should the Haines Borough spend $30,000 on a library addition design for assembly chambers that would ultimately cost upwards of $430,000 to build?...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Timber sale negotiations further delayed

The University of Alaska’s negotiated timber sale contract negotiations have been delayed until spring 2019. “Due to ongoing field work remaining...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Police restricted to town; manager wants 'borough' decal off police vehicles

The assembly voted 4-2 Tuesday to direct the Haines police to serve only the townsite, unless the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Committee considers reducing Chilkoot tour capacity

Haines Borough officials are trying to learn how many guided tourists visit the Chilkoot Corridor each day in an effort to better manage the stretch...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly split on utility hook up process

A landowner’s request to hook up water and sewer on Mathias Avenue has shined a spotlight on a safety lapse the borough had overlooked, and brought...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Parks and Rec considers mini-libraries

'Take a book, leave a book' is the premise behind the national nonprofit organization Little Free...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly nixes pot tax

In a 5-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly repealed the $5-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana in an unconventional way, by reducing the tax to $0 per...

 

Public safety building chosen for grant

The assembly unanimously selected the public safety building proposal among the three contestants for the Community Development Block Grant fund. The...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Borough to consider public art allocation

The Alaska Arts Confluence has requested the borough adopt an ordinance allocating one percent of all local public construction contracts to public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 11, 2018

Attorney says borough has standing to deny Alaska Excursions tour permit

The Haines Borough has legal standing to revoke Alaska Excursions’ Glacier Point 2018 commercial tour permit and/or deny renewal of the 2019...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Exempt seniors may be asked to donate

Senior citizens who receive mandatory property tax exemptions may be presented the option to “pick, click, give” back to Haines this fiscal year,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Committee votes to zero out marijuana excise tax

The borough’s finance committee voted to amend the ordinance on an excise tax of marijuana cultivated in the Haines Borough before it is imposed on...

 

Community grant delayed by stalemate

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to postpone the selection of the Community Development Block Grant Fund application on Tuesday to the Oct. 23...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Prisciandaro wins assembly seat, Rogers leads Maidy by three votes; 50 left to count

Voters Tuesday chose William Prisciandaro to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly; a second seat,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Marine Highway System proposes changes to Upper Lynn Canal service

The plan to run two Alaska Class Ferry day boats, the M/V Tazlina and M/V Hubbard, in the Upper Lynn Canal might get scrapped as the Alaska Marine Hig...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

HEDC to lead timber sale interface with UA

University of Alaska’s communications specialist, Morgan Howard, has pulled back from interfacing with the Haines community on the timber sale in a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

Pot tax still undecided

Last Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly referred the excise tax on marijuana cultivation facilities back to the finance committee for the second...

 

Committee discusses fate of public safety building

The fate of the 1977 public safety building remains to be seen. Does the borough move it, modernize it, or, as Government Affairs and Services...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 27, 2018

Assembly adopts conservation resolution amid controversy

The Haines Borough Assembly adopted 4-2 a contentious resolution in support of the Stand for Salmon citizen’s initiative on Tuesday evening....

 

Borough to seek legal advice about revoking Alaska Excursions' permit

In an effort to shield the borough from legal liability, borough staff last week halted public...

 

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