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 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Assembly plans to finalize manager advertisement by next regular meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly is picking up the pace of the manager hiring process. Over the course of two committee of the whole meetings held on Monda...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 17, 2020

Borough to solicit Lutak Dock development proposal from AIDEA

The Haines Borough Assembly asked interim manager Alekka Fullerton to reach out to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) rega...


Assembly Briefs

Manager hiring process to begin Dec. 21 The Haines Borough Assembly has agreed to engage the services of consultant Lenise Henderson-Fontenot, who...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 10, 2020

Evacuees worry about homes and when they will be able to return safely

After the Dec. 2 Beach Road landslide, more than 50 Haines residents were displaced when... Full story

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 10, 2020

Upper Mount Riley Road houses evacuated based on available data

Houses on upper Mount Riley Road are now under mandatory evacuation. On Tuesday, the Haines Borough... Full story

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 10, 2020

Governor makes state assistance available for infrastructure repairs

On Dec. 5, Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed a disaster declaration for Southeast Alaska after flooding and... Full story


Look local for borough manager candidates

CVN article by Ceri Godinez, Thursday December 3, 2020, titled: “Personnel Committee asks assembly to finalize borough manager hiring plan” CVN...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 3, 2020

Upper Mount Riley Road houses evacuated based on available geoscience data

Houses on upper Mount Riley Road are now under mandatory evacuation. On Tuesday, the Haines Borough... Full story

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 3, 2020

Personnel Committee asks assembly to finalize borough manager hiring plan

The Haines Borough could begin accepting applications for a new, permanent manager as soon as this month if the assembly acts on a Personnel...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 3, 2020

Borough now captioning assembly meetings

Captioning is now available for select Haines Borough Zoom meetings. The feature was implemented for the first time at a Personnel Committee meeting...

 By CVN Staff    News    December 3, 2020

Shop Local and Save round two generates $160,000 in one week

The second round of the Haines Borough’s “Shop Local and Save” program, which opened Nov. 20, ended a week early after residents submitted the...


404 applications approved, 36 denied, 90 still pending for individual grant program

The Haines Borough is wrapping up processing for its CARES Act-funded individual grant program. In total, the borough received 530 applications for...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 3, 2020

Solid Waste Working Group to address bear nuisance code language

The Solid Waste Working Group discussed researching potential borough code change recommendations that pertain to bear nuisances in an effort to...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

Weekend sales spike during second round of Shop Local and Save

The second round of the Haines Borough’s CARES Act-funded “Shop Local and Save” program stimulated $87,840 in local spending in its first four...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

PRAC aims to expand recreational opportunities during pandemic

How to ensure residents have access to recreational spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic was a question the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Adv...


Fish tax average despite pandemic

On Nov. 19, the Haines Borough received $159,925 in fisheries business tax, “raw fish tax,” for the fiscal year that began July 1, 2020. Despite...


Dunleavy asks for Alaskans to sacrifice to reduce healthcare strain

Gov. Michael Dunleavy issued a health advisory via the state’s emergency alert system Nov. 12 that urged Alaskans to make an increased effort to...


EOC and SEARHC ramp up preparations for coronavirus vaccine distribution

The Haines Borough conducted a Point of Distribution (POD) tabletop exercise on Nov. 13 to prepare for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. The...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 19, 2020

Borough explains lack of participant list at Zoom meetings

The transition to Zoom meetings as a COVID-19 precautionary measure has been somewhat bumpy for the...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Assembly to allocate remaining CARES Act funds for those with greatest need

Under a revised CARES Act spending plan, the borough has $134,989 left to use before the end of the year. The question before the assembly is what to...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 12, 2020

Fish and Game advisory group asks state, BLM to restrict heliskiing

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee (ULCFGAC) Monday voted 6-2 to ask state and federal land managers to restrict heliskiing in the...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

New assembly tackles manager hiring question

The Haines Borough Assembly’s on-again, off-again manager hiring process is on again, again. At a meeting Tuesday, members restarted the discussion...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Borough sales tax down, but not as much as anticipated

Sales tax in the Haines Borough this year is down 31% through August, according to a recent report. The borough had collected $1.7 million in sales ta...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Architecture firm will begin work on public safety building design

Bettisworth North Architects, Inc. has been awarded a contract not to exceed $338,167 to plan and design a new Haines Borough Public Safety Building...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

SEARHC changes free weekend COVID-19 testing to Saturday only

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is making changes to its free, weekend COVID-19 testing schedule. The Haines Health Center...


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