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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022 

Lapp indicates interest in filling assembly vacancy

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday accepted Caitlin Kirby’s resignation and moved to solicit letters from community members interested in fillin...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 11, 2022 

Assembly voices opposition to Schnabel's sales tax proposal

Assembly member Debra Schnabel’s proposed ballot questions – which would ask voters to consider sales tax reallocation and an increased lodging...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022

Kirby resignation opens third assembly seat in local election

Haines Borough assembly member Caitie Kirby resigned on July 29, opening a third seat on the assembly for the October municipal election. In a letter...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022

GAS discusses solid waste prices, approves nonprofit grant form

The Haines Borough’s Government and Services Committee at its Aug. 2 meeting discussed possible borough actions to reduce illegal dumping and...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022

Lutak Dock contract delayed, consultant presents on build method

The Haines Borough is awaiting approval from MARAD (The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration Division) to finalize its...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Price increase soon to come at landfill

Trash disposal in Haines is about to become substantially more expensive. On Aug. 15, Community Waste Solutions (CWS) will be abandoning its...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Borough withdraws from Parade Grounds discussion

The Haines Borough won’t assume ownership of the Fort Seward Parade Grounds anytime soon. After months of discussing a potential acquisition of the...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Moratorium on new Chilkoot tours lifted

By Lucy Silbaugh The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to rescind a four-year-old moratorium on new commercial tours in the Chilkoot Corridor....

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Assembly to weigh sales tax reallocation for ballot

The Haines Borough Assembly will discuss on Aug. 9 whether Oct. 4 election ballots should include questions about sales tax reallocation, including...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Borough manager scores highly in assembly's nine-month evaluation

The Haines Borough Assembly gave borough manager Annette Kreitzer “above average” marks in an evaluation nine months into her job. The evaluation...

 

Some seniors have paid full property tax

Thank you for your informative article last week on the senior property tax exemption. I would like to bring up an omission in your story. A Haines...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 21, 2022

Haines joins effort to create first "green corridor" for cruise ships

Haines will join a group effort to explore the possibility of a maritime “green corridor” – a very early-stage emissions-reducing project ...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 21, 2022

Planners propose change to Mud Bay business regulations

Haines Borough Assembly members will weigh a change to Mud Bay zoning code after the planning commission voted last week in favor of a modification to...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 14, 2022

New borough union contract increases wages, spending

A new collective bargaining agreement between the borough and its workers’ union hiked wages, increasing borough spending by up to $1.1 million...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Borough assembly will review pause on new Chilkoot permits

The Haines Borough Assembly soon will review a four-year-old moratorium on new commercial tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor, a short and narrow...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Major road repairs to begin later this summer

A number of Haines Borough roads damaged by severe flooding and landslides in December 2020 have yet to be repaired. But major fixes are slated to...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Borough disbands Solid Waste Working Group

The Haines Borough Assembly dissolved the Solid Waste Working Group at its meeting on June 28, saying the group had achieved its goals. “We don’t...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 7, 2022

Tourism board proposes bike path along Lutak Road

An idea to build a bike path along Lutak Road will advance to the Haines Borough Assembly after the borough’s Tourism Advisory Board unanimously...

 

Skagway unhappy with digital payment system for cruise line passengers

Princess Cruises will not add any additional Southeast businesses to its MedallionPay program this summer, taking time after the season ends to...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 7, 2022

Assembly clarifies property tax exemption for local nonprofits

The Haines Borough Assembly at its June 28 meeting unanimously voted to extend eligibility for community-purpose property tax exemptions to organizati...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022

Governor vetoes funds for school locker room project

Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed the state budget Tuesday, vetoing statewide school maintenance funds that would have paid to renovate the Haines School’s...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Haines likely set record with sales tax revenues

Sales tax revenue for Haines in January through April likely set a record for the four months. The $994,161 collected by the borough in the first...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Fourth of July events run morning to night

This year's Fourth of July festivities will include a mixture of old traditions and new variations....

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Borough assembly approves new police dispatch equipment

The Haines Borough assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing $124,585 to buy a new radio dispatch system for the police...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Borough amends budget to cover higher fuel costs

The Haines Borough assembly on Tuesday approved adjustments to its 2022 budget, which expires Thursday, due to higher-than-expected fuel and heating c...

 

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