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 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 18, 2021 

Beach Road resident returns to his home

Phil Pink, 71, did not sign up to live off the grid when he moved from Florida to his cabin at the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 18, 2021 

Assembly tweaks bear attractants ordinance

The Haines Borough Assembly is refining an ordinance specifying what constitutes a bear attractant in preparation for the upcoming bear season....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Haines braces for another summer without cruise ships

On Feb. 4, Canada extended a ban on cruise ships carrying more than 100 passengers for another year. “The scary part is, if this truly does cancel t... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Borough finances healthy, well-managed, auditor says

The Haines Borough has a healthy amount of savings, better than many other Alaska municipalities, according to the 2020 financial audit. Based on...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Assembly approves ATV access for Beach Road neighborhood

Displaced Beach Road residents will be allowed ATV access to homes until further notice after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 4, 2021

TAB works on tour companies' mitigation plan

What are the basics any good COVID-19 mitigation plan should address? The Haines Borough Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) is working to answer this...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 4, 2021

Beach Road residents ask for road access, power and ability to move home

At a townhall meeting Monday, Beach Road residents asked that the Haines Borough Assembly continue working to improve access to the neighborhood,...

 

Grateful to those who helped

I am grateful the Haines Borough Assembly approved construction of temporary road access for Beach Road residents. I am grateful that Roger Schnabel...

 

Duly Noted

Piper Grall reached out to Melissa Ganey and encouraged a collaboration with artist Cara Murray to turn her painting ‘Haines Stay Strong’ into a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 28, 2021

Assembly approves access to Beach Road

Beach Road residents were able to extract cars and possessions from homes beginning Monday at noon... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 28, 2021

Assembly approves dumpster loan, advances bear-attractant code revisions

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $16,000 loan to Community Waste Solutions (CWS) for 10 additional bear-proof dumpsters...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 28, 2021

Alaskans await opening of new housing assistance program

The state of Alaska and the municipality of Anchorage will share $200 million in new federal funds to help renters who have lost jobs or suffered...

 

Assembly Briefs

Mosquito Lake Community Center agreement extended through end of June The Haines Borough Assembly extended the borough’s current memorandum of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021

Remote sellers tax yields $125K in first three quarters of 2020

The Haines Borough's loss of pandemic related sales tax revenues this summer has been offset by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

Assembly makes plan to address Haines' bear problem

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee began chipping away at a plan to address the borough’s bear problem at a meeting Tuesday. The...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

CIA applies for funding to repair borough roads damaged by landslides and flooding

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is partnering with the Haines Borough to secure funding to repair local roads damaged by the early December...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Beach Road closure extended

Beach Road east of a barricade at the far end of Portage Cove will remain closed to the public after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Assembly votes to advertise new manager hire

Eight months after the firing of then-manager Debra Schnabel, the Haines Borough is advertising for a new, permanent manager. On Tuesday, assembly...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

COVID-19 mitigation plan required for 2021 tour companies

This year, tour companies will need a COVID-19 mitigation plan approved by the Haines Borough manager before they can conduct tours. On Tuesday, the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Federal government extends CARES Act spending deadline

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to roll back a December spending plan for leftover CARES Act funds after the federal government approved an...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

PERS termination study for Sheldon Museum approved by borough

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a PERS termination study for the Haines Sheldon Museum, a neces...

 

Collaboration leads to positive hiring process

My compliments to the Haines Borough Assembly, the Personnel Committee, and the mayor for doing a thorough job in finding the best borough manager...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Governor's budget shifts additional costs to borough, closes local DMV office

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget proposal Gov. Mike Dunleavy released on Dec. 11 contains several significant cuts for the Haines Borough including...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

2020: Pandemic, natural disaster and upheaval

As I sat down to write the 2020 Year in Review, I thought: "I don't want to relive this year, nor sh...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

HEDC brings on interim director

On Dec. 14, Sally Andersen was brought on as interim director for the Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC), stepping into the role after...

 

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