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 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020 

Haines assembly issues 'shelter in place' order

At a meeting on Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a series of resolutions and ordinances to mitigate the threat COVID-19 poses for public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Haines Borough issues disaster declaration

Haines Borough mayor Jan Hill issued a declaration of emergency Tuesday as the state and nation...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly: Put Ocean Rangers under DEC

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to send a letter to the Alaska Municipal League in support of a bill that would eliminate the state’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Two new tours approved This week, the Haines Borough Assembly approved two new tour permits—one for Chilkat River Adventures and one for Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 5, 2020

Two mining forums scheduled this week

Two mining forums will be available to residents again this month—one discussing mining risks, led by Southeast Alaska Conservation Council’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 5, 2020

Ferry expected in Haines for 1st sailing in 7 weeks

On March 6, the Tazlina will arrive in Haines. It will be the first time Haines has had a ferry dock in roughly seven weeks. The Alaska Department of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Allen Marine to offer ferry two days this month

Residents looking for ferry service to and from Juneau have an opportunity twice this month after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Hundreds rally to restore marine highway

More than 225 Haines residents gathered at the public safety building at noon on Tuesday to rally...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Borough-subsidized ferry untenable, assembly says

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to send a letter requesting the legislature allocate funds to cover service gaps after the breakdown of the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 30, 2020

Foul weather highlights need for ferries

After ferry mechanical issues and record-breaking snowfall over the weekend, stranded residents had to come up with a creative solution to get home....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 30, 2020

Assembly appoints Lapp to fill vacancy

Haines Borough Assembly members appointed Jerry Lapp to fill the assembly’s vacant seat by a vote of 3-2 at a meeting Tuesday night. The seat had be...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

Assembly to solicit interest for vacant seat

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to solicit letters of interest to fill its sixth seat left vacant by Sean Maidy last month. Immediately...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Maidy resigns over charter interpretation

Haines Borough Assembly member Sean Maidy resigned Tuesday, following the assembly’s 4-2 approval of a resolution interpreting charter to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Takshanuk Watershed Council resigns from mining committee

In a unanimous board decision last Thursday, Dec. 5, Takshanuk Watershed Council resigned from the Chilkat Mining Forum Committee with board...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

HEDC resigns from mining committee

The Haines Economic Development Corporation resigned its membership on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum committee last month, with HEDC president...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Tazlina to sail again, winter travel remains grim

Last week, some Haines residents learned from Facebook that ferry service would increase from one sailing a week to three with the addition of the Taz...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

150-year-old Tlingit maps celebrated

In 2007, when cartographer John Cloud was cataloging more than 7,000 maps at the National Archives...

 

Glacier Bears win state chamionships

High school runners made Glacier Bear history last weekend, sweeping top individual and team awards...

 

United States Senator Dan Sullivan visits Haines

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's one-day visit to Haines on Monday included a tour with the mayor, a visit...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 3, 2019

New assembly chambers put on hold

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted last month to postpone a decision on whether or not to include assembly chambers in the library...

 

Our front line rocks

A big thank you to our cruise ship volunteers for all you do as our welcome committee. You are most appreciated; Carol Duis, Michael Marks, Alan...

 
 By Jenna Kunz    News    September 12, 2019

Gov. Dunleavy visits Palmer Project

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, along with Chief of Staff Ben Stevens and Department of Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune, visited Haines for a private tour...

 

Philanthropist and adventurer Lucy Harrell leaves lasting legacy

Lucy Harrell died peacefully at Haines Assisted Living Saturday evening Sept. 7 following a brief...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Assembly postpones facilities director hire, mayor silences Morphet

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously delayed approving new public facilities director, Ed Coffland, until December 10 when a new...

 

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