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Thanks for advancing dock discussion

The Haines Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Haines Borough staff and assembly, grant administrator Carolann Wooton, Haines Borough Ports...

 

Harrell sent out with a bang, donates final $1 million

In accordance with her last will and testament, the late Lucy Harrell was sent "out with a bang" Sat...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Chilkoot Indian Association seats two new members after tribal elections

The Chilkoot Indian Association’s council chair and vice chair, Les Katzeek and James Hart, were unseated at last week’s election. The three...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    July 1, 2021

Child advocate was 'incredibly active'

Friends and family will gather in Haines next month to scatter the ashes of Diane Sly, a tireless... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Tlingit Park pavilion construction begins

Construction of the new, longhouse-inspired Tlingit Park pavilion began June 19. Design and construction of the project, which comes to roughly...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Sportsman’s Association recently awarded influential members with the lifetime membership honor. Association’s President Russ Byerly said,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly narrows down manager applicants to four

Four Haines Borough manager candidates have advanced to the preliminary interview round after the Haines Borough Assembly met Monday in executive...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 4, 2021

12 applicants reviewed for manager job including Fullerton and Schnabel

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Personnel Committee reduced the list of manager applicants from 31 to 12 during a meeting held in executive session on...

 
 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    November 12, 2020

Assembly standing committee appointments finalized

New mayor Douglas Olerud finalized appointments to the Haines Borough Assembly’s standing committees. The assembly adopted these appointments at a...

 

This Week in History

November 2010 New start at heli-ski question Mayor appoints 9-member panel The Haines Borough’s new heli-skiing work group held its first meeting...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Bettisworth North will do conceptual design for new public safety building

The Haines Borough has selected Alaska-based architecture firm Bettisworth North, the same firm that worked on Skagway’s public safety building and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Tuynman wins fourth assembly seat 11 votes ahead of Josephson

The results of this year’s nail-biter assembly race are in. Cheryl Stickler and Caitie Kirby, the top vote-getters, will serve three-year terms...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Stickler, Lapp, Kirby secure assembly seats

This year’s Haines Borough election was marked by high voter turnout, increased early and absentee voting, an above-average number of write-in...

 

Personnel committee recommends more manager-assembly communication

The next Haines Borough manager will work more closely with and report more frequently to the assembly if members adopt changes approved by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Mayoral candidates contrast leadership styles at final forum

Haines’ two mayoral candidates—incumbent Jan Hill and challenger Doug Olerud—spent much of the Sept. 25 KHNS-CVN forum highlighting their...

 

Assembly restarts manager hiring process

After four months of inactivity, the Haines Borough Assembly took a step toward hiring a new, permanent manager, setting meeting dates for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 

Candidates discuss firing, budget and cultural institutions

Questions about an ore terminal, the firing of manager Debra Schnabel and the best way to keep cultural institutions open during economically challeng...

 

Two Candidates Running for Mayor

The following includes edited excerpts of CVN interviews with this year's mayoral candidates. Jan...

 

Candidates differ in COVID-19 response and new revenue ideas

Messages from mayoral and assembly candidates at the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s Sept. 9 forum were largely the same. The eight candidates—two...

 

5 moose harvested by 3rd day of season

Moose hunting season began Tuesday and hunters harvested three legal animals on opening day. Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) wildlife...

 

AMHS finalizes winter ferry schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway System began accepting bookings for its winter ferry schedule this month. Under the finalized winter schedule, Haines will...

 

Interim manager describes AIDEA conversation

News of a meeting between borough staff, Mayor Jan Hill and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) regarding Lutak Dock...

 

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