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 News    July 22, 2021 

This week in history

July 1971 Non-reserved vehicles have 3-day wait now for ferry Southbound vehicle traffic on the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

Users object to summer pool closure

Pool users are pushing back against a proposed three-month summer closure in the Haines Borough budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Haines borough becomes Second Amendment Sanctuary

Haines Borough has joined an ever-growing list of municipalities nationwide vowing to uphold the Second Amendment in the event the federal government...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 6, 2021

Reality TV bolsters community center budget

The Mosquito Lake Community Center will likely receive another year of funding, thanks in part to a rental agreement with Raw TV, the London-based...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 29, 2021

Second Amendment Sanctuary resolution delayed after public opposition

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday postponed a resolution to make the town a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.” The vote to delay came after 45...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 29, 2021

Rasmuson Foundation weighs in on museum NEH grant

In a 3-3 tie broken by mayor Douglas Olerud, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to postpone discussion about returning a $350,000 National Endowment...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Assembly opens Beach Road neighborhood

The Beach Road neighborhood will open to the public for the first time since Dec. 2 after the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

New bear attractant law on the books for 2021

A new bear attractant law will be in place in the Haines Borough this year. On Tuesday, the assembly adopted an ordinance clarifying the definition...

 
 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,...

 
 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 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 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...

 

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 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    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

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...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Voters decide to draw $450,000 from permanent fund, assembly surprised

On Oct. 6, Haines Borough voters surprised many assembly members by approving a one-time, $450,000 draw from the borough’s permanent fund principal...

 

Thanks for your confidence

I would like to thank everyone who got out and voted in our local election. Thank you for your confidence in me. I will work hard to make our...

 
 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...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Charitable gaming takes a hit due to COVID-19

Pull-tab sales are down in the Chilkat Valley and statewide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pull-tabs, a type of charitable game regulated by 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...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

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