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 By Max Graham    News    September 30, 2021

Assembly inches toward removing heliski limit

Haines Borough mayor Douglas Olerud cast a tie-breaking vote Tuesday to draft an ordinance to change borough code and eliminate the current limit on...

 

Working people need Clement, Josephson

I first came here over fifty years ago when everyone worked, and I know this. The working men and women of this valley need Richard Clement and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 23, 2021

Candidates diverge on local economy, role of government at debate

The four Haines Borough assembly candidates agreed on several broad points at a Sept. 16 debate: Haines needs a more diverse year-round economy;...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 19, 2021

Four candidates file for assembly

Debra Schnabel, 69, and Tyler Huling, 29, announced their candidacies for borough assembly this week. Brenda Josephson and Richard Clement filed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 12, 2021

Assembly to reconsider seasonal sales tax

The Haines Borough Assembly will likely make changes to the proposed seasonal sales tax ordinance that could go before voters this October, with most...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 12, 2021

Filing period for assembly, school board closes Aug. 20

As of Wednesday, no one had filed to run for Haines Borough assembly, and current assembly member Carol Tuynman confirmed that she will not seek reele...

 

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...

 

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