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 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 22, 2021 

Assembly to introduce seasonal sales tax ordinance

Should the Haines Borough have a seasonal sales tax? The assembly’s Commerce Committee considered the idea at a meeting Tuesday before unanimously...

 

Learn about the safety of radio frequencies

“The Invisible Rainbow, A History of Electricity and Life,” by Arthur Firstenberg, is a book I am interested in reading and it’s coming soon to...

 

Lutak Dock not a municipal obligation

Haines Borough taxpayers might consider whether the Lutak Dock is truly a municipal obligation or a piece of freight industry infrastructure the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Public remains divided about use of Lutak Dock

There’s widespread support for existing Lutak Dock services, and a need for more information and public conversation before any attempt to expand...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Assembly sends yurt-ban ordinance to Government Affairs and Services

An ordinance banning yurts as permanent residences within the townsite has been referred to the Haines Borough Assembly’s Government Affairs and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Inflation bolsters sales tax in Haines

April sales tax numbers are up not only compared to this time last year. They’re also higher than April 2019. The borough collected $241,011 in...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Assembly approves first two phases of Lutak Dock renovations

The Haines Borough Assembly gave the go-ahead to pursue funding for the first two phases of Lutak Dock renovations. The Lutak Dock face has reached...

 

Freight ramp sinks temporarily

The Alaska Marine Lines (AML) freight ramp is back in operation after being temporarily out of...

 

This Week in History

June 1971 Kayaks, canoes and rafts will careen down Chilkoot in annual 'Mad Raft Race' This year's...

 

Why is the Chamber leading a town hall?

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday night supporting phases 1-2 of the new, phased plan for the Lutak dock. This was two days before the Lutak...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 17, 2021

Planning commission approves Halsingland solar project

Solar power is coming to Hotel Halsingland. On June 10, the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved installation of solar panels on a portion of...

 

We need better cell service

Among priorities that our community needs to address before the next “slide” season (or as soon as possible), perhaps nothing is more important...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

Dock face needs to be addressed, harbormaster says

Haines remains divided when it comes to the new, phased plan for Lutak Dock renovations, with residents speaking for and against the proposal at a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 10, 2021

Eighty percent of December damages occurred in Haines

A group of engineers and geoscientists updated residents last week on research efforts and projects related to the December storms, including the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

PHAC: Abandon old Lutak Dock repair plan

The Haines Borough Port and Harbor Advisory Committee (PHAC) is recommending the assembly abandon current Lutak Dock plans and pursue funding for a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 27, 2021

State Senate rejects Lutak Dock funding

The Alaska State Senate voted 14-6 against a budget amendment that would have added $7 million for the first phase of Lutak Dock renovations. The Luta...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 27, 2021

Lutak could get cell service

Cell phone service could be coming to Lutak. On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance that would authorize the lease of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

Borough develops cheaper, phased Lutak Dock plan

A revised Lutak Dock renovation plan could save the Haines Borough tens of millions of dollars. The Lutak Dock face has reached the end of its...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 13, 2021

Recovery group asks borough's help with debris disposal

Residents impacted by December flooding and landslides are struggling to afford the cost of debris disposal, which isn’t covered by the state’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 6, 2021

Skyrocketing lumber prices shift demand

The soaring price of lumber and construction materials nationwide is forcing Haines residents to delay projects, eat the high cost of materials and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 6, 2021

ProHNS submits proposal for road design

Engineering firm proHNS has submitted a proposal for the engineering of roads damaged by the December natural disaster, a first step toward permanent...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 29, 2021

Chamber facilitates AIDEA Lutak Dock financing discussion

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) last week proposed financing and developing Lutak Dock reconstruction to include an...

 

AIDEA financing will be costly

A town hall meeting was scheduled for February 22 to learn about and discuss AIDEA’s proposal for an ore terminal on Lutak Inlet. As I understand...

 

Lutak Lumber's generosity is abundant

A special thank you to Chip Lende and Lutak Lumber for your generous donation and support of the Victory Garden, again this year.  The “pea...

 

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