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Carpenter and Haines landowner David Walker took third place in the open division of the 2018 World of Wearable Art competition in Wellington, New... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Maidy wins assembly seat by two votes

Final count of the outstanding 41 election ballots Tuesday evening placed Sean Maidy as the second assembly seat victor, just two votes ahead of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Marine Highway System proposes changes to Upper Lynn Canal service

The plan to run two Alaska Class Ferry day boats, the M/V Tazlina and M/V Hubbard, in the Upper Lynn Canal might get scrapped as the Alaska Marine Hig...

 

Borough to seek legal advice about revoking Alaska Excursions' permit

In an effort to shield the borough from legal liability, borough staff last week halted public...

 

Ballot question guest editorials

I support ‘On-Call’ police service By Chuck Mitman What I would like to invite you to realize, as I have is this: that without it, someone,...

 

Assembly members to consider revoking Alaska X tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly's commerce committee will discuss next week the borough's option to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 6, 2018

State Troopers report details death at Alaska Excursions glacier tour

Launching a canoe in high water too close to rapids and a corresponding engine malfunction contribut...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

DOT to curb blind corner on Third and Main Street

The Alaska Department of Transportation will soon extend by nine feet the no-parking zone on Main Street in front of Talia’s Treasures. In an...

 

Trash police service area, push for trooper

RE: police service areas I ask that we cancel the police service areas considered to come to a vote process and replace that effort with an all-out...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Tie vote stops waste ordinance from making ballot

A ballot question to create a publicly funded solid waste program stalled Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly’s split vote. The proposed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Question to elect boards,commissions heads to ballot

The question of whether or not voters want to elect members of the planning commission, port and harbor advisory committee, public safety commission a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Assembly advances publicly funded solid waste program: Mayor breaks tie vote

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly advanced a ballot measure during its first public hearing Tuesday that would give voters the option to approve a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Voters one step closer to deciding on police service outside townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly advanced an amended ballot question that would allow Lutak, Mud Bay and Haines Highway residents to vote to create their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Communication a theme in assembly's manager evaluation

Presenting a range of alternative plans, being more objective and formulating processes for vetting ordinances and a feeling of mistrust between...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Man dies during Alaska Excursions canoe tour

A Nevada pastor celebrating his wedding anniversary with a cruise to Alaska died at Glacier Point Monday after a canoe capsized during a trip with...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly delays manager evaluation

Haines Borough Assembly members needed more time to provide feedback for manager Debra Schnabel’s first evaluation. Assembly members were recently t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Southeast Alaska State Fair celebrates 50 years in Haines

The Carnival of Casseroles and Salad Parade, Licorice Ice Cream Eating Contest, the Alaskan Racing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Ballot measure would change charter to allow areawide policing

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved introducing two ordinances for public hearings that, if advanced, would allow voters to decide whether...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 26, 2018

Borough Briefs

Hearing set for solid waste proposal The Haines Borough Assembly introduced a taxpayer-funded solid waste management program ordinance along with a ba...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 12, 2018

Court adjusts to state budget cuts

Haines District Court continues to feel the squeeze of state budget cuts. Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg held a meeting Monday to hear from...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Local idea for UA lands too late

A potential investor interested in purchasing some of the University of Alaska land slated for a proposed timber sale approached the Haines Economic...

 

Assembly at odds over university timber sale

Assembly members, meeting as a committee of the whole June 19, debated whether the borough was misrepresented in information University of Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018

Borough to advance taxpayer-funded solid waste program

Prompted by citizen complaints and borough staff intervention, the Haines Borough Assembly this week decided to take a more active role in waste...

 

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