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 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Local lender reopens PPP application, EIDL remains elusive

Paycheck Protection Program loans are once again available to local businesses through First National Bank of Alaska, which began accepting new applic...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Haines welcomes Royal Caribbean On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly adopted a resolution supporting increased port calls from Royal Caribbean...

 

Borough should make cuts across the board

Honorable Mayor, Assembly Members and Staff, I thank you all for your time spent to represent the people that live here. I applaud your effort to...

 

Mayor isn't holding community together

Resigning our borough manager, for grievances from another assembly member—not convictions—speaks to the lack of ability for our mayor to hold...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 7, 2020

Tourism board: Bring more RCCL ships

The Tourism Advisory Board is unanimously recommending that the Haines Borough Assembly pass a resolution in favor of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd....

 

Volunteering is its own reward

Thank you, mayor Jan Hill, for your hard work and long hours during these trying times. Thank you to all of the volunteers for your hard work and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 7, 2020

Assembly to consider suspending manager with aim to fire

On Monday, assembly member Paul Rogers asked borough manager Debra Schnabel to resign and said that... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 30, 2020

Assembly approves $3,000 chamber request

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved at its Tuesday meeting the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s request for $3,000 and declined to discuss...

 

Assembly considers stipend for mayor, EOC volunteers

On Tuesday, the assembly considered increasing mayor Jan Hill’s monthly stipend for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. Members decided to... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 30, 2020

RCCL courts Haines as Holland America, Princess cancel for 2020

While hopes for a bustling 2020 cruise ship season continue to dwindle, prospects for future summers may be looking up. At an assembly meeting...

 

Mayor Hill recommended for a temporary raise

Haines Borough assembly member Jerry Lapp suggested during Tuesday’s regular meeting that Mayor Jan Hill be given a $500 per month raise. Lapp said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 2, 2020

Police tell residents to stay home as state mandates 'social distancing'

Governor Mike Dunleavy's self-quarantine mandate hit home for Bob Lix, 89, this week after the Haine...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020

Residents question quarantine enforcement at town hall meeting

At a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday night, Emergency Operations Center members and medical and emergency services staff fielded questions from Hain...

 

Outside workers not 'essential'

I encourage residents to contact Haines Borough Assembly members, mayor Jan Hill and manager Debra Schnabel and urge them not to exempt from 14-day...

 

Quarantine vital for seasonal workers

The borough of Haines has rallied in its implementation of safety measures for its citizens. Initially, we went beyond the state’s mandates for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Haines assembly issues 'shelter in place' order

At a meeting on Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a series of resolutions and ordinances to mitigate the threat COVID-19 poses for public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Haines Borough issues disaster declaration

Haines Borough mayor Jan Hill issued a declaration of emergency Tuesday as the state and nation...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Haines braces for dismal tourist season

COVID-19 could have a severe impact on Haines tourism this summer and, by extension, the Haines economy as a whole. The Centers for Disease Control...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly: Put Ocean Rangers under DEC

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to send a letter to the Alaska Municipal League in support of a bill that would eliminate the state’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Two new tours approved This week, the Haines Borough Assembly approved two new tour permits—one for Chilkat River Adventures and one for Alaska...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 5, 2020

Ferry expected in Haines for 1st sailing in 7 weeks

On March 6, the Tazlina will arrive in Haines. It will be the first time Haines has had a ferry dock in roughly seven weeks. The Alaska Department of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Allen Marine to offer ferry two days this month

Residents looking for ferry service to and from Juneau have an opportunity twice this month after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Planning commission approves Constantine heliport permits

On Thursday, Feb. 13 the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved conditional use permits for two Constantine mine heliports that are currently in...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Hundreds rally to restore marine highway

More than 225 Haines residents gathered at the public safety building at noon on Tuesday to rally...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Borough-subsidized ferry untenable, assembly says

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to send a letter requesting the legislature allocate funds to cover service gaps after the breakdown of the...

 

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