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 By Max Graham    News    November 17, 2022 

Hearing delayed for proposed heliport

A public hearing over a proposed heliport at 24 Mile Haines Highway was postponed last week for the second time in two months. The hearing — now sch...

 

Please close 'Pandora's Box'

As a member of the Planning Commission when this Heliport idea surfaced all those years ago, the overwhelming recommendation of the Commission was...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 20, 2022

Tour operator proposes heliport at 24 Mile

The borough’s largest tour operator has proposed building a helicopter port at 24 Mile Haines Highway to expand heliskiing operations and improve...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Residents build case for community center

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center board members are building a case for keeping the facility open for the coming fiscal year. At a...

 
 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 Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Heli port application withdrawn

After a 40-minute discussion at the planning commission meeting Thursday, Big Salmon Ventures owner Scott Sundberg withdrew his application for a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Commission to decide on considering heliport permit

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will need to decide whether or not they should consider a conditional use permit (CUP) application for a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Heliport re-application in the works

Borough planning commissioners Thursday delayed voting on a tour operator’s eight-year push for a permit to construct a commercial heliport near 26...

 

This Week in History

Sept. 24 2009 A miner who was in the shack that blew off the side of a mountain near the border last weekend said the roof of the building was...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

Helipad application withdrawn due to lack of full commission

Four hours before the Haines Borough Planning Commission was set to hear a conditional use permit application for a heliport at 26 Mile, the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Question for Haines: Is the Freeride over?

The Freeride World Tour is losing its title sponsor next year, and the tighter budget could put the Haines stop in jeopardy. Freeride World Tour...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Snow, athletes converge for 'Freeride'

Eight inches of snow fell Sunday and Monday. Next come the skiers. Twenty-eight professional skiers and snowboarders will shred powder during the...

 

Court rejects heliport appeal

A Juneau Superior Court Judge ruled against a bid to operate a heliport on Chilkat Lake Road, the latest twist in years-long attempt by a Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

Legal fees mount in heliport lawsuit

The Haines Borough has spent more than $13,000 to date defending itself in a lawsuit filed by a sister company of Southeast Alaska Backcountry...

 

Editorial

On the scale of things, planning commissioner Donnie Turner’s “shut up” T-shirt was not particularly newsworthy and I was hoping to not publish...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Heliport OK'd for year-round use

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week approved unlimited, year-round use of a 35 Mile Haines Highway heliport, though the owners will not b...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Official wears 'shut up' T-shirt to public hearing

A planning commissioner’s choice of a T-shirt to wear at last week’s meeting of the group rankled some citizens and at least one fellow commission...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 24, 2016

No unlimited use for heliport

The Haines Borough Planning Commission narrowly decided March 10 to deny a landowner’s request for unlimited use of a heliport near 35 Mile Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 18, 2016

Planners OK heliport at 35 mile

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week approved a heliport near 35 Mile Old Haines Highway to be used for winter heli-skiing, but the applic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 4, 2016

Heliport issue delayed 4 times

Since appearing on the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s agenda in October, the issue of siting a heliport at 35 Mile Old Haines Highway has...

 

More heliport permits is irresponsible

The 35 Mile heliport conditional use permit application has landed back in the planning commission’s lap despite the applicant’s efforts to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Company sues borough over heliport denial

A local company denied a conditional use permit to operate a heliport near 26 Mile is appealing the decision in state Superior Court. In a notice of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 17, 2015

Applicant claims right to heliport

A property owner at 35 Mile Old Haines Highway says he doesn’t need a permit to site a heliport there because the property has been used to land...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 17, 2015

Heli-ski firms reject shared heliport idea

Haines Borough Planning Commission chair Rob Goldberg said he is dropping efforts to create a public heliport out Chilkat Lake Road because two out...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 10, 2015

Executive sessions close door on public

In the past month, the Haines Borough Assembly and its committees have met four times in closed-door sessions. According to a public notice, the...

 

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