Day: November 6, 2017

Haines Manager Report on Nov. 7 Assembly Meeting

KHNS News is broadcasting a new segment, where we check in with Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel the day prior to an assembly meeting. The conversation airs after the local newscast Monday evening at about 6:10 p.m. Abbey Collins spoke with Schnabel about what’s on the agenda for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 meeting.  Listen below:...

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Following weekend retreat, Skagway assembly will hold special meeting on White Pass MOU

The Skagway Assembly is ramping up the discussion about an agreement that could impact the future of the waterfront. The group met in an unusual setting Saturday night.  And special meeting on a memorandum of understanding with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad is set for later this week. Assembly members gathered at the public safety building Saturday night. The informal retreat was suggested by newly-elected mayor Monica Carlson. “We need to have more self-determination,” said Carlson. “We have to understand what’s coming and how to plan for it. We are behind.” Carlson recently proposed ending negotiations with...

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