Day: March 9, 2016

Campbell alleges assembly violated Open Meetings Act

Haines Assemblyman George Campbell alleged this week that borough assembly members failed in their responsibility to uphold transparency by violating the Open Meetings Act. Last month, assembly members visited with representatives from the executive search firm hired to find the next manager and police chief, to offer suggestions on what qualities the members want, and to help come up with the subsequent community profile. Campbell said the violation happened because those meetings weren’t discussed in public. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/09CampbellINTRO.mp3 In a letter sent to the assembly and manager, Campbell said he had concerns that members’ actions, and inactions, compromise trust and...

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Skagway sends state FOIA requests for details on ore terminal decisions

The municipality of Skagway has sent Freedom of Information Act requests to two state agencies, asking to see any correspondence from January 2015 to February 2016 related to the Skagway Ore Terminal. The borough wants more information regarding recent decisions about violations and regulations at the ore terminal. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/09FOIA.mp3   The FOIA requests went to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, or DEC, which has oversight of contamination at the ore terminal, and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, which owns the ore terminal, located on municipality-owned land. Lead contamination from former operations has plagued the tidelands around the...

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Haines Glacier Bear Boys *TOURNAMENT GAME 1* vs. Craig Panthers 9 March 2016

Quarter 1: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-CRAIG-3-9-16-Q1.mp3 Quarter 2: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-CRAIG-3-9-16-Q2.mp3 Quarter 3: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-CRAIG-3-9-16-Q3.mp3 Quarter 4: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-CRAIG-3-9-16-Q4.mp3   Final Score Haines 58, Craig 68 Announcing by Lyle and Doug The next Glacier Bear Boys game in the tournament is tomorrow...

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Haines Glacier Bear Girls *TOURNAMENT GAME 1* vs. Metlakatla Miss Chiefs 9 March 2016

Quarter 1 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-METLAKATLA-3-9-16-Q1.mp3 Quarter 2 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-METLAKATLA-3-9-16-Q2.mp3 Quarter 3 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-METLAKATLA-3-9-16-Q3.mp3 Quarter 4 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-METLAKATLA-3-9-16-Q4.mp3   Final Score: Haines 32, Metlakatla 41 Announcing by Lyle Huff and Doug Olerud 2A Regional tournament games are taking place at Mount Edgecumbe High School in...

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