Haines will have a special recall election on August 15. Borough Clerk Julie Cozzi announced Friday evening that petitions to recall three Assembly members had been certified. That means each petition had signatures from at least 258 registered Haines Borough voters.
A downtown tent village has sprang up near the former subport in recent weeks. The city of Juneau won’t try to close down the camp without a formal trespassing complaint from its owner, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.