The University of Alaska’s Board of Regents will review plans for a proposed timber sale in the Chilkat Valley. The decision on whether the board would approve the development and disposal plan for the sale was postponed at a meeting last month.
Self-employment is rising in Haines, and personal income growth locally is slightly ahead of the state as a whole, according to an 80-page report on local economic data. It’s the start of a five-year economic development plan for the community.
The Haines Borough is asking for more information about a major timber sale in the Chilkat Valley, recently announced by the University of Alaska. At a regular meeting Tuesday, the Assembly voted to send a letter to the university prior to a community meeting at the end of April.