Featuring Community Member: Haynes Tormey

Reminder: community visit February 4 The UA Land Office team will be in town next week. We hope you can stop by Mountain Market to chat with us on Monday morning, February 4 at 9-10:30am. This week we’re happy to feature another short profile on community members and...

Featuring Community Members: Tracey Harmon

As the Executive Director of the Haines Chamber of Commerce, Tracey Harmon is facing many of the same challenges small towns are dealing with across Alaska. Despite the unique beauty and the small-town appeal of Haines, this community of 2400 people is reeling from...

UA land team attends Southeast Conference

Elaine Main, UA Land Business Manager, was able to attend the 2019 Mid-Session Summit in Juneau from February 12-13^th. Southeast Conference exists to undertake and support activities that promote strong economies, healthy communities and a quality environment in...

Featuring Community Member: Sylvia Heinz

As part of UA Land Office’s interest in community outreach, we will be featuring short profiles on community members and organizations. This week we spoke with Sylvia Heinz of Mud Bay Lumber Company. If you are interested in being featured, please reach out anytime....

Update on Caretaker Position and Community Visit in February

Happy New Year to everyone! We hope you had a peaceful holiday season. Community Visit, Week of Feb. 4 We’re happy to tell you that we’ll be back for another visit the week of February 4. This trip will not include a Haines community meeting but...

Happy Holidays

As the year winds down, this will be our last post for 2018. Look for more communications from us in early January. Thank you again for making time to meet with us in November. We hope to be back in Haines sometime in March. Please stay tuned! A couple of quick...

Update on UA Land Team

Offices closed due to earthquake A 7.0 earthquake struck just seven miles north of Anchorage early Friday morning. The University of Alaska Land Management office remains closed until Wednesday. Luckily, damages were minimal and nobody was hurt. Staff members and...

Thank You For Meeting With Us

A big thank you to everyone who could make time to visit with the UA Land team this week. We’d like to give you a brief summary and keep everyone in the loop, especially those who could not attend.  We tried to reach as many people as possible and are committed...

Community Meeting Reminder

Please join us Monday! We will be giving a quick update on the timber project from the UA Land team at the beginning and then we will devote most of the time to answering your questions. We’ll also have materials on hand about community engagement, maps, FAQs...

Update on Community Groups

As you know, many people in the Chilkat Valley have expressed an interest in participating in a committee or community group to give feedback on the timber project. UA Land will engage equally with any locally-formed community group but is not involved in forming...