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 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Two new teachers for Haines, Klukwan schools

The Haines Borough School District and the Chatham School District each have hired two new teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Alex Van Wyhe is the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Haines opens with 241students; Klukwan School at 12

Students have returned to schools in Haines and Klukwan. The Haines Borough School District opened its doors for the 2016-2017 school year Tuesday....

 

Habra seeks mentoring help

Tony Habra, the new superintendent for the Haines Borough School District, asked at Thursday’s meeting for the school board’s input and opinions...

 

Erekson in assembly race

Haines Borough School District bookkeeper Judy Erekson this week submitted her paperwork to run for assembly, joining incumbent Diana Lapham and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

College group meets Tuesday

Greg Podsiki is leading the charge to rally community support for a college in Haines. Podsiki, a 37-year resident, believes a small college or...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

New police chief adjusting to town's 'uniqueness'

Haines is a long way from Washington, D.C., and Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott has spent the last three weeks “getting used to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2016

New school chief shares views, outlook on job

New Haines Borough School Superintendent Anthony Habra said disagreement with a board that kept “Redskins” as its school mascot factored into leav...

 

Budgets take hit of $265K

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s last-minute education cuts will cost Haines about $265,000, but most of that will be borne by the Haines Borough, not the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Planners: No to land sale request

The Haines Borough’s coveted lot at the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street will remain in public hands, for now. The Planning Commission last we...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 30, 2016

Board upholds non-retention of kindergarten teacher

An informal hearing on a decision by the Haines Borough School Board to not renew the contract of kindergarten teacher Sue Ackerman took on the tenor...

 

Community supports school activities

A long overdue “thank you” to the entire Haines Borough. This community will step up and support extracurricular school activities faster than a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 16, 2016

Something's fishy about town's new crosswalks

When asked how he would respond to critics of the Haines Borough’s new decorated crosswalks, outgoing public works director Ralph Borders said,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

School board OKs $4.85 million budget

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved its $4.85 million general fund budget for the coming year, which includes some recent...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hearings set on wood chip heat proposal

The Haines Borough School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on July 14 to hear a detailed presentation and ask questions about a proposal by borough consultan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 2, 2016

Biomass plan shifts from pellets to chips

The Haines Borough’s plan to install wood-fired boilers in its public facilities took two big steps forward recently, conceptually and financially....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Police chief hire in the works

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan has offered the police chief position to one of the three candidates who visited town last...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Teacher seeks district's apology in dismissal

The Haines Borough School Board will hold an “informal non-retention hearing” starting 6 p.m. June 28 to consider the dismissal of kindergarten...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2016

School workers feel sting of insurance cost hike

A 24 percent increase in insurance costs for Haines Borough School District personnel will fall hard on aides and other non-teaching staff, whose...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2016

Carlson: School savings will last 2 more years

School board members started discussing cuts that might be forced two years from now during a budget meeting March 29, where interim superintendent Ri...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

District cuts technology position

One year after the Haines Borough School Board committed to $125,000 in high-tech classroom upgrades and $75,000 annually in lease fees, it has...

 

Proud to be part of Hotch tournament

Chilkat Valley Preschool volunteer parents ran the concession stand at the Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament. This was an exciting community...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 10, 2016

Schools forecast $269K deficit

Anticipating a 17-student drop in enrollment, the Haines Borough School District is projecting a $269,000 shortfall in its $4.93 million budget for...

 

School budget schedule, calendar set

Haines School Board members will get their first look at a draft budget for the coming year at a committee meeting set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the hi...

 

Juneau firm to look at school roof again

Silver Bow Construction of Juneau will return to Haines in warmer weather to again look at Haines School’s leaky roof, a puzzle that has defied...

 

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