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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

No penalty for Jewell breaking contract

The Haines Borough School Board considered but chose not to pursue a penalty against departing superintendent Ginger Jewell for breaking a three-year...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Lemcke: Don't expect long-term fix from $52K in roof repairs

The Haines School roof isn’t one, but several roofs that have been replaced at different times using at least three different kinds of coverings....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Jewell's evaluation in progress

During a two-hour executive session Tuesday, Haines Borough School Board members started an evaluation of superintendent Ginger Jewell. Jewell holds...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Assembly OKs $12 million budget including lobbyist, tax increase

Although two of its six members were absent Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed the municipality’s roughly $12 million spending plan for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 28, 2015

Haines teachers reject negotiated contract offer

By an 80 percent margin, Haines Borough teachers last week voted to reject a compensation proposal negotiated between union representatives and the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 28, 2015

Meeting Tuesday will decide school computer issue

The Haines Borough School Board is scheduled to make a decision on its “Engaging the Future” computer initiative Tuesday, June 2. The meeting...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Brain issues among concerns at tech 'open house'

“Engaging the Future,” an initiative that would expand availability of computers at the Haines School, including lower grades, came under the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Preschool to discuss fate of donations

Chilkat Valley Preschool board members will meet during a finance committee meeting May 28 and discuss what will come of about $100,000 the group...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 14, 2015

School board OKs plan to house preschool

What a difference a year can make. In spring 2014, Chilkat Valley Preschool officials were so discouraged by the Haines Borough School District’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 30, 2015

Ratings website says school district #1 in Alaska

Haines Borough School District officials this week said they were flattered – and a bit surprised – by an Internet-based company ranking the...

 
 News    April 23, 2015

Borough budget boosted $125K

The Haines Borough expects to receive an estimated $125,000 in additional money for next year’s budget following recent Congressional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Computer initiative stirs school board discussion

At a Tuesday budget workshop, Haines Borough School Board members questioned a technology initiative supported by the district’s administration...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Supporters: Keep highway school open 2 days weekly

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center is asking the Haines Borough to spend an additional $9,400 per year to keep the facility open...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

Legislature cutting local jobs, services

The Haines Division of Forestry office was apparently eliminated and the future of public radio funding and the ferry schedule hanged in the balance...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Legislator: Repeal program that funds artworks

The Alaska Legislature is considering eliminating a program that paid for much of the public art around Haines and provided work for local artists...

 
 News    April 2, 2015

District seeks $283K budget cut

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday looked at ways of reducing a $283,000 projected deficit in its draft operating budget for the coming year....

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2015

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 
 News    March 12, 2015

School jobs move ahead

Haines Borough School Board members last week agreed to advertise new positions in the district, although decisions to fund them have not yet been...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Board waits on 3 new school jobs

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday balked at a request by superintendent Ginger Jewell to advertise three, new full-time positions with the...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 26, 2015

Duly Noted

Friends and family gathered Feb. 14 for a celebration of the 95th birthday of John Schnabel, held at the Fort Seward Lodge. Grandson Parker Schnabel,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Sosa: Reduce school support, Manager recommends $74K cut to district

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released details of his forthcoming budget this week, including a recommendation to cut $74,000 of school district...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

District ups Stickler pay for principal work

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday voted unanimously to restore principal Cheryl Stickler’s salary to the same amount she received last year,...

 
 Letters    January 29, 2015

School produces surplus for district

Mosquito Lake School is a gem of a school. I hope to see it re-open its doors in fall 2015. This small school model is a valuable, alternative choice...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    January 29, 2015

Duly Noted

Chad Bieberich and Sylvia Heinz were married Jan. 24 at their Chilkat State Park Road property. The weather cleared for the ceremony, which was...

 

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