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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014 

Revitalize this: Large, empty and downtown

This is the first in a series of articles about the emptying of the town’s core. Stories in coming weeks will include the role of government in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 17, 2014 

School to hire 'dean of students'

Under a staffing plan that responds to the departure of vice-principal Michelle Byer, the Haines Borough School Board Monday approved hire of a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

Purpose vexes downtown group

The Haines Borough Downtown Revitalization Committee March 27 voted to adorn the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street with picnic tables and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 3, 2014

Superintendent finalist bows out

The Haines Borough School District is again shopping for a superintendent. The district’s lone finalist for the job, Ted VanBronkhorst of Unalakleet...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 27, 2014

District down to a single finalist

Following the Wrangell school district’s hire of Jay Thomas, the Haines Borough School Board is down to a single finalist for its superintendent job...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 20, 2014

School superintendent hire looms

The Haines Borough School Board is hoping to select a new superintendent by March 29. A hiring committee of board members and school officials that...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 13, 2014

School board votes to close Mosquito Lake

The Haines Borough School Board voted 6-0 Tuesday to close the Mosquito Lake School. Member Brian Clay abstained. No members of the public testified o...

 
 News    March 13, 2014

Top speller stumped by 'dorcastry' at bee

The spelling of the word “dorcastry” tripped seventh-grader Tailer Olsson of Haines at the Alaska 2014 State Spelling Bee Feb. 28. Olsson, 13, was...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 6, 2014

Borough pursues bonds for school

Acting as a combined body, the Haines Borough Assembly and school board voted Tuesday to begin a process that could put $6.94 million in school...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 20, 2014

School board to seek maximum support from borough

Facing declining enrollment and state foundation funding that hasn’t increased for several years, the Haines School Board will be seeking the...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Borough, district OK air-handler project

With recent approval of an additional $70,000 from school district coffers, the Haines Borough is going ahead with a $350,000 replacement of three...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 6, 2014

Michael Byer resigns after 7 years

Haines Borough School District Superintendent Michael Byer will be leaving at the end of the school year. Byer, who started with the district in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 6, 2014

Preschool pursues modular unit on school grounds

Members of the Chilkat Valley Preschool board agreed Monday to pursue purchase of a modular structure to be located on the Haines School grounds as...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Board lukewarm to site plan

An idea to site a modular Chilkat Valley Preschool building on the Haines School grounds received a lukewarm reception at Tuesday’s school board...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Mosquito Lake School survey due next week

A survey about the future of Mosquito Lake School was scheduled to go out late this week, with a one-week deadline for return. The survey, developed...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 23, 2014

Highway residents push school ideas

About 20 upper valley residents and others made an enthusiastic appeal for keeping Mosquito Lake School open Tuesday, saying the Haines Borough...

 
 Letters    January 23, 2014

Workers should pay their way at pool

Haines is fortunate to have a swimming pool, despite being a small community. As is periodically noted, the pool is an expensive facility, but it...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 23, 2014

Duly Noted

Corvus Bruce Rodney Benassi was born 2:31 a.m. Saturday at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Cassie Miller and Josh Benassi. He weighed...

 
 Opinion    January 23, 2014

Editorial

The Haines Borough School Board should be commended for Tuesday’s meeting at Mosquito Lake School, an exercise in creative democracy and a model for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 16, 2014

Sewer plant at top of borough's wish list

The Haines Borough’s capital requests “wish list” to the Alaska Legislature for the 2015 fiscal year looks about the same as last year’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 News    December 19, 2013

No overseas calls on phone bill

The Haines Borough School District apparently won’t be billed for as many as 74 hours of long-distance calls overseas to places including Serbia...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 5, 2013

Enrollment at Mosquito Lake at 6 students

Haines Borough School Board members heard Tuesday that attendance at Mosquito Lake School has dropped to six students, adding urgency to concerns...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 28, 2013

Hackers accessed voice mail

A caller who apparently hacked the Haines Borough School District’s phone system may have accessed the system through a default password to an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 21, 2013

Mosquito Lake enrollment short

An official count of only nine students at Mosquito Lake School will reduce state funding for the Haines Borough School District and will prompt...

 

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