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 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...

 
 Letters    March 17, 2016

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...

 
 News    March 3, 2016

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...

 
 News    March 3, 2016

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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    March 3, 2016

Duly Noted

Haines High School senior Autumn Gross was recently named “Student of the Year” by the Alaska Society for Technology and Education. ASTE...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 25, 2016

Michigan man new school superintendent

Anthony Habra, who worked the last six years heading up small-town school districts in Michigan, this week signed an agreement for a three-year...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 18, 2016

Ferry study draws mixed response

Alaska legislators this week gave varying views of a McDowell Group report that found a return of $2.50 in economic benefits for every state dollar sp...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 18, 2016

Superintendent finalists to meet public Tuesday

The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent hired in just a few days. Three finalists for the job are scheduled to arrive here...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 11, 2016

Superintendent candidates down to 3

Following about five hours of closed-door meetings to “compare and contrast” candidates, the Haines Borough School Board on Wednesday narrowed to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016

Superintendent job draws 21 applicants

Twenty-one people have applied to be superintendent of the Haines Borough School District, but the public will get to know the identities of only a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016

Assembly to review Mosquito Lake School agreement

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan and highway residents are endorsing an agreement for shared management of the former Mosquito Lake School....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016

Carlson: District's budget not bright

The Haines Borough School District’s finances aren’t as rosy as some might think, interim superintendent Rich Carlson said this week. Carlson,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 21, 2016

School savings: $903K

The Haines Borough School Board last week heard the district is carrying a general fund balance of $906,000. Carlson said the amount was “hefty,”...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

CVN's 1st edition published 50 years ago this week

Ray Menaker, a 43-year-old Haines High School French teacher, and Bill Hartmann, a 17-year-old student, launched the town’s newspaper 50 years ago...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

Year marked by citizen involvement

Heightened citizen participation marked 2015, a year in which residents challenged municipal leaders on a range of issues, and seemingly small...

 
 News    December 17, 2015

Carlson on job until July

The Haines Borough School District last week unanimously approved a contract addendum with interim superintendent Rich Carlson that will pay him...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    December 10, 2015

McPhetres remembered as gracious, hard-working

A memorial service will be held Dec. 28 in Juneau for Steve McPhetres, a former Haines school...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Superintendent search extended

The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Monday to extend its search for a new superintendent after hearing that the two candidates that met...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Joint proposal for senior center

Two nonprofits have reached an agreement that would allow both seniors and preschoolers use of the Haines Senior Center, but it will be up to the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Community foundation gives $18K to 14 nonprofits

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded more than $18,000 to 14 local nonprofits this week, including to new applicant the Haines Avalanche...

 
 Letters    November 12, 2015

Hurt feelings started with false promises

After reading Mr. Brian Elliott’s letter to the paper this week and reading Mr. Tom Morphet’s article regarding the Chilkat Valley Preschool, I...

 

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