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 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 13, 2014

A crosswalk on Third Avenue?

The Third Avenue improvements project is fully designed and ready to go to bid, but questions linger about the design’s safety and the Haines...

 
 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...

 
 Opinion    March 13, 2014

Editorial

Despite the absence of the valley’s major retailers and its manufacturers, the Haines Chamber of Commerce “Economic Summit” was a success for...

 
 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...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Legislator to address Chamber on Saturday

State Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, is coming to Haines this weekend to visit with the Chamber of Commerce, the Haines Borough School Board...

 
 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Andriesen captures spelling title

Fifth-grader Lydia Andriesen spelled her way to victory Wednesday at the Haines School Spelling Bee, but the 11-year-old was humble about her win...

 
 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 Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 6, 2014

Duly Noted

Three Haines families spent nearly a week in Disneyland and several days trying to get back home through the heavy fog enshrouding Juneau. The familie...

 
 News    January 30, 2014

Preschool meeting set

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board will meet at the school 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss options following a decision by the Haines Borough Assembly to...

 
 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...

 
 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 Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 16, 2014

Dolphins host meet starting on Saturday

The Haines Dolphins swim team will host Juneau and Whitehorse squads at the annual Winter Games meet this weekend, Jan. 18-19. Dolphins board member...

 
 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...

 

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