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 By Jenny-Marie Stryker    News    July 19, 2018 

Fair celebrates 50th anniversary with historical exhibit, new rides

The Southeast Alaska State Fair next week will add a 50th anniversary retrospective; new slide and climbing tower; circus dance party; food vendors...

 

Swinton retires from school board

A 16-year member of the Haines Borough school board has decided to move on, adding a third seat to the October municipal election ballot. Sarah...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Dungeons & Dragons rolls to new popularity

Haines is overrun with ogres and dragons, magic spells, inhuman creatures and epic battles as part o...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Local idea for UA lands too late

A potential investor interested in purchasing some of the University of Alaska land slated for a proposed timber sale approached the Haines Economic...

 

Assembly at odds over university timber sale

Assembly members, meeting as a committee of the whole June 19, debated whether the borough was misrepresented in information University of Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018

Committee rejects proposal to elect board, planning commission members

Haines Mayor Jan Hill will continue to appoint volunteers to the borough’s committees and boards after a proposal to shift responsibility to voters...

 

Duly Noted

Ava Jade Stanford was born to Amber Long and Coleman Stanford on June 4 at the Family Birth Center in Juneau surrounded by siblings Grace, Ari’el...

 

School Board approves budget

“It was a whirlwind,” Principal Rene Martin said of the school year. School is out for summer, but not for the board who met on June 5 to hear rep...

 

Duly Noted

Eileena Socorro Sickman was born on May 25 at 8:18 a.m. in Juneau to Socorro and John Sickman. Baby Eileena joins sister Frida, and proud father John...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

New administrator hired for Chatham School District

The Chatham School District hired from within for its new superintendent as Gustavus School principal Ann Hilburn plans to take over the position...

 

Business Briefs

Dipper Kitchen has new owner The new owner of Dipper Kitchen hopes to blend her love for herbal medicine with the company’s natural and locally...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Enrollment drop could hurt school budget

The Haines Borough School District is at risk of losing $154,895 if school enrollment decreases as expected this fall. Interim superintendent Rich...

 

Let's elect our committees

The manager’s letter in last week’s CVN attempting to exonerate the police chief from complicity in an unfounded, brazen, and unsuccessful politic...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Homeschooling topic of joint meeting

The Haines Borough School District is taking strides to foster an inclusive relationship with roughly 50 homeschool students in the valley. As school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

School board changes administration staff

The Haines Borough School District will restructure its administrative staff to improve efficiency and save money. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

School board removes Ward's name from gym

By Natalie Helms The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to rename Karl Ward Gymnasium as Haines High School Gymnasium. “When I...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

What happens next? How a similar tragedy changed a community

Haines isn’t the only town where a trusted leader sexually abused children. In Charleston, South Carolina during the late 1980s, a victim came...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 29, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday to start 'Shop Local' drive Alaska Arts Confluence creative director Carol Tuynman...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Question raised about Open Meetings Act after public excluded from briefing

The Haines Borough manager and police chief on Wednesday uninvited the assembly to a meeting aimed at developing a local response plan for active...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Students to stage walkouts in response to school shootings

The Haines High School student council will lead a walkout next week in support of stricter gun regulations after recent school shootings, said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

Borough Briefs

Assembly appoints public safety members The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed three new public safety commissioners. Chuck Mitman, Pat Hefley...

 

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