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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015 

Exotic ales, morsels on tap for 23rd beer festival

From horchata rice beer and wild mushroom cinnamon rolls to tug of war battles and bingo games, this weekend’s 23rd Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer a...

 
 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 21, 2015 

Youth soccer program starts June 30

Community Youth Development soccer is back. The free, borough-run, summer sports program took a break last year. It will run June 30-Aug. 6, with...

 
 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    Opinion    May 14, 2015

Editorial

It was a fitting coincidence that the Haines School Board approved pursuing an agreement for housing the Chilkat Valley Preschool on the same day...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 7, 2015

Duly Noted

Archie Dunbar was born to parents Luck Dunbar and Jennifer Marschke at 12:21 p.m. on April 25 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. Archie...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Preschool may stay put, after all

Chilkat Valley Preschool leaders have told Haines Borough officials they may be interested in the government gifting them the Human Resources...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Sosa's budget: Cut HARK, leave 1 police job unfilled

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released his draft $12 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday. It includes a mill rate increase,...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    April 2, 2015

Activist Tuynman built career around art, community

In 1959, Carol Tuynman was a studious eighth-grader in a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., when her family made a summer trip to Alaska. Parents Louie and...

 
 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...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

'Common Core' foes present case

A group opposed to federal education standards known as the “Common Core” gave a presentation at the public library Tuesday, characterizing the...

 
 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 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 Lindsay Johnson    News    February 19, 2015

For Allen, radio and reading led to jobs here

Janine Allen doesn’t get a birthday, per say, this year, but she’s coming up on 27. The leap day baby has spent the past five years in Haines. All...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Chamber talks pot economics

As a draft marijuana bill works its way through the Alaska Legislature, the Haines Borough and Chamber of Commerce are trying to hash out how...

 
 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 Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Spelling bee goes on but without sponsors

The Haines School Spelling Bee has survived another round. The competition will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary gym. How the winner...

 
 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,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 5, 2015

Swimmers crowd pool for Games

By Krista Kielsmeier The annual Winter Games North swimming meet effectively continued for an extra day, with Juneau participants stranded in town...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Districts that hold bees pay for state travel

The Haines School’s decision to hold a spelling bee but not fund the winner’s travel to state appears to be an anomaly in Southeast, where...

 

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