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 News    July 21, 2016 

Budgets take hit of $265K

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s last-minute education cuts will cost Haines about $265,000, but most of that will be borne by the Haines Borough, not the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Lapham, Lende say they'll run

Though the candidate filing period doesn’t open until Aug. 1, Haines is abuzz with chatter about who will vie for two borough assembly seats up for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 14, 2016

Borough seen as regional pilot for wood chip heat

The revised Haines Borough biomass project was characterized as a pilot project for small towns throughout Southeast at a Monday meeting where a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 7, 2016

Two meetings to give update on biomass project

A shift in plans for municipal biomass heat from wood pellets to chips will be a main topic at two informational public meetings next week hosted by...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 7, 2016

Duly Noted

Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 30, 2016

Board upholds non-retention of kindergarten teacher

An informal hearing on a decision by the Haines Borough School Board to not renew the contract of kindergarten teacher Sue Ackerman took on the tenor...

 
 Letters    June 23, 2016

Community supports school activities

A long overdue “thank you” to the entire Haines Borough. This community will step up and support extracurricular school activities faster than a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

School board OKs $4.85 million budget

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved its $4.85 million general fund budget for the coming year, which includes some recent...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hearings set on wood chip heat proposal

The Haines Borough School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on July 14 to hear a detailed presentation and ask questions about a proposal by borough consultan...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 9, 2016

Duly Noted

Joe Ordonez’s, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve,” is featured with other recently published Alaska...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 2, 2016

Biomass plan shifts from pellets to chips

The Haines Borough’s plan to install wood-fired boilers in its public facilities took two big steps forward recently, conceptually and financially....

 
 Letters    May 26, 2016

Hot dog sale boosts History Day trip

We have some more thank-yous to say to the community of Haines for their donations to our History Day trip! We are very grateful to have received...

 
 Letters    May 26, 2016

Thanks for helping Mosquito Lake effort

The Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center (FMLSCC) would like to thank all of the businesses and individuals who made our May 21...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016

Duly Noted

Hugh James Rietze was born at 12:26 p.m. on May 14 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Genny and Harry Rietze. Hugh was 8 lbs., 4 oz....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Assemblyman's absences at issue

The Haines Borough administration is grappling with how to deal with complaints about assembly member George Campbell’s continued physical absence...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Teacher seeks district's apology in dismissal

The Haines Borough School Board will hold an “informal non-retention hearing” starting 6 p.m. June 28 to consider the dismissal of kindergarten...

 
 News    April 14, 2016

Coach's effort one for the record books

Kyle Fossman led the Haines High School boys’ basketball teams to state championships in 2008 and 2010 and may hold the school record for career...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Draft budget balanced with $400K in savings

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan last week released his $12.3 million draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes cutting the...

 
 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...

 
 Opinion    March 24, 2016

Editorial

Winter can grow long in the tooth in March and April. The calendar marks the start of spring but Alaskans who have been snowed on in May know the seas...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 17, 2016

Nash excelled in athletics, art

Friends and family members this week memorialized Aaron Nash as a standout artist, snowboarder,...

 
 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 Karen Garcia    News    March 10, 2016

Alcohol permits: Too many or not enough?

Two applications for public convenience beer and wine licenses in Haines have touched off a discussion about whether the municipality would have too...

 

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