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 By Karen Garcia    News    August 27, 2015 

Library expansion plan grows new wing

Following a June visit by the Rasmuson Foundation, Haines Borough Public Library Board members have decided to think big when it comes to a planned...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    August 27, 2015 

Editorial

As it was only about 15 years ago that brown bear sows and cubs started showing up in numbers along the Chilkoot River during daylight hours, the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    August 27, 2015 

Duly Noted

    Sockeye Cycle had a celebrity guest on one of its Skagway bicycle tours last week. Academy Award-winning actor Gene Hackman and wife Betsy...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 20, 2015

School board approves teachers' contract

After a 45-minute executive session, the Haines Borough School Board Tuesday accepted a revised contract with the local teachers’ union. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 20, 2015

District to pay $7,000 for help with superintendent hire

The Haines School Board on Tuesday approved paying the Alaska Association of School Boards $7,000 to lead it through its next superintendent hire....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 20, 2015

Cottage Arts offers local creations

Last fall, when Nelle Jurgeleit-Greene drove past the empty Portage Street building vacated by Sarah J’s cafe, she thought to herself, “There’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 13, 2015

Only 2 assembly candidates; filing deadline Thursday

A familiar face and a familiar voice will vie for seats on the Haines Borough Assembly this October, but if no one else files for candidacy soon, it...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    August 13, 2015

Editorial

Haines Borough policy allowing free, overflow camping in public places during events that book the town could stand some tweaking. Putting campers in...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 6, 2015

Pet Duly Noted

Editor’s note: Reporter Eileen McIver has covered Duly Noted for the CVN this summer, but her real interest is animals. McIver is returning to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Filing period opens Aug. 1 for local offices

Residents who have clamored at recent Haines Borough Assembly meetings for more public involvement can step up Aug. 1 and declare their candidacy for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Future unsure for borough's economic job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is remaining tight-lipped on the future of the municipality’s community and economic development director...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 16, 2015

School board rejects contract change, hires Carlson

The Haines Borough School Board on Monday narrowly rejected an amendment to the district’s union contract that would have allowed aides and others...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Carlson to help site preschool

One of the jobs for interim superintendent Rich Carlson may be finding space for the Chilkat Valley Preschool at the Haines School. Former Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 9, 2015

Carlson offered superintendent job

The Haines Borough School Board on Monday voted to offer Rich Carlson of Juneau a six-month contract to serve in the position of temporary interim sup...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 9, 2015

Board OKs $4.8 million budget

The Haines Borough School Board on June 29 approved a $4.8 million general fund budget for the coming year that includes borrowing at least $152,000...

 
 News    July 9, 2015

School to see 10 new teachers

Haines Borough School District students and teachers take note: Summer vacation is half over. Teachers are due back Aug. 13 and students will attend...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 9, 2015

Duly Noted

Over 25 relatives attended the three-day Chaffin family reunion, said Phyllis Sage, who hosted this year’s reunion. Family traveled from West...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

No penalty for Jewell breaking contract

The Haines Borough School Board considered but chose not to pursue a penalty against departing superintendent Ginger Jewell for breaking a three-year...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Superintendent resigns, citing missed time with family

In explaining her surprise resignation, Haines School superintendent Ginger Jewell this week focused solely on family concerns and was unable to cite...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Board OKs laptops for grades 5 and up

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday took a big step toward its “Engaging the Future” initiative, agreeing to spend $96,000 to buy 65...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Jewell's evaluation in progress

During a two-hour executive session Tuesday, Haines Borough School Board members started an evaluation of superintendent Ginger Jewell. Jewell holds...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 5, 2015

Matthews known for caring nature

A memorial service will be held Saturday for Marge Matthews, a former town librarian remembered for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 28, 2015

Haines teachers reject negotiated contract offer

By an 80 percent margin, Haines Borough teachers last week voted to reject a compensation proposal negotiated between union representatives and the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 28, 2015

Meeting Tuesday will decide school computer issue

The Haines Borough School Board is scheduled to make a decision on its “Engaging the Future” computer initiative Tuesday, June 2. The meeting...

 

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