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 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017 

Habra lacks leadership, school board says

Haines Borough School Board president Anne Marie Palmieri said in a statement this week that former superintendent Tony Habra’s “work performance...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017 

Interim superintendent selected

The Haines Borough School Board selected Rich Carlson Friday as the district’s interim superintendent. Carlson, a retired educator who served as Hai...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    July 20, 2017 

Duly Noted

Hannah Thomas and Troy Clark were married 5 p.m. Saturday at Chilkat State Park’s beachfront pavilion. Preacher Sage Thomas, Hannah’s father,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

Habra's departure remains a mystery

Six days after the departure of superintendent Tony Habra, Haines School Board members refused to provide details on why he was leaving one year into...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Three executive sessions on Habra

Haines Borough School Board members said this week they would schedule a fourth executive session to discuss the evaluation of first-year school super...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

District OKs $4.5 million budget

The Alaska Legislature passed a state budget last week without cuts to education, but the Haines Borough School Board still approved a stringent 2018...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Public safety commission establishes drug panel

The Haines Public Safety Commission established itself as a “Drug Awareness Task Force” June 1 after a town hall meeting where community members,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Marijuana applications up to 5

Five commercial marijuana licenses are now in various stages of the application process for operating within the Haines Borough. Resident Shawn...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 8, 2017

School budget leaves $305K in fund balance

The Haines Borough School Board will approve its budget for the coming year June 27, possibly without complete information on state funding due to...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 8, 2017

District approves new staff contracts

The Haines Borough School Board approved two, three-year contracts Monday for certified teachers and classified staff. The contracts will cost the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 25, 2017

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Song Nash, 41, died of stomach cancer in Seattle on May 20. A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Monday, May 29 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Shoreline. Wif...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 18, 2017

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

 

Highway school will hold three events

Shoppers and vendors alike crowded into the Mosquito Lake School Community Center (MLSCC) for our first Upper Valley Market of the season last...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 4, 2017

Habra quiet on plan for cuts

As the Haines School District braces for possible state budget cuts to education, superintendent Tony Habra says he won’t share his plans for local...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Board takes up chaperoning

Questions about Haines School District superintendent Tony Habra’s trip north as a chaperone for a student trip last month revealed hurdles posed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 27, 2017

School savings down to $195K

A budget battle between the Alaska state Senate and House of Representatives has the Haines School District budget in a lurch until the state’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Klukwan School loses principal after 3 years

The superintendent of Chatham School District, who also serves as Klukwan School principal, resigned last week. Superintendent Bernie Grieve...

 

Schnabel most qualified candidate ever

  There are two good candidates for the Haines Borough manager position. I would like to highlight the qualifications and experience of one. Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 13, 2017

First application filed for growing marijuana

Longtime resident Carol Waldo has applied for Haines’ first marijuana establishment license. Using the business name Glacier Bay Farms, Waldo...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

School breaks ties with sports poster company

Haines Borough School District is discontinuing a contract with a Lower 48 sports merchandise company and notifying residents that the district no lon...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 30, 2017

Mosquito Lake School to get advisory board

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a new advisory board to the Mosquito Lake School Community Center, but didn’t follow recommendations...

 
 By Leigh Horner    News    March 30, 2017

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Jemma Joy Carter was born to Lori and Mike Carter at 8:32 a.m. on March 22 at Bartlett Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. and measured 20....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017

Board takes up cost of school administration

The Haines Borough School Board zeroed in on administration at its first run-through of next year’s budget on March 16. “Talking about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Teacher Patty Brown to retire

Longtime Haines School teacher Patty Brown will resign from her position this year, accepting a retirement incentive option offered to eight eligible...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Investing in Mosquito Lake School

The idea of the Haines Borough selling the Mosquito Lake Community Center may be off the table for at least three years following a March 7 recommenda...

 

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