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Gym delay ongoing

Part of the Haines School gym floor was scraped last week to prepare it to be refinished a second time this year. Superintendent Tony Habra said he...

 

Gym floor still drying

The Haines School gym floor may have to be refinished again because the coating applied last month is still not completely dry. The gel-like coating...

 

School board approves mentorship program

The Haines School Board approved a mentorship program for superintendent Tony Habra Tuesday at a reduced cost to one proposed last month. The Alaska...

 

Habra seeks mentoring help

Tony Habra, the new superintendent for the Haines Borough School District, asked at Thursday’s meeting for the school board’s input and opinions...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Workshop will explain school, staff surveys

A recent survey of Haines School students and staff reported increases in student delinquent behaviors as well as decreases in peer climate and...

 

Erekson in assembly race

Haines Borough School District bookkeeper Judy Erekson this week submitted her paperwork to run for assembly, joining incumbent Diana Lapham and...

 

Duly Noted

Kimberly Chambers, 28, died Monday following an accident. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Champagne, Y.T. The mobile mammography...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

Local woman wins Fulbright award

When Tlingit Native and former Haines resident Crystalyn Lemieux decided to apply for the Fulbright Scholar program only two weeks before the...

 

One week remaining to file for local office

The deadline to file for Haines Borough office is drawing near, with three residents submitting the required paperwork as of press time Wednesday....

 

McCarter, ferry worker, KHNS volunteer, dies at 67

Mick McCarter, a former KHNS volunteer and board member died Saturday, Aug.  6, of apparent heart...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 28, 2016

Few turn out for assembly training day

A new program aimed at training residents contemplating a run for Haines Borough Assembly drew little interest this week, with three members of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2016

New school chief shares views, outlook on job

New Haines Borough School Superintendent Anthony Habra said disagreement with a board that kept “Redskins” as its school mascot factored into leav...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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....

 

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...

 

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