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 By Natalie Helms    News    September 21, 2017 

School board has "hefty expectations" for superintendent hire, Carlson says

The Haines Borough School Board began discussion Tuesday on its hiring process for a new permanent superintendent. Former superintendent Tony Habra...

 

This week in history

Sept. 27, 1967 The Haines-Port Chilkoot school board has lost access to all Haines city tax money...

 

School board concerned about state test scores

Last year Haines School students scored well above the state average in English and math in a new standardized exam, but school board members said...

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Sept. 11 1967 Secretary of State Keith Miller has...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    August 31, 2017

Klukwan and Haines students head back to school

The Phrase of the Week “Yak’éi ixwsiteení!” (It is good to see you!) greeted students Monday morning at Klukwan school on their first day...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor, assembly candidates want to repair wounds

October’s municipal race heated up this week after a handful of residents declared their candidacy for mayor and assembly just before Monday’s 5...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Assembly questions 5th Avenue expansion

An unsafe passageway behind Haines School may lead the Haines Borough to extend Fifth Avenue. Public facilities director Brad Ryan asked the school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Interim superintendent commences second stint with school district

Rich Carlson is spending his 44th year in education as interim superintendent for the Haines Borough School District. Carlson was hired for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 

School board needs math lesson

The Haines Borough School Board does not understand education. People learn not only from what they are “taught” but also what they observe from...

 

Support for school board conclusion

I write in defense of the Haines Borough School Board’s handling of the termination of Tony Habra as superintendent. Allowing Mr. Habra to submit a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Marijuana industry budding in Haines

Local cannabis entrepreneurs discussed their business plans with the Haines Borough Assembly Monday and addressed local objections to their permit...

 

Shady deal hurts taxpayers

The payment of $66,000 to Tony Habra is completely unjustified, inappropriate, and not in conformance with the actual contract. If you read the contra...

 
 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...

 

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

Duly Noted

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...

 

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