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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Assembly questions mayor on commission appointments

A Haines Borough Assembly member and a public safety commission applicant are pushing to seek its board appointments after Mayor Jan Hill stopped sche...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 11, 2018

Superintendent applicants up to 11

The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent by the end of February. Interim superintendent Rich Carlson said, as of Tuesday’s...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 

Students learn civics in mock trial

Haines high schoolers turned the hallway into a courtroom Thursday as they suited up for a mock trial to charge a fictitious robber. Mark...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017

School to see boost in enrollment funding

Haines Borough School District will see a bump in revenue from the state for increased enrollment. Though the firm figures aren’t expected until...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017

Superintendent search yields one applicant to date

Interim superintendent Rich Carlson told school board members Tuesday evening that there’s only one applicant so far for the superintendent...

 

New committee appointments

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and parks and recreation advisory committee recommended new appointments for expired and empty seats to mayor...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

"Arcturus" shines bright in boat builder's memory

There's an empty slip in the small boat harbor that Terry Jacobson can't help but feel a little...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines Borough Public Library hosted a Literary Haunted House for Halloween. Visitors were greeted by Madox Rodgers, who popped up out of a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Voters elect Hill, Josephson and Scott; last seat still close

Haines voters re-elected Jan Hill as mayor and chose Brenda Josephson and Stephanie Scott to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly during Tuesday’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Board opts for in-house superintendent search

The Haines Borough School Board decided Tuesday to conduct the district’s superintendent search in-house with assistance from a consultant and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Superintendent search draws on low fund balance

Haines Borough School District Interim Superintendent Rich Carlson said Tuesday he is “cautiously optimistic” about the district’s budget...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 5, 2017

Boys cross-country runners improve best times at state meet

Haines cross-country runners lost ground but gained important experience at last weekend’s state cross-country championship at Anchorage’s...

 

Three school board candidates run uncontested

Three incumbents running unchallenged to reclaim their seats on the Haines Borough School Board said declining enrollment, budget woes and hiring a pe...

 

Josephson brings expertise

I was highly impressed with Brenda Josephson at the recent KHNS/CVN candidate forum. Ever since her arrival in Haines I’ve seen Brenda step up and...

 

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...

 

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