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 Opinion    March 26, 2015

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015 

'Common Core' foes present case

A group opposed to federal education standards known as the “Common Core” gave a presentation at the public library Tuesday, characterizing the...

 
 News    March 12, 2015

School jobs move ahead

Haines Borough School Board members last week agreed to advertise new positions in the district, although decisions to fund them have not yet been...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Board waits on 3 new school jobs

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday balked at a request by superintendent Ginger Jewell to advertise three, new full-time positions with the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    February 19, 2015

For Allen, radio and reading led to jobs here

Janine Allen doesn’t get a birthday, per say, this year, but she’s coming up on 27. The leap day baby has spent the past five years in Haines. All...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Chamber talks pot economics

As a draft marijuana bill works its way through the Alaska Legislature, the Haines Borough and Chamber of Commerce are trying to hash out how...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

Sosa: Reduce school support, Manager recommends $74K cut to district

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released details of his forthcoming budget this week, including a recommendation to cut $74,000 of school district...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Spelling bee goes on but without sponsors

The Haines School Spelling Bee has survived another round. The competition will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary gym. How the winner...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

District ups Stickler pay for principal work

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday voted unanimously to restore principal Cheryl Stickler’s salary to the same amount she received last year,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 5, 2015

Swimmers crowd pool for Games

By Krista Kielsmeier The annual Winter Games North swimming meet effectively continued for an extra day, with Juneau participants stranded in town...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Districts that hold bees pay for state travel

The Haines School’s decision to hold a spelling bee but not fund the winner’s travel to state appears to be an anomaly in Southeast, where...

 
 News    January 29, 2015

Architect brought zeal to efforts

Last spring, Sue Luescher hosted the inaugural River Talk storytelling program at the Chilkat Center. The first River Talk of this season was held...

 
 News    January 29, 2015

Pastor built church, local health clinic

 Port Chilkoot Bible Church founding pastor and local builder Wendell J. Terwilliger, 87, died at...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 15, 2015

Duly Noted

Southeast Alaska State Fair director Jessica Edwards spent three days at the International Association of Amusement Park Attractions trade show in Flo...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

School Board: Keep Mosquito Lake School

Following testimony by a half-dozen upper highway residents, the Haines Borough School Board voted 5-0 Tuesday to oppose putting up for sale Mosquito...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 8, 2015

Mosquito Lake School on two meeting agendas

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center say they’ll take their case to two Haines Borough meetings next week, including a Jan. 15...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    January 8, 2015

Swim coach, teacher traded southern roots for adventure

At a college party in Midgeville, Ga., seven years ago, a friend of Robert Butker’s introduced him to Courtney Hunt. Later, through the same...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 8, 2015

Duly Noted

Services were held Saturday for lifelong resident Fred Strong, who died at his Klukwan home Dec. 28. He was 62. Strong worked as a truck driver and co...

 
 News    December 18, 2014

Mosquito Lake School reopen may cost $160K

Reopening the Mosquito Lake School building may involve more than unlocking the door and turning up the heat. Haines Borough public facilities...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Preschool will pursue Willard site

The Chilkat Valley Preschool board last week voted to pursue a Willard Street commercial building as the school’s new site. Also, at January’s Hai...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 4, 2014

School board taps Tiffany DeWitt, Mike Wilson

Following a 20-minute closed-door session to “compare and contrast” candidates, the Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to appoi...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 4, 2014

School enrollment nearly even with last year

Enrollment at Haines School hasn’t dropped this year nearly as much as was projected. The district’s student count, which ended last year at 270,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    December 4, 2014

Editorial

Thanks to Wayne Cowart and other church leaders who organized the community Thanksgiving celebration at Haines School. A communitywide get-together...

 

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