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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Filing period opens Aug. 1 for local offices

Residents who have clamored at recent Haines Borough Assembly meetings for more public involvement can step up Aug. 1 and declare their candidacy for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 16, 2015

Future unsure for borough's economic job

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is remaining tight-lipped on the future of the municipality’s community and economic development director...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 16, 2015

School board rejects contract change, hires Carlson

The Haines Borough School Board on Monday narrowly rejected an amendment to the district’s union contract that would have allowed aides and others...

 
 News    July 16, 2015

Carlson to help site preschool

One of the jobs for interim superintendent Rich Carlson may be finding space for the Chilkat Valley Preschool at the Haines School. Former Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 9, 2015

Carlson offered superintendent job

The Haines Borough School Board on Monday voted to offer Rich Carlson of Juneau a six-month contract to serve in the position of temporary interim sup...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 9, 2015

Board OKs $4.8 million budget

The Haines Borough School Board on June 29 approved a $4.8 million general fund budget for the coming year that includes borrowing at least $152,000...

 
 News    July 9, 2015

School to see 10 new teachers

Haines Borough School District students and teachers take note: Summer vacation is half over. Teachers are due back Aug. 13 and students will attend...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 9, 2015

Duly Noted

Over 25 relatives attended the three-day Chaffin family reunion, said Phyllis Sage, who hosted this year’s reunion. Family traveled from West...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

No penalty for Jewell breaking contract

The Haines Borough School Board considered but chose not to pursue a penalty against departing superintendent Ginger Jewell for breaking a three-year...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Superintendent resigns, citing missed time with family

In explaining her surprise resignation, Haines School superintendent Ginger Jewell this week focused solely on family concerns and was unable to cite...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Board OKs laptops for grades 5 and up

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday took a big step toward its “Engaging the Future” initiative, agreeing to spend $96,000 to buy 65...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Jewell's evaluation in progress

During a two-hour executive session Tuesday, Haines Borough School Board members started an evaluation of superintendent Ginger Jewell. Jewell holds...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 5, 2015

Matthews known for caring nature

A memorial service will be held Saturday for Marge Matthews, a former town librarian remembered for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 28, 2015

Haines teachers reject negotiated contract offer

By an 80 percent margin, Haines Borough teachers last week voted to reject a compensation proposal negotiated between union representatives and the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 28, 2015

Meeting Tuesday will decide school computer issue

The Haines Borough School Board is scheduled to make a decision on its “Engaging the Future” computer initiative Tuesday, June 2. The meeting...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 28, 2015

Duly Noted

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6 at the Presbyterian Church for former town librarian and longtime resident Marge...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Exotic ales, morsels on tap for 23rd beer festival

From horchata rice beer and wild mushroom cinnamon rolls to tug of war battles and bingo games, this weekend’s 23rd Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Brain issues among concerns at tech 'open house'

“Engaging the Future,” an initiative that would expand availability of computers at the Haines School, including lower grades, came under the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Preschool to discuss fate of donations

Chilkat Valley Preschool board members will meet during a finance committee meeting May 28 and discuss what will come of about $100,000 the group...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Youth soccer program starts June 30

Community Youth Development soccer is back. The free, borough-run, summer sports program took a break last year. It will run June 30-Aug. 6, with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 14, 2015

School board OKs plan to house preschool

What a difference a year can make. In spring 2014, Chilkat Valley Preschool officials were so discouraged by the Haines Borough School District’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    May 14, 2015

Editorial

It was a fitting coincidence that the Haines School Board approved pursuing an agreement for housing the Chilkat Valley Preschool on the same day...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 7, 2015

Duly Noted

Archie Dunbar was born to parents Luck Dunbar and Jennifer Marschke at 12:21 p.m. on April 25 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. Archie...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Computer initiative stirs school board discussion

At a Tuesday budget workshop, Haines Borough School Board members questioned a technology initiative supported by the district’s administration...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Supporters: Keep highway school open 2 days weekly

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center is asking the Haines Borough to spend an additional $9,400 per year to keep the facility open...

 

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