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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016 

Superintendent job draws 21 applicants

Twenty-one people have applied to be superintendent of the Haines Borough School District, but the public will get to know the identities of only a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016 

Carlson: District's budget not bright

The Haines Borough School District’s finances aren’t as rosy as some might think, interim superintendent Rich Carlson said this week. Carlson,...

 
 News    January 28, 2016

Winter Games set

About 85 swimmers are expected to compete at the annual Winter Games North swim meet this weekend in Haines. Jim Green, president of the Haines Dolphi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    January 28, 2016

Duly Noted

Micah Charlton McMahan was born to parents Emily and Adam McMahan of Haines at 3:48 a.m. on Jan. 7. He was born at a birth center in Nashville, Tenn....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 21, 2016

School savings: $903K

The Haines Borough School Board last week heard the district is carrying a general fund balance of $906,000. Carlson said the amount was “hefty,”...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Harrell donates $1.39 million to local causes, groups

Gifts of more than $30,000 to organizations around town in December capped $1.39 million in community donations made by resident Lucy Harrell in...

 
 By Dan Lundberg    Duly Noted    January 7, 2016

Duly Noted

By Dan Lundberg Nancy DeCherney is one of eight recipients of Alaska State Council on the Arts and Alaska Humanities Forum’s 2016 Governor’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

Year marked by citizen involvement

Heightened citizen participation marked 2015, a year in which residents challenged municipal leaders on a range of issues, and seemingly small...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

State test results put math program in spotlight

School district officials said this week the preliminary statewide test results showing Haines students just above the state average for meeting...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

School enrollment highest since 2012

Enrollment at the Haines School increased 11 students this year to 277, based partly on increased numbers of students enrolled through the local...

 
 News    December 17, 2015

Carlson on job until July

The Haines Borough School District last week unanimously approved a contract addendum with interim superintendent Rich Carlson that will pay him...

 
 Opinion    December 10, 2015

Editorial

With the recent failure of high-ranking government executives who came from out of town, the pendulum of public opinion is predictably swinging back...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Superintendent search extended

The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Monday to extend its search for a new superintendent after hearing that the two candidates that met...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

Joint proposal for senior center

Two nonprofits have reached an agreement that would allow both seniors and preschoolers use of the Haines Senior Center, but it will be up to the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    November 26, 2015

Duly Noted

James Boon Ackerman was born Nov. 19 at Anchorage’s Alaska Native Medical Center to parents Sue and Tim Ackerman. James weighed seven pounds and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    November 19, 2015

Duly Noted

By Karen Garcia Bob Lowden, a mechanic who operated a garage in Haines for more than 20 years, died Monday at a hospice facility in Wasilla. He was 64...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Nonprofit funding cut again

Haines Borough Assembly funding for local nonprofits dropped again this year, from $94,300 last year to $76,100 approved at Tuesday’s meeting....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Preschool to consider 2 options

Chilkat Valley Preschool officials say they’ll be looking at alternatives – including acquiring the Haines Borough’s Human Resources Building,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 12, 2015

Community foundation gives $18K to 14 nonprofits

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded more than $18,000 to 14 local nonprofits this week, including to new applicant the Haines Avalanche...

 
 Letters    November 12, 2015

Hurt feelings started with false promises

After reading Mr. Brian Elliott’s letter to the paper this week and reading Mr. Tom Morphet’s article regarding the Chilkat Valley Preschool, I...

 
 Letters    November 12, 2015

CVP board grateful for school site effort

We wish to extend our gratitude to the teachers, board, staff and administrators of the Haines Borough School District for the effort put forth to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 5, 2015

Board drops plan for preschool

In a decision fraught with tears and recriminations, the Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Monday against moving forward with a memorandum of...

 
 Letters    November 5, 2015

Would 17 students impact school

So let me get this straight: In spring 2015 the Haines Borough School District superintendent and the school board unanimously agreed to allow the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 29, 2015

Vote on preschool Monday

A proposed agreement between the Haines Borough School District and Chilkat Valley Preschool to site the preschool program at the Haines School...

 
 Letters    October 29, 2015

Teachers left out of preschool decision

An article in the Oct. 8 issue of the CVN gives details that the school board president “...didn’t want discussion of the (preschool) issue in...

 

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