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 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017 

Board takes up cost of school administration

The Haines Borough School Board zeroed in on administration at its first run-through of next year’s budget on March 16. “Talking about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Teacher Patty Brown to retire

Longtime Haines School teacher Patty Brown will resign from her position this year, accepting a retirement incentive option offered to eight eligible...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Investing in Mosquito Lake School

The idea of the Haines Borough selling the Mosquito Lake Community Center may be off the table for at least three years following a March 7 recommenda...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Math teacher Davis to lead music

By Natalie HelmsHigh school math teacher Matt Davis will take over the district’s full-time music teacher position, Haines Borough School Principal...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    March 2, 2017

Despite testimony, Muccino out

The Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Wednesday to accept the resignation of music teacher Jason Muccino, despite testimony of about 50 students...

 

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North Gil Bishop was born Feb. 22 to Sarah and Chorus Bishop at the Juneau Family Birth Center. North joins sister Garland, 21 months. Grandparents Ge...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2017

District lays off music teacher

The Haines Borough School District won’t renew the contract of Jason Muccino, its only full-time music teacher. The district plans to cover music...

 

District pens policy on absences

The Haines Borough School District recently put its planned absence practices in writing, adding a section to policy to formalize procedures enforced...

 

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Rhonda and Rod Hinson are back from volunteering at the start of the Yukon Quest, the 1,000-mile international sled dog race between Fairbanks and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Too many school absences?

Are planned absences taking too big a bite out of learning at the Haines School? At Tuesday’s school board meeting, two veteran teachers expressed...

 

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Haines Borough Public Library Director Patricia Brown has been appointed to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Council on Libraries. The one-year appo...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Assembly takes up taxes, cuts

Haines Borough Assembly members voiced support for reducing or eliminating dedication of sales taxes, and pursuing new alcohol, tobacco and marijuana...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Gym Floor defies fixes

The Haines High School gym floor may be stripped to the hardwood, repainted and refinished this summer after two recent attempts to recoat it...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

School budget meeting draws little comment

Only a few Haines residents chimed in Wednesday to discuss the Haines School District’s budget for the coming year, which would use up the last of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

School board seeks computers' benefits

Haines School Board members requested a more comprehensive technology plan at its Jan. 24 workshop, saying they had no clear idea of how to assess...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

District expects $490K budget hole

The Haines School Board reviewed a “bleak” 2018 budget draft for the first time at a workshop Tuesday. Next year’s budget appears to be about $4...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

School board appoints Kitayama to fill vacant seat

Longtime teacher Jeanne Kitayama was unanimously appointed to fill an open seat on the Haines School Board Jan. 10. “Joining the school board for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Firefighters elect Clay to lead department

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department this month elected Brian Clay as its new chief in a close vote between two veteran finalists. Clay defeated...

 

Student saved from choking

When a Haines High School student called for help as he began to choke at school Monday, Natalie Benassi’s instincts kicked in. “This is not only...

 

Students and seniors to share lunch at school

A new pilot program for seniors to join elementary school students for lunches in the school cafeteria will be put to the test in January. The...

 

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Molly Frances Dorn was born Dec. 9 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Eliza and Dr. Justin Dorn. She weighed 6 lbs., 15 oz. and measured 29...

 

Fire department looks at 2 chief candidates

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department this month will elect a new chief from among two veteran finalists. The victor will inherit ongoing state budget...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    December 1, 2016

Haines Assisted Living hires nurse administrator

Haines Assisted Living welcomed Stephanie Pattison back to Haines as the new nurse administrator last month. After restructuring HAL staff, board...

 

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