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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

What happens next? How a similar tragedy changed a community

Haines isn’t the only town where a trusted leader sexually abused children. In Charleston, South Carolina during the late 1980s, a victim came...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 29, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday to start 'Shop Local' drive Alaska Arts Confluence creative director Carol Tuynman...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Question raised about Open Meetings Act after public excluded from briefing

The Haines Borough manager and police chief on Wednesday uninvited the assembly to a meeting aimed at developing a local response plan for active...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Students to stage walkouts in response to school shootings

The Haines High School student council will lead a walkout next week in support of stricter gun regulations after recent school shootings, said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

Borough Briefs

Assembly appoints public safety members The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed three new public safety commissioners. Chuck Mitman, Pat Hefley...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Town helps with medical bills after student loses fingers in shop accident

A Haines High School student who cut off three fingers in a shop class accident last week will likely regain the use of two of her fingers after a...

 

Black: former Haines city mayor, veteran

Dave Black, 82, former mayor and businessman, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 in Puyallup, Wash.... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Mary Ann Price became a great grandma again on Jan. 11. Bobby Giovanni Ginn-Price, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces, was born to proud parents Bobby...

 

School board hires new superintendent

Roy Getchell, most recently an elementary school principal in Avon, Colo., will be Haines' new super...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018

Clay resigns as fire chief

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brian Clay resigned his position Feb. 12, two days after his arrest for driving under the influence. Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 15, 2018

One of two superintendent candidates out of the running

The Haines School Board will only interview one superintendent candidate next week. One of the two final candidates, Patrick Manning, accepted a...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    February 15, 2018

Glacier Bears fall in final away games against Metlakatla

For their final away games of this year’s regular season, the Haines Glacier Bears traveled to Metlakatla to take on the Chiefs and Miss Chiefs. It...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 8, 2018

Baseline economic data study ready by summer

Some Haines residents are skeptical of Haines Economic Development Corporation’s plan for a new economic development report, but board members say...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 8, 2018

School board selects two superintendent finalists

Two experienced educators, one from Alaska and the other from Colorado, are finalists for the Haines School District superintendent position. The Hain...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 8, 2018

Public safety commission appoints two new members

The Public Safety Commission recommended SEARHC administrator Pat Hefley and Chuck Mitman to sit on the board. The recommendations come after postpone...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 8, 2018

More tenured teachers raises concerns

Almost all Haines School teachers will become tenured at the start of next school year, and some Haines School Board members raised concerns that it...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 1, 2018

Superintendent candidates down to six

The Haines Borough School Board and its search committee pared down 25 applicants for superintendent to six semifinalists this week. The candidates...

 

Families mingle, feast with teachers

Families played games and had a feast with teachers and staff at the Healthy Living Family Fun Night Thursday. Family Fun night, in its inaugural...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    January 25, 2018

Glacier Bears boys and girls tangle in Wrangell

Boys With three seconds remaining in the third quarter of Wednesday night's game between the...

 
 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...

 

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