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 Letters    July 24, 2014 

Scott's call to sell school appalling

We are appalled at Mayor Scott’s opinion in the July 17, 2014 edition of the CVN, concerning Mosquito Lake School that we should “get rid of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Intruders at Mosquito Lake School

Trespassers apparently have been helping themselves to the recently vacated Mosquito Lake School. Jim Stanford, a Mosquito Lake resident charged with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014

Barracks makes endangered list

The Fort Seward barracks building has been named to a list of the 10 most endangered historic properties in Alaska. The Alaska Association for...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 17, 2014

Duly Noted

Timothy Mikael “JJ” Ackerman was born 1:24 a.m. July 8 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to parents Timothy James Ackerman and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 3, 2014

Removal of books, supplies at school spurs concern

The recent removal of textbooks, library books, art supplies and furniture from Mosquito Lake School won’t diminish the likelihood of the school...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 3, 2014

Borough legal bill $70K last year

The Haines Borough spent about $70,000 on legal services in the past year, including $11,500 on the 2013 election investigation and $7,000 on the appe...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

District staff get paid vacation

On a 4-1 vote, the Haines Borough School Board Tuesday approved a combined $12,000 in paid vacation time and raises for two school district office...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 12, 2014

School-library trail planned

Haines Borough School Board members and borough officials envision maintaining a winter walking trail between the Haines School and public library, in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 12, 2014

Three grades fully proficient in reading

Haines students in grades three, four and five scored 100 percent in recent “standards based assessment” tests for reading. The 2013-14 test resul...

 
 Letters    June 12, 2014

Byer: Serving district was great honor

As my time as Haines superintendent comes to an end I want to thank you for a wonderful seven years. I’ve never forgotten whom I serve first –...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2014

Board OKs school budget; $45K in 'stipends'

The Haines Borough School Board unanimously approved a $5.13 million budget for the coming year and one-time “stipends” of $1,000 to full-time...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Assembly passes FY15 budget

The Haines Borough Assembly last week passed its $12 million budget for the upcoming year on a 4-2 vote, with assembly members Debra Schnabel and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 29, 2014

School board will consider budget, contract

The Haines Borough School Board meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Haines School library. Its agenda includes discussion of a proposed agreement with the tea...

 
 Blotter    May 29, 2014

Police Report

Monday, May 26 A caller at the Small Boat Harbor reported crows and ravens in the trash. A Raven Road resident called to ask for help getting a pet...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 22, 2014

Graduates make emotional exit

Eddie Bryant said he didn’t think a long time before walking out on the gym floor for an impromptu dance with daughter Polly during Haines High...

 
 Letters    May 22, 2014

Preschool thanks for foundation's support

Chilkat Valley Preschool would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, for their...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Techie living abroad is board's choice for superintendent

The Haines Borough School Board last week voted to offer its superintendent position to Virginia...

 
 News    May 15, 2014

Preschool target site shifts to church

The Chilkat Valley Preschool is planning to site its new building on Presbyterian Church property on First Avenue instead of at the Haines School,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Kindergarten shifting to full-day schedule

Kindergarten at Haines School will shift to a full day, starting next year. One hour and 45 minutes will be added to the school day, a change that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 8, 2014

Sen. Stedman's views on session

Veteran state Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said Haines residents shouldn’t kid themselves: Redistricting and declining state appropriations likely...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 8, 2014

Four to vie for school chief job on Friday

Haines Borough School Board members this week learned via the Internet that one of their four finalists for the superintendent job isn’t quite what...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 8, 2014

District wants more borough help

Citing district figures that show the Haines Borough’s contribution to local schools is at 2009 levels, members of the school board at a Tuesday...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 8, 2014

Duly Noted

A group of Haines quilters attended a weekend quilting retreat in Haines Junction, Y.T. April 24-27. The gang included Linda Axsom, Diann Ahrens,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 1, 2014

Board names 4 finalists for superintendent position

School board president Anne Marie Palmieri said this week a new school superintendent could be hired as soon as the end of next week, but the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 17, 2014

Winter tour study gets OK

The fourth time was the charm for the Haines Borough tourism department. The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved the deparments’s request...

 

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