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 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

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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Colleen June McGuire was born Nov. 14 to Sally Boisvert and Raphael McGuire at Juneau’s Bartlett Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., 2 oz. and measured...

 

Sex education to entail more than saying 'no'

For Haines High School students, sex education will be more than just learning to say no. In an eight-minute-long special meeting Tuesday, the Haines...

 

Wilson resigns school board seat

Haines School Board member Mike Wilson will vacate his seat on the board after the Dec. 13 meeting. Wilson made the announcement at Tuesday’s...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    November 17, 2016

Spikers set sights on regional tournament

The Haines High School volleyball team endured a subpar season with too-few scoring opportunities. Still, hope remains high for the postseason, where...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    November 3, 2016

School board looks at sex education

Haines’ school board thinks that the district’s health text book falls short on sex education. Specifically, the text does not tackle...

 

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Lawrence Willard, 75, died Sunday at his winter home in Lake Havasu, Ariz. Wife Shannon Willard said Lawrence was watching the Seahawks game and app...

 
 By Torrey Larson    News    October 20, 2016

Habra scales back school lunch invite

Haines school superintendent Tony Habra has cut back on a proposal floated a few days ago to invite the public to try out lunches at the school’s...

 

Beware of what you wish for

What will a $19.5 million grant buy you? It will buy you a half of a harbor without a single, legitimate public hearing. What is next? Probably a...

 

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