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 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...

 

Duly Noted

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...

 

Duly Noted

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...

 

Duly Noted

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...

 

Final votes counted

At Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting, members conducted a canvass of 30 questioned and absentee ballots from the Oct. 4 municipal election....

 
 By John Stang    News    October 6, 2016

Lende and Morphet poised to be seated

By John Stang Heather Lende and Tom Morphet won the Haines Borough assembly election Tuesday – defeating four others including the sole incumbent...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 6, 2016

Survey results spark positive discussions

Haines School looks to combine teacher and student goals to improve the school’s climate. Principal Rene Martin gave a recap at Tuesday’s school b...

 

School board candidates worry about budget and enrollments

Incumbent Haines School Board members Sarah Swinton and Lisa Schwartz are running for re-election unopposed for two seats on the board in this...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Assembly hopefuls enter final stretch

Now it’s your turn. Haines voters will cast their ballots Tuesday for two highly contested seats on the Haines Borough Assembly and two non-conteste...

 

Gym delay ongoing

Part of the Haines School gym floor was scraped last week to prepare it to be refinished a second time this year. Superintendent Tony Habra said he...

 

Gym floor still drying

The Haines School gym floor may have to be refinished again because the coating applied last month is still not completely dry. The gel-like coating...

 

School board approves mentorship program

The Haines School Board approved a mentorship program for superintendent Tony Habra Tuesday at a reduced cost to one proposed last month. The Alaska...

 

Habra seeks mentoring help

Tony Habra, the new superintendent for the Haines Borough School District, asked at Thursday’s meeting for the school board’s input and opinions...

 

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