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 By Avery Williamson    News    October 14, 2021 

Glacier Bears defend state champ title

The Haines Glacier Bears cross country teams won the 2021 state championships in Anchorage on Oct....

 

Cross Country teams win another region title

The girls and boys cross country teams won the regional meet in Ketchikan on Oct. 2-marking the win...

 

Glacier Bears cross-country team sweeps Juneau meet

Haines cross-country runners proved they are among the best in Southeast at recent meets in Juneau and Sitka. Glacier Bear teams swept the small...

 

Should the borough allow more Haines heliski operators?

The Haines Borough’s denial of an Idaho-based heliski company’s permit application is sparking a discussion about increasing the limit on how...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 17, 2021

'Back to the Future' theme for Fourth parade

The Haines Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth of July theme this year is based on the 1985 film “Back to the Future.” Chamber office assistant Andrew...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 10, 2021

Borough reposts manager job

The Haines Borough manager job has been reposted. Haines has been without a permanent manager for more than a year. The borough assembly’s first...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 10, 2021

SEARHC opens COVID-19 vaccines to ages 12 and older

The SEARHC clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to 12- to 15-year-olds. The first youth clinic was held on May 26 in Haines. SEARHC marketing...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 3, 2021

Track team receives 9 medals from state meet

The Haines track and field team won nine medals at the Alaska state meet in Anchorage on May 28 and...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 27, 2021

Haines track team brings home medals, qualifies for state

The Haines track and field team received seven first-place medals at the regional meet in Juneau last weekend. In the field events, senior Haley...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 20, 2021

Haines places second at home meet

Senior Carson Crager broke his personal for the triple jump at the home track meet on May 15. On...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 13, 2021

Its a Go on 2021 Southeast Alaska State Fair

The Southeast Alaska State Fair board approved plans for a summer fair. It will be held in the Haines fairgrounds July 29 to Aug. 1. The fair will...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 13, 2021

Haines track team sets records at Juneau meet

Senior Haley Boron set a new 100-meter school record at the Juneau track meet May 7-8. Boron ran a personal best of 13.27 seconds. The previous record...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 6, 2021

Verhamme takes first at regional wrestling tournament

Senior Wesley Verhamme placed first for the heavyweight class in the Region V wrestling tournament in Ketchikan on April 23. Verhamme was the only...

 

Glacier Bears track team sets 24 personal bests in Ketchikan

The Haines track team competed in Ketchikan on April 23 and 24. This was the first track meet since...

 

Graduation expected to be in-person

The Haines High School Class of 2021’s graduation is scheduled for May 18, and as long as pandemic risk levels remain low, will be a limited, in-per...

 

Haines receives four command performances at Region V Music Festival

The Haines High School man choir, treble choir, and seniors Mark Davis and Lydia Andriesen all received command performances at the Region V Music Fes...

 

Giselle Miller receives Arts Educator Award

Haines School art teacher Giselle Miller received the 2021 Arts Educator Champion Award on April 7....

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    April 8, 2021

School adjusts mitigations to match CDC guidelines

The Haines Borough School District Board approved shortening quarantine periods for vaccinated students and staff at its meeting Tuesday....

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    April 1, 2021

Track and field season begins

The Haines Borough School District Board has approved the 2020-21 track season. It will start March 29 and end May 28. According to the Alaska...

 

New science teacher starts next year

The Haines School Board hired Alexandria Tannehill as the new high school science teacher. Mark Fontenot is retiring at the end of the school year...

 

Region V basketball tournament still on

The annual Southeast Region V basketball tournament is planned for March 27 in Ketchikan. Only the top four 2A teams will participate and they will...

 

SEARHC to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinic for teens

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is planning a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for 16- and 17-year-olds the first week of April....

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    March 4, 2021

17 students quarantine after positive test result

Haines Glacier Bears basketball players and coaches are quarantining this week after boys head coach Tyler Swinton tested positive for the COVID-19...

 

Lady Bears fall in first away game at Craig

The Lady Bears took on the Craig Panthers on the road Tuesday, the first game of two this week against Craig. After two scoreless minutes, Sadie Ander...

 

Student intern joins CVN

I'm Avery Williamson. I'm a Haines High School Junior who is currently interning at the Chilkat...

 

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