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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Tourism and community education directors hired

Two new staff have filled the vacant Community Education Director and Tourism director positions this week. The borough offered Steven Auch the...

 

Students join in worldwide 'Climate Strike' movement

On Wednesday, students of all ages marched, chanted, and spoke in alignment with 4 million students...

 

Interview with candidates for the Haines Borough Assembly seats

Do you think the borough’s current level of taxation is appropriate? If not, how would you change it?  Sally McGuire:  About one-fifth of our...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 5, 2019

Lawyer seeks residents input for scholarship

The Haines Borough School Board is seeking public input on how residents would like to see a recent donated scholarship fund dispersed to students....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 5, 2019

School enrollment increases by 29

Enrollment in the Haines Borough School District is at a five-year high, with 29 more students attending class than was budgeted for in the spring....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 22, 2019

New teachers join Haines School

New fifth grade and art teachers have joined the Haines Borough School District this year. Giselle...

 

Klukwan residents brace for budget cuts

Klukwan residents are still bracing for hard times, despite the Alaska Legislature passing a bill this week that promised to reverse more than $400...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 1, 2019

School board sets goals for upcoming year

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday established goals for the coming school year that include: improving reading capabilities for kindergarten...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 13, 2019

Assembly approves budget, slight hike to property taxes

The Haines Borough Assembly set its 2020 operating budget on Tuesday, adopting a significantly lower property tax mill rate than the manager’s...

 

It's past time to pass a responsible budget

*The following letter written by Brenda Josephson was printed last week without her name due to an error during layout. We’re reprinting it this...

 

It's past time to pass a responsible budget

For almost a decade we have known that the State of Alaska’s revenues have been in decline.  Former Governor Bill Walker referred to the current...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

State data on low wages in Haines skewed by seasonal workforce

Haines has low wages, according to an Alaska Economic Trends report from March. In it, Haines has the fourth lowest average annual wages in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Draft budget increases property taxes, no cuts

The Haines Borough manager’s 2020 proposed budget released this week amounts to nearly $18.7 million in total spending using $426,508 of borough...

 

Peratrovich Day events inspired

The Sisters of the ANS Camp 5 would like to thank all those involved in helping make the Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Assembly an inspiring and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019

Josephson to propose borough hiring freeze

In the wake of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that would slash about $1.7 million in state funding to the borough, assembly member Brenda Jose...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

Klukwan school to lose teacher amid budget cuts

Chatham School District administrators won't replace a Klukwan teacher next year, leaving only two t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Officials to discuss tax increases in face of state budget cuts

Along with tax increases and spending cuts, the Haines Borough Assembly will consider raising the borough’s tax cap during budget discussions...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

School board considers jobs, programs as cuts loom

Last week a school board work group discussed best and worst case scenarios in response to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget, including layoffs...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 21, 2019

Kiehl: Governor used 'meat ax' approach

State Sen. Jesse Kiehl’s visit to Haines was dominated by questions about Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that aims to reduce more than $1...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019

Dunleavy's budget hits education hard

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that includes $1.6 billion in cuts would cost the Haines Borough School District hundreds of thousands of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 7, 2019

Dunleavy's proposed cut could hurt school programs

Buying new equipment for the high school’s automotive vocational education classroom could be axed if Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposal to cut $20...

 

A wave of thanks from the Dolphins

Haines Dolphins Swim Team would like to thank everyone who participated in making our annual Winter Games such a positive success! Thanks so much for...

 

Haines lends a ride to Klukwan students

Much gratitude for the generosity of the Haines Borough School District for allowing Klukwan School (Chatham School District) to use a HBSD van....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 17, 2019

School board discusses new active shooter response plan

Some school board members wanted to learn more about the school district’s “Run. Hide. Fight.” active-shooter response plan proposal. At...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

2018 required residents to face difficult truths

The surfacing of what many residents described as a decades-long open secret shook the town this year: allegations from multiple men of sexual abuse...

 

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