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 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...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Is Haines prepared for a big shake?

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake that ruptured the earth in Anchorage on Nov. 30 begs the question: Is Haines prepared for a natural disaster? “We are...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

Community Education director launches 'Walk Fit' fitness challenge

In a nod to Diabetes Awareness Month, a new community program in Haines challenges residents to do one thing: walk. Beginning on Nov. 18, individuals...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Parks and Rec considers mini-libraries

'Take a book, leave a book' is the premise behind the national nonprofit organization Little Free...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Three new teachers join schools

Teachers at Haines and Klukwan Schools are gearing up for bustling classrooms as the new school year nears. Haines School hired two new teachers and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 9, 2018

School to offer alternate meals for unpaid school lunch accounts

The Haines Borough School District is implementing a new policy this school year to reduce the number of unpaid balances for student meals. Principal...

 

Summer camp schedule

Children in the Chilkat Valley shouldn’t be bored this summer with dozens of camps, classes and activities to join. Sports, culture, language,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Enrollment drop could hurt school budget

The Haines Borough School District is at risk of losing $154,895 if school enrollment decreases as expected this fall. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Homeschooling topic of joint meeting

The Haines Borough School District is taking strides to foster an inclusive relationship with roughly 50 homeschool students in the valley. As school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

School board changes administration staff

The Haines Borough School District will restructure its administrative staff to improve efficiency and save money. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

School board removes Ward's name from gym

By Natalie Helms The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to rename Karl Ward Gymnasium as Haines High School Gymnasium. “When I...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 

Remember that kindness matters

On behalf of the family of Rick Martin, we would like to thank the officers of the Haines Police Department, the dock crew from the borough, the Nash...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 29, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday to start 'Shop Local' drive Alaska Arts Confluence creative director Carol Tuynman...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Students to stage walkouts in response to school shootings

The Haines High School student council will lead a walkout next week in support of stricter gun regulations after recent school shootings, said...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 1, 2018

Superintendent candidates down to six

The Haines Borough School Board and its search committee pared down 25 applicants for superintendent to six semifinalists this week. The candidates...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Should enrollment drop alarm borough?

After the winter break 12 students left the Haines Borough School District. Some residents are using that number as an indicator of Haines’ dire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 11, 2018

Superintendent applicants up to 11

The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent by the end of February. Interim superintendent Rich Carlson said, as of Tuesday’s...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 

Thanks for helping STEM click

Members of the Redneck Robo Hobos of Haines just returned from the first appearance of a Haines team at the Juneau Jamboree since 2011. This program...

 

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