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 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Governor's budget shifts additional costs to borough, closes local DMV office

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget proposal Gov. Mike Dunleavy released on Dec. 11 contains several significant cuts for the Haines Borough including...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

2020: Pandemic, natural disaster and upheaval

As I sat down to write the 2020 Year in Review, I thought: "I don't want to relive this year, nor sh...

 

Duly noted

Ralph and Jan Borders are home after a long visit to see family down south. They left on Nov. 15 to spend a couple of weeks in the Bellevue area of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 17, 2020

Beach Road residents must reckon with long-term risk of living under Mount Riley

As geoscientists learn more about the Beach Road slide and the geology of Mount Riley, area... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 17, 2020

Haines receives massive grant to expand behavioral health services post-disaster

Local agencies and partners at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau have two weeks to spend an unprecedented $1.4 million the state is channeling... Full story

 

Hometown teacher achieved her dreams

Lifelong resident and first-year kindergarten teacher Jenae Larson is missing and is believed to...

 

Assembly Briefs

Manager hiring process to begin Dec. 21 The Haines Borough Assembly has agreed to engage the services of consultant Lenise Henderson-Fontenot, who...

 

Duly Noted

Frank Hickman and Rita Brouillette welcomed twin boys: Cyrus Rockford Hickman and Gunnar Cruz Hickman on Sept. 27 in Anchorage. The boys are joined...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 3, 2020

Personnel Committee asks assembly to finalize borough manager hiring plan

The Haines Borough could begin accepting applications for a new, permanent manager as soon as this month if the assembly acts on a Personnel...

 

Duly Noted

Haines High School students MacKenzy Dryden, Jacob Weerasinghe, and Grace Long-Godinez worked together to honor veterans in Haines and nationally...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Blizzard sets daily snowfall record

Last weekend's blizzard caused the Haines Borough School District to close Monday after 16 inches...

 

Duly Noted

Monday, Nov. 2 was an official snow day for the Haines Borough School District. The blizzard kept most at home. Still, many essential and determined...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

School gets through first quarter with no reported COVID cases, closures

Haines Borough School District students, teachers and staff have made it through the first quarter without having to close while maintaining...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 8, 2020

Glacier Bears take regional championship

Both the girls and boys Haines Glacier Bears cross-country teams are this year's Region 5 champions...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

Duly Noted

Haines High School 2019 alumni Dylan Hayes graduated from Commercial Diving Academy Technical Institute in Jacksonville, Florida. Dylan is now a certi...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 3, 2020

Students to return to school five days a week

The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to send students back to school five days a week starting Tuesday, Sept. 8. The...

 

Community keeps students in school

For the last five months, the Haines Borough School District has been trying to figure out how to safely hold in-person classes for students. Students...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 6, 2020

School board approves back-to-school plan

Part-time classroom schooling, increased focus on outdoor education, a compressed schedule, lunch and breakfast in the classroom and mandatory face...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

School board to decide on early school schedule, mask requirements

The Haines Borough School District Board will decide Tuesday, Aug. 4 what the beginning of the school year’s schedule and operations will look like...

 

Locally sourced lunches a success

Thank you Haines Borough School District for allowing us to participate in the summer lunch program. Through our partnership we were able to feed...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 16, 2020

Borough delays review of permit for RV park at school board request

The RV park located behind Thor’s Gym may soon be resurrected. Between 2001 and 2011, the Elks Lodge operated an RV park at the location for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 16, 2020

State and borough emphasize absentee voting in 2020 election

In Alaska, state and local governments are emphasizing absentee voting in this year’s elections to protect public health, starting with the Aug. 18...

 

Residents list health, jobs, and education as biggest COVID concerns

A survey of Haines residents “to get a sense of where people are right now,” under the economic and emotional damage caused by COVID-19, found...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 9, 2020

School proposes in-person classes, shortened days for upcoming year

The Haines Borough School District has developed a tentative COVID-19 mitigation plan for the upcoming school year including in-person classes, small...

 

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