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 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...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Final hour budget cuts reduce funding for museum, police

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a $19.7 million operating and capital budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, including...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 28, 2020

District works on plans for next school year amid pandemic

As students enter summer vacation amid decreasing COVID-19 restrictions, administrators are busy preparing for what the next school year might look...

 

Duly Noted

Kimberley Strong is running for the Sealaska Board as an independent candidate. “Sustainability of our traditional ways of living off the land is...

 

School staff teach lesson on hardship

I want to thank all the staff at the Haines Borough School District, and especially Mr. Sam McPhetres, for all their hard work that they have been...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 23, 2020

Students plan for virtual graduation

This year’s Haines High School seniors are in the early stages of designing a virtual graduation ceremony since the state issued a health mandate...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

New budget draft cuts Mosquito Lake Community Center

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel has submitted a new draft of the budget for the assembly’s consideration that removes funding for the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 9, 2020

Borough manager proposes minor cuts in draft budget

On April 1, Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel released a draft budget containing only modest cuts despite a projected decrease in revenue...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

How parents and children talk about a pandemic

How do you explain a worldwide pandemic to a child when you can barely wrap your head around it as an adult? Parents in Haines have been forced to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

School closes to students through March 29

The Haines School will keep its doors closed to students until Monday, March 30 based on Alaska Department of Education and Early Development...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 12, 2020

Principal candidate list to be narrowed down later this week

Seven educators, including two locals, have submitted applications for the Haines School principal position. Interviews are this week with a short...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Residents build case for community center

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center board members are building a case for keeping the facility open for the coming fiscal year. At a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 5, 2020

Haines prepares for Coronavirus threat

As the number of U.S. coronavirus cases continues to climb, state and local government are working t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Allen Marine to offer ferry two days this month

Residents looking for ferry service to and from Juneau have an opportunity twice this month after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2020

Town hall to chip away at biomass project

In a recent borough memo, public facilities director Ed Coffland said the Haines biomass boiler project isn’t economical, that the cost of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Borough-subsidized ferry untenable, assembly says

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to send a letter requesting the legislature allocate funds to cover service gaps after the breakdown of the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 6, 2020

Capital budget requests deemed futile

There was a palpable lack of enthusiasm at the Haines Borough Assembly’s meeting to discuss project priorities for the state’s capital budget....

 

Duly Noted

Hudson Lee Narum was born 12:26 a.m. Jan. 5 at Juneau’s Family Health and Birth Center to parents Jake and Lena Narum. Hudson weighed 8 lbs., 12...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Haines custodian nationally recognized

Haines custodian Natasha Fitzpatrick is unfazed by most things-even middle school boys' bathrooms, w...

 

This week in history

Nov. 24, 1969 Service will be stressed this year by the Haines Unity of the American Cancer Society...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Students write biomass resolution

Students across the state unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Haines Borough’s use of a biomass boiler to heat public buildings at an Ala...

 
 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...

 

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