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Two of these four candidates will be Haines' next assembly members

What is the single biggest issue facing Haines? Maidy: The single biggest issue facing Haines is polarization. We are a town of very strong opinions...

 

Letters to the Editor

The bear foundation is volunteer driven I would like to clarify some misinformation about the Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation found in Mr. Lari’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 6, 2018

Former resident wills $600K to school

Haines students received a boon this week after the school board accepted a donation of more than half a million dollars. Vera Smith, a longtime...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 30, 2018

Senior athletes win big at international competition

Six Haines residents earned 19 medals competing in the 16th Alaska International Senior Games Aug....

 

Starvin' Marvin full of thanks

Thank you Haines community for supporting the Starvin’ Marvin Garden. On behalf of Takshanuk Watershed Council, I want to thank the dozens of local...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Four candidates in assembly race

Voters will choose between William Prisciandaro, Sean Maidy, Paul Rogers and Barbara Mulford for two open borough assembly seats in October. Mulford,...

 
 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...

 

Duly Noted

Kelly Edmond was planning a personal trip to Haines when he realized it had been 10 years since he graduated from Haines High School. Kelly started...

 

Fair celebrates 50th anniversary with historical exhibit, new rides

The Southeast Alaska State Fair next week will add a 50th anniversary retrospective; new slide and climbing tower; circus dance party; food vendors...

 

Swinton retires from school board

A 16-year member of the Haines Borough school board has decided to move on, adding a third seat to the October municipal election ballot. Sarah...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Dungeons & Dragons rolls to new popularity

Haines is overrun with ogres and dragons, magic spells, inhuman creatures and epic battles as part o...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Local idea for UA lands too late

A potential investor interested in purchasing some of the University of Alaska land slated for a proposed timber sale approached the Haines Economic...

 

Assembly at odds over university timber sale

Assembly members, meeting as a committee of the whole June 19, debated whether the borough was misrepresented in information University of Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018

Committee rejects proposal to elect board, planning commission members

Haines Mayor Jan Hill will continue to appoint volunteers to the borough’s committees and boards after a proposal to shift responsibility to voters...

 

Duly Noted

Ava Jade Stanford was born to Amber Long and Coleman Stanford on June 4 at the Family Birth Center in Juneau surrounded by siblings Grace, Ari’el...

 

School Board approves budget

“It was a whirlwind,” Principal Rene Martin said of the school year. School is out for summer, but not for the board who met on June 5 to hear rep...

 

Duly Noted

Eileena Socorro Sickman was born on May 25 at 8:18 a.m. in Juneau to Socorro and John Sickman. Baby Eileena joins sister Frida, and proud father John...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

New administrator hired for Chatham School District

The Chatham School District hired from within for its new superintendent as Gustavus School principal Ann Hilburn plans to take over the position...

 

Business Briefs

Dipper Kitchen has new owner The new owner of Dipper Kitchen hopes to blend her love for herbal medicine with the company’s natural and locally...

 
 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...

 

Let's elect our committees

The manager’s letter in last week’s CVN attempting to exonerate the police chief from complicity in an unfounded, brazen, and unsuccessful politic...

 
 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...

 

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