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 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Local seamstresses address mask shortage

Global mask shortages have left essential businesses in Haines unable to outfit workers with an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Hiring committee recommends Boron for school principal

The Haines School principal hiring committee last week recommended longtime teacher Lilly Boron for...

 
 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...

 

Glacier Bear Boys take second at regional tournament

The good news for local sport fans is that for the second year in a row the Haines Glacier boys’ basketball team has qualified for the state basketb...

 
 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...

 

Separate forums highlight risks and benefits of mining in Haines

How to minimize risks while maximizing the benefits of mining were themes at two mining forums held last week in Haines. It’s the second year in a...

 

Duly Noted

Alaria Lilly Havana Lockart was born to Erica Totland and Justin Lockart 9:16 a.m. March 3 at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Alaria weighed 6 lbs., 7...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 27, 2020

PRAC recommends assembly fund avalanche forecasting

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee voted unanimously to recommend that the borough assembly fund the Haines Avalanche...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Assembly discusses swath of budget cuts

From divesting from the Chilkat Center and Mosquito Lake Community Center to closing the visitor center seasonally and rejecting the library...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Elizabeth Peratrovich celebration incorporates hands-on learning

On Feb. 18, students and families gathered in the Haines School gym for performances celebrating Eli...

 
 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 6, 2020

Martin to serve final semester as principal

Longtime teacher and Haines School principal Rene Martin submitted her letter of resignation from the school district this week. At Tuesday’s board...

 

Duly Noted

Jason Shull and daughter Keva recently were in Chicago, where Keva auditioned for college musical theater programs. A half-dozen schools participated...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 30, 2020

Foul weather highlights need for ferries

After ferry mechanical issues and record-breaking snowfall over the weekend, stranded residents had to come up with a creative solution to get home....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 30, 2020

Should the borough have a role in child care?

Affordability and availability of child care is a big issue for some Chilkat Valley residents. Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) has...

 

Duly Noted

Kirby Faverty’s dunk in the varsity basketball game against Craig on Jan. 19 rocked the gym. Fans don’t get to see dunks very often. Glacier Bear...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 23, 2020

PRAC to promote avalanche safety

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will discuss buying avalanche safety equipment for public loan and how to increase...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

Assembly to solicit interest for vacant seat

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to solicit letters of interest to fill its sixth seat left vacant by Sean Maidy last month. Immediately...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

Flat budget still hurts, leaders say

Gov. Mike Dunleavy released his flat-funded 2021 budget last month, with the biggest threats to Haines being a prolonged hit to ferry service, a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Residents oppose exempting Tongass from Roadless Rule

During public comment Saturday afternoon, six residents opposed the Dunleavy administration’s petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for...

 

Duly Noted

Monday was a much-anticipated first day of swim practice for the Haines Dolphins Swim Team. The team has been patiently waiting for the pool to open...

 

Fall festival a success thanks to supporters

Nearly 50 people attended 10/27’s Fall Festival hosted by the Friends of Mosquito Lake School Community Center. The board appreciates the...

 

History

Oct. 27, 1969 Folk songs will ring out from the Chilkat Center Saturday night when Evelyne and Bob...

 

Duly Noted

Emory Jacob Parker was born to Danina Daniel and Ryan Parker in Anchorage on Oct. 25 at 1:27 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds 12 ounces and was 21 and...

 

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