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 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...

 

Duly Noted

The wedding party wore billowing Thai silks and rode atop elephants in a procession at the wedding of Kee Streater Heywood and Nuchjarin “Belle...

 
 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 Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018

Glacier Bears basketball opens at home against Craig

A young Glacier Bears girls basketball team is taking the court this season, and coach Greg Brittenham said his more experienced players are stepping...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Redneck Robo Hobos design restoration wheelchair for returning astronauts

Haines’ Redneck Robo Hobos placed second in Robot Games at the Juneau Jamboree Qualifying Tournament for FIRST Lego League on Dec. 9. Seventeen...

 

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Cassie Miller has released her second book “The Giant Kiss.” “It’s about an aunt that goes to visit her two nephews and explains to them...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2018

Klukwan, little league among first-time CVCF grantees

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awarded $27,685 in grants to 19 community organizations at...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2018

Scott raises concern about Maidy representing borough on KINY radio

“One of the members of our assembly is now a person who communicates with a Juneau radio station and it may not be the right thing to do,...

 

Borough Briefs

School enrollment higher than projected Haines school enrollment is more than projected, which will result in an increase in the school’s budget....

 

Arts Outlook

Portland dance group to perform Seven performers from BodyVox, a contemporary dance group from Portland, Ore. will perform at the Chilkat Center at 7...

 

Duly Noted

Carpenter and Haines landowner David Walker took third place in the open division of the 2018 World of Wearable Art competition in Wellington, New...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 11, 2018

Maidy wins assembly seat by two votes

Final count of the outstanding 41 election ballots Tuesday evening placed Sean Maidy as the second assembly seat victor, just two votes ahead of...

 

Committee discusses fate of public safety building

The fate of the 1977 public safety building remains to be seen. Does the borough move it, modernize it, or, as Government Affairs and Services...

 

Ballot question guest editorials

I support ‘On-Call’ police service By Chuck Mitman What I would like to invite you to realize, as I have is this: that without it, someone,...

 

Hotch was elder and culture bearer

Evelyn Hotch, 83, known as Kaaxkwei in Lingit, died at her Klukwan home on Sep. 10, after being bed... Full story

 

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...

 

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