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 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 4, 2021 

12 applicants reviewed for manager job including Fullerton and Schnabel

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Personnel Committee reduced the list of manager applicants from 31 to 12 during a meeting held in executive session on...

 

Duly Noted

Parents Heather Call and Will Wacker welcomed Josephine “Josie” Brooks Wacker to the world at 8:32 a.m. on Feb. 16. She weighed 9 pounds and...

 

This week in history

Feb. 18, 1971 'Alcan 200' completed: Don Douglass in shortest time The Second Annual "Alcan 200,"...

 

Glacier Bears boys defeat Skagway at home in first games of an uncertain season

Grateful for the opportunity to play and uncertain of what the future holds, the Haines Glacier...

 

Writer and beloved teacher leaves behind enduring legacy

Teacher, writer, and influential community member, Doris Owen Ward, 93, died peacefully Sunday Jan....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 28, 2021

Origami cranes, butterflies hang in tribute to Larson, Simmons

A flurry of about 1,500 colorful origami cranes and butterflies flutter across the Haines School in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 14, 2021

Swinton hired as new boys basketball coach

Former Haines Glacier Bears basketball player and Haines School graduate Tyler Swinton, 27, is the new boys’ basketball head coach for this...

 
 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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 12, 2020

Community Foundation awards more than $28,000 in grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation announced its 2020 grant awards “Covid-style” via a YouTube video where board members swayed to the song...

 

Arts Outlook

Local artist's work chosen for Anchorage exhibit Katie Craney is among the artists featured in the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Tuynman wins fourth assembly seat 11 votes ahead of Josephson

The results of this year’s nail-biter assembly race are in. Cheryl Stickler and Caitie Kirby, the top vote-getters, will serve three-year terms...

 
 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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 

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

Jaxson Jaret Robert Grant was born Aug. 28 to Lyndsey Hura and Jaret Grant. Grandmother Jessie Grant, grandparents Teresa and Larry Hura, and uncle...

 

This week in history

2010 Chilkats launch version of historic seafarer Klukwan villagers recently launched a 36-foot, sea...

 
 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 Ceri Godinez    News    August 27, 2020

Two candidates withdraw from local races

Less than a week after the Aug. 20 filing deadline, two candidates have withdrawn from the Haines Borough Assembly and school board races—Tresham...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 20, 2020

Six candidates running for four assembly seats with two days left to file

As of Wednesday morning, Cheryl D. Stickler, Jerry Lapp, Carol Tuynman, Helen Alten and Caitie Kirby are the latest candidates to confirm their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 20, 2020

Klukwan School implements distance learning after tribal vote

Klukwan School won’t have in-person classes after the Chilkat Indian Village council expressed its desire for the village’s school to implement...

 

This week in history

Aug. 17, 1970 To arms for Lynn Canal Players "Pipe-wrappers, to arms!" is the cry sounded by the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 13, 2020

Homeschool numbers increase, school to provide online option

The number of students whose families are expressing interest in homeschooling climbed to 51 this week, more than triple compared to last year, as...

 

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