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Less than a week after the Aug. 20 filing deadline, two candidates have withdrawn from the Haines Borough Assembly and school board races—Tresham...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

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 6, 2020

School board approves back-to-school plan

Part-time classroom schooling, increased focus on outdoor education, a compressed schedule, lunch and breakfast in the classroom and mandatory face...

 

Doug Olerud running for mayor

Business owner and former borough assembly member Doug Olerud is running for mayor in this October’s municipal election. Olerud owns and manages...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

School board to decide on early school schedule, mask requirements

The Haines Borough School District Board will decide Tuesday, Aug. 4 what the beginning of the school year’s schedule and operations will look like...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

Candidate filing period opens Aug. 1

The filing period for elected office in the Haines Borough opens Aug. 1, with an Aug. 20 deadline. This year, positions up for election include the ma...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 16, 2020

Borough delays review of permit for RV park at school board request

The RV park located behind Thor’s Gym may soon be resurrected. Between 2001 and 2011, the Elks Lodge operated an RV park at the location for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 16, 2020

State and borough emphasize absentee voting in 2020 election

In Alaska, state and local governments are emphasizing absentee voting in this year’s elections to protect public health, starting with the Aug. 18...

 

Duly Noted

Carlee Mae Heinmiller, Haines High School 2010 alum, and William Young were married just outside Fort Collins, Colorado, on June 27. Although they...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 2, 2020

Museum board eliminates director job to save money

Haines Sheldon Museum executive director Helen Alten was let go without warning Tuesday night after the board eliminated her position. Board...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 25, 2020

Classroom aide hours cut from Klukwan School budget

The Chilkat Indian Village is looking for ways to absorb a cut in hours for assistant teachers at Klukwan School after the Chatham School District...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 11, 2020

Volunteers rally for food security, Mosquito Lake Community Center

About 60 volunteers helped cultivate a new community garden Saturday at the Mosquito Lake Community...

 
 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 Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Playground project comes to fruition

After two years of student-led fundraising, hundreds of volunteer hours, and donations from...

 

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