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 By Ceri Godinez    COVID-19    July 22, 2021

School solicits feedback on COVID-19 mitigation plan

Beginning in the fall, grades 7-12 would be exempt from mask-wearing under the Haines Borough School District’s proposed COVID-19 mitigation plan... Full story

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

COVID cases climbing back up in Alaska

State officials say the highly contagious delta variant is likely driving the increase in COVID-19 cases reported in Alaska, plus the fact that more...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

Legislators hear strong objections to ferry terminal at Cascade Point

The Alaska Department of Transportation has been working more than two years on the idea of building a new state ferry terminal at Cascade Point, almo...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 17, 2021

No secret that governor's math fails

Gov. Mike Dunleavy must have learned how to manage state finances from the same people who guard the world’s biggest secret recipes: Col....

 

Duly Noted

Marie Rose and Cosmo Fudge were married at Chilkat Inlet Retreat on June 12. The ceremony was officiated by Rob Goldberg. Bee Queener was the maid of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 27, 2021

Assembly adds $263,000 to budget

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday added roughly $263,000 from a mixture of borough funds and CARES Act dollars to the $13 million operating and...

 

2021 scholarship winners

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Carson Crager, $875; Lydia Andriesen, $1,225; Mark Davis, $1,225; Hannah Boron, $1,225. Uglys of Haines Leg up:...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Assembly adds nonprofit funding to budget

Funding for the Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) and the Southeast Alaska State Fair have been added to the Haines Borough’s budget...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 13, 2021

Haines track team sets records at Juneau meet

Senior Haley Boron set a new 100-meter school record at the Juneau track meet May 7-8. Boron ran a personal best of 13.27 seconds. The previous record...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 6, 2021

Assembly to look at severance tax as source of revenue

The Haines Borough Assembly is considering a severance tax. Assembly member Carol Tuynman suggested the revenue-generating measure, a tax on natural...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 6, 2021

Reality TV bolsters community center budget

The Mosquito Lake Community Center will likely receive another year of funding, thanks in part to a rental agreement with Raw TV, the London-based...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 6, 2021

Verhamme takes first at regional wrestling tournament

Senior Wesley Verhamme placed first for the heavyweight class in the Region V wrestling tournament in Ketchikan on April 23. Verhamme was the only...

 

Graduation expected to be in-person

The Haines High School Class of 2021’s graduation is scheduled for May 18, and as long as pandemic risk levels remain low, will be a limited, in-per...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

Manager's budget proposes modest increases, axes museum payroll

The Haines Borough’s $13 million operating and capital budget for next fiscal year (FY22), proposed by interim manager Alekka Fullerton,...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    April 8, 2021

School adjusts mitigations to match CDC guidelines

The Haines Borough School District Board approved shortening quarantine periods for vaccinated students and staff at its meeting Tuesday....

 

Duly Noted

Inspired by the work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, art students Finn McMahan and Patience Nelson created a poster to celebrate the valley’s...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    April 1, 2021

Track and field season begins

The Haines Borough School District Board has approved the 2020-21 track season. It will start March 29 and end May 28. According to the Alaska...

 

New science teacher starts next year

The Haines School Board hired Alexandria Tannehill as the new high school science teacher. Mark Fontenot is retiring at the end of the school year...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

HEDC receives $260,000 to assist local businesses with marketing

The Haines Economic Development Corporation secured a $260,000 federal grant to enhance digital marketing for local businesses and promote Haines as...

 

Region V basketball tournament still on

The annual Southeast Region V basketball tournament is planned for March 27 in Ketchikan. Only the top four 2A teams will participate and they will...

 

We already have spaces for the assembly

Haines Borough and the former City of Haines consolidated as one government in the early 2000’s. Before combining, our Haines assembly was also the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly narrows down manager applicants to four

Four Haines Borough manager candidates have advanced to the preliminary interview round after the Haines Borough Assembly met Monday in executive...

 
 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,"...

 

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