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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019 

A difference of degrees: The innate risk in avalanche terrain

Twenty feet below avalanche forecasters Erik Stevens and Jonny Cromwell, on a gray and frigid alpine...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 21, 2019 

Josephson to propose borough hiring freeze

In the wake of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that would slash about $1.7 million in state funding to the borough, assembly member Brenda Jose...

 
 News    March 21, 2019 

This Week in History

March 18, 1969 Expanded school facilities may be a reality when school resumes in September....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Rocket-fuel-making student wins state tech award

When Haines High School junior Joseph Rossman, 17, was about 8-years old he asked his father a...

 

Duly Noted

Donna Catotti’s drawing class, “Finding the Light and Shadow” was held at the Sheldon Museum Saturday. It was the second installment in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

School board considers jobs, programs as cuts loom

Last week a school board work group discussed best and worst case scenarios in response to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget, including layoffs...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Glacier Bears defeat Craig in tournament's first game

Fourth seed Haines Glacier Bears dominated fifth seed Craig Panthers at the Southeast regional 2A...

 

Duly Noted

The 2019 Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament was held last weekend in Haines. Four men’s teams and two women’s teams competed. Women’s All...

 

This Week in History

Feb. 24, 1969 Television in the Haines area has become a matter of controversy. A group of some...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 21, 2019

Pakistani intern compares Haines and home, past and present

Using gloved hands, Hina Zaidi braces each side of a brittle newspaper's pages as she turns them....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 21, 2019

Community foundation surpasses $185,000 goal

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) reached its $185,000 fundraising goal this month, an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019

Dunleavy's budget hits education hard

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that includes $1.6 billion in cuts would cost the Haines Borough School District hundreds of thousands of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 7, 2019

Dunleavy's proposed cut could hurt school programs

Buying new equipment for the high school’s automotive vocational education classroom could be axed if Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposal to cut $20...

 

A wave of thanks from the Dolphins

Haines Dolphins Swim Team would like to thank everyone who participated in making our annual Winter Games such a positive success! Thanks so much for...

 
 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...

 

Duly Noted

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...

 

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