Day: November 24, 2015

KHNS Thanksgiving Holiday Specials – Thursday and Friday

The staff and volunteers of KHNS have Thursday and Friday this week off to celebrate Thanksgiving, but keep the radio on for some great special programming to keep you company while you cook, travel, relax, and enjoy your holiday!  From The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential to the Retro Cocktail Hour, and a special celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Rubber Soul, there’s something for everyone.  (A complete schedule is listed below.)  KHNS wishes you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving! Regular programming resumes on Saturday.   Thursday, November 24th, 2015 – special programs: 8-10am:  The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential 1pm: Folk Alley: a...

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Haines working group to pursue preschool-senior center collaboration

The Haines Borough, Chilkat Valley Preschool and members of the senior community have formed a working group to pursue a collaboration between the preschool and senior center. The group will include two representatives from the preschool, two representatives from the senior community and Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/24PreschoolSeniorwINTRO.mp3   A confluence of recent events brought these two organizations together, working toward a potential agreement. The preschool has been given a deadline from the borough to move out of their current building. Earlier this year, representatives from the Haines School said the preschool might be able to operate...

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Community-wide Thanksgiving events offer food, friends and fitness

  Events are happening around Haines and Skagway for Thanksgiving, and believe it or not, not all are about the food. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/25ThanksgivingINTRO.mp3 If you’re considering whether to wear the pants with the extra-stretchy waistband tomorrow, consider this: Haines and Skagway are both offering Thanksgiving exercise options before the endless trays of food are presented. Turkey Trots are taking place in both communities and could help the guilt that inevitably follows over-indulging. “There’s no reason you can’t enjoy these foods at other times of the year, in moderation, so there’s no reason to go overboard on this one day.” That’s...

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