Day: December 15, 2015

New Programs in the New Year

In the new year, you’ll hear new programs on KHNS!  Listen for the new lineup on your community radio station starting January 4th, 2016.  These changes are taking place due to statewide budget cuts and program restrictions. Check out the new schedule here: KHNS Program Guide Jan-Mar 2016 Some of the changes include: BBC Newshour will air at 12pm Monday through Friday. Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me! and Fresh Air Weekend will air just one hour later at 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Live Weekend All Things Considered will air Saturdays and Sundays at 4pm. A six week special run...

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Science educator Pam Randles retires from teaching, but maybe not for good

Haines science teacher Pam Randles is the 2015 recipient of the Emma Walton Distinguished Service Award. Each year, the Alaska Science Teachers Association presents the lifetime achievement award to a teacher who has made ‘extraordinary contributions to science education.’ https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/15RandleswINTRO.mp3   Randles has worked around Alaska and the world. She’s spent the past seven years as education director at Takshanuk Watershed Council. She retired from that job this month. Last Saturday, she took what could be her final ride with the Takshanuk Young Eagle Scientists. “This is a spotting scope and it allows us to scan, our goal here...

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KHNS News – Dec. 15, 2015

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/15newscast.mp3 AMHS asks Upper Lynn Canal residents for input at community engagement meeting; POW wolf season to close, 5 wolves reported killed; Science educator Pam Randles retires from teaching after 35-year...

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AMHS asks Upper Lynn Canal residents to bring ideas, passion

Haines is the last stop for state officials from the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and the Alaska Marine Highway System on a six-town tour. The community engagement forums aim to incite discussions on the financial state of the ferry system and its future. Deputy Commissioner Capt. Mike Neussl will host the meeting in Haines tomorrow (Wednesday) night, with Skagway residents encouraged to participate via teleconference. When it comes to the ferry system, what’s more important, cost or service? What’s the bare minimum level of service that Haines and Skagway could survive on? Those are tough questions, but...

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