Day: February 19, 2016

Haines Glacier Bear Girls vs. Wrangell Lady Wolves 19 February 2016

Quarter 1 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-Wrangell-2-19-16-Q1.mp3 Quarter 2 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-Wrangell-2-19-16-Q2.mp3 Quarter 3 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-Wrangell-2-19-16-Q3.mp3 Quarter 4 https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-Wrangell-2-19-16-Q4.mp3 Final Score: Haines 54, Wrangell 49 Announcing by Aleisha Mollen...

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KHNS News – Feb. 19, 2016

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/19newscast.mp3 Skagway official convicted of federal tax charges continues service on assembly; Skagway assembly adopts marijuana business zoning regulations; Head hunters lay out plans for new Haines police chief and...

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Head hunters lay out plans for new Haines manager and police chief

The husband and wife duo hired to find candidates for Haines’ next permanent police chief and borough manager have been busy meeting with borough staff and assembly members in town this week. On Thursday, they outlined out a timeline for the new positions to the Public Safety Commission and a few members of the public. Richard Fursman and his wife Irina say they want to find qualified people who will settle down in Haines to fill the two key borough roles. And, if all goes well, our new leaders will be on the payroll by summer. “You’re in that...

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After federal tax charges conviction, Skagway official continues service on assembly

It appears that long-time Skagway elected official Dan Henry will continue to serve on the borough assembly, and as chair of the finance committee. Henry owns the Skagway Fish Company restaurant. He was recently convicted of willful failure to timely file income tax returns, which could come with a prison sentence. Henry participated in an assembly meeting Thursday night. At the meeting, the only mention of Henry’s conviction came right at the beginning, from Mayor Mark Schaefer: “As soon as we became aware of this, we contacted our borough attorney to give his advice and legal opinion, which essentially...

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Skagway Assembly adopts pot business zoning regulations

The Skagway Borough Assembly Thursday adopted zoning regulations for legal marijuana businesses. The code changes classify in which zoning districts marijuana businesses are allowed. Planning and Zoning Commission Chair Orion Hanson said the planners wanted to err on the side of conditional use in most areas. That means someone hoping to start a marijuana-related establishment would need to apply to the planning commission for a conditional use permit. The four types of marijuana establishments the code addresses are retail, cultivation, product manufacturing and testing facilities. The only area where all pot businesses are prohibited is the waterfront district. The areas they...

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