Day: March 11, 2016

Haines planners reject appeal for unlimited use of 35-Mile helipad

Haines Planning Commissioners were split Thursday night about whether to grant a 35-Mile helipad owner’s appeal for year-round unlimited helicopter landings. In a 4-3 vote, the commission ultimately rejected the argument that the landowner has a right to unlimited use. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/11PlanningwINTRO.mp3   The saga of the 35-Mile heliport continued at Thursday’s meeting, and it’s not over yet. This is the sixth time the heliport has come before planners in some way. At the last meeting, they approved a heliskiing conditional use permit for the helipad, but that’s only for a few months of the year. Property owners Mike Wilson and...

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Architect unveils museum expansion plans

Big changes are afoot for the museum in Haines. Last month, it was the announcement of the name change to the Haines Sheldon Museum. This month, plans for a massive expansion and renovation project were unveiled. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/11MuseumINTRO.mp3 The expansion would add 3,000 square feet of space to the multi-level museum. To give you an idea of what that expanse entails, the current building is 7,000 square feet. More exhibit space, more storage for sensitive displays, and windows across the entire front of the building are in the plans. Of course, the project is in its infancy, but preliminary designs...

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Haines Glacier Bear Girls *TOURNAMENT GAME 3* vs. Wrangell Wolves 10 March 2016

Quarter 1: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-CRAIG-3-11-16-Q1.mp3 Quarter 2: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-CRAIG-3-11-16-Q2.mp3 Quarter 3: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-CRAIG-3-11-16-Q3.mp3 Quarter 4: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-GIRLS-v-CRAIG-3-11-16-Q4.mp3   Final Score: Haines – 42, Craig – 45 Announcing by Doug Olerud & Lyle Huff This game wraps up the the 2015-2016 basketball season on KHNS.  Congratulations to the Glacier Bear Girls for a great...

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Haines Glacier Bear Boys *TOURNAMENT GAME 2* vs. Wrangell Wolves 10 March 2016

Quarter 1: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-WRANGELL-3-10-16-Q1.mp3   Quarter 2: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-WRANGELL-3-10-16-Q2.mp3   Quarter 3: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-WRANGELL-3-10-16-Q3.mp3   Quarter 4: https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bball-Hns-BOYS-v-WRANGELL-3-10-16-Q4.mp3   Final Score: Haines – 37, Wrangell – 65 Announcing by Doug Olerud & Lyle Huff Congratulations to the Haines Glacier Bear Boys for a great...

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