Day: April 7, 2016

Haines to see slight decline in summer cruise ship visitors

Haines will see a drop in cruise ship visitors this summer. But the tourism department says traffic will increase next summer, partly because of docking fee waivers. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/07CruiseHaineswINTRO.mp3 Last year, two especially large cruise ships visited Haines – the Golden Princess and the Celebrity Infinity. This summer, the Infinity will not return. But a different, slightly smaller Princess ship – the Grand Princess – will make one port call on July 5. “So the difference this year, we’re getting about 38,000 [cruise ship passengers] this year compared to 41,000 last year,” said Haines Tourism Director Leslie Ross. Those 38,000 passengers...

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

  1318 A caller reported a vehicle parked in the yellow along a Main Street curb. The caller advised the position of the vehicle makes it difficult to see oncoming traffic on Main Street. An Officer was advised and responded to the scene where a parking citation was issued to the vehicle for prohibited parking. 1343 A person came to the Police Department to request help with a out of state custody issued.  Spoke with a officer.   Medical Calls: 2 Canine Calls: 0 Traffic Stops:...

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Martin Sexton featured in Southeast Fair 2016 headliners

Folk, reggae, soul music and more are included in the slate of headliners for this summer’s Southeast Alaska State Fair. The most well-known artist is singer-songwriter Martin Sexton. He’ll be joined by the Denali Cooks, John Brown’s Body, the Bad Tenants, Christy Hays, Satsang and Wet City Rockers. KHNS’s Emily Files talked to Fair Director Jessica Edwards to learn more about the 2016 headliners. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/07FairHeadliners.mp3 Martin Sexton https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Martin-Sexton-Glory-Bound.mp3 John Brown’s Body https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/John-Browns-Body-Traveling-Man.mp3 The Bad Tenants https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/The-Bad-Tenants-When-Im-Back-Official-Music-Video.mp3 Denali Cooks https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Shine.mp3 Satsang https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/satsang2.mp3 The Christy Hays Band https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Christy-Hays-You-Dont-Have-To-Wait.mp3 Wet City Rockers https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Wet-City-Rockers-On-My-Way-.mp3 Dozens more local and regional acts will play during...

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Thursday 7, April, 2016

1302: A caller reported a black truck has been circling around the area of his residence, and then parked near his residence. HBPD officer responded and met with the vehicle owner. 1340: A caller reported smoke coming from the mountainside area of 6.5 mile Haines Highway. The caller was advised it was a control burn. 1448: While on patrol, an Officer made contact with the owners of two vehicles which were parked facing traffic. Vehicles were then parked correctly. 1741: A resident of Mud Bay Rd. requested to speak with an Officer regarding a trespass order. An Officer met...

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