Day: November 22, 2016

Artist Series: Tresham Gregg

The Fort Seward Sculpture Garden in Haines involves more than a dozen local artists. Each has their own vision of what they want to add to the burnt-out barracks where many of the installations are placed. Some blend in, but Tresham Gregg’s piece stands out. The metal sculpture is a sort of phoenix rising from the ashes. But with an Alaska twist. “It’s just a concept of mine where the Northern Lights turn into eagles and ravens. And in this case, both at the same time,” Gregg said. “So it’s kind of a love spirit, the merge of...

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Happy Thanksgiving from KHNS!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at KHNS!  Tune in this weekend for special holiday programming, schedule listed below:   Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving 8-10am: Turkey Confidential LIVE from A Splendid Table 10am: With Good Reason: Giving Thanks/Miigwetch 11am: Giving Thanks to Music from WFMT 1pm: The Food Chain Thanksgiving Special 2pm: Radio Unleashed Thanksgiving Music Mix 3-5pm: Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, & Gratitude 8pm: The Retro Cocktail Hour 9pm: Snap Judgement – Gratitude   Friday, November 25 – Native American Heritage Day 8:30am: Making Contact: “Native Power: Language, Land, and Water” 9am: Inupiaq Drum...

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Alaska Department of Fish and Game contributes to heliski map discussion

The Haines Heliski map committee reviewed more map change proposals on Monday. And for the first time in this process, they had specific notes from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to consider alongside them. The catch here is that the Chilkat Valley mountain goat study being conducted by the state isn’t going to be complete until the Spring. A bear denning study is also in progress. But Fish and Game has been asked to provide input in the heliski map amendment process now. Biologists provided comments about mountain goats and denning brown bears based on observations...

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