Day: February 10, 2017

KHNS News – Feb. 10, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/10newscast.mp3 Skagway man sentenced in September shooting incident; Haines planners approve resource extraction permit above Young Road; Southeast Conference energy coordinator defends recommendation for ferry...

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Skagway man sentenced in September shooting incident

A Skagway man who pled guilty to September armed confrontation with local police was sentenced in Juneau Superior Court this week. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/10EstepwINTRO.mp3 Judge Phillip Pallenberg accepted a plea agreement, sentencing Eric Craig Estep on two counts related to the September incident. According to charging documents, on September 29, Skagway police responded to Estep’s home after receiving reports he was suicidal, intoxicated, armed with guns and knives and requesting police to respond. Police said Estep yelled he wanted officers to kill him before emerging from the residence and firing two shots from a shotgun. He surrendered after a brief standoff...

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Haines planners approve resource extraction permit above Young Road

A Haines developer’s request for a resource extraction conditional use permit was granted by the planning commission Thursday. A few neighbors said they were concerned about the noise from rock blasting and the hazards of large trucks transporting heavy materials. Planners put several conditions on the permit to help mitigate those impacts. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/10PlanningwINTRO.mp3 Roger Schnabel of Southeast Road Builders owns a 65-acre property above Young Road and Skyline Drive. He already has permission to do clearing, grubbing and blasting at that site. But now, he says he wants to ‘intensify’ the work. “I’ve pretty much done all that I...

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Modern Love Special on KHNS – Sat. Feb 11

Join KHNS for a special program this Valentine’s Day weekend. Modern Love: The Podcast Valentine’s Day Special from WBUR and the New York Times features memorable Modern Love essays read by such notables as Colin Farrell, Gillian Jacobs, and Tony Hale. Airs Saturday, February 11 at 8pm, right after This American...

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