Day: November 10, 2017

KHNS News – Nov. 10, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/10Newscast.mp3 Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awards $24,000 in grants to local non-profits; Haines gets a shoutout in a Juneau artist’s album about Southeast...

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Chilkat Valley Community Foundation awards $24,000 in grants to local non-profits

From cross-generational yoga to new kitchens, there are many projects on the horizon for non-profit organizations in the Chilkat Valley. A local community foundation is helping them reach those goals. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/10CVCFwINTRO.mp3 Recipients of grants from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation squished into a photo after an awards ceremony at the Haines Senior Center. The CVCF is an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation. CVCF advisory board co-chair Liz Heywood distributed nearly 20 grants to community organizations. In total, they gave out around $24,000. Southeast Alaska Independent Living – or SAIL – received one of the largest grants — $2,000....

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City officials query troopers on law enforcement

Borough officials in Haines met with Alaska State Troopers over the phone this week, to address an ongoing disagreement about police response. One thing was clear: Haines needs a new plan to make sure law enforcement can operate sustainably. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/9Trooper.mp3 Haines’ trooper position was cut this year when budget cuts and a shortage of officers forced the state to tighten services. Since then, officials have been trying to figure out how to provide law enforcement throughout the borough. In a meeting this week, State Trooper Director Colonel Hans Brinke said his department sees the Haines Police as the primary...

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