Author: Abbey Collins

Skagway Assembly will discuss White Pass MOU at Thursday meeting

At a meeting Thursday, the Skagway Assembly will review a draft memorandum of understanding with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The assembly approved a version of the document last month, sending it on to a negotiating committee. The group was also set to discuss the MOU at a special meeting Tuesday. But, that meeting was cancelled. It may be rescheduled after the holidays. Also on the agenda Thursday, an ordinance that would amend Title 12 in municipal code to address regulations for the Port of Skagway and the Port Enterprise Fund. The introduction and first reading of the...

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Haines team reflects on Lego League tournament in Juneau

  For the first time in years, the Haines School sent a team of students to compete in a FIRST Lego League tournament. KHNS’s Abbey Collins spoke to members of the team after the event and has this report. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/15LegowINTRO.mp3 Fourth and fifth graders from the Haines School traveled to Juneau for the robotics competition. Their task was three fold. To build and program a robot to compete in missions, investigate a solution to a problem, and follow core values as a team. Their team name? The Redneck Robo Hobos of Haines. Their skills were put to the test...

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KHNS News – Dec. 15, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/15Newscast.mp3 Haines Economic Development Corporation hires executive director; Haines School sends team to lego tournament; Juneau Police Department audits sexual assault kits from the last 17...

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KHNS News – Dec. 14, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/14Newscast.mp3 Haines Assembly gives new winter tour the go-ahead; Battery point trail closes briefly for hazard mitigation; Sitka adopts incentive program to attract electric...

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