KHNS staff and volunteers have Monday, December 26th and Friday, December 30th off.  Tune in for special programming throughout the holiday season!   In addition to your weekend favorites, you’ll hear festive specials new and old. From all of us at KHNS: Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year!  We are grateful to be your community radio station.


Listen for special programming in addition to your weekend favorites:


Friday, December 30th:

8am: Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin:  Interview with Debbie Reynolds

9am:  Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio*

10am: The Pulse: Best Science/Health Stories of 2016*

1pm:  The Hayride

3pm:  World Cafe Encore Edition

4pm:  Sound Opinions Best of 2016 Special

* KHNS is strongly considering adding these shows to our regular lineup.  Do you have any feedback?  Please get in touch!  Give Janine a call at 766-2020 x9 or 983-2853 x9 or e-mail pd (at)


Saturday, December 31st

10pm – midnight:  Toast of the Nation


Sunday, January 1st:

10am-noon:  New Year’s Day from Vienna Concert


Best wishes for a healthy, safe, and happy 2017 from KHNS!



Previously heard on KHNS:

Tuesday, December 20th:

10am-noon:  Special 2-hour Holiday Talk of Alaska


Friday, December 23rd:

10-11am: A special holiday episode of The Pulse, tapping into the real emotions of the holiday season—wonder, joy, and awe.


Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve):

10am-noon:  A special Lynn Canal Holiday with John and Margaret

1pm:  The Moth Radio Hour Holiday Special

8pm: A Christmas Special from the Retro Cocktail Hour

9pm: NPR’s All Songs Considered Holiday Special

10pm: Sound Opinions Holiday Special

11pm: The Dinner Party Download Holiday Special


Sunday, December 25th (Christmas Day):

10am: The Rose Ensemble: Christmas in Baroque Malta

11am: Christmas with Madrigalia

3pm: NPR’s Tinsel Tales

6-8pm: Terra Incognita: Sacred World with Carol Mitchell


Monday December 26th

8am: College Choice – a Special from NPR

9am: America’s Test Kitchen

11am: Third Coast Audio Festival: Best of the Best

1-3pm: Folk Alley Best of 2016

3-5pm: World Cafe: Exploring the Best of 2016

8-10pm:  The New Jazz Archive


Regular KHNS programming, including Lynn Canal Morning and the KHNS evening news, resumes on Tuesday, December 27th.

Happy Holidays from KHNS!