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KHNS Local News is heard every evening at 5:30pm during the KHNS Evening Report and weekday mornings at 6:49am and 7:49am during Morning Edition. The KHNS News - Week in Review is heard Saturdays at 11:00am on Lynn Canal Weekend. If you have a news tip or story idea, please eMail us at news@khns.org

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
An avalanche near Haines claims a second life; survivor recounts accident. A garden conference brings in local and outside growing experts to kick off the growing season (more information at seakmg.org)

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Felt soles banned by Fish and Game (photo by MD DNR)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
An avalanche near Haines kills one heli-ski guide and leaves a guided client on life support. Hoonah is under pressure to build multi-million dollar dock (Kelly). Anglers must beware their foot wear starting this year, to minimize the spread of invasive species.

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Spring Book Fair at Haines School Library (photo by T. Bicknell)
Spring Book Fair at Haines School Library (photo by T. Bicknell)
Spring Book Fair at Haines School Library (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Borough Assembly meets to talk ports, jobs and more. Northern Lynn Canal loses its two Troopers to Juneau. First spring Book Fair for the Haines School.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The District 34 Republican Party held their conference in Haines this week, the AMHS 2012-13 schedule is up for public review, and locally produced public service announcements will be seen on PBS.

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Dr. Bowman, former Haines clinic Medical Director (photo courtesy of SEARHC)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Solar flares could mean a bright Alaskan sky. The idea for a veterans home in Haines just got more interesting. Haines' long-term plan awaits your comments on land and recreation (more information at http://www.hainesborough.us/CompPlan2025current.html). Former Haines Medical Director promoted to a leading regional position. Mexican food 'For the Birds'.

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Damage caused by a fire in Skagway (photo by Misty Wiley)
Damage caused by a fire in Skagway (photo by Misty Wiley)
Damage caused by a fire in Skagway (photo by Misty Wiley)
Damage caused by a fire in Skagway (photo by Misty Wiley)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The fire is out, but a late-night blaze leaves a mark on downtown Skagway. Sport anglers won't be able to go for Taku River kings after a unanimous vote in Ketchikan (Schoenfeld). A film festival in Skagway observes conservation, one in Haines raises money for locals with cancer.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Fire insurance rates could decrease for some Haines residents. Board of Fisheries news on Lynn Canal waters (Schoenfeld).

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First snowmachine/shooting biathlon, Haines (photo by T. Bicknell)
First snowmachine/shooting biathlon, Haines (photo by T. Bicknell)
First snowmachine/shooting biathlon, Haines (photo by T. Bicknell)
First snowmachine/shooting biathlon, Haines (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The State releases money to Central Council to cover overdue child support. Local basketball teams face big rivals for the last time. "Expect goosebumps" in next booked performances. Special Iditarod coverage begins this week.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The Haines Borough Assembly has made a decision on Heli-Ski Operator GPS information, the Haines Republican presidential preference poll will be held on Tuesday, and a band with local connections debuted their new album in Memphis.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Picturing Haines opens Friday. Three teams still in Regionals. A new biathlon debuts this weekend. Peace Corps volunteers dinner celebrates.

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