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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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Chocolate Extravaganza eagles at ABEF

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
What's ahead for the 17th annual Bald Eagle Festival in Haines. Drug Take-Back didn't take back any drugs in the northern Lynn Canal this year, but will be back in six months. Volleyball ends for the Glacier Bears, including six seniors. Language classes for the oldest local language begin this week.

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Haines Elementary School demolition.

Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The old Haines elementary school in no more, the Connelly Lake hydro project comment period is extended, Alaska Airlines expands it flights but not where you might expect(Deanna Garrison), a local man is featured in a popular clothing company catalog, and an update on local sports.

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Chilkoot Estates Four-plex (photo by Andrea Nelson)
David Berry at the wood heat boiler room (photo by Andrea Nelson)
Elizabeth Strong in front of her new apt. (photo by Andrea Nelson)
Kitchen space at the new apartments (photo by Andrea Nelson)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Taking a tour of the Lynn Canal's newest neighborhood, including the wood heat system. An improv performance for everyone this weekend. Local volleyball players set sights on regionals.

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The Bradfords in front of Dennis Miles' photo (photo by T. Bicknell)
Miles of styles (photo by T. Bicknell)
New additions to the furniture store (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Signs winter is approaching in the Lynn Canal. Introducing a new teacher (James Morgan). Arts Council classes begin in Skagway. There's a new player in the Haines downtown revitalization game. Skagway Borough Assembly meets as Board of Adjustments this week.

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Lunches for Native American Heritage Month (photo courtesy of SHI)
Halloween at Skagway Rec Center (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Southeast Regional Health Consortium staff updates; a Haines hire benefits the region. Regional housing plan could be in the works (Casey Kelly). Skagway school kids celebrate in disguise (Misty Wiley). A lecture series celebrates Native American Heritage Month. Veterans honored with music (Serena Badgley).

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Happy Halloween from KHNS News (photo by Erwss, peace&love/flickr)

Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween!

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
Halloween is just around the corner, the Taku River Fact Finding Task Force (Miller/Bicknell), Smokin' Fish, and the Fourth Annual Chilkat Valley Peace Prize Awards Ceremony (Chris Turner). The grand prize winning music piece by James Morgan can be heard after the end of the news cast.

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Alaska State Troopers show comes to Haines (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines junk problems move closer to cleanup. Volunteers learn how to euthanize pets who are in need of a graceful end to life. Television viewers will learn how State Troopers' jobs in Southeast are different from those in the rest of the state.

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Local salmon not affected by the virus (photo by Andrea Nelson)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Assembly approves hires at Haines Borough. News on the BC salmon virus (Schoenfeld). An acting group will be in Haines to lead a series of workshops.

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