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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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Al Morgan, Valentino Burratin and Dakota Strong at Sealaska meeting (Photo by Wa

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Commercial drift gillnet estimates are in for the first opening of the season. Sealaska shareholders meet in Haines, commemorate forty years of Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. A motorcyclist who died near Haines earlier this month is laid to rest in Anchorage. Special feature brings back old news.

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Malaspina ferry rescues a stranded hiker near Skagway (photo by Canyon Florey)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The Alaska Marine Highway System, 'Probably made the difference on a life-saving rescue,' in Skagway. Troopers crack down on drunken boating. Skagway Borough Assembly takes a step closer to taking action against the Redistricting Board decision. Special feature News from Your Past digs up a story about Wind Fest.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Congressman Young books another trip to the northern Lynn Canal. KHNS membership drive dominates the airwaves this week. Sealaska is looking for local artists for a shareholder market. 'Fish and Chips' opens at the Sheldon Museum this Friday.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
More gillnetters in the commercial fleet this year, than in the last decade. Local students get new perspective in D.C. What to do when you can no longer look forward to Solstice. Seasonal upswings bring Skagway's high winter unemployment down to one of the lowest in the state.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Sealaska shareholders meet this weekend in Haines. The Sealaska annual report is out (Schoenfeld). Accessing the northern Lynn Canal with a new app.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Fast times and happy riders; results from the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay. A local artist gets $5,000 to spend time on her work.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
As Skagway voters consider a no-smoking ordinance, how are other Southeast towns feeling about their smoking bans? Farmers Markets begin the exchange of local bounties and follow a national trend. Bikes, pancakes and art shows, this weekend around the northern panhandle.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A record number of bike teams swarm the Haines Highway to race this weekend. Haines Assembly authorizes a $20,000 survey of cruise ship passengers. Winner of Skagway's first marathon talks about winning by an hour.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Assembly hits a stalemate in naming a new member. Norovirus the cause for cancellation of a first-stop from a cruise ship that would have docked in Haines Tuesday.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Sealaska elections go online (Schoenfeld). The Haines Volunteer Fire Department gets new wheels. A cruise ship cancels a Haines call.

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