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Chilkat Center buried in record snows 11/28/11

Broadcaster Byrne Power:
It's official! Record smashing snowfalls in the town of Haines for the month of November pushing the early season's rate to more than twice last year's total. Plus Al Badgely's snow safety tips.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
A look back at holidays past, the Haines Christian Center is having a Thanksgiving community dinner, turkeys weren't always so easy to get, and Haines kinder-gardeners serenade seniors. Special thanks to Joan Snyder and Leslie Ross with help in this broadcast.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
An exit interview with Scott Rossman, Kodiak gets top Halibut honors, and the Haines Salvation Army has its Thanksgiving food box distribution. Special thanks to Marcia Lynn for help with this broadcast.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
SE Alaska gets praise for record fishing numbers, big numbers for SE don't always mean more fish in the upper Lynn Canal, and it's time for the lighting of the library.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
There are programming changes in the future at KHNS, Haines High sophomore girls are having a dress sale, the school temporarily loses internet and cell service, and a review of some winter driving tips.
Special thanks to Serena Badgley and James Morgan for help with this broadcast.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
Haines' newest elected officials are sworn in, the Alaska DOT adds a new ferry feature to its traveler information system, there is a benefit concert for Alaskan musician Buddy Tabor, and a world class skier with ties to Haines loses his life. We will have more coverage of Tuesday's borough meeting in tomorrow's news cast.

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Broadcaster: Byrne Power
Skagway's Red Onion Saloon is granted it's Conditional Use Permit. Haines DDF Team in Wrangell. A Coast Guard navigator up on charges in Sitka.

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Broadcaster: Byrne Power
Capacity lodging, unreleased eagles and a thick blanket of new snow do not dim the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival. From Ketchikan Deanna Garrison reports on Alaska Airlines Hawaii services and other state of the economy measures. Snow falls disrupt AT&T Alascom service.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The eagles have returned to the Chilkat Valley, Captain School is in Haines, selected Haines music students are on their way to All State, and a few words from a local veteran.

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Soapy Smith is still selling whiskey (photo courtesy of Alaska Distillery)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Law enforcement officals were in Haines and Klukwan this week, but won't release details why. One man's community service comes to an end, opening an opportunity for another. Alaska Broadcasters Association recognize KHNS (Richard). An old Skagway story lives on ... in a bottle of whiskey.

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