Local News

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: 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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Fishing on the Chilkat
Fishing on the Chilkat
Fishing on the Chilkat

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Expanded resources for victims of domestic violence in Haines, Skagway and Klukwan (see .pdf below for a national report). Introducing Haines School students' German classmate (Jacobson). Eagles are replacing anglers, but fishing continues on the Chilkat River (video at http://youtu.be/XKo1tMTLLVE).

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The Monty hover-barge (photo by Sundial Marine Construction)
The Monty hover-barge (photo by Sundial Marine Construction)
The Monty hover-barge (photo by Sundial Marine Construction)
The Monty hover-barge (photo by Sundial Marine Construction)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Goat hunting closures leave a few spots open for hunters; one more step to finish the moose hunt. The emergency alert is cancelled for Wednesday (Eaton). Salmon harvest dollars are in (Lichtenstein). A traveling film festival stops in Haines this week. The hover-barge bound for Skagway gets another chance.

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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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