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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: Margaret Friedenauer

An update on the Alaska Highway and South Klondike road closures.

To check road Yukon road conditions, visit: http://511yukon.ca/

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Fishery officials visit Haines; Haines Borough Manager mentions he might be interested in staying on the job.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Skagway Assembly may vote to reduce the mill rate; Ocean Beauty's Petersburg plant will not open this summer; Sealaska tackles board limits issue.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Sen. Murkowski calls for comments about the Skagway post office; the Haines Library now offers free Wi-Fi; A meeting Wednesday addresses Upper Lynn Canal fisheries.

Watch Sen. Murkowski's message to Skagway residents about the post office:
http://youtu.be/jfBJDVDY8jQ

The email to reach Sen. Murkowski's office about the Skagway postal issues is Skagway@Murkowski.Senate.Gov

 

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Skagway post office gets the attention of the post master general; Sen. Lisa Murkowski visit's Klukwan; A Sitka Democrat files to run against Rep. Bill Thomas; the winner of the salmon derby.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Sen. Lisa Murkowski visits Skagway, Haines and Klukwan; bears are making their presence known around town.

With Jim Devereaux in Skagway

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

A project to create veterans housing in Haines moves foward; the Haines assembly considers changes to harbor fees.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Haines Borough is sued in a wrongful death case; Sen. Lisa Murkowski is coming to the Lynn Canal; the Alaska Marine Highway makes a rule change.

 

 

 

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer with Jim Deveereaux

Officials warn about trying to "save" baby wildlife; The North Words Writers Symposium gets underway in Skagway; Judging the homebrew at the Great Alaska Beer festival.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Native organizations applaud the new redistricting decision; Sen. Lisa Murkowski plans a visit to Skagway and Haines; The Haines Borough works to finalize the budget; A busy Memorial Day weekend is coming up.

Information on the Ammended Redistricting Plan and maps: http://www.akredistricting.org/

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