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Local teams advance in regionals (photo by mvongrue/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Assembly upholds heliport decision. Glacier Bears and Panthers advance in regional basketball tournaments. Board of Fisheries rules on power reels (Schoenfeld). 'We the People' group begins a film series this week.

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Mt. Edgecumbe (photo by hermanfrances/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Alaskans have a refund due to them (Canfield). A new student team qualifies for state in their first competition. Glacier Bears and Panthers begin their bid for state this week. Nutritionist in the upper Lynn Canal. Studying volcanic activity in southeast (Schoenfeld).

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Virus (photo by Sanofi Pasteur/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A Haines woman was ordered to report to prison, expecting to give birth any day now (Miller). Board of Fish considers rule changes (Schoenfeld). Stream at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=multimedia.main#audio. Haines Assembly rehears Planning Commission decision. Did you get sick? Explaining the 'town bug'.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The Haines DDF team returns from State competition in Anchorage, the Haines Borough Comprehensive Plan is 80 percent complete, and a Sitka crab boat found itself on a precarious perch this morning.

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View of the Alcan Highway (photo by DB's travels/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
State Senator imagines changes to the PFD, Alaska Federation of Native President talks budget cuts (Schoenfeld). Human Library event encourages understanding in Haines. Yukon Rendezvous celebrates the Alcan's 70th birthday.

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Bill Thomas on the House floor (photo provided by Veterans Caucus)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A First Nation Chief arrested in Haines keeps his job. 'Welcome Home' day would honor Vietnam Veterans. State emphasizes shellfish poisoning warning after suspected case. Board of Fisheries meets starting this week. Senator Lisa Murkowski misses local stops, but speaks from Juneau Thursday. Cedar tree logs will go to a southeast native project (Duren).

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Lynn Canal water (photo by peter.howe/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Alaskan women go head to head this weekend in Haines. Local citizens gather to talk about proposed hydroelectric projects. Local kids aim for state with History Day exhibits (Dowds).

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard

A Haines fourth grader is the new spelling bee champion, SAIL is putting on dinner and a movie, Lisa Murkowski is coming to Haines, its time for the Buckwheat Ski Classic, and times almost up to get photos to the Sheldon Museum.

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Vehicle damage from moose hit in Haines (photo courtesy of on-scene crew)
Vehicle damage from moose hit in Haines (photo courtesy of on-scene crew)
Moose lands in back of truck (photo courtesy of on-scene crew)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Place-based education in Alaska (Schoenfeld). A moose lands in the back of a pickup truck after jumping from a cliff and causing a vehicle accident. A bad year for shoveling is a good year for skiing. Panthers fell to Yakutat Eagles this week. What do hammer enthusiasts do on vacation? More at http://www.thechronicle.com.au/story/2012/02/01/Enthusiast-nails-visit/

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Frying pan toss this weekend in the Winter Olympics (photo by teresia/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Dr. Dave McCandless joins the Haines SEARHC clinic staff. A film festival this weekend explores bees, kayaks and hip hop. Frying pan tossing, in the Olympics?

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Contact the news department by e-mailing news@khns.org or calling 907-766-2020 x2 or 907-983-2853 x2.