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: Tara Bicknell
Buckwheat Ski Classic rides for a 26th year this Saturday. A cruise ship booked for Skagway takes a hit in Asia. Subsistence fishing and transportation news (Schoenfeld). A new environmental group in the Tongass (Lichtenstein).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Subsistence Board and ferry news (Schoenfeld). One last book before summer. Subsistence Board agenda at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/pdf/meetingbooks/board201203/agenda.pdf Petition letter at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/pdf/meetingbooks/board201203/ejpetition.pdf

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Subsistence Board and ferry news (Schoenfeld). One last book before summer.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Central Council elections results from Skagway and Haines. Two local teams advance to Gold Medal semi-finals. What will Southeast get out of a redistricting map revision? (Schoenfeld) Gardeners meet to plan plots and plant pots.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Another cruise ship added to next year's list. Upper Lynn Canal sends eight teams to Juneau for Gold Medal and Hoop Time. The story of young Yukon carvers goes to film and comes to Haines.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The Haines Police Department is one step closer to getting a new dispatch console, Skagway's Brew Co. was given the go ahead for Bash n' Ball, the Haines Assembly adopted its 2012-13 strategic plan, Alaska is closer to providing legal protection for families burying loved ones, and it's time for the SE Conference mid-session conference.

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Great horned owl from 21 mile Haines Hwy. (photo courtesy of L. Jacobson)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Central Council Tlingit and Haida Tribe hold local delegate elections. House passes a bill that would prohibit protesting at funerals. Gold Medal begins this weekend with four local teams. The Oscars come to Haines. Local teens stage an owl rescue.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
An avalanche near Haines claims a second life; survivor recounts accident. A garden conference brings in local and outside growing experts to kick off the growing season (more information at seakmg.org)

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Felt soles banned by Fish and Game (photo by MD DNR)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
An avalanche near Haines kills one heli-ski guide and leaves a guided client on life support. Hoonah is under pressure to build multi-million dollar dock (Kelly). Anglers must beware their foot wear starting this year, to minimize the spread of invasive species.

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Spring Book Fair at Haines School Library (photo by T. Bicknell)
Spring Book Fair at Haines School Library (photo by T. Bicknell)
Spring Book Fair at Haines School Library (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Borough Assembly meets to talk ports, jobs and more. Northern Lynn Canal loses its two Troopers to Juneau. First spring Book Fair for the Haines School.

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