Day: January 8, 2016

Haines Glacier Bears Girls vs. Craig Panthers 8 January 2016

Quarter 1   Quarter 2 Halftime score Glacier Bears 22 – Panthers 29   Quarter 3   Quarter 4 – part 1   Quarter 4 – part 2   Final Score: Glacier Bears 40, Panthers 42 Announcing by Lewis Bird in...

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Growing up in Alaska boarding schools: ‘I wouldn’t trade it for the world’

During the holiday season, KHNS is airing StoryCorps segments recorded by the Juneau Public Libraries with Haines and Klukwan residents. This interview features Albert Morgan, talking with his daughter, Haines Library Education Coordinator Jessie Morgan. Albert Morgan’s mother was from Haines, and his father was from Tenakee. Albert was born in Tatilik, in Prince William Sound, where his father was a school teacher. His parents lost their first child, a boy named Junior. “Due to a simple childhood ailment, they couldn’t medevac him, so he died there.” Then his family moved to Kasaan, where they were faced with another tragedy. When...

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Hone skills, find adventure at Skagway’s spring writers’ workshop

North Words Writers’ Symposium organizers are seeking writers of all sorts for the May event in Skagway. The line-up of speakers is a who’s who of Alaska and Northwest authors, journalists and poets, who are sure to inspire even neophyte word jockeys. There are a total of 50 spots available for the four-day workshop, and while some are spoken for, the Skagway Visitors’ Bureau hopes to fill up in the next month or so. The keynote speaker this year is Brian Doyle. Doyle describes himself as many things including shuffling, mumbling, grumbling, muttering, muddled and meandering. But he’s...

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