Day: April 27, 2017

KHNS News – April 27, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/27newscast.mp3 Haines manager decision draws protests from residents but acceptance from candidates; Borough to solicit letters of interest for vacant Haines Assembly seat; Southeast Alaska’s regional tribal government is developing its business...

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Haines manager decision draws protests from residents but acceptance from candidates

The Haines Assembly’s manager hire decision has proven contentious. Supporters of the losing candidate, Brad Ryan, called for the assembly to reconsider at a meeting Wednesday night. But that did not happen, and contract negotiations with Debra Schnabel will begin soon. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/27ManagerFolowINTRO.mp3 “I know when wrong choices have been made, and I also know good people make really bad choices sometimes,” said Tiffany DeWitt. “Did you guys make the right decision?” said Haynes Tormey. “You might want to think about it.” DeWitt and Tormey were two of several people who spoke Wednesday against the decision the assembly made the...

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Borough to solicit applications for empty Haines Assembly seat

Within the next month, there will be a new Haines Borough Assembly member. But they won’t have been elected by popular vote. Assemblyman Mike Case abruptly resigned his seat at the end of a meeting Tuesday. Case said he resigned out of frustration with other assembly members for choosing Debra Schnabel over Brad Ryan as borough manager. “I felt that with four people voting to put Debra in the position of manager, that represents a voting bloc that I probably would not break,” Case said. “And I’d be wasting my time if I stayed and tried to do it.” Case’s...

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Bird Migration Report

Thanks for listening to the KHNS Spring Bird Migration report with Amanda and Pam Randles!   Stay tuned for future installments.             May 11, 2017 – International Migratory Bird Day  https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Bird-Migration-Report-5.11.17.mp3   May 4, 2017 – All About Gulls (Spoiler alert: There are many kinds and they aren’t just “garbage birds.”) https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Bird-Nerd-5-4-17.mp3   April 27, 2017 – Recent Bird Sightings with special guest Jedediah https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4.27.17-Bird-Migration-Report.mp3   April 20, 2017 – Courtship Advice from Birds https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Bird-Migration-Report-4.20.17.mp3   April 13, 2017 – Spring Birdsong in the Upper Lynn Canal https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Bird-Nerd-Report-4.13-Birdsongs.mp3   April 6, 2017 – Bluebirds, Snow Geese,...

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