Day: November 29, 2017

KHNS News – Nov. 29, 2017

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/29Newscast.mp3 Skagway Assembly will hold special meeting on issues related to White Pass lease and MOU; Haines Assembly advances conceptual design for second phase of harbor expansion project; Ferry Malaspina repairs will affect ferry schedule; Halibut numbers could...

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Skagway Assembly will hold special meeting on issues related to White Pass lease and MOU

The Skagway Assembly will hold a special meeting Thursday, with just a couple things on the agenda. Part of the discussion will be held in executive session. During that time, the assembly will talk with the borough attorney about possible legal issues related to the tidelands lease with the Pacific and Arctic Railway and Navigation Company – the White Pass lease – and subleases. The group will come out of executive session to discuss Mayor Monica Carlson’s veto of assembly action on a Memorandum of Understanding with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. Last week, the assembly voted unanimously...

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Haines Assembly advances conceptual design for second phase of harbor expansion project

At a meeting Tuesday, the Haines Assembly approved the conceptual design for the second phase of the small boat harbor expansion project. But, not without some hesitation. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/29HarborwINTRO.mp3 “I think we should postpone this decision,” said Assemblyman Tresham Gregg. He said the assembly needs to be sure this design is what the group wants. “I don’t see a real reason for it to push through at this point in time. Even though we’ve had a number of public meetings about it,” said Gregg. Gregg’s motion to postpone a decision on the conceptual design for the sport boat launch and parking failed...

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Marketplace Tech replaces The Writer’s Almanac

Minnesota Public Radio announced Nov. 29, 2017 it is terminating its contracts with Garrison Keillor and his private media companies after recently learning of allegations of his inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him. Read MPR’s complete statement here. The Writer’s Almanac, which aired daily on KHNS, is being replaced by Marketplace Tech on weekdays and other programming on the weekends for the time being. Find out more about Marketplace Tech. KHNS will continue to air APM’s weekly music and variety program hosted by Chris Thile, previously known as A Prairie Home Companion, but now undergoing a...

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