Author: Berett Wilber

KHNS News – Jan. 22, 2018

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/22Newscast.mp3 A two-way with Borough Manager Debra Schnabel previewing tomorrow’s Assembly meeting; and the last installment of Alaska Water Wars, a news project about water, mining, and the people of Bristol...

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KHNS News – Jan. 19, 2018

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/19Newscast.mp3 Haines Assembly agrees to examine the future of use on the Chilkat River; and the fourth installation of Alaska Water Wars, a new project about water, mining, and the people of Bristol...

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Baby Brown timber sale almost ready to go back to bid

The Baby Brown timber sale is the largest piece of the Haines State Forest to be offered up for harvest in more than 20 years. Last year, the state canceled a deal with the single bidder after Haines’ Lynn Canal Conservation pointed out a procedural flaw in the sale process. Now, that ‘s fixed — and the state is getting ready to put the timber back out to bid. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/18BBrown.mp3  The sale of an 855-acre stand of hemlock and spruce north of Haines was canceled last year when Lynn Canal Conservation (LCC) successfully challenged the Department of Natural Resource’s procedure...

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KHNS News – Jan. 18, 2018

https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/18Newscast.mp3 The Baby Brown timber sale is almost ready to go back out for bid; and the third installment of Alaska Waters Wars, a news project about water, mining, and the people of Bristol...

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Twenty-five apply to be Haines’ school superintendent

Applications to be Haines’ new school superintendent are in — and more than two dozen people are hoping to be chosen. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/17SUPT.mp3 Twenty-five people applied to be Haines’ new school superintendent. The application period closed on Monday. Applicants run the gamut from a current school employee, to a school psychologist in Wisconsin, to a principal from Glennallen. They include current superintendents across Alaska and the Lower 48. One applicant wrote he’d been “unable to sleep for weeks” because he was so excited about applying for the job. Interim Superintendent Rich Carlson says the response was better than he’d expected....

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