The Arts Council presents Seattle singer-songwriter Andrew Vait in concert on Saturday June 29th...
Submit and View KHNS Postings
Please use the following links to submit or view on-air messages :
Submissions must be approved and may be edited for content before appearing on the website or read on-air. If you would like a confirmation, please email the station at email@example.com. LPs are processed as soon as possible, please allow 3-5 days for process of PSA's . If submitting after 5pm or over the weekend announcements will not be approved until the following weekday.
From Our Listeners
KHNS needs a volunteer this Thursday June 20th. Someone to load a car onto the 1:30pm ferry in...
Judy Ewald has the blue ribbons for the Women's 8-person team Totally Tubular of Skagway....
Thanks to our Generous Underwriters, Sponsors and Grantors
Petersburg is in the running this summer to be named the best town in the nation for yachting.
Alaska’s Little Norway was named as a top-10 town by the editors of Yachting Magazine in the July edition. Liz Cabrera, coordinator for the Petersburg Economic Development Council, said a few things make Petersburg a good destination for yachts. “One of them is the spectacular scenery obviously,” Cabrera said. “It’s a great base to explore central Southeast Alaska and I think the awesome harbor that we have, how well it’s run. It’s open 24 hours a day. And then the fact that if you tie up in the harbor you can get almost everywhere you need to get walking, its within walking distance, you can get to the grocery store, the hardware stores and all sorts of services that you might need are right here and close to the harbor.”
The magazine’s editors select a top 10 and then online voting decides the best in the country. Oxford, Maryland and Beaufort, North Carolina were the past two winners. This year Petersburg is up against some big towns and Cabrera encouraged people to vote online. “Yeah we’re up against some stiff competition, some large communities, like Seattle, New Orleans. So it woud be nice if everyone that is on Facebook could vote. And I think you can vote more than once, but maybe it’s just once a day,” she said.
Also in the top ten this year are Portland, Maine, San Francisco, Fernandina Beach, Florida, Jamestown, Rhode Island, Mackinac Island, Michigan, Montauk, New York and Ocracoke, North Carolina.
PEDC president Casey Flint hopes Petersburg’s top-10 listing will attract more visitors to the area and boost the local economy. The top yachting town is named in a fall issue. People can vote through Facebook until August 30th.
Six former employees and one contractor say Bank of America's mortgage servicing unit consistently lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications and offered bonuses to staff for intentionally pushing people into foreclosure, according to a Salon.com report.
After police broke up the protests in Turkey's Taksim Square over the weekend, a new protest has sprung up — but this one is still and silent. A lone man stood motionless in the square for six hours overnight, and soon many others decided to join the "standing man."