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KHNS Local News is heard every evening at 5:30pm during the KHNS Evening Report and weekday mornings at 6:49am and 7:49am during Morning Edition. The KHNS News - Week in Review is heard Saturdays at 11:00am on Lynn Canal Weekend. If you have a news tip or story idea, please eMail us at news@khns.org

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The SEARCH clinic in Klukwan will soon be fully staffed, a preview of the Haines assembly meeting, it's time to register your dog in Haines, and a recap of Haines Basketball from the weekend. We will have results from the Don Hather Memorial Basketball tournament in Skagway in Tuesday's news cast.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
Haines is without an important piece of snow removal equipment, the SE Alaska integrated plan was released in Juneau, the Haines library will be closing early 3 days a week, the Don Hather Memorial basketball tournament started in Skagway, and AT&T customers have cell service again.

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The ALaska Dream's Admiralty Dream (Photo by Dan Evans)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
AT&T cellular customers remain without service. A new cruise ship announced itineraries with Haines and Skagway. A Haines man is reappointed by the Governor. Haines Alcohol Task Force brings their message to adults next. A preview of the first Don Hather Tournament without Don.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway Assembly meets; will discuss fees for new funeral services in the Borough. Year-end reports from around the region, from Casey Kelly at KTOO and Ed Schoenfeld at CoastAlaska.

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Regional year-end reports

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A look back at last year's news throughout the region. Contributions from KCAW, KRBD, KFSK and KSTK.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
A Haines' local basketball star seems to be a good fit in Anchorage. S.E. loses a little ground in the National Parks, a policy change on the ferry should benefit the S.E. Alaska State Fair, and a bit of history is lost when a former Haines resident passes away. This news and more.

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Best interview of the year
Beached whale in Letnikof summer 2011
State Fair memories
Moose move in at Haines school, 2011

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A year's worth of news: Looking back at 2011 before trading it in for 2012. Happy New Year from KHNS!

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The alumni game is faces off Glacier Bears basketball players past and present. Some people are celebrating New Year's without the champagne, but that doesn't mean it's not a party. Alaskans and Oregonians share the studded tire argument (Northwest News Network).

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Skagway public safety requests another dispatch position

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway police say 911 system upgrades require another dispatcher (Wiley). An explanation of Southeast weather this month (Kelly). Indigo Trio brings live music to end the year. Skagway Panthers have seen everything a season can offer, and it's just beginning.

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Joanie Wagner, mail carrier in the Chilkat Valley (photo courtesy of J. Wagner)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Port stakeholders meet in a new group this week. Giving up the mail route in rural Alaska: The story behind 14 years of postal delivery. Earthquake sensors in the Pacific Northwest (Northwest News Network).

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