Finding comfort in community in Haines

The old-timers say bad things happen in threes. I am not sure if this is true, but I do believe that bad doings bring out the best in people. It’s not that misery loves company, exactly, rather that suffering binds us together.

Haines - Shared roots

Thirty years ago if you asked me why I live where I do, I would have replied the people and this place. The same is true today.

'Blonde Indian' gives Alaskans plenty to talk about

“Blonde Indian” is so Alaskan, so personal, yet it is also the most literary of books in that it reads like a prose poem. I wasn’t the only one squirming in my seat and covering my eyes, when author Ernestine Hayes relentlessly read Young Tom’s drunken monologue, delivered as he drowned.

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