May 17, 2012 | Volume 42, No.20

Thieves stain welcome at laundromat

When Jan Dubber and husband Leonard built a new laundromat and showers near 1 Mile Haines Highway in 2009, they wanted a place the town could feel proud to send visitors to.

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Jan Dubber in the gift shop of her laundromat on the town\'s west side. Dubber makes an extra effort to keep the place cheery and clean, but is discouraged by thefts from customer areas there. Tom Morphet photo.

They put Alaskan and family photos on the bright, white walls. They hung...