Influencer Danielle Marie Lister during a recent trip to Haines paid for by the Visitor Center. (Photo courtesy of Danielle Marie Lister/Haines Tourism Department)

Haines visitor center turns to social media influencers. Will it pay off?

“Let me take you to one of my favorite places in Alaska that you’ve probably never heard of,”  says Danielle Marie Lister in a recent Instagram video. Lister wears black bibs, a purple down jacket, and thick white boots…

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Duly noted: Artist grant, vet clinic

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