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Haines businesses adapt to second summer of less tourist traffic in their shops

 

July 15, 2021

Abbey Collins

Andrea Nelson, who co-owns Ampersand AK with Amelia Nash, displays salmon-shaped salad spoons made from local birch and sold in the shop.

For the second year in a row, summer visitor numbers in Haines are greatly reduced as the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The downtown streets are usually bustling several days a week with visitors who have disembarked from...



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