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Heliskiers hope for stable conditions — and stable future — in Haines

On a recent weekday at the Powdah Mountain Lodge, a handful of out-of-state visitors are getting antsy.  There’s thick, wet snow falling outside and low clouds, meaning no helicopter flying today for Alaska Heliskiing. Guests here have to find their own entertainment.  “I hate it,” said Ed Irons, a 60-year-old electrical engineer from Las Vegas […]