Jean Meaux is the author of In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909. The collection includes maps, photographs and first person accounts of Alaska adventures by the earliest tourists, explorers and gold miners. Reviewer David James says, "of the several hundred Alaska books I've devoured, this one is easily in the top five."
Haines is known as the "Arts Capital of Alaska" for good reason: A recent report compiled by Southeast Conference showed more than 80 artists are living here and earning some degree of income from their work. Click on the images below to check them out.