Heather Lende wrote the New York Times bestseller If You Lived Here I know Your Name, and Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs. Her third book, Finding the Good, will be available in 2015. Her acclaimed columns and essays have been published and broadcast widely, from Woman's Day and Country Living to the Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Dispatch and Washington Post. She has lived with her family in Haines for 30 years.
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.