Day: January 12, 2018

Haines keeps title as oldest borough in Alaska

If the old adage with “age comes wisdom” is true, then on average, Haines is the wisest of Alaska’s boroughs. The state released 2017 data on population this week. Haines retained its superlative status as the oldest borough. http://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/12OLDEST.mp3 Haines Borough has the highest average age in Alaska. That’s according to new data released by Alaska’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development. “Haines is notably the oldest borough in the state with a median age of 49.3,” says Eddie Hunsinger, the State Demographer. But that esteemed title is itself old news. Haines became the oldest borough sometime between 1970...

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KHNS News – Jan. 12, 2018

http://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/12Newscast-1.mp3 Haines keeps the title of oldest borough in Alaska; Lynn Canal’s representatives meet in Juneau before the upcoming Legislative session; and Haines’ home-grown square dance caller heats up the dance...

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