Pot shop clashes with tourism stores in eclectic Alaska town

8/30/17–The presence of a marijuana retail store has caused a deep divide in the town of Talkeetna, where hundreds of visitors roam the streets daily browsing in art galleries and souvenir shops housed in historic cabins. Some shop owners in this tourist town say that first marijuana retail store in Talkeetna, The High Expedition Co., could ruin the tiny town’s historic atmosphere and harm business, like the eight or so stores that serve alcohol along Main Street could never do. Read