JUNEAU (AP) Klukwan Inc. has decided to move its offices from Juneau to Haines. That decision was made by the Native corporation's board earlier this month.
Klukwan has had its headquarters in Juneau for 17 years, at one time employing about 30 people in the capital.
But as its timber operations have declined, the corporation has shrunk to five employees. Only one of those, Tom Crandall, the company president, will move to Haines.
Klukwan has a subsidiary in Haines that runs cruises and tours. The corporation also owns a plywood factory in Washington state, Atlas Alaska Inc., which deals with explosives, and a subsidiary of Atlas that's based in Denver.
Klukwan has also formed a new venture, Tinaa Construction Co., which has received federal certification as a minority business, which will give it an advantage in getting government contracts.
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