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Big king salmon wins Homer tournament for Kodiak fisherman

...arm for a tourist town that bustles during the summer and quiets once October rolls around. According to the Homer Chamber of Commerce, 1,321 anglers aboard 386 boats and seven kayaks landed 590 fish. More than $155,000 in cash was paid...
Collaboration by many boosts Homer's Old Town

...were parking up at Islands and Oceans, that would be cool, but that lot isn't big, either."One thing the Homer Chamber of Commerce did this summer was to mark its lot with access to Ohlson Lane as Old Town parking, particularly for motorhomes...
Homer kids try entrepreneurship on 'Lemonade Day'

...making a successful business.Coordinating the event in Homer is Debbie Speakman, the membership manager of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center."We help the kids register, set up workshops with Wells Fargo, one of the main state...
Photo: Catch of the day

A winter king salmon rests on the scale as Homer Chamber of Commerce officials record its weight during the King Salmon Tournament on Saturday in Homer.
Chamber in small Alaska town joins departures from US Chamber over political direction

...S. Chamber of Commerce over the national organization's right-leaning platforms.The decision by the Homer Chamber of Commerce is good news for Carri Thurman, co-owner of Two Sisters Bakery in the fishing community of 5,000. A former...
Kenai Borough ponders tax increase on fishing charters

...sectors of the economy. "I'm feeling a little out of the loop," said Derotha Ferraro, director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce. "Equity means equal ... equal to what else?" Maryann Rowe, with the chamber's legislative committee...
Homer promotes image as halibut fishing capital

...very popular for sportfishing halibut." While the moniker is true, Monte Davis, executive director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce, believes the title first was self-proclaimed. "No one else had it, so Homer reached up and grabbed the...
Tightened catch limits alarm halibut fisheries

...communities."Commercially or charter wise, I can't see how there can be any winners next year," said Homer Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Monte Davis. "For Homer in general, this is not good news."Homer's maritime and fish...
Business Briefs

...Advisory Council, Alaska Public Radio Network, the state chamber and the Special Olympics World Winter Games. The Homer Chamber of Commerce took the Chamber of the Year Award in recognition of its programs. Shell returns to Alaska with lease bids ANCHORAGE...
Proposed halibut quotas split tourism industry, they would have to take out a bank loan for about $450,000, said Donna Bondioli, president of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and partner in a halibut charter business with her son. A loan of that size would enable the operator to purchase...


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