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Lightning strikes Soldotna business

...reported the Peninsula Clarion.Property manager Cari Friendshuh said lightning touched down outside the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council and arced over it."I've never seen lightning strike so closely in my life," she said. "It really...
Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on motel-bed tax of the peninsula. That would be on top of the $300,000 the borough already gives to the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council.Navarre argued that if the council wants additional money from the borough, it can make a case for...
ATIA announces 2011 marketing committee

...the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Peter Grunwaldt of Premier Alaska Tours, Shanon Hamrick of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, Kirk Hoessle of Alaska Wildland Adventures, Jeff Johnson of Alaska Railroad, Al Koch of All Alaska...
Kenai Peninsula dubbed 'Alaska's playground'

...phrase "Alaska's playground" will be synonymous with the Kenai Peninsula - at least that's what the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council hopes. Sound off on the important issues at To get tourists off the cruise ship, the council unveiled...
Seldovia Village Tribe hopes to beef up Homer ferry port

...Visitors generally fall in love with the tranquility of Seldovia. However, a recent analysis by the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council comparing 2008 and 2009 found that tourism in Seldovia had fallen by 61 percent. The overall State...
Alaska tourism industry pleads for more money

Members of the hard-pressed tourism industry Wednesday begged, pleaded and sometimes threatened members of the state House Finance Committee seeking additional marketing money.
Kenai to withhold tourism grant until it comes into compliance with its contract. Carey is holding the $300,000 grant for the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, which is a nonprofit, non-departmental entity of the borough. The contract specifies that the...
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