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MTAB expansion bill advances in Senate

The Senate Transportation Committee advanced a bill Tuesday to add a 12th seat to the Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory Board, an expansion proponents say will improve local representation for communities on the Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak Island.
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Kodiak house offers unique options remotely, and wanted a business that would mesh well with her other position. Mertens learned from the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce that the biggest need in Kodiak was housing, and she decided she wanted to help address it."The housing market...
Finance moves MTAB expansion ahead

...opportunity to have another voice at the table," said Doug Letch, an aide to Stevens, testifying at the hearing.Kodiak Chamber of Commerce economic development specialist Joe Bailor testified in favor of the bill."Adequate representation for the...
AK Senate approves MTAB expansion bill

...providing ferry service to Gustavus in late 2010.Senators approved the bill in a 17-0 vote with no debate.The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce requested that Stevens introduce the bill, and Chamber officials have testified in favor of S.B. 24 at multiple...
Delays on ferry hurt Kodiak businesses

...available, the extra produce is flown in, which Murray said is having an impact on sales.The board of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce plans to discuss at its July 29 meeting a resolution to ask the Alaska Marine Highway System for better ferry...
MTAB expansion bill advances in Senate

...S.B. 24 was crafted at the request of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce."Really, at the request of the local Chamber...said.Trevor Brown, executive director of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill by telephone...
Kodiak woman's photo hobby now her career

...She also offers restoration work for old photos.Samples of Ok's work can be viewed at the Eider House Bed and Breakfast, Ton of Fun, or in the new "Kodiak Alaska's Emerald Isle" book produced by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce.
Former Fish and Game chief seeks consulting job planning to re-evaluate its representation at the two boards. The city and the borough jointly now pay Kodiak Chamber of Commerce executive director Trevor Brown to attend the meetings and report back. Lloyd at one time was Kodiak's top...
Regional News
Alaska Digest designated for communities in northern Southeast Alaska. Stevens has served as executive director of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce since 1985. He will serve on the public seat on the advisory board. Chuck Kopp of Kenai and Janey Wineinger...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...decades has advised retailers on how to survive against mega-retailers. Stone's study, commissioned by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce, found that a Wal-Mart in town would cut retail prices up to 10 percent, and lower the overall cost of living...


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