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Interim CEO steps in paid $12,500 a month, plus $75 a week for meals.Allen said he can serve until April, when his Sitka boat tour business begins for the visitor season, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.The Sitka Assembly voted in December to extend...
Sitka Community Hospital board selects interim CEO

...At the time, he was the second choice for the position.Allen has said he can start the new position as early as next week. He has informed the board he can serve until April, when his boat tour business begins for the visitor season.
Iditarod a confidence-builder for rookie musher

...Iditarod my whole life. She said, 'Yes.' And, holy smokes, I get to look forward to this - we just started a tour business, so this is actually going to become possible."A sense of confidence swelled inside the young musher."Growing...
Gulkana River kayak trip first for writer

...but for the Gulkana trip I used a whitewater kayak for the first time, thanks to Tony Mustered, a friend who owns a tour business, Alaska Dream Adventures, and a Liquid Logic kayak dealership.The boat I chose was what is referred to as a "play...
Measure 2 would burden tour business

There is a general misconception about Ballot Measure 2. It is much more than just a tourism head tax.
Eaglecrest seeks ties to tour business

Eaglecrest Ski Area is asking the city to allow it to give long-term contracts to tourism companies interested in operating on the property during the summer.
Photo: The Age of Steam lives

John George, right, and his wife, Patty, standing, give harbor rides on their steamboat Sunday for donations to the American Red Cross. They raised $500 last week and almost the same Sunday. They are in the first year of running a steamboat tour business in Juneau.
Ketchikan agrees to auction off Loggerville

...with Loggerville owner Rob Holston for months about a lease for the floating logging camp. Holston, who operates a tour business called Lighthouse Excursions, wants to turn the camp into a tourist attraction. The camp is tied up on the west side...
Retro politics, the public outcry about state competition with private enterprise caused the state to back down and leave the tour business to private entrepreneurs. Thirty years later the Murkowski administration is the new competition with the tourism...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...few more hours, but we got 95 percent of what we intended to,'' said Skip Binkley, president of the family-run tour business. ``It was the temperature of the river that stopped us.'' The dredging, which began May 8 and ended last Monday...


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