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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.
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.
Kodiak brothers flying high with longtime aviation tour business

KODIAK - Kingfisher Air Inc. has the distinction of having two unique floatplanes in its fleet. The Bush Hawk planes are white with red trim, but that isn't why they are unique. "There are only about 30 of them in the world, and we have two of them," Kingfisher co-owner Kyle Eaton said. The planes were built in 2000 and 2004, which also puts them in a league of their own, because most floatplanes in Kodiak were manufactured in the early 1980s, Eaton said.
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.
Guiding company wins nod to run tours at Treadwell

...Guiding be allowed to run tours on the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail, but not be allowed to concentrate its Outer Point tour business on the weekends. he final decision and any changes on the permits is up to city Parks and Recreation Director Kim...
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...
Candidate Binkley has experience, integrity

...parent of four children, was born in Fairbanks and resides there. He serves as chairman and CEO of his family's tour business, which owns and operates stern-wheel riverboats on the rivers of Interior Alaska. He also serves as chairman of...


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