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Assembly votes down advisory vote resolution concerning non-profits, KPC

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting goers were greeted by two people - one of whom was dressed in a green frog costume - asking to save Kenai Peninsula College's funding.
Carey looking for places to cut budget: Borough mayor says funds are needed for Homer solid waste transfer site

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey is hoping for a big return on his trip to Juneau this week to lobby the state legislature for money for borough projects -- more than $12 million to be exact.
Uptick expected in tourism industry: Independent travelers represent boost for Kenai Peninsula businesses

...can look for a corresponding boost for businesses. Shannon Hamrick, Executive Director for the Kenai Peninsula Tourism and Marketing Council, said last summer the Peninsula saw an increase in independent travelers, and she expects to see another...
Assembly gets first glimpse at budget

...worried about, however, is the mayor's proposal not to fund non-departmental agencies like the Kenai Peninsula Tourism and Marketing Council, and CARTS, a savings of $523,065 for the borough. "They are important agencies and do good work...
Business Briefs

...5 to 7 p.m. on May 13 at 35557 Kenai Spur Highway, hosted by Cold Stone Creamery, AK Rays, Kenai Peninsula Tourism and Marketing Council, Kenai Peninsula Scrub Shoppe and The UPS Store. The event will include food, fun and prizes. Rotary...
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Chambers set luncheon schedules
'Mixed bag for our businesses' : In-state tourists travel on budget, visitors up overall on Kenai Peninsula

...huge influx of in-state visitors this year," said Shanon Hamrick, executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism and Marketing Council. "That filled in the holes we were seeing with national and international visitors, although those...
Carey outlines borough budget: Mayor calls for mill rate reduction, changes in way schools are funded

Borough Mayor Dave Carey is calling on the school district to offer a greater level of honesty and transparency in their use of savings, or fund balance, if the district wishes to receive full financial support from the borough next year.
Regs limit halibut charters

New requirements for halibut charter operations will cut the fleet by more than a third in Southcentral Alaska next year.
Ski hill needs fixing

...but not many people know it even exists. "There isn't anything listed for the ski hill on the Kenai Peninsula Tourism and Marketing Council Web site, there's nothing on the city Web site," she said. "Unfortunately, the only area where...


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