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Farm to fiber: Natural fiber industry grows

...said. People can still process their own fibers on a small scale, said Jules Joy, owner of Knitty Stash, a fiber retail store in Homer. "Most people won't take on more than five pounds at once," Joy said. Joy said any amount of fleece...
Soldotna sees steady growth

...specialty clinics at Central Peninsula Hospital, aircraft hangars at the Soldotna Airport and newly opened private retail stores and restaurants. Soldotna residents are also heavily involved in the state's oil and gas industry. The city is...
An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...industry has become such an aggressive force in the fish wars. Hundreds of fishing guides, lodge owners, B & B owners, retail stores and other business owners now have a financial stake in whether or not king salmon fishing is allowed on the Kenai...
ACS closes Soldotna store

The Alaska Communications retail store in Soldotna will be closing its doors Friday as the company looks...Marketing.Cavanaugh said the decision to close the Soldotna retail store wouldn't impact customer's services. Local technicians will...
Christmas Comes to Kenai

...You know, a lot of people want to run up to Anchorage for Black Friday, but we have a lot of really great local retail stores. And it's anywhere from Dan's TV all the way to Stanley Ford. You can get whatever you need in town. You don't...
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Christmas Cookie Decorating 101

...cookie dough. American-made tinplate steel cookie cutters may be purchased very inexpensively, so seek them out in retail stores or via on-line sources. While tin cookie cutters may seem light and insubstantial, they are actually well suited...
Alaska Communications discontinues wireless service

...transaction will be "the wind down costs of (ACS)'s retail stores." Heather Cavanaugh, ACS Director of Corporate Communications, spoke about plans for the ACS retail store in Kenai and the warehouse in Soldotna. "Those stores...
News the paper check.On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. The service, which will work both with iPhones and...
What others say: Crackdown on synthetic drugs will help combat substance abuse

...drugs.What are these synthetic drugs?Synthetic marijuana, for example, is often called "spice" and is sold in retail stores as herbal incense or potpourri and often labeled as "Not for human consumption" - though, of course, the person...
2 Sisters bring Heart-Healthy Wild Alaska to your door be my partner so now we are soul sisters." Originally an internet seafood business 2 Sisters decided to open a retail store when they moved to their new location, "We wanted locals as well as visitors to have a year round opportunity to come...


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