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Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...and permafrost. We are just beginning to understand what these trends might mean for subsistence, agriculture, fisheries, tourism and the long-term viability of our fossil fuel-based state budget. Research and knowledge about the local effects of climate...
Soldotna looks at permitting for food trucks

...since she built up a client base there. Johnson said the plan is to develop the new permitting season for vendors looking to set up shop for the 2015 summer tourism season. Reach Kelly Sullivan at
Rich Lowry: Obama's Cuban olive branch

...the increased trade, remittances and tourism that will spring from Obama's concessions.Consider tourism. The Cuban military has an enormous holding...Hilton hotel chains. That is the Cuban tourism industry in a nutshell.About a million...
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...friends from the Lower 48, and Alaska's tourism industry leaders are expecting a good...Fairbanks is coming off a "robust" winter tourism season, Explore Fairbanks President and...said.Interior businesses tied to winter tourism are reporting more and more international...
What others say: Parnell did well

...every other community that reaps the benefits of cruise ship tourism, Gov. Parnell met with cruise line officials. As a result...initiative imposed a statewide passenger head tax.Not only tourism, but the timber industry gained Parnell's attention. At...
What others say: Beginning again

...endorse federal timber sales.At the same time, it should be sure not to let spending cuts negatively affect the fisheries and tourism industries. It's imperative to, at the very least, maintain and preferably grow existing industries.It's a tall order...
Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot the borough sales tax website, sales tax is budgeted at $30.5 million with a quarter of the revenue generated through tourism. Proceeds from the 3 percent consumer's sales tax levied by the borough on all retail sales are dedicated to Kenai Peninsula...
New Sterling restaurant owner aspires to elevate dining experience looking forward to the future.Drolet said he is putting the work in the winter with the hope it pays off in the summer tourism season. In the winter he is getting about 30 to 40 people a day. In the summer he hopes that number would grow to 400 a day...
Voice of Alaska: Time to continue moving Alaska forward after election

...prescriptions covered. These are significant improvements, but more reform is needed to get prices under control.We passed the Tourism Promotion Act, bringing more visitors to Alaska and the US. Some of my most rewarding work was solving everyday problems...
Senate candidates share their views

...the growth and diversification of oil and gas production, responsible mining, renewable timber production, fisheries and tourism, we need to find our way back to our Alaskan enthusiastic, pioneering roots to produce value-added products from our natural...


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