Kenai Chamber of Commerce

Starting your own business involves taking big risks but has the potential for big rewards. The trick is finding the balance — between research and taking the leap, spending money to make money, giving it your all and keeping some time for yourself to keep your sanity.

As part of Kenai-Soldotna Business Startup Week, the Kenai and Soldotna chamber of commerce held a business owners forum Nov. 20 for established entrepreneurs to share the lessons they learned to make the path a little easier for someone just starting out.

Growing bear viewing industry joins chorus against Pebble

May 16, 2019
Alaska Department of Fish and Game


Most of the arguments against the proposed Pebble mine in Bristol Bay center on the region’s world class salmon fisheries. But other wildlife concerns are getting some attention, too, as the project’s draft environmental impact statement continues to receive scrutiny.



Young gives annual address in Kenai

Apr 23, 2019
Shaylon Cochran/KDLL


After more than 40 years in congress, Republican Representative Don Young, the Dean of the House, has a neatly tailored act he brings back home every so often to update constituents while taking a few questions. He was in Kenai for a joint meeting of the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Tuesday.



Kenai silver salmon derby continues second year

Sep 20, 2018

Kenai’s second annual silver salmon derby continues this weekend. It’s put on by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce.

ECON 919: The warm and fuzzy side of commerce

Jun 22, 2018
Wells Fargo

Today, we hear how for-profit businesspeople, individually and through their companies, work not to earn a profit, but to better the life in our community.

Wednesday the Kenai Chamber of Commerce presented its annual awards during a luncheon ceremony. 

One of those people is AnnaLea Lott, the winner of the Chamber’s “Log Cabin” Award for just that, making this a better place to live.”