Soldotna Chamber of Commerce

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The city council races in Soldotna aren’t as competitive as the race in Kenai. Three candidates are running for three seats.

 

 


Soldotna Chamber of Commerce

A new visitor’s center in Soldotna is edging a bit closer to reality. The chamber of commerce has long sought a new location for a convention and visitor’s center.

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For almost 60 years, the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce has recognized local businesses during an annual awards ceremony. For the big one, the Chamber’s business of the year award, some critria need to be met.

The Soldotna City Council received its quarterly report from the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce at its meeting last Wednesday night. Executive Director Shannon Davis said traffic through the Soldotna Visitors Center was down this past season.

Soldotna Chamber of Commerce

As part of her report to the Soldotna City Council Wednesday night, Shannon Davis of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce announced scaled-back plans for the long-awaited new visitor center.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

 

A project manager for Hilcorp was in Soldotna Wednesday drumming up support for the company’s ambitious plans for a new project on the North Slope. Before a joint meeting of the Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce, Liberty project manager Mike Dunn says oil workers on the Kenai Peninsula are filling jobs at Hilcorp’s similar wells in the Beaufort Sea.

“There’s probably 10 or 15 guys on that island that live on the Kenai Peninsula,” he said.