Soldotna Chamber of Commerce

Musician Mika Day performs for market attendees at this year’s final Wednesday Market, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna wins concert series grant

Soldotna’s Music in the Park will rock even more in 2019, thanks to a $25,000 matching grant. The city of Soldotna was one of 15… Continue reading

 

A crowd watches as Santa Claus turns on the lights adorning the Christmas tree Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Christmas in the Park tree-lighting ceremony at Soldotna Creek Park, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Lighting up the Christmas tree

A crowd of more than 100 gathered Saturday evening amid rainy and blustery conditions to celebrate the annual “Christmas in the Park” tree-lighting ceremony at… Continue reading

 

A boat is tethered to the shore of Skilak Lake on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska on Oct. 11, 2017 during a fly fishing trip. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna sees small dip in summer visitors

From July to September, Soldotna saw only a small decrease in visitors despite a poor salmon run. “We had almost 19,000 visitors come the the… Continue reading

 

A full house came out to the joint chamber luncheon to listen to what the gubernatorial candidates had to say on Wednesday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Governor hopefuls visit Soldotna

Alaska’s three candidates for governor met at Wednesday’s joint chamber luncheon to discuss issues affecting Alaska and the peninsula. The conference room at the Soldotna… Continue reading

A full house came out to the joint chamber luncheon to listen to what the gubernatorial candidates had to say on Wednesday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Candidates for Soldotna City Council, Paul Whitney, Jordan Chilson and Justin Ruffridge discuss issues Soldotna is facing on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in the Soldotna Chamber Luncheon in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna City Council candidates discuss city issues in forum

On Oct. 2, Soldotna residents will be voting for three new candidates for Soldotna City Council. Each opponent is running for their own seat, which… Continue reading

Candidates for Soldotna City Council, Paul Whitney, Jordan Chilson and Justin Ruffridge discuss issues Soldotna is facing on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in the Soldotna Chamber Luncheon in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
An American Legion color guard marches in the Fourth of July parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion)
                                An American Legion color guard marches in the Fourth of July parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion, file)

Looking for something to do on the Fourth of July? Here are some of the local celebrations

The United States celebrates its 242nd birthday on Wednesday. There are plenty of ways to celebrate it on the central Kenai Peninsula, from parades to… Continue reading

An American Legion color guard marches in the Fourth of July parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion)
                                An American Legion color guard marches in the Fourth of July parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion, file)
Shanon Davis, executive director of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, unveils a new sign indicating the future site of the proposed Soldotna visitor and community center, Wednesday, June 27 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna Chamber eyes bed tax, donations to support new visitor center

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce is still working on plans for its new visitor center and pitching a bed tax in Soldotna to help support… Continue reading

Shanon Davis, executive director of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, unveils a new sign indicating the future site of the proposed Soldotna visitor and community center, Wednesday, June 27 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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