Tag Archives: Sitka Chamber of Commerce

Murkowski talks Senate race, reproductive rights

Republican U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski spoke with Sitkans on August 7, 2014. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)Senator Lisa Murkowski visited Sitka last week and spoke to a packed house at the Chamber of Commerce about gridlock in Congress, reproductive rights, and her work with the women of the Senate. And while she wouldn't say who she’s supporting in the Republican Senate primary, it's pretty clear who she won’t be voting for.

Pierson: Chambers bridge public, private sectors

Tom Pierson, CEO of Tacoma-Pierce Chamber. (Photo courtesy of Tacoma-Pierce Chamber)Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber CEO Tom Pierson says Alaska residents directly benefit from Tacoma business. He says 70 percent of all freight traffic comes to Alaska through Tacoma’s port.

Chamber, SEDA forums examine economy, explore ideas

In what’s become a ritual of spring, members of the business community in Sitka will be gathering on two occasions this month to examine the local economy. In the first, the Sitka Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic summit on Wednesday afternoon, April 11, to hear presentations from a panel of Sitka’s major industries. In the second, on Tuesday April 17, the Sitka Economic Development Association will host a public forum to develop ideas to improve Sitka’s economy.