Business news

Chambers set schedules


■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will not meet July 2.

■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will not meet July 3.

Agricultural equipment for rent

The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has a wide variety of agricultural equipment for rent, including manual and mechanized tools for soil preparation (Meri Crusher), tillage, re-seeding, planting, pesticide and fertilizer application and bale wrapping. For information, see the “Equipment Rental” page at or call 283-8732 ext. 108.

Rolfing business opens

Rolfing By Angela is now open. Rolfing is a holistic form of bodywork that realigns and rebalances the tissues in the body. Whether you are in pain, recovering from an injury or surgery, or are simply looking to improve your flexibility and posture, Rolfing may be what you are looking for.

The Certified Rolfer and owner, Angela Scott, was born and raised in Soldotna. She first opened her Rolfing practice over seven years ago in Arizona, but has recently relocated back to the Kenai Peninsula. She is extremely passionate about Rolfing, the body in general, and in making people feel better.

Rolfing By Angela offers Rolfing sessions and Laser Therapy. Sessions are by appointment only and available Monday through Saturday. Payment methods accepted are cash, check, and credit card. Rolfing By Angela’s office is located in Soldotna, in the Vergine’s Dance Studio building, at 197 Shady Lane. For more information or to schedule a Rolfing appointment, please visit the website or call 907-953-1617.

New salon opens in Soldotna

Susan Day, who has been cutting hair in Soldotna for more than 30 years, has opened her own salon, Beauty Unlimited, offering full-service hair and nail care services.

Beauty Unlimited is located at 224 Kenai Avenue, Suite 101, off the Spur Highway in Soldotna (also the former location of Evolve and Zeny’s). Hours are Monda-Friday, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The business phone number is 907-953-2019. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are accepted on a space available basis. Haircuts start at $18.

Day is a licensed cosmetologist who has been styling hair in Soldotna for more than three decades. Joining her at the new salon is DeNeyl Talbott, who also is a licensed cosmetologist. Kelsee and Kandys Lee (also known as “Fancy Fingers”) offer manicures and pedicures, including shellac nails.

Beauty Unlimited also carries a full line of professional styling products including Paul Mitchell, Aquage, Matrix Biolage, It’s 10 and Moroccan Oil.

Tanning business under new ownership

Coco Tan & Body has a new owner, which means a new look and new services and products to offer, as well as a slight name change. Coco Beach Tanning is a tanning salon that offers a few different ways to achieve that bronze glow. The salon has the beds, for those who just want to relax when tanning, and a stand-up capsule for those in a hurry. Coco Beach also offers a mega bed. It has facial bulbs to tan the face. The bulbs in the mega bed are a higher wattage than the regular tanning beds, therefore tanning in the mega bed is like two tans in the ultra bed.

New to this tanning salon is spray tanning, a “UV ray free” way to get that tan. Coco Beach also has a variety of lotions and moisturizers that will compliment any skin type. Coco Beach is located in Kenai inside the strip mall next to IGA.

Job Center offers workshops

The Peninsula Job Center will be offering the following free workshops offered for the week of July 1:

Monday — 9:00 am: Job Club – Topic: Job Leads; 10:30 am: Interviewing Skills

Tuesday — 9:00 am: Job Club – Topic: Career Ready 101; 10:30 am: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Workshop; 10:30am: Job Prep

Wednesday — 9:00 am: Job Club – Topic: Career Ready 101; 9:00 am: WorkKeys Testing; 10:30 am: Career Ready 101 Lab; 1:30 pm: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Workshop

July 4 — Job Center closed in observance of Independence Day.

July 5 — No workshops offered

All workshop are free of charge to the public. Those interested in attending any of the workshops offered at the Peninsula Job Center can call 283-2995 or visit the job center located in Kenai at 11312 Kenai Spur Hwy., Suite No. 2. You can also reserve space in any of the workshops by clicking on the “Schedule Workshops” option located on the main screen in your ALEXsys account (

Small Business Development Center plans workshops

The Alaska Small Business Development Center has scheduled seminars in Suite 12 at the Red Diamond Center. For more information or to register online, go to:, click training events, go to Centers Location, select Kenai Peninsula/South West, click Browse: find seminar, click Sign Up and complete registration.


Have you opened a new business, moved to a new location, hired a new person or promoted an employee? The community wants to know, and so do we. Send us your information at, fax it to 907-283-3299, or drop it by the Clarion at 150 Trading Bay in Kenai. Questions? Call 907-335-1251.


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