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Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...including king salmon, in the process.The alliance, a nonprofit advocacy group, in 2013 proposed a ballot initiative asking voters...request from Resources for All Alaskans, a fishing and resources advocacy group, to participate in oral argument. Both the state and...
Researchers track elusive wolverines

...was really strategic of MWA just involving the citizenry," he said. "People want to help and get involved and it builds advocacy for protecting wildlands while getting people on the ground to see country they haven't seen before."After moving to Helena...
Advocacy groups spin their wheels to prevent child abuse

...prevention.The Central Peninsula Child Advocacy Center helped organize the event, which...first time the Central Peninsula Child Advocacy Center has had a pinwheel event. "We're...coordinator for the Central Peninsula Child Advocacy Center. Duncan said that she wanted...
Rich Lowry: Politicized prosecution run amok

...can storm your house and take away your personal effects and tell you to shut up about it, based simply on your political advocacy, Wisconsin answered for years, "Why, yes, they can - now please, shut up about it."The so-called John Doe investigations...
Kenai vape shop may face problems from smoking bill, and has encouraged the store's patrons to do the same. High Voltage Vapes is also a member of a nation-wide advocacy group, the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association, for vape-users and businesses. In addition...
Legislators responsible for their conduct and their votes

...votes on the matter. The senator's words fell on 30 pairs of deaf ears.A great deal of attention is being drawn to various advocacy groups, including the Kenai River Sportfishing Association, and their push to keep Ruffner off the board. Several members...
House amends, then re-passes bill to create marijuana board

...the public health and safety sectors; one or two representatives of the legal marijuana industry or those with academic or advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative...
Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...Borough, the Kenaitze Indian Tribe, the Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition. Supporters cited Ruffner's longtime habitat advocacy and support of fish passage projects on the Kenai Peninsula among their reasons for wanting him to serve on the board. Opponents...
Ruffner appointed to Board of Fisheries

...longtime central Kenai Peninsula resident known for his habitat advocacy, applied for the spot in February and has been appointed to...fisherman and former executive director of a commercial fishing advocacy group, resigned the appointment and is currently facing an...
Church news

...awareness regarding issues around disability, to call to provide full accessibility to services and opportunities, and to promote advocacy for justice for people with disabilities. You are cordially invited to attend the " Mission u" event in Kenai at the Dena'ina...


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