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Voices of the Peninsula: Alaskans deserve the best when taking on the best

...getting a tremendous deal having his insight and acumen in our meetings, as voiced in the Rules Committee hearing by AGDC Board Chair John Burns, and AGDC President Dan Fauske.Our state faces critical issues: declining revenues, declining oil production...
Kenai late run plan debated

...consider when it goes back on the record this morning, and the board could also introduce an entirely different proposal. Board chair Karl Johnstone encouraged the public to talk to board members and submit their own comments and drafts when the meeting...
State says proposed setnet initiative won't be on ballot

...the purpose of the prohibition on initiative by appropriation." In a statement responding to the decision, AFCA's Board Chair Bill McKay disagreed with the legal interpretation of the initiative. "I am extremely disappointed in this decision...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...body that managed both fish and game; in 1975, it was split into separate boards, each with seven members. Former board chair Nick Szabo served when the two bodies were separated, from 1974 to 1982. Szabo said the board has the most open process...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
No changes to Cook Inlet cod fishery

...that could have allowed cod retention by certain members of the sablefish longline fleet for part of the season.Board chair Karl Johnstone said he thought doing so would create management challenges, and that the benefits didn't make up...
Soldotna amends, adopts capital improvements plan

...previously one, so there is space for more books, City Manager Mark Dixson said. Jane Fuerstenau, library advisory board chair, said when the board went through the collection last spring it discovered many books were obsolete or damaged...
Fish board meeting touches on Cook Inlet, Kenai River issues

...commercial fishing restrictions.The state's Department of Law advised the board, in response to a question from board Chair Karl Johnstone, that such a proposal could be considered at the Upper Cook Inlet meeting even though a proposal to...
Is CPH board making the right decisions?

...There are now daily prayer services and rallies attracting 2000 people wanting the hospital to reopen. The hospital board chair has been quoted as saying, "the board of trustees and the entire organization have worked diligently to preserve health...
Task force meets, talks kings

...Fisheries website. All requests for information from Fish and Game, regarding the task force, would be run through the board chairs and then, if available, posted on the site. "We're going to look for what information we need that we're going...
Commissioner's resignation riles education board

...Maybe the governor wants to go a different direction." Board Chair Esther Cox of Anchorage said she was unaware of Parnell's...the board and may not be appointed for a fixed term." Board Chair Esther Cox said even if the board has the authority to...


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