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Demo of vacant portion of Nikiski Rec. Center under reconsideration the section of the building that houses the recreation center. North Peninsula Recreation Service Area Board Chair Patti Floyd said the board, in considering its options with the unused portion of the building, thought the demolition...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Travel waivers granted to fish board chair

Last February, before the 2011 Upper Cook Inlet meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries in Anchorage, member Karl Johnstone requested and was granted a waiver of state rules prohibiting the payment of travel expenses within the community of residence. Johnstone, who has a home off Potter Valley Road in Anchorage, asked then-board Executive Director Jim Marcotte to request the waiver because it was not "practical" for him to drive back and forth to his home during the two-week meeting.
Regents pass surprise raise

...his pay 8.5 percent. Gamble's new salary will be $320,000, up from $295,000 when he was hired last year. Board Chair Fuller Cowell of Anchorage said the increase was in recognition of the job Gamble has done since taking charge of the...


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