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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...again ranging free in the meadows and woodlands of the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers.Sam Cotten is the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Governor appoints Cotten to Fish and Game position

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday appointed Sam Cotten to serve as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Cotten picked for Fish and Game head; fish board members decline to interview Maw

During deliberations over three of the four candidates for Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Board of Fisheries members weighed in with their opinions on the credentials.
BOF head Johnstone resigns

Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday, and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial fisheries advocate has been nominated to replace him. Gov.
Three Fish and Game commissioner applicants rejected, only Cotten remains

A 14-member joint Board of Fisheries and Board of Game meeting has voted to interview just one of the four applicants being considered for the position of commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. During a Wednesday meeting, board members considered - and rejected unanimously - two applicants Matt Moore and Zachery Hill. However, when candidate and Kenai Peninsula resident Roland Maw's name came up, the boards were split.
Fish board plays politics - again

One would think that a person with a doctorate in wildlife management, experience working for state and federal agencies, extensive management and public relations experience and plenty of time spent afield in pursuit of Alaska's fish and game would be an ideal candidate to interview for the job of Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Apparently, all seven members of the Board of Fisheries would beg to differ.
States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

...state-required oil spill contingency plans for tankers would be pre-empted by federal authority, Larry Hartig, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation told the Coast Guard in a May letter.The Coast Guard says it is simply...
Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days

...drug in the black market and transportation of marijuana is illegal, said Bill Parker, a former deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Corrections. A voter initiative in 1998 legalized medical marijuana in Alaska. Two previous ballot...
Revised HB77 deserves consideration

A little over three years ago, the Department of Natural Resources recognized that the status quo for permitting wasn't working.
Alaska adds jobs in 2013, expects growth in 2014

...for the January 2014 issue of Alaska Economic Trends online at Labor.Alaska.Gov.Dianne Blumer is commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.


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