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Walker names DNR, Revenue commissioners

JUNEAU - Just over a week before he is sworn in, Gov.-elect Bill Walker announced his first Cabinet picks - Mark Myers as Natural Resources commissioner and Randall Hoffbeck as Revenue commissioner.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-22/walker-names-dnr-revenue-commissione
News
Alaska, B.C. cooperate quietly on transboundary issues

...which also pays for the resources dedicated to the process. A DNR official is devoted to the project as a coordinator between the...any concerns as the environmental assessment plays out. The DNR coordinator then acts as a liaison to consolidate formal comments...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-19/alaska-bc-cooperate-quietly-on-trans
News
Now is a good time for avalanche education

...to use them.Online resources provide a good place to start. The Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation webpage at dnr.alaska.gov/parks/safety has avalanche safety tips. The Alaska Avalanche Information Center webpage at www.alaskasnow...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-06/now-is-a-good-time-for-avalanche-
Opinion
Fishermen should have priority with DNR

...Under former Commissioner Dan Sullivan, DNR worked hard to help PacRim develop Chuitna...for $1 million. As the court found, DNR has a statutory responsibility to process...conditions of permits they already had. DNR and Dan Sullivan produced fancy presentations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-07/fishermen-should-have-pri
Letters
Alaskans need to protect their rights

...Struck "conserve, enhance and future generations" from DNR mission statement. ? Refused Medicaid expansion. Some major policies...sharing of confidential information and any agreements to which DNR and the Department of Revenue are a party." Citizen power is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-02/alaskans-need-to-protect-
Letters
Sullivan has not shown himself to be accountable to Alaskans

...have paid his way. Unqualified for both jobs, his actions during his brief tenure as Alaska's AG and the commissioner of DNR proved that he is not interested in representing Alaskans. Most people recognize the fact that he was appointed to these jobs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-24/sullivan-has-not-shown-hi
Letters
LNG Project, state officials address legislators' concerns

...R-Homer, asked if the Alaska LNG Project was considering that phenomenon. Butt said that is something officials with the DNR and the Department of Revenue are working to understand."It is one of the top issues that the team is looking at right now...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-30/lng-project-state-officials-address-
News
Letters to the editor

...while Sullivan's "I support the process" response got boos. Sullivan has growing laundry list of anti-salmon behavior. As DNR Commissioner he also granted Pebble permit after permit, pushed House Bill 77, and was a key player in the lawsuit against...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-01/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Elected leaders must look out for Alaskans' interests

...worst nightmare if not responsibly vetted, regulated, and managed by our State government - through agencies such as DEC, DNR, and ADFG - the very agencies compromised by this Sportfishing Syndicate.During this election season, I encourage all Alaskans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-28/voices-of-the-peninsula-elected-l
Opinion
Sullivan's leadership in DNR came at expense of Alaskans

...intensive development. He also led the charge on HB 77, and the controversial provision allowing DNR to ignore every other fish habitat law on the books so DNR could issue sweeping general permits for a variety of activities that would impact salmon streams...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-13/sullivans-leadership-in-d
Letters

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