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...expressed his disappointment in the fish board's process for forwarding names...Department of Fish and Game. The fish board signed off only on Sam Cotten, whom...been snubbed for an interview by the fish board - to replace Johnstone on the board...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...Bill Walker named Roland Maw, of Kasilof, to the fish board after calling Johnstone to express his it could be interpreted based on the actions of the Fish Board," wrote Chenault. "I'm just asking the governor...
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.
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.
Fish board shenanigans point to need for new leadership

...Bill Walker supports biological management for the maximum sustained yield and said that when he is elected governor the fish board will deliberate here on the Kenai Peninsula. I am supporting Bill Walker for governor, for change, for a future...
Fish Board spurns Central Peninsula

"I know that, living in Kodiak, if there's meetings that are important to us, we just have to fly to Anchorage." - Sue Jeffries, Board of Fisheries member from Kodiak
Fish board does disservice to Kenai Peninsula

...well, but the bottom line is the fish board is knowingly and willingly preventing...Kenai-Soldotna area is "long overdue."The fish board, which sets fishery management policy...past 15 years. The last time a full fish board meeting on Upper Cook Inlet finfish...
Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

...Rick Koch, who attended the 2014 fish board meetings in Anchorage, said he invited...breaks in the work session meetings.Fish board meetings could bring in 400 visitors...been 15 years since the last full fish board meetings were held on the central...
A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...It's been 15 years since the full fish board deliberated Kenai Peninsula issues...of the proposals taken up by the fish board during an Upper Cook Inlet meeting...Anchorage over the past 15 years, the fish board's proceedings have become less...
Les Palmer: The state of the Kenai, Part 2

...what they think ought to be done to improve the Kenai River's fish habitat or its fishing, I get a lot of "we need fish-board members and politicians who will make some positive changes." That's true enough, but it's not the whole story...


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