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Administration's attitude on fish board appointment disconcerting

...Bob Mumford to the open Board of Fisheries seat concludes yet another contentious chapter in fish board politics. Mumford is Gov. Bill Walker's third pick to fill the seat left vacant with the resignation of Karl Johnstone in January. His first pick...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-23/administrations-attitude-on-fish-
Opinion
Norwegian king scheduled to visit Homer next week

...Harald returns to the harbor about 3:50 p.m. and leaves by helicopter for Anchorage. On Tuesday night he has dinner with Gov. Bill Walker at the Crow's Nest restaurant in the Hotel Captain Cook.His Majesty's visit is part of a Pacific Northwest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/norwegian-king-scheduled-to-visit-ho
News
Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

Alaska legislators adjourned Thursday to end the special session called by Gov. Bill Walker, immediately called their own session and the House Finance Committee later introduced a budget bill now set for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/legislature-adjourns-convenes-new-se
News
Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker warned Monday that about 15,000 state employees could be laid off amid a continued budget showdown with the Legislature...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/gov-bill-walker-veto-means-layoff-no
News
Refuge Notebook: The chaga warriors

...at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/kenai/ <http://www.fws.gov/refuge/kenai/> or http://www.facebook.com/kenainationalwildliferefuge <...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/the-chaga-warriors
Outdoors
Outcome of Common Core compromise appears murky

...dictate whether revised standards get supported or rejected.One thing that seems likely about the compromise proposal is that Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Common Core opponent, would be handed a mixed bag. He wouldn't be able to say he got rid of Common Core...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-21/outcome-of-common-core-compromise
Opinion
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

Karen Gillis, Gov. Bill Walker's former director of Boards and Commissions, resigned...had been made.Gillis said she requested a meeting with Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, Walker's informal fisheries adviser, to discuss the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20/gillis-resignation-was-over-board-ap
News
Walker won't force Juneau as special session venue

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said Tuesday that he doesn't agree with legislators moving the special session from Juneau to Anchorage but won't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/walker-wont-force-juneau-as-special-
News

...wolves in captivity as part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's wolf reintroduction program.That triggered calls for Gov. Susana Martinez to reverse the decision, but ranchers are standing behind the governor. Rallies are planned Tuesday at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/susan-montoya-bryan/2015-05-18
Tight Lines: Anglers gear up for fishing season

...available at Fish and Game offices or online at adfg.alaska.gov.Pawluk reminded anglers to make sure they have their 2015 sport...have been issued, which are available online at adfg.alaska.gov. Printouts also are available at the Fish and Game office...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-20/tight-lines-anglers-gear-up-for-
Outdoors

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