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Administration's attitude on fish board appointment disconcerting

...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 for the seat, Roland Maw, withdrew during the confirmation process just before he was...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday, and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial...for a board meeting. "Today, I spoke with Chair Karl Johnstone and expressed my sincere disappointment in the recent...
Maw under investigation over residency

...Walker to a seat on the board to replace former chair Karl Johnstone - over holding resident licenses in Montana while...Board of Fisheries on Jan. 20, replacing Chairman Karl Johnstone, who resigned when Walker told him he wouldn't...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...legislative session, where another candidate could be potentially considered and confirmed. After the resignation of Karl Johnstone, the withdrawal by Maw and the rejection of Ruffner, Gillis said Mumford's appointment is a convenient way to...
New fish board member named, not divulged

...politics of it," he said. The open seat has become the subject of intense scrutiny since former board chairman Karl Johnstone stepped down early upon learning that he would not be reappointed to the position. Walker first appointed Roland...
Gillis resigns days before Board of Fisheries nominee due have been appointed to the open seat. Walker has not had much luck filling the seat after former board chairman Karl Johnstone left before the end of his term upon learning that he would not be reappointed to the position. As Johnstone left...
Fish board remains to be filled

...Legislature won't be in the equation. After the second of his two board nominations to replace resigned chairman Karl Johnstone failed, Walker will have to appoint a new name from a long list of applicants by May 19. There is no official call...
Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon plan

...the executive director of the nonprofit Kenai Watershed Forum, was appointed in March to a seat formerly held by Karl Johnstone. Committee members questioned him for about an hour before taking public testimony, asking him about his views on...
An Outdoor View: Fish board

...three "commercial" members and one subsistence member. The seat to which Ruffner aspired was previously held by Karl Johnstone, a sport-fishing advocate. Giving one seat to a "neutral" would've given the commercial side a slight advantage...
Ruffner appointed to Board of Fisheries

...advocacy, applied for the spot in February and has been appointed to the seat recently vacated by former chairman Karl Johnstone. Johnstone resigned from his term early upon learning that he would not be reappointed for another term. The board...


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