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While it may not be required, public disclosure is the best practice appeal of a decision involving an Alaska Department of Fish and Game official. The initial complaint claimed that Kelly Hepler should have filed a public disclosure for gifts he received from the Kenai River Sportfishing Association for his participation...
State employee's title called into question during Wednesday's APOC hearing

...certain financial disclosure forms required of public officials with the Alaska Public Offices Commission, or APOC. Kelly Hepler, whose title with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is either "assistant commissioner" or "special projects...
Letters to the Editor

...caused 90 percent of the bank erosion in the Kenai River. More to the point, the head of the state Sportfish Division, Kelly Hepler, robbed $50,000 of funding from the Kenai River boat wake study in 2001, passing it along to Board of Fish chairman...
Diverse candidates tapped for leadership spots

...tapped Division of Subsistence Director Craig Fleener as deputy commissioner and former Sport Fish Division Director Kelly Hepler as assistant commissioner. Sue Aspelund is acting Commercial Fishing Division director and Jim Simon is the acting...
Fish and Game focus on culture to start

...decision and that truly this is the best information we have available to us." Newly appointed assistant commissioner Kelly Hepler, Swanton's predecessor as director of sport fishing and most recently special assistant to previous commissioner...
World class event raises money for the Kenai River

...caught, with 56 being kept and 41 released. The event featured education programs and recognition for excellence. Kelly Hepler, Sport Fish Director for Alaska Department of Fish and Game who is retiring in August, received the ?Spirit of the...
Letters to the Editor

...the winter king salmon regs he pushed for with board member Larry Engel and and the head of the Sport Fish Division, Kelly Hepler. You really need to separate the wheat from chaff here and recognize what is good for the board. Certainly not more...
Lack of hot water could create hatchery dilemma for state

...stocked for anglers to catch. ''It's a situation which we have to correct,'' Division of Sport Fish director Kelly Hepler said. The state has already submitted a request to Sen. Ted Stevens for $4 million to build a pipeline to pump warm...
Fish and Game staffer lands prominent South Dakota job using a 'working title.'

...that he has repeatedly insisted he never held in Alaska. According to a resume that longtime Fish and Game employee Kelly Hepler sent to South Dakota's governor, he currently holds the position of Assistant Commissioner with the Alaska Department...


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