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New fish board member named, not divulged

...legislative confirmation process that tanked the last person Walker appointed to the position - Soldotna conservationist Robert Ruffner. Walker's office has yet to announce the appointment. "We will make an announcement first thing tomorrow...
An Outdoor View: Fish board

...legislators voted against confirming Soldotna resident Robert Ruffner's appointment to the Alaska Board of Fisheries...Kenai Professional Guides Association strongly opposed Robert Ruffner's run for a fish-board seat.Trouble is, there...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...Sportfishing Association, or KRSA, which led the fight that sunk Walker's previous choice for the board seat, Robert Ruffner. On May 20, Walker's office announced that current Board of Game member Robert "Bob" Mumford, whose term is...
Governor needs to carefully consider next BOF appointment

...he will loose the respect and support of many of his strongest backers from all corners of the Kenai Peninsula. Robert Ruffner was the right choice for the vacant seat and as a sport and personal use fishermen would not have upset the so called...
Ruffner unanimously passes through first confirmation hearing

...Resources committee on Friday moved Robert Ruffner forward in his quest to gain the committee. "I believe Robert Ruffner works for commercial form sound state policy."Robert Ruffner is an excellent scientist...
Longtime Kenai River habitat advocate applies for Board of Fisheries seat

...has applied to be on Alaska's Board of Fisheries. Robert Ruffner, outgoing founder and executive director of the Soldotna-based...I'm still leaving my name in the hat, in case Robert (Ruffner) changes his mind but as long as he's interested...
Gillis resigns days before Board of Fisheries nominee due

...according to the terms of his plea agreement filed with Montana in May. Walker's second appointment, Soldotna resident Robert Ruffner, is the former executive director of the habitat advocacy group Kenai Watershed Forum. Ruffner was the subject of...
Sportfishing group drives wedge into community

...have been treated unfairly by KRSA: Mel Morris, Brent Johnson, Vince Webster, Roland Maw, and most recently, Robert Ruffner. KRSA eavesdropped on a UFA meeting to scuttle Vince Webster. They got the teleconference code and dialed in only...
Fish board remains to be filled

...The Legislature voted 30-29 against confirming Robert Ruffner during the end of session confirmation hearing on...Dwight Kramer submitted his application on Feb. 19, Robert Ruffner on Feb. 20, Roberta "Bobbi" Quintavell on Feb...
Voices of the Peninsula: Political manipulation doesn't benefit community

...Kenai River Sport Fishing Association (KRSA) against local and well-respected Kenai Peninsula Borough citizen Robert Ruffner were a classic demonstration of political manipulation. These were employed for one purpose only, to thwart the...


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