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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...
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...
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...
Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...conservationist for a seat on the Alaska Board of Fisheries. The confirmation for Gov. Bill Walker's appointee, Robert Ruffner, was defeated with 29 lawmakers in favor and 30 against, during a joint legislative session on Sunday in Juneau...
Ruffner appointed to Board of Fisheries

...Soldotna-based Kenai Watershed Forum has been appointed by Gov. Bill Walker to the state's Board of Fisheries. Robert Ruffner, a longtime central Kenai Peninsula resident known for his habitat advocacy, applied for the spot in February and...
Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon plan

...said the panel's members would likely sign paperwork to advance them on Tuesday, however.Soldotna resident Robert Ruffner, who is currently the executive director of the nonprofit Kenai Watershed Forum, was appointed in March to a seat...
Ruffner deserves support for fish board

I am writing to strongly urge the legislature to confirm Robert Ruffner for the Board of Fish. As director of the Kenai Watershed Forum he has put fish first. He is a logical intelligent thinker with...
Action on fish board candidate disheartening

It is so disheartening to see the well qualified candidate for board of fish, Robert Ruffner, turned down by the legislature. I hope that voters and citizens will realize that partisan politics have no place in Alaska's future.


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