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State Supreme Court hears setnet ban arguments

...facto reallocation of salmon from one user group of fishermen to another, if not...Board of Fisheries' allocation among user groups. To the extent there is a public...that removing resources from one user group is a violation of constitutional...
KAFC takes on KRSA and the Kenai River Classic

...who believed there was a need in our community for all user groups to work together for sustainable fishery resource and support a fair allocation of resources for all user groups (commercial fishermen, guided anglers, non-guided...
Health care task force to meet

...Navarre said should center around health care costs. Navarre said he hoped to address issues of cutting costs for all user groups, rather than focusing on public employees or those in the private sector. "Part of the problem with health care for...
Protest of Kenai River Sportfishing Association launched

...It bills itself as an organization dedicated to championing the rights of private anglers, while supporting other user groups and advocating for balanced management of fisheries resources. Dave Athons, a former Fish and Game biologist and current...
School board goals focus on uncertain future

...information from the public, for example, Hilts said. Hilts said before the meetings she hadn't been aware different user groups wanted access to pools with warmer temperatures, but said "it makes sense." Right now all of the school district-owned...
Time for Kenai River guides to look in the mirror

...liberalization occurred, so this reckless move really should have surprised no one. But what it did was further divide user-groups, fill our community with anger and hatred, and once again jeopardize the future of our genetically unique chinook...
Aquaculture donates fresh salmon to Food Bank

...a commercial fishing family here on the Peninsula and I have a personal interest in protecting the resource for all user groups and keeping it healthy for all the users. This is not a pink year to return but fresh pink salmon are very delicious...
Conservative start to king fishery called for

...managers continue to try to balance low returns of king salmon, strong returns of sockeye, and pressures from competing user groups. In recent years, conservation measures have drawn criticism. Attitudes appear to be changing as those who depend...
Commercial fishing stops more salmon than culverts

...A true environmental organizations should not define its interests between river mile markers or according to which user group hands them the largest check. It is illogical to spend buckets of time and resources worrying about culverts stopping...
Longtime Kenai River habitat advocate applies for Board of Fisheries seat

...going in there to represent a single user group. I'm going in there to represent...meetings) advocating for a particular user group, I pay very close attention to what...his experience working with diverse user groups to try and gain some consensus on...


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