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Judge rules setnet ban ballot initiative allowable

...part, on a prior case - Pullen vs. Ulmer - in which the court said an initiative giving preferential treatment to one user group was a prohibited appropriation. Easter wrote in her order that the two cases were substantially different, and that...
New reg should usher in new attitude on Kenai River

...regional management coordinator Matt Miller called the barbless hook regulation an allocation among anglers, not just user groups. Disproportionate or not, it's time to change our attitudes toward the Kenai River's king salmon runs.It's...
Singletrack minds: New trail takes shape at Tsalteshi

...generating is a beautiful thing," he said. "It is a learning experience and a great opportunity to attract a new user group to the trails." Marcus Mueller, borough land management officer, said he provided input to the board and will work...
Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...temperatures forecasted to reach the 70s, a federal holiday and the newly liberalized regulations starting today, the two user groups are poised to make a dent in a run that is 4,000 fish short of making its escapement goal with more than a month left...
Dena'ina Wellness Center to celebrate three-day grand opening the complexity of the planning process. "I think it was over a year of just talking and listening to different user groups," Peterson-Nyren said. "It is the best use of the space and the resource we could come up with." The facility...
Kenai eyes ice rink upgrades

...Highway next to the Challenger Learning Center and Kenai Central High School, has the potential to accommodate more user groups and be an even greater asset to the community. At Wednesday's meeting the Kenai City Council will vote on a resolution...
Seward ready to move forward with dock development

...cargo dock never really got any traction because the breakwater was never completed," he said. Parties from numerous user groups including oil and gas support companies, barge services and the Western Alaska Community Development Quota, or CDQ...
Kenai Peninsula legislators review session

...a landing tax for fisheries, because it balances out the tax credits for certain salmon and herring and affects all user groups equally."Our fisheries are under constant attack by folks around the state," he said. "I think you have a unified...
Time for reconsideration

...non-resident will be restricted first. For the record, the commercial fishermen were the first and remain the only user group that is limited. Just for clarification, the guides remain unlimited along with the in-river fishermen and the Deep...
Court hears oral arguments on whether or not banning setnets considered an appropriation

...said an initiative giving preferential treatment to one user group was a prohibited appropriation.Bakalar said that eliminating...change fisheries allocations and appropriate fish from one user group to another."What happens here could happen statewide...


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